The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 215 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing PaaS 23 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.65% 0.48% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Average daily rate
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£528 £416 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.07% -7.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £440 £452
% change year-on-year
+14.77% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
266 207 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.90% 2.45% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 41
Average daily rate £360 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.57% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
PaaS
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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
Surrey - 7 £550 - 5
Berkshire +7 5 £475 +14.32% 3
Kent - 5 £700 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) IaaS
2 14 (46.67%) SaaS
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) .NET
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
5 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) HTML
7 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (13.33%) Android
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Google
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Billing

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) IaaS
2 14 (46.67%) SaaS
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) IPv6
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) RSpec
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Billing
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) OSS Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Phone
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
1 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Use Case
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Ruby
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) C
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) VCAP
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) vCloud
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
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