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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 May 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 76 52 78
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 +20
Contract jobs citing PaaS 13 17 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 1.80% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 5.45% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
10th Percentile £518 £361 -
25th Percentile £606 £406 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +47.37% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £731 £516 -
90th Percentile £813 £534 -
England median daily rate £575 £525 £530
% change year-on-year +9.52% -0.94% +0.95%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 431 312 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.46% 32.98% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 226 184
10th Percentile £163 £125 £191
25th Percentile £313 £217 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £519 £488 £501
90th Percentile £629 £588 £577
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 12
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.00 -
25th Percentile £16.05 £11.22 £11.63
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.33% -14.29% +34.10%
75th Percentile £23.75 £21.96 £20.38
90th Percentile £32.05 £26.94 £45.41
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the East Midlands

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in the East Midlands

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in the East Midlands

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +4 9 £700 +40.00% 5
Northamptonshire -9 4 £694 +85.00% 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 9 (69.23%) SaaS
3 7 (53.85%) IaaS
3 7 (53.85%) Social Skills
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Agile
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 5 (38.46%) Terraform
6 4 (30.77%) Cloud Native
6 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
6 4 (30.77%) Serverless
6 4 (30.77%) Microservices
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
7 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
7 3 (23.08%) Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) Docker
7 3 (23.08%) AWS
7 3 (23.08%) SIEM
7 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 9 (69.23%) SaaS
3 7 (53.85%) IaaS
4 4 (30.77%) Serverless
5 3 (23.08%) AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (7.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (7.69%) Azure Event Grid
7 1 (7.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (7.69%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (7.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) PBX
4 1 (7.69%) SD-WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Social Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Development
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ARM Templates
1 2 (15.38%) OAuth
1 2 (15.38%) OpenID
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) React
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Native
1 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Microservices
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) CI/CD
3 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) DevSecOps
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Key Management
4 2 (15.38%) MITRE ATT&CK
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (15.38%) CCSP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Terraform
2 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) CASB
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Software AG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware