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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 147 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.28% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 6.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
138 138 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.15% 4.25% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 90 16
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £574 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £103.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.09% +143.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £34.30 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £172.70 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) PostGIS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat