Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 115 130
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing PaaS 40 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.25% 0.89% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.41% 7.51% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 20
Manchester median daily rate £700 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% +17.65%
North West median daily rate £525 £600 £450
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 624 346 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.54% 11.87% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 217 178
Manchester median daily rate £449 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £263 £298 £288
90th Percentile £624 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £433 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +1.76% -1.73% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 6
Manchester median hourly rate £20.25 £29.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.17% +100.00% -27.50%
10th Percentile £11.99 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £185.00 £140.90 £22.75
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -33.62% +107.14% -18.84%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Manchester

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

1 22 (55.00%) IaaS
2 21 (52.50%) DevOps
3 20 (50.00%) Open Source
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 18 (45.00%) SaaS
6 16 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (35.00%) Java
7 14 (35.00%) SQL
7 14 (35.00%) Maven
8 13 (32.50%) Puppet
8 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
8 13 (32.50%) Ansible
8 13 (32.50%) Docker
8 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (30.00%) Gradle
9 12 (30.00%) gulp
9 12 (30.00%) CircleCI
9 12 (30.00%) Travis CI
9 12 (30.00%) npm
9 12 (30.00%) IBM UrbanCode
9 12 (30.00%) Groovy
9 12 (30.00%) nginx
9 12 (30.00%) Python
10 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
10 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.00%) Data Management
11 8 (20.00%) Firewall
11 8 (20.00%) Management Information System

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 12 (30.00%) nginx
2 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (55.00%) IaaS
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (45.00%) SaaS
4 12 (30.00%) npm
5 6 (15.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (2.50%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) DB2
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.50%) HDInsight
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Maven
2 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (30.00%) CircleCI
3 12 (30.00%) Gradle
3 12 (30.00%) gulp
3 12 (30.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 12 (30.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Architect
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Azure Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Domain Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SOA Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Azure Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Data Migration Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) DevOps
2 20 (50.00%) Open Source
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) Data Management
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (20.00%) SFIA
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) Availability Management
6 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Network Design
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
6 6 (15.00%) Service Management
6 6 (15.00%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Groovy
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Java 8
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CCDP
1 6 (15.00%) CCNP
1 6 (15.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.00%) CISM
1 6 (15.00%) CISSP
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCIE
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (32.50%) Docker
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Ansible
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Informatica
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Talend
5 1 (2.50%) Zscaler