Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 56 103
Rank change year-on-year -21 +47 +14
Contract jobs citing PaaS 27 13 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.73% 1.77% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.25% 6.19% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 7
10th Percentile £415 £414 £474
25th Percentile £450 £416 £509
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £438 £530
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.45% +6.00%
75th Percentile £575 £478 £560
90th Percentile £638 £491 £620
England median daily rate £565 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +7.62% -4.55% +3.38%

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 514 210 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.99% 28.65% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 129 303
10th Percentile £163 £174 £185
25th Percentile £316 £300 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +3.03%
75th Percentile £525 £476 £508
90th Percentile £600 £520 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 26
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.60 £10.88
25th Percentile £12.75 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.13
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% -0.78% -24.12%
75th Percentile £17.16 £35.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £25.94 £56.20 £17.69
England median hourly rate £20.70 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.00% +9.76% +17.14%

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 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire -21 16 £500 +14.29% 8
Northamptonshire - 4 £563 - 2
Derbyshire - 2 £425 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £550 - 3
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 25 (92.59%) Azure
2 21 (77.78%) IaaS
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) SaaS
5 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
5 16 (59.26%) Social Skills
6 15 (55.56%) SQL
7 13 (48.15%) Migration
7 13 (48.15%) Docker
7 13 (48.15%) Kubernetes
7 13 (48.15%) GDPR
8 12 (44.44%) Public Cloud
8 12 (44.44%) Microsoft 365
8 12 (44.44%) Firewall
8 12 (44.44%) Oracle
8 12 (44.44%) Linux
8 12 (44.44%) DNS
9 11 (40.74%) Windows
9 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
9 11 (40.74%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (40.74%) High Availability
9 11 (40.74%) Microservices
9 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
9 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
9 11 (40.74%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (37.04%) Due Diligence
10 10 (37.04%) Storage Management
10 10 (37.04%) Azure ExpressRoute

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 10 (37.04%) JBoss
1 10 (37.04%) NetWeaver
1 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (92.59%) Azure
2 21 (77.78%) IaaS
3 17 (62.96%) SaaS
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (37.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 10 (37.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (14.81%) Power Platform
7 3 (11.11%) AWS
8 2 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (7.41%) Azure Pipelines
8 2 (7.41%) Serverless
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
9 1 (3.70%) Azure Functions
9 1 (3.70%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (3.70%) GCP
9 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
9 1 (3.70%) Power Automate
9 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
9 1 (3.70%) ShareGate
9 1 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) DHCP
2 10 (37.04%) MPLS
2 10 (37.04%) PBX
2 10 (37.04%) SD-WAN
2 10 (37.04%) Skype
2 10 (37.04%) VoIP
2 10 (37.04%) VPN
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
2 10 (37.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (37.04%) DB2
3 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 10 (37.04%) SAP HANA
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) Data Lake
5 3 (11.11%) Power BI
6 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) Big Data
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) Event Store
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.70%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (59.26%) Social Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Architect
2 11 (40.74%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (33.33%) Designer
4 9 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Designer
5 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 8 (29.63%) IT Architect
5 8 (29.63%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Middleware
1 10 (37.04%) SAP Basis
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) React
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) JWT
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) OAuth
4 1 (3.70%) OpenID
4 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 10 (37.04%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) AIX
3 10 (37.04%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Migration
3 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
3 11 (40.74%) High Availability
3 11 (40.74%) Microservices
3 11 (40.74%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
4 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) Business Continuity
4 10 (37.04%) Decision-Making
4 10 (37.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (37.04%) Due Diligence
4 10 (37.04%) Identity Management
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) Remediation Plan
4 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) Service Management
4 10 (37.04%) Storage Management
5 8 (29.63%) Conflict Resolution
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Bicep
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.70%) R
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) GDPR
2 10 (37.04%) COBIT
2 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Docker
2 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Kubernetes
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (7.41%) Terraform
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
3 10 (37.04%) SAP
3 10 (37.04%) Software AG
4 4 (14.81%) Databricks