Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 130 122
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +27
Contract jobs citing PaaS 36 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.26% 0.58% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.63% 5.31% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 16
East Midlands median daily rate £575 £515 £775
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.65% -33.55% -
10th Percentile £361 £224 £450
90th Percentile £621 £653 £1,000
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £65.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year -15.38% +37.57% -5.50%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 472 339 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.58% 10.88% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 213 152
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -8.57% +19.86%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £306
90th Percentile £563 £538 £625
England median daily rate £480 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.75 £10.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.30% -6.52% -36.11%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.38 £9.70
90th Percentile £13.60 £11.13 £17.70
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -14.74%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in the East Midlands

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor 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 19 August 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
Northamptonshire 0 15 £600 +14.29% 1
Leicestershire +16 12 £388 -24.76% 3
Nottinghamshire -7 6 £575 +6.98% 4
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 20 (55.56%) SaaS
2 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (44.44%) IaaS
4 15 (41.67%) DevOps
5 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) Docker
6 9 (25.00%) Office 365
7 8 (22.22%) SIEM
7 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (22.22%) JIRA
7 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
9 6 (16.67%) Splunk
9 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (16.67%) GitHub
9 6 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 6 (16.67%) Firewall
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) SAP
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) SOA
10 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
10 5 (13.89%) Microservices

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 5 (13.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) SaaS
2 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (44.44%) IaaS
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (25.00%) Office 365
5 6 (16.67%) GitHub
6 5 (13.89%) OpenShift
7 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (2.78%) npm
9 1 (2.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) NuoDB
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JIRA
2 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (8.33%) GitLab
4 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) FishEye
6 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Information Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.11%) JSON
2 4 (11.11%) OAuth
2 4 (11.11%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) SAML
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) OAuth2
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) Java EE
4 2 (5.56%) JPA
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (22.22%) SIEM
3 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.89%) Microservices
4 5 (13.89%) SOA
5 4 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.33%) Internal Audit
6 3 (8.33%) SABSA
6 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 3 (8.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) C
4 2 (5.56%) Go
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CEH
2 3 (8.33%) CISM
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) GCP
1 3 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.89%) Ansible
3 4 (11.11%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.56%) Salt
4 2 (5.56%) Terraform
5 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (16.67%) Splunk
3 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Dynatrace
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.56%) Infor
5 2 (5.56%) JDA
5 2 (5.56%) New Relic
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) Capita
6 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec