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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 133 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.21% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.02% 4.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £519 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £528
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.77%
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
216 112 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.19% 4.81% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 59 33
Median daily rate £415 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 5 £563 +55.17% 3
Warwickshire - 3 £495 - 1
Coventry - 1 £538 - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (56.52%) IaaS
2 11 (47.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (47.83%) SaaS
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) MySQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) High Availability
5 5 (21.74%) LAMP
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) Unix
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.70%) SIEM
8 2 (8.70%) VMware

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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) IaaS
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (47.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (47.83%) SaaS
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Heroku
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Azure Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Author
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Author
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) High Availability
1 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
1 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Validation
3 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.35%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Privacy
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) EMC Certification
1 1 (4.35%) GIAC
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) vCloud
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
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