Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 December 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 +31
Contract jobs citing PaaS 22 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.77% 2.40% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.95% 15.53% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 12
Cheshire median daily rate £550 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +61.54% -31.58%
10th Percentile £475 £370 £250
90th Percentile £613 £653 £548
North West median daily rate £700 £538 £425
% change year-on-year +30.23% +26.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 370 206 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.70% 15.42% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 150 88
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £483 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.10% +10.29% +6.71%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £259
90th Percentile £575 £600 £640
North West median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £12.75
10th Percentile £17.43 - £11.43
90th Percentile £20.13 - £13.68
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.88 £12.75
% change year-on-year +3.70% +32.35% -59.32%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Cheshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PaaS in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Cheshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Cheshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Crewe 0 8 £550 +10.00%
Warrington -5 7 £575 +4.55% 1
PaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (77.27%) IaaS
3 14 (63.64%) SaaS
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Office 365
6 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Node.js
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 4 (18.18%) Information Security
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.64%) Data Management
10 3 (13.64%) PKI
10 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (13.64%) JSON
10 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) Dell
10 3 (13.64%) SOA
10 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (77.27%) IaaS
3 14 (63.64%) SaaS
4 8 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) Boomi
7 1 (4.55%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
1 1 (4.55%) Power BI
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Azure Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Security Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Node.js
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) JSON
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
1 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.64%) Data Management
3 3 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (13.64%) Email Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (13.64%) Microservices
3 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Dell
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Zscaler