Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 17 November 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 of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 166 171
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 +18
Contract jobs citing PaaS 24 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.87% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.41% 6.40% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 4
East of England median daily rate £510 £523 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.39% -12.92% +26.32%
10th Percentile £375 £461 £400
90th Percentile £588 £575 £618
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.95% +0.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £59.84 £34.36 £47.25
% change year-on-year +74.14% -27.28% -

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 997 703 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.70% 13.64% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 414 271
East of England median daily rate £435 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £176 £157 £215
90th Percentile £600 £583 £588
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 15
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +247.22% -43.31%
10th Percentile £13.53 £37.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £32.68 £63.75 £34.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -12.50% +1.99% -9.38%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Norfolk +12 7 £358 -28.50% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £550 +4.76% 4
Hertfordshire -2 5 - - 5
Essex -19 3 £538 +0.47% 1
Bedfordshire +5 1 £400 -27.27% 3
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 of England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (79.17%) SaaS
3 18 (75.00%) IaaS
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) ITIL
6 9 (37.50%) Service Management
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (33.33%) CRM
8 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
9 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (20.83%) Office 365
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
11 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (16.67%) IBM
11 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (16.67%) Presales
12 3 (12.50%) AppDynamics

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (79.17%) SaaS
3 18 (75.00%) IaaS
4 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (20.83%) Office 365
7 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Gatling
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) GoCD
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.17%) NeoLoad
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
1 9 (37.50%) Service Management
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (33.33%) CRM
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Presales
3 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Information Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Go
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) AppDynamics
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) New Relic
6 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle