Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 124 169
Rank change year-on-year +11 +45 +12
Contract jobs citing PaaS 56 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.41% 0.95% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.55% 8.00% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 4
Berkshire median daily rate £510 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +2.33% +13.16%
10th Percentile £400 £410 £466
90th Percentile £588 £825 £589
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 742 475 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.62% 11.92% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 257 225
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £320 £235 £250
90th Percentile £588 £580 £570
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £17.06 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.68% +10.06% -61.25%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £34.27 £26.70 £76.38
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -8.82% -4.21% +24.54%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +21 23 £400 -33.33% 4
Bracknell +4 10 £510 +2.00%
Maidenhead -10 2 - - 2
Newbury - 2 - - 3
Slough +5 1 - -
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 40 (71.43%) IaaS
2 29 (51.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 24 (42.86%) SaaS
3 24 (42.86%) REST
4 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.57%) Linux
5 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (26.79%) Firewall
7 14 (25.00%) Windows
8 13 (23.21%) C#
8 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
8 13 (23.21%) VMware
8 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 12 (21.43%) Microservices
9 12 (21.43%) RDBMS
9 12 (21.43%) HTTP
9 12 (21.43%) XML
9 12 (21.43%) Java
9 12 (21.43%) .NET
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
10 11 (19.64%) Automotive
10 11 (19.64%) Data Integration
10 11 (19.64%) MQTT
10 11 (19.64%) Telematics
11 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
11 10 (17.86%) Confluence

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 10 (17.86%) Confluence
2 9 (16.07%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (71.43%) IaaS
2 29 (51.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (42.86%) SaaS
4 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (7.14%) Office 365
7 3 (5.36%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (5.36%) GitHub
8 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.79%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.79%) Heroku
9 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.79%) Slack
9 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
9 1 (1.79%) Trello
9 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.79%) Firewall
3 12 (21.43%) HTTP
4 11 (19.64%) MQTT
5 8 (14.29%) DNS
6 7 (12.50%) SAN
7 6 (10.71%) Internet
7 6 (10.71%) VPN
8 4 (7.14%) NAS
8 4 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (3.57%) Network Security
11 1 (1.79%) Skype
11 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (14.29%) MySQL
5 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.79%) OLAP
8 1 (1.79%) Power BI
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.86%) Maven
4 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
4 9 (16.07%) JIRA
4 9 (16.07%) NuGet
4 9 (16.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (16.07%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (19.64%) Automotive
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Cloud Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Mobile Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) REST
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 12 (21.43%) XML
3 9 (16.07%) .NET Core
4 7 (12.50%) PostGIS
5 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.57%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) Node.js
6 2 (3.57%) React
7 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.79%) HTML5
7 1 (1.79%) Meteor
7 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.79%) RESTful
7 1 (1.79%) Spring
7 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.79%) Swagger
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Infotainment
1 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 14 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Microservices
3 11 (19.64%) Data Integration
3 11 (19.64%) Telematics
4 10 (17.86%) DevOps
5 9 (16.07%) Change Control
5 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (16.07%) Low Latency
5 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
5 9 (16.07%) SDLC
5 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 7 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
6 7 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.14%) Open Source
8 4 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C#
2 12 (21.43%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) C++
3 9 (16.07%) CQL
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) F#
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.79%) U-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) PgMP
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) ISO 9001
1 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) GCP
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Docker
3 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.36%) KVM
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Opsview
2 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.79%) Graphite
4 1 (1.79%) Mesos
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.79%) Rancher
4 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) New Relic
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO