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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 126 143 137
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing PaaS 19 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.53% 1.95% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Median daily rate £513 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £963 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £450 £518
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -13.04%
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
291 154 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.57% 4.80% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 110 108
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £23.88 £11.25 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.26% -89.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £10.25 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.25 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 11 £500 +11.11%
Bristol - 4 £650 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £475 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £1,000 - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (92.59%) SaaS
1 25 (92.59%) IaaS
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (29.63%) Public Cloud
6 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
7 7 (25.93%) Private Cloud
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
7 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (25.93%) Information Security
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Office 365
9 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) Network Design
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Data Security
10 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (14.81%) High Availability
10 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (14.81%) Data Privacy
11 3 (11.11%) Open Source
11 3 (11.11%) DevOps
11 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (92.59%) IaaS
1 25 (92.59%) SaaS
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (22.22%) Office 365
6 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
7 1 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) NAS
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Security Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Strategy Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 8 (29.63%) Public Cloud
3 7 (25.93%) Private Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (25.93%) Information Security
1 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Network Design
4 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.81%) Data Privacy
4 4 (14.81%) Data Security
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) EMC