Period
to 18 August 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 18 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 of England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 163 162
Rank change year-on-year -29 -1 +38
Contract jobs citing PaaS 19 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.17% 6.51% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 19
East of England median daily rate £538 £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +21.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £463 £400 £406
90th Percentile £588 £730 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England 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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 875 661 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.45% 14.00% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 396 312
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.76% +6.77%
10th Percentile £234 £200 £221
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £480 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 11
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £39.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.72% +156.45% -51.56%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.88 £63.75 £20.00
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 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 18 August 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 18 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
Hertfordshire -3 6 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £535 +3.80%
Essex -12 3 £538 -2.27%
Suffolk -14 3 £575 -20.69%
Norfolk - 3 £350 - 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 of England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (73.68%) IaaS
3 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) SaaS
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Docker
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Office 365
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
8 3 (15.79%) Presales
8 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
8 3 (15.79%) High Availability
8 3 (15.79%) Jenkins

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 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (73.68%) IaaS
3 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) SaaS
5 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) Power BI
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.26%) Gatling
4 1 (5.26%) GoCD
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) VMS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Presales
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Go
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) CCDA
1 1 (5.26%) CCDP
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Salt
3 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.26%) Aruba
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin