Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 133 172
Rank change year-on-year +39 +39 +3
Contract jobs citing PaaS 73 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.85% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.46% 5.97% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 13
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £463 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.60% -21.67%
10th Percentile £400 £425 £267
90th Percentile £555 £488 £560
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 -

PaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 772 419 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.60% 11.11% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 234 323
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £312 £224 £291
90th Percentile £620 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.73% -23.51% +35.24%
10th Percentile £14.86 £12.08 £17.12
90th Percentile £21.27 £16.61 £120.80
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £16.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +9.76% -15.86% -7.72%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Berkshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PaaS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Berkshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Berkshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 29 £450 - 26
Newbury - 10 £513 -
Bracknell - 8 £510 - 1
Maidenhead +2 6 £525 -
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 40 (54.79%) IaaS
2 37 (50.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (36.99%) SaaS
4 23 (31.51%) REST
4 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (30.14%) TCP/IP
5 22 (30.14%) Windows
6 18 (24.66%) DevOps
6 18 (24.66%) Microservices
7 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (23.29%) Linux
8 15 (20.55%) VMware
8 15 (20.55%) Migration
8 15 (20.55%) Firewall
9 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
9 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.81%) Java
10 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
11 12 (16.44%) Automotive
11 12 (16.44%) Retail
12 11 (15.07%) Finance
12 11 (15.07%) XML
12 11 (15.07%) C#
12 11 (15.07%) HTTP
12 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
12 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
12 11 (15.07%) MQTT
12 11 (15.07%) Degree
12 11 (15.07%) Data Integration
12 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (12.33%) Confluence
1 9 (12.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 40 (54.79%) IaaS
2 37 (50.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (36.99%) SaaS
4 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (13.70%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (12.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (12.33%) NuGet
7 7 (9.59%) Office 365
8 3 (4.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.74%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (2.74%) SoftLayer
10 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.37%) GitHub
10 1 (1.37%) HP Helion
10 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) TCP/IP
2 15 (20.55%) Firewall
3 11 (15.07%) HTTP
3 11 (15.07%) MQTT
4 7 (9.59%) VPN
5 5 (6.85%) DNS
5 5 (6.85%) Internet
6 4 (5.48%) Network Security
7 2 (2.74%) SAN
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.37%) IPsec
8 1 (1.37%) LAN
8 1 (1.37%) NAS
8 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.37%) Skype
8 1 (1.37%) SSL
8 1 (1.37%) VLAN
8 1 (1.37%) WAN
8 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
2 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (9.59%) MySQL
4 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.74%) Big Data
6 2 (2.74%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Kudu
7 1 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.37%) Redis
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (13.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.33%) JIRA
2 9 (12.33%) Maven
2 9 (12.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (12.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.44%) Automotive
2 12 (16.44%) Retail
3 11 (15.07%) Finance
4 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Architect
2 15 (20.55%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (17.81%) Consultant
3 13 (17.81%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (13.70%) Azure Consultant
4 10 (13.70%) Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) IT Manager
7 7 (9.59%) IT Programme Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Programme Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Transformation Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Transformation Programme Manager
8 3 (4.11%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.11%) IT Director
8 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Programme Director
8 3 (4.11%) Transformation Director
8 3 (4.11%) Transformation Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) REST
2 11 (15.07%) XML
3 10 (13.70%) .NET
4 9 (12.33%) .NET Core
5 7 (9.59%) PostGIS
6 5 (6.85%) JSON
7 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.74%) LDAP
7 2 (2.74%) Node.js
7 2 (2.74%) React
7 2 (2.74%) Web Services
8 1 (1.37%) CSS
8 1 (1.37%) HTML5
8 1 (1.37%) Kafka
8 1 (1.37%) Meteor
8 1 (1.37%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.37%) RESTful
8 1 (1.37%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.37%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Infotainment
1 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.37%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) VMS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) DevOps
2 18 (24.66%) Microservices
3 15 (20.55%) Migration
4 11 (15.07%) Data Integration
4 11 (15.07%) Telematics
5 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
5 10 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (13.70%) Programme Delivery
5 10 (13.70%) Programme Management
5 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.33%) Change Control
6 9 (12.33%) Low Latency
6 9 (12.33%) Multithreading
6 9 (12.33%) SDLC
6 9 (12.33%) TDD
7 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.59%) Project Planning
7 7 (9.59%) Strategic Thinking
7 7 (9.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) Java
2 11 (15.07%) C#
3 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 9 (12.33%) C++
4 9 (12.33%) CQL
5 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.74%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) F#
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) R
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) PgMP
2 10 (13.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.37%) CISM
3 1 (1.37%) CISSP
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) GCP
1 9 (12.33%) ISO 9001
1 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) Docker
4 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Opsview
2 4 (5.48%) Terraform
3 3 (4.11%) Ansible
3 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.74%) Puppet
5 1 (1.37%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.37%) logstash
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.37%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) VMware
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Citrix
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.74%) Google
5 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) Splunk
5 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.37%) Capita
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.37%) MapR
6 1 (1.37%) Mercator
6 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard