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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£448 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £435 £448
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
120 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.86% 1.16% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 13 5
Average daily rate £375 £438 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £207 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £103.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £21.30 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.70 £44.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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
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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 2 £299 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (75.00%) SaaS
1 6 (75.00%) IaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) RMADS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.50%) Documentum
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (12.50%) ENOVIA
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) SaaS
1 6 (75.00%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) ReportNet
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) RMADS
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata