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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 236 224 228
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing PaaS 24 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.24% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.38% 6.73% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
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£339 £528 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +22.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £493 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £528 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +24.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
548 312 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.00% 3.50% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 198 129
Average daily rate £408 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -64.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.51 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £84.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 8 £330 - 2
Surrey -1 6 - -
Berkshire +14 4 £500 -28.57% 1
Kent -7 2 £339 -51.60%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 2
West Sussex -9 1 - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS.

1 28 (62.22%) IaaS
2 22 (48.89%) SaaS
3 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) VMware
4 20 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (42.22%) Linux
5 19 (42.22%) DNS
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 17 (37.78%) DHCP
6 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (35.56%) LAN
8 15 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (31.11%) Firewall
10 13 (28.89%) VLAN
10 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
10 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
10 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
11 12 (26.67%) Capacity Management
12 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
13 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (22.22%) OpenStack
14 9 (20.00%) vCloud
14 9 (20.00%) Puppet
14 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Sentinel
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 28 (62.22%) IaaS
2 22 (48.89%) SaaS
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) DNS
2 17 (37.78%) DHCP
3 16 (35.56%) LAN
4 14 (31.11%) Firewall
5 13 (28.89%) VLAN
6 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.00%) SAN
7 9 (20.00%) NAS
7 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (17.78%) VPN
8 8 (17.78%) WLAN
8 8 (17.78%) WAN
9 7 (15.56%) Network Security
10 5 (11.11%) iSCSI
10 5 (11.11%) BIG-IP
11 4 (8.89%) Internet
11 4 (8.89%) MPLS
12 3 (6.67%) IPv6
12 3 (6.67%) SSH
12 3 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Ant
3 4 (8.89%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Billing
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Business Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Environment Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) boto
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Streaming Video
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.11%) CentOS
5 5 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Capacity Management
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Open Source
3 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.78%) Software Deployment
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Change Control
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) ITSM
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Python
3 6 (13.33%) Ruby
3 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.89%) C
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
2 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.00%) vCloud
4 5 (11.11%) NFS
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
5 2 (4.44%) XenServer
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Puppet
1 9 (20.00%) vMotion
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) OVSD
4 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 2 (4.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
3 7 (15.56%) NetApp
4 6 (13.33%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) F5
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 2 (4.44%) Tripwire
8 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.44%) WSO2
8 2 (4.44%) PlateSpin
8 2 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.44%) BMC
9 1 (2.22%) Northgate
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix
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