The first table below looks at the demand for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank - 114 146
Contract jobs citing PaaS 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.39% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 18.37% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
103 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 2.11% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 34 14
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) SaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (60.00%) Summit
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 14001
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 14001
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft