Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 142 131
Rank change year-on-year +36 -11 +36
Contract jobs citing PaaS 62 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.58% 0.55% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.01% 3.94% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 42
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £402 £403 £358
90th Percentile £625 £575 £825
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +31.94%
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 774 559 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.74% 14.01% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 313 285
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.29%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £228
90th Percentile £611 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -28.61% +35.24%
10th Percentile £13.88 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £27.50 £38.35 £22.12
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +6.06% -15.86% +22.56%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +19 39 £513 -0.97% 8
Maidenhead +4 3 £449 -
Bracknell - 2 £415 - 4
Slough -6 1 - - 2
Newbury - 1 - - 2
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 44 (70.97%) IaaS
2 43 (69.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (41.94%) DevOps
4 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 16 (25.81%) Telecoms
6 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (24.19%) SaaS
7 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (22.58%) VMware
8 11 (17.74%) Migration
9 10 (16.13%) Degree
9 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.13%) Windows
9 10 (16.13%) SQL
9 10 (16.13%) OpenStack
10 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
11 8 (12.90%) Linux
11 8 (12.90%) Office 365
12 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
12 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
13 6 (9.68%) Finance
13 6 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (9.68%) KVM
14 5 (8.06%) Public Cloud
14 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
14 5 (8.06%) Operations Management
14 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
14 5 (8.06%) B2C
14 5 (8.06%) SAN

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 (16.13%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (70.97%) IaaS
2 43 (69.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (24.19%) SaaS
4 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (12.90%) Office 365
6 4 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (4.84%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.61%) GitHub
9 1 (1.61%) HP Helion
9 1 (1.61%) npm
9 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) VPN
3 3 (4.84%) Network Security
3 3 (4.84%) Skype
4 2 (3.23%) 3G
4 2 (3.23%) BGP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) LTE
4 2 (3.23%) OSPF
4 2 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.23%) VoLTE
4 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Kudu
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.61%) Impala
5 1 (1.61%) Power BI
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Mocha
3 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Gatling
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Mockito
4 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Architect
2 15 (24.19%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Azure DevOps
5 7 (11.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.68%) IT Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Azure Architect
8 4 (6.45%) IT Programme Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Programme Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Transformation Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) JSON
2 3 (4.84%) Node.js
2 3 (4.84%) REST
3 2 (3.23%) Jest
3 2 (3.23%) React
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) Kafka
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) RESTful
4 1 (1.61%) Swagger
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (8.06%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) CMDB
5 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) DevOps
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) B2C
4 5 (8.06%) Operations Management
5 4 (6.45%) Analytics
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) Data Management
5 4 (6.45%) Open Source
5 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.45%) TDD
5 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.84%) Contract Management
6 3 (4.84%) Microservices
6 3 (4.84%) Scrum
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.23%) C
3 2 (3.23%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) Python
3 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) PgMP
3 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.23%) MBA
4 2 (3.23%) PhD
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.68%) KVM
4 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.84%) Docker
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.23%) Netcool
2 2 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.23%) OpenView
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) TeMIP
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
3 1 (1.61%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.61%) Grafana
3 1 (1.61%) logstash
3 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Mirantis
5 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.61%) MapR
6 1 (1.61%) Nokia
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Solace
6 1 (1.61%) TIBCO