Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 122 122
Rank change year-on-year +60 0 +43
Contract jobs citing PaaS 128 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.10% 1.32% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.76% 7.23% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 28
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £510 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £400
90th Percentile £625 £588 £825
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.00 - -

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 930 747 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.52% 18.26% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 430 271
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £255
90th Percentile £615 £588 £595
South East median daily rate £475 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.59% -4.03% +24.34%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.98 £14.77
90th Percentile £46.50 £39.23 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year +12.90% -9.14% +3.39%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +33 75 £550 +37.50% 14
Bracknell +6 21 £463 -9.31% 2
Newbury +9 5 - - 2
Maidenhead +10 4 £450 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £725 - 1
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 109 (85.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (73.44%) IaaS
3 62 (48.44%) DevOps
4 60 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 48 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 47 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (35.16%) Windows
8 42 (32.81%) SQL
9 41 (32.03%) Analytics
10 35 (27.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (20.31%) Virtual Machines
12 24 (18.75%) Data Lake
12 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (16.41%) Linux
14 21 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (16.41%) Test Automation
14 21 (16.41%) HDInsight
15 20 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (15.63%) Public Cloud
15 20 (15.63%) Scrum
16 19 (14.84%) JSON
17 18 (14.06%) Data Management
18 17 (13.28%) Visual Studio
18 17 (13.28%) Node.js
18 17 (13.28%) Power BI
19 16 (12.50%) React
19 16 (12.50%) Security Testing
19 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (12.50%) SaaS

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 (7.03%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.78%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 109 (85.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (73.44%) IaaS
3 21 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (12.50%) SaaS
5 9 (7.03%) Apigee
6 7 (5.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (3.91%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (3.91%) OpenShift
9 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (3.13%) Office 365
10 2 (1.56%) Boomi
10 2 (1.56%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (1.56%) Serverless
11 1 (0.78%) npm
11 1 (0.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) Skype
1 9 (7.03%) SSL
2 8 (6.25%) DNS
2 8 (6.25%) SAN
3 7 (5.47%) Firewall
4 5 (3.91%) VPN
5 4 (3.13%) Network Security
6 3 (2.34%) Internet
6 3 (2.34%) NAS
6 3 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.78%) BGP
7 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.78%) OSPF
7 1 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) Data Lake
2 21 (16.41%) HDInsight
3 17 (13.28%) Power BI
4 16 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (3.91%) Big Data
7 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.56%) GIS
10 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (27.34%) Visual Studio Team System
2 17 (13.28%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.47%) Jasmine
5 7 (5.47%) Mocha
6 4 (3.13%) CircleCI
6 4 (3.13%) GitLab
6 4 (3.13%) Selenium
7 3 (2.34%) JIRA
7 3 (2.34%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.78%) Gatling
9 1 (0.78%) Mockito
9 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.03%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Billing
4 4 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Electronics
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (27.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (22.66%) Azure Engineer
3 24 (18.75%) Developer
4 21 (16.41%) Architect
5 20 (15.63%) Azure DevOps
6 19 (14.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 17 (13.28%) Azure Consultant
7 17 (13.28%) Consultant
8 10 (7.81%) Azure Developer
8 10 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (5.47%) HTML Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Azure Architect
11 6 (4.69%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) JSON
2 17 (13.28%) Node.js
3 16 (12.50%) React
4 12 (9.38%) REST
4 12 (9.38%) XML
5 11 (8.59%) .NET
5 11 (8.59%) AngularJS
6 10 (7.81%) SOAP
7 9 (7.03%) HTML
7 9 (7.03%) HTML5
7 9 (7.03%) jQuery
7 9 (7.03%) Natural Language Processing
7 9 (7.03%) RESTful
7 9 (7.03%) SignalR
7 9 (7.03%) WebSockets
8 7 (5.47%) Jest
9 6 (4.69%) Kafka
10 4 (3.13%) YAML
11 3 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (2.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 13 (10.16%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 8 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.34%) DataPower
7 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.34%) Replication
8 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Windows
2 21 (16.41%) Linux
3 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.03%) CentOS
5 5 (3.91%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.34%) AIX
7 3 (2.34%) Unix
7 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.44%) DevOps
2 47 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (32.03%) Analytics
4 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (16.41%) Test Automation
7 20 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (15.63%) Scrum
8 18 (14.06%) Data Management
9 16 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 15 (11.72%) Machine Learning
11 14 (10.94%) Data Science
11 14 (10.94%) Data-Driven Testing
12 13 (10.16%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (10.16%) Microservices
12 13 (10.16%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (9.38%) Data Analytics
14 10 (7.81%) Service Management
15 9 (7.03%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 42 (32.81%) SQL
3 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.72%) Python
5 13 (10.16%) Java
6 9 (7.03%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.03%) R
7 7 (5.47%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.13%) Go
9 3 (2.34%) C
10 2 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.47%) Degree
5 3 (2.34%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.56%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.78%) APMP
7 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 26 (20.31%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (10.94%) Docker
3 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.69%) KVM
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) Ansible
2 11 (8.59%) Terraform
3 10 (7.81%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.91%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.34%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.34%) SCCM
5 3 (2.34%) SCOM
5 3 (2.34%) WSUS
6 2 (1.56%) Grafana
6 2 (1.56%) Puppet
7 1 (0.78%) Graylog
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.81%) ServiceNow
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle
3 9 (7.03%) VMware
4 7 (5.47%) Google
5 4 (3.13%) SAP
5 4 (3.13%) Splunk
6 3 (2.34%) Citrix
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco
8 1 (0.78%) Mirantis