The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank - 266 -
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.033% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £369 -
% change year-on-year
+32.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Platform Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8361 8966 8653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4992 5118 4689
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 430 444
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Platform Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Platform Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Platform Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Platform Engineer across the South East region.

Platform Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Platform Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) e-Health
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) CA

Platform Engineer Skill Set
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 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) FCoE
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Go
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk