Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 128 144
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 +24
Contract jobs citing PaaS 60 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.54% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.67% 4.10% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 30
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £407 £365 £228
90th Percentile £761 £551 £588
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 782 463 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.03% 12.06% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 261 316
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £228
90th Percentile £638 £575 £569
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -36.26% +35.24%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £11.68
90th Percentile £25.00 £32.13 £20.52
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +15.15% -18.52% -5.81%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +22 34 £500 +11.11% 23
Maidenhead -4 6 £475 - 3
Newbury - 4 £500 - 2
Slough -6 1 - - 1
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 39 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (61.67%) IaaS
3 26 (43.33%) DevOps
4 18 (30.00%) SaaS
5 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.00%) Migration
8 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
8 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (21.67%) Degree
10 12 (20.00%) VMware
10 12 (20.00%) Windows
11 11 (18.33%) Retail
11 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
12 10 (16.67%) Finance
12 10 (16.67%) SQL
13 9 (15.00%) PMI Certification
13 9 (15.00%) Programme Management
13 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
13 9 (15.00%) PgMP
13 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
13 9 (15.00%) Programme Delivery
13 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (13.33%) Office 365
14 8 (13.33%) OpenStack
14 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (13.33%) Linux
14 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
15 7 (11.67%) JSON
16 6 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud

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 8 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (61.67%) IaaS
3 18 (30.00%) SaaS
4 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (13.33%) Office 365
6 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.67%) GitHub
9 1 (1.67%) HP Helion
9 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
1 4 (6.67%) SAN
1 4 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) Skype
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) 3G
3 2 (3.33%) BGP
3 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.33%) LTE
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) OSPF
3 2 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (3.33%) VoLTE
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.67%) IPsec
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Kudu
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Impala
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.33%) Retail
3 10 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Azure Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) IT Manager
5 7 (11.67%) IT Programme Manager
5 7 (11.67%) Programme Manager
5 7 (11.67%) Transformation Manager
5 7 (11.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) Kafka
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) RESTful
2 1 (1.67%) Swagger
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) DevOps
2 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (15.00%) Programme Delivery
4 9 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.00%) Open Source
6 5 (8.33%) B2C
6 5 (8.33%) Operations Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Data Management
8 3 (5.00%) Analytics
8 3 (5.00%) Microservices
8 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Service Management
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) PgMP
2 9 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) PhD
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) GCP
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (3.33%) Docker
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Terraform
2 3 (5.00%) Ansible
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Netcool
3 2 (3.33%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (3.33%) OpenView
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) TeMIP
4 1 (1.67%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.67%) logstash
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.33%) Mirantis
6 2 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) BMC
7 1 (1.67%) Capita
7 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.67%) MapR
7 1 (1.67%) Nokia
7 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard