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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 127 133 145
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing PaaS 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.99% 3.17% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £588 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
229 126 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.83% 4.22% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 88 109
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £213 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.46 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.51% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Bristol +10 9 £588 +46.87%
Wiltshire -1 4 £875 +94.44%
Gloucestershire - 2 £475 - 2
Somerset - 1 £1,000 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 16 (88.89%) IaaS
2 15 (83.33%) SaaS
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 7 (38.89%) Public Cloud
5 7 (38.89%) Private Cloud
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
5 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (38.89%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) Data Security
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Network Design
7 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) High Availability
8 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) IaaS
2 15 (83.33%) SaaS
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (38.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Security Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Strategy Architect
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (5.56%) SaaS Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 7 (38.89%) Private Cloud
3 7 (38.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) VMware