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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 96 111
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 9 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 0.99% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 8.78% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +3.80% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £50.00

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 193 262 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.66% 11.27% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 158 82
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £230 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +4 5 £488 +8.33% 1
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (100.00%) IaaS
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (63.64%) CRM
4 14 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (59.09%) ERP
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) Migration
7 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
8 8 (36.36%) ETL
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
8 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
8 8 (36.36%) Complex ETL
9 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) .NET
10 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 6 (27.27%) WCF
10 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 6 (27.27%) Windows
11 5 (22.73%) MSF
11 5 (22.73%) DevOps
12 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (18.18%) Puppet
12 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 3 (13.64%) Law
13 3 (13.64%) VPN

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 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) IaaS
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Migration Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Integration Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Data Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Azure Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) WCF Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) WCF
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) COM
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) CRM
2 13 (59.09%) ERP
3 12 (54.55%) Migration
4 8 (36.36%) Complex ETL
4 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
4 8 (36.36%) ETL
4 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) MSF
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Contact Management
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Service Management
8 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) CloudForms
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat