Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 155 170
Rank change year-on-year +62 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing PaaS 27 29 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.19% 0.71% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.52% 3.38% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 9
Median daily rate £486 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% -4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £335 £415 £435
90th Percentile £694 £631 £588
England median daily rate £528 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +0.48% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £64.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -30.69% -8.18% -15.38%

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 598 858 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.26% 20.92% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 516 450
Median daily rate £450 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £621 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 22
Median hourly rate £26.25 £19.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -39.06% -11.11%
10th Percentile £17.93 £15.20 £13.04
90th Percentile £61.98 £63.00 £94.13
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.37%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 June 2020. 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 +31 18 £498 -2.93% 3
Cambridgeshire +27 8 £475 +15.15% 1
Suffolk +3 1 - -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 13 (48.15%) Azure
1 13 (48.15%) IaaS
2 11 (40.74%) SaaS
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
6 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (18.52%) Case Management
6 5 (18.52%) VMware NSX
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) AWS
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Office 365
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) APMG
8 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (11.11%) NetSuite
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (11.11%) PMI

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.11%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Azure
1 13 (48.15%) IaaS
2 11 (40.74%) SaaS
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) AWS
4 4 (14.81%) Office 365
5 3 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (11.11%) OneDrive
6 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Functions
7 1 (3.70%) GCP
7 1 (3.70%) iPaaS
7 1 (3.70%) Serverless
7 1 (3.70%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Architect
5 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) React
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) BYOD
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) OS/390
3 1 (3.70%) OS/400
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Case Management
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) BPR
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) APMG
2 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) NIST
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) CASB
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 2 (7.41%) Ariba
5 2 (7.41%) CommVault
5 2 (7.41%) Google
5 2 (7.41%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle