The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 130 148 137
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing PaaS 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.061% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.79% 1.42% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £538 £333 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.65% -43.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £333 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £333 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
251 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.88% 4.32% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 108 89
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £171 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -78.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £22.50 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Wiltshire - 2 £550 - 1
Somerset +19 1 £300 -9.77%
Bristol - 1 £625 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 4
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 27 (90.00%) IaaS
2 25 (83.33%) SaaS
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (46.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
7 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
8 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (23.33%) Information Security
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Private Cloud
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Office 365
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.67%) Network Design
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (13.33%) High Availability
11 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
11 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
11 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) Data Security
11 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (90.00%) IaaS
2 25 (83.33%) SaaS
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (20.00%) Office 365
7 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
8 1 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) NAS
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Security Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Strategy Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
3 7 (23.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
5 4 (13.33%) Data Security
5 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Apprenda
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.33%) EMC