Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 132 165
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33 -2
Contract jobs citing PaaS 28 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 0.93% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.56% 7.95% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 10
Berkshire median daily rate £549 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £385 £366 £459
90th Percentile £633 £825 £588
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -9.77%
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 614 503 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.06% 11.74% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 261 169
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £605 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.03 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +24.34% -63.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.35 £22.12 £27.65
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -13.16% +18.75% +11.30%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +8 12 £521 +9.74% 2
Bracknell +4 2 - -
Slough +8 1 - -
Maidenhead -24 1 - -
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 27 (96.43%) IaaS
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) SaaS
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (28.57%) Firewall
7 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 6 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (21.43%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) Open Source
9 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (17.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
9 5 (17.86%) HTTP
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
10 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (14.29%) Docker
10 4 (14.29%) Unix
10 4 (14.29%) MySQL

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 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (96.43%) IaaS
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (39.29%) SaaS
4 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (10.71%) GitHub
6 3 (10.71%) Office 365
7 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (3.57%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Heroku
8 1 (3.57%) Slack
8 1 (3.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) HTTP
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) NAS
5 3 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) InfluxDB
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP
5 1 (3.57%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Presales Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) JSON
2 2 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) COM
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) Process Management
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Microservices
6 2 (7.14%) Presales
6 2 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) KVM
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.57%) Graphite
3 1 (3.57%) Kibana
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) Mesos
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau