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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 86 123 129
Rank change year-on-year +37 +6  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 13 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.72% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.74% 1.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £463 £488 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £458 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 193 226 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.65% 9.18% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 131 81
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £95.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% +558.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 +23 7 £431 -11.53%
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
PaaS
South East

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (95.83%) IaaS
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (75.00%) CRM
4 17 (70.83%) ERP
4 17 (70.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) Migration
6 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (50.00%) Data Migration
7 12 (50.00%) Multithreading
7 12 (50.00%) Complex ETL
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (50.00%) ETL
7 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (41.67%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) .NET
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) WCF
11 5 (20.83%) MSF
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
12 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
12 2 (8.33%) Java
12 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
13 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared

PaaS
Top Related 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 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (95.83%) IaaS
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Data Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Data Migration Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Migration Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Azure Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (16.67%) WCF Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) WCF
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) CRM
2 17 (70.83%) ERP
3 13 (54.17%) Migration
4 12 (50.00%) Complex ETL
4 12 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 12 (50.00%) ETL
4 12 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.83%) MSF
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Data Security
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.17%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) PhD
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) vMotion
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) BMC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware