The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 124 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.36% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.44% 8.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
225 105 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.81% 4.16% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 50 25
Median daily rate £400 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the West Midlands region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham +4 6 £500 +53.84% 4
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 13 (54.17%) IaaS
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) SaaS
3 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) MySQL
7 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) LAMP
7 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (20.83%) Social Media
8 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (20.83%) Service Management
8 5 (20.83%) Process Management
8 5 (20.83%) SOA
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) SAP
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) ERP
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.50%) HTML
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
10 3 (12.50%) Data Centre

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) IaaS
2 11 (45.83%) SaaS
3 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (4.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) DTS
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Author
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Author
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (8.33%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Zachman Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) LAMP
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.17%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) EDI
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) Spring.NET
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Social Media
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) Process Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) EMC Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) vCloud
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
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