Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 September 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 62 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -35 +28
Contract jobs citing PaaS 3 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.68% 0.56% 5.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.06% 7.50% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 34
Kent median daily rate £450 £650 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -7.14% +105.88%
10th Percentile £425 £625 £453
90th Percentile £595 £735 £1,000
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Kent with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 98 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.27% 7.49% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 50
Kent median daily rate £425 £500 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -1.72% +49.63%
10th Percentile £189 £200 £263
90th Percentile £538 £675 £775
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £41.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +13.68%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Kent

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Kent

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Kent over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Kent

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Maidstone - 3 £450 - 1
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware