The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 134 230 230
Rank change year-on-year
+96 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 132 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.02% 6.18% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 29 18
Median daily rate £456 £358 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.62% -32.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £428 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1014 615 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.80% 6.26% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 365 215
Median daily rate £450 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.94 £39.00 £103.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the South East region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +48 47 £400 +23.07%
Hampshire - 39 £550 - 6
Surrey +22 21 £445 -8.71% 4
Berkshire +25 20 £450 -10.00% 2
Middlesex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - - 1
East Sussex -5 1 £275 -16.66%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 119 (50.64%) IaaS
2 92 (39.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (34.89%) Java
4 62 (26.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 54 (22.98%) Linux
6 53 (22.55%) Windows
6 53 (22.55%) DevOps
7 52 (22.13%) Microsoft
7 52 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
9 48 (20.43%) Docker
9 48 (20.43%) Python
10 47 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 46 (19.57%) SaaS
12 44 (18.72%) Git (software)
13 43 (18.30%) Ruby
14 40 (17.02%) Puppet
15 39 (16.60%) VMware
16 38 (16.17%) Microservices
17 36 (15.32%) Software Engineering
17 36 (15.32%) SQL
18 35 (14.89%) Jenkins
19 32 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
19 32 (13.62%) Cloud Computing
19 32 (13.62%) Service Management
20 31 (13.19%) Test Automation
20 31 (13.19%) Cloud Foundry
21 30 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (12.34%) OpenStack
22 29 (12.34%) SQL Server

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (13.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 29 (12.34%) OpenStack
3 13 (5.53%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.98%) Apache
7 4 (1.70%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.70%) JBoss
8 3 (1.28%) GemFire
9 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.85%) WildFly
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 119 (50.64%) IaaS
2 92 (39.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (19.57%) SaaS
5 32 (13.62%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (10.64%) Heroku
7 19 (8.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (5.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (3.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (2.98%) Office 365
11 4 (1.70%) GitHub
12 3 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.85%) Yammer
14 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.43%) Bluemix
14 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.38%) Firewall
2 14 (5.96%) VPN
3 13 (5.53%) DNS
4 12 (5.11%) Network Security
5 11 (4.68%) LAN
5 11 (4.68%) WAN
6 10 (4.26%) DHCP
6 10 (4.26%) MPLS
6 10 (4.26%) VLAN
7 8 (3.40%) AMQP
8 4 (1.70%) LDAP
9 3 (1.28%) Internet
9 3 (1.28%) IPsec
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.85%) SAN
10 2 (0.85%) SSH
11 1 (0.43%) Extranet
11 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.43%) Skype
11 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (7.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (7.23%) Redis
4 14 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.53%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.26%) MySQL
7 9 (3.83%) Big Data
8 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.70%) DocumentDB
11 3 (1.28%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.28%) HBase
11 3 (1.28%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.28%) OLTP
11 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (18.72%) Git (software)
2 35 (14.89%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.64%) Gradle
4 24 (10.21%) TeamCity
5 18 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (6.38%) Visual Studio
7 14 (5.96%) MSBuild
8 13 (5.53%) NUnit
8 13 (5.53%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.40%) CMake
11 7 (2.98%) TestComplete
12 6 (2.55%) JUnit
13 5 (2.13%) JIRA
14 4 (1.70%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.70%) Maven
15 2 (0.85%) AdminStudio
15 2 (0.85%) InstallShield
15 2 (0.85%) MSI
15 2 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 19 (8.09%) Finance
2 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.55%) Banking
4 2 (0.85%) Advertising
4 2 (0.85%) Back Office
4 2 (0.85%) Billing
4 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Automotive
5 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (24.26%) Developer
2 46 (19.57%) Architect
3 33 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (9.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (8.94%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (8.09%) Consultant
7 17 (7.23%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.81%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (6.38%) Azure Consultant
9 15 (6.38%) C++ Developer
9 15 (6.38%) Senior DevOps
9 15 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.38%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.96%) Build Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Java Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Test Engineer
12 10 (4.26%) Cloud Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.49%) .NET
1 27 (11.49%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (10.21%) JSON
3 23 (9.79%) AngularJS
4 18 (7.66%) Web Services
5 15 (6.38%) XML
6 14 (5.96%) HTML
7 13 (5.53%) HTML5
7 13 (5.53%) XSLT
8 12 (5.11%) Spring
9 11 (4.68%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (2.98%) JMS
10 7 (2.98%) Node.js
11 5 (2.13%) CSS
11 5 (2.13%) Kafka
11 5 (2.13%) REST
12 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.70%) Spring Boot
12 4 (1.70%) Spring Integration
12 4 (1.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.66%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.53%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.26%) Replication
4 8 (3.40%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.70%) CMDB
7 4 (1.70%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.28%) User Experience
8 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.85%) PKI
9 2 (0.85%) SCADA
10 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.98%) Linux
2 53 (22.55%) Windows
3 14 (5.96%) Unix
4 10 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.98%) VMS
5 7 (2.98%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.28%) CentOS
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Fedora
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.38%) Continuous Delivery
2 53 (22.55%) DevOps
3 52 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (16.17%) Microservices
5 36 (15.32%) Software Engineering
6 32 (13.62%) Service Management
7 31 (13.19%) Test Automation
8 30 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (11.91%) TDD
10 26 (11.06%) Web Development
11 22 (9.36%) Scrum
12 21 (8.94%) Configuration Management
12 21 (8.94%) ITIL
12 21 (8.94%) Release Management
13 20 (8.51%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 20 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (7.23%) OOP
15 16 (6.81%) OO
16 15 (6.38%) High Availability
17 14 (5.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.89%) Java
2 48 (20.43%) Python
3 47 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 43 (18.30%) Ruby
5 36 (15.32%) SQL
6 29 (12.34%) JavaScript
7 27 (11.49%) Bash Shell
8 24 (10.21%) Go
9 22 (9.36%) C++
10 18 (7.66%) Scala
11 12 (5.11%) C#
12 11 (4.68%) Perl
13 7 (2.98%) PHP
14 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.28%) C
16 2 (0.85%) VB
16 2 (0.85%) VBScript
17 1 (0.43%) Erlang
17 1 (0.43%) R
17 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.26%) Degree
3 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.40%) MCSE
5 5 (2.13%) VCAP
6 4 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.28%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.28%) CCA
7 3 (1.28%) CCIE
7 3 (1.28%) CCNA
7 3 (1.28%) CCNP
7 3 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.28%) EMC Certification
7 3 (1.28%) PhD
7 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.85%) CISSP
8 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.85%) MCDST
8 2 (0.85%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 48 (20.43%) Docker
2 18 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.66%) vSphere
3 11 (4.68%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.70%) vCloud
5 4 (1.70%) XenApp
6 3 (1.28%) HDFS
7 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.43%) Ceph
8 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (17.02%) Puppet
2 32 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (9.36%) Ansible
4 13 (5.53%) SCOM
5 12 (5.11%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.68%) SCCM
7 6 (2.55%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.43%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.43%) Kibana
9 1 (0.43%) logstash
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.43%) OpenView
9 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 52 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.60%) VMware
3 19 (8.09%) Google
4 17 (7.23%) Cisco
5 13 (5.53%) New Relic
5 13 (5.53%) Perforce
6 12 (5.11%) AppDynamics
6 12 (5.11%) Dynatrace
6 12 (5.11%) Oracle
7 8 (3.40%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (3.40%) Citrix
8 7 (2.98%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.13%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.13%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.70%) EMC
10 4 (1.70%) Splunk
11 3 (1.28%) CA
11 3 (1.28%) Huawei
11 3 (1.28%) Remedy
12 2 (0.85%) HP
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