Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 192 159
Rank change year-on-year +40 -33 +14
Contract jobs citing PaaS 35 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.83% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.77% 2.22% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 21
East of England median daily rate £553 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.45% +2.33% +26.47%
10th Percentile £415 £466 £463
90th Percentile £697 £588 £663
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £59.84 £65.00
% change year-on-year +21.17% -7.95% +37.57%

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 928 947 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.06% 18.80% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 570 432
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £275 £212 £200
90th Percentile £625 £600 £581
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 39 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -57.06% +158.73%
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.40 £15.39
90th Percentile £34.10 £56.25 £63.75
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 +12 16 £600 - 4
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £528 -4.09% 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £325 - 2
Suffolk +15 4 - - 5
Essex +22 2 £325 -39.53%
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 23 (65.71%) IaaS
2 17 (48.57%) DevOps
2 17 (48.57%) Azure
3 15 (42.86%) AWS
3 15 (42.86%) Migration
4 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
5 12 (34.29%) Docker
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) Oracle
6 10 (28.57%) Python
6 10 (28.57%) GCP
7 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
7 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (20.00%) Microservices
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (20.00%) Terraform
9 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
9 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (17.14%) Puppet
9 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
9 6 (17.14%) SaaS
9 6 (17.14%) Google

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 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) IaaS
2 17 (48.57%) Azure
3 15 (42.86%) AWS
4 10 (28.57%) GCP
5 6 (17.14%) SaaS
6 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (11.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (11.43%) Serverless
8 3 (8.57%) OpenShift
9 2 (5.71%) Office 365
10 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
10 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (2.86%) GitHub
10 1 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL
5 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) HBase
6 1 (2.86%) Impala
6 1 (2.86%) Parquet
6 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (8.57%) GitLab
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Junior DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) Network Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Middleware
2 4 (11.43%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) OAuth
4 2 (5.71%) OpenID
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) SAML
4 2 (5.71%) Velocity
4 2 (5.71%) YAML
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.86%) gRPC
5 1 (2.86%) Kafka
5 1 (2.86%) RAML
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (2.86%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) AIX
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) DevOps
2 15 (42.86%) Migration
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.00%) Microservices
5 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
8 3 (8.57%) Information Security
8 3 (8.57%) Operations Management
8 3 (8.57%) Release Management
8 3 (8.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) Go
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Docker
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Ceph
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
5 1 (2.86%) HDFS
5 1 (2.86%) vCloud
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
2 7 (20.00%) Terraform
3 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.14%) Puppet
4 5 (14.29%) Ansible
5 3 (8.57%) Grafana
5 3 (8.57%) Prometheus
6 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Knative
7 1 (2.86%) Oozie
7 1 (2.86%) Rancher
7 1 (2.86%) Salt
7 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Google
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Aruba
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) F5
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) Splunk
8 1 (2.86%) Ariba
8 1 (2.86%) Concur
8 1 (2.86%) hybris
8 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec