Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 October 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)
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 104 103
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing PaaS 31 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.85% 1.51% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.73% 7.26% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 21
Leeds median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -11.50%
10th Percentile £410 £429 £463
90th Percentile £581 £575 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £513 £525
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 541 496 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.20% 20.76% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 355 192
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £305 £325 £213
90th Percentile £588 £600 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate £13.00 £15.31 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.06% -25.34% +41.38%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.77 £17.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £16.80 £24.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.78 £20.50
% change year-on-year -5.28% -27.90% +36.67%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Leeds

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Leeds

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 30 (96.77%) Azure
2 28 (90.32%) IaaS
3 27 (87.10%) SaaS
4 19 (61.29%) AWS
5 12 (38.71%) Firewall
6 10 (32.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
7 9 (29.03%) GCP
7 9 (29.03%) vRealize
8 8 (25.81%) VMware NSX
8 8 (25.81%) DevOps
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) Migration
8 8 (25.81%) Public Sector
9 7 (22.58%) Alibaba
9 7 (22.58%) DevSecOps
9 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (22.58%) Project Management
9 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
9 7 (22.58%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
9 7 (22.58%) vCenter Server
9 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
9 7 (22.58%) vSphere

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 30 (96.77%) Azure
2 28 (90.32%) IaaS
3 27 (87.10%) SaaS
4 19 (61.29%) AWS
5 9 (29.03%) GCP
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Public Sector
2 5 (16.13%) Billing
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Architect
2 11 (35.48%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (32.26%) Security Architect
4 9 (29.03%) AWS Architect
5 7 (22.58%) VMware Architect
6 5 (16.13%) Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Azure Architect
8 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Developer
9 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Xamarin Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (12.90%) NHS
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) DevSecOps
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) MVVM
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.45%) GDPR
3 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) VMware NSX
3 7 (22.58%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) vRealize
2 7 (22.58%) vCenter Server
3 3 (9.68%) Terraform
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) CASB
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Alibaba
3 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
4 3 (9.68%) Xamarin
5 2 (6.45%) CA
5 2 (6.45%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk