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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 117 136
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 27 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.15% 0.59% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.65% 5.62% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Median daily rate £550 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £463 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £50.00

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 353 267 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.09% 10.51% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 158 172
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.25% -68.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 £15.10 £44.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £20.30 £106.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 18 £544 -
Bedfordshire -5 5 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £380 -7.87% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 38 (86.36%) IaaS
2 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (40.91%) Windows
6 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 16 (36.36%) Linux
7 16 (36.36%) Scrum
8 15 (34.09%) TDD
8 15 (34.09%) E-Commerce
8 15 (34.09%) .NET
8 15 (34.09%) Office 365
9 14 (31.82%) DevOps
10 13 (29.55%) SSL
10 13 (29.55%) HTTP
10 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
10 13 (29.55%) JSON
10 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (29.55%) Kanban
10 13 (29.55%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (29.55%) REST
10 13 (29.55%) SaaS
11 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
12 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 11 (25.00%) Node.js
12 11 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 11 (25.00%) Docker
12 11 (25.00%) SDLC
12 11 (25.00%) Python
12 11 (25.00%) JavaScript

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 8 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.82%) JBoss
2 3 (6.82%) Mule
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.27%) Odoo
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (86.36%) IaaS
2 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (34.09%) Office 365
4 13 (29.55%) Dynamics 365
4 13 (29.55%) SaaS
5 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) HTTP
1 13 (29.55%) SSL
1 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
2 11 (25.00%) DNS
3 8 (18.18%) Skype
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (22.73%) Local Government
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Programme Manager
2 11 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 9 (20.45%) Technical Programme Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Programme Office Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) JSON
2 13 (29.55%) REST
3 11 (25.00%) Node.js
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (6.82%) Java EE
5 3 (6.82%) Java SE
5 3 (6.82%) JSON Schema
5 3 (6.82%) Middleware
5 3 (6.82%) OAuth
5 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.82%) WSDL
5 3 (6.82%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) XSLT
6 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.55%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) CoreOS
3 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
4 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 3 (6.82%) HPUX
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) E-Commerce
3 15 (34.09%) TDD
4 14 (31.82%) DevOps
5 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (29.55%) Kanban
6 11 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (25.00%) SDLC
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (22.73%) Data Protection
7 10 (22.73%) Information Assurance
7 10 (22.73%) SOA
8 9 (20.45%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (20.45%) Project Management
9 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
11 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 4 (9.09%) Information Security
11 4 (9.09%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Groovy
4 3 (6.82%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.27%) CCIP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCSP
3 1 (2.27%) CEH
3 1 (2.27%) CISA
3 1 (2.27%) CISM
3 1 (2.27%) CRISC
3 1 (2.27%) GIAC
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) GDPR
2 4 (9.09%) COBIT
2 4 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.09%) Ansible
3 3 (6.82%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) webMethods
2 3 (6.82%) WSO2
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.27%) Brocade
4 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.27%) EMC
4 1 (2.27%) Epicor
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.27%) NetApp
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Qualys
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Sage
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
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