Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 109 135
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 +1
Contract jobs citing PaaS 39 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.33% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.89% 7.90% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 12
Manchester median daily rate £700 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -4.00% +10.29%
North West median daily rate £575 £500 £394
% change year-on-year +15.00% +26.98% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 662 405 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.64% 14.87% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 255 229
Manchester median daily rate £459 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% - -
10th Percentile £263 £265 £275
90th Percentile £638 £598 £588
North West median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 2
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £14.46 £20.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% -28.42% +34.67%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.81 £16.91
90th Percentile £29.02 £50.88 £22.53
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.46 £14.40
% change year-on-year +20.54% +0.45% -55.71%

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 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 30 (76.92%) DevOps
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 23 (58.97%) Ansible
4 23 (58.97%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (58.97%) Puppet
5 22 (56.41%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (53.85%) Terraform
6 21 (53.85%) nginx
6 21 (53.85%) Open Source
6 21 (53.85%) Docker
7 20 (51.28%) Python
8 19 (48.72%) Java
8 19 (48.72%) Shell Script
8 19 (48.72%) Maven
8 19 (48.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (48.72%) Gradle
8 19 (48.72%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (48.72%) gulp
8 19 (48.72%) Groovy
8 19 (48.72%) Travis CI
8 19 (48.72%) CircleCI
8 19 (48.72%) IBM UrbanCode
8 19 (48.72%) npm
9 16 (41.03%) IaaS
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) Windows
11 8 (20.51%) SaaS
12 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.38%) SQL

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 21 (53.85%) nginx
2 19 (48.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (48.72%) AWS CloudFormation
2 19 (48.72%) npm
3 16 (41.03%) IaaS
4 8 (20.51%) SaaS
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (10.26%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) iPaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 19 (48.72%) CircleCI
2 19 (48.72%) Gradle
2 19 (48.72%) gulp
2 19 (48.72%) IBM UrbanCode
2 19 (48.72%) Maven
2 19 (48.72%) Travis CI
3 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) GitLab
5 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Azure Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Azure Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Developer
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) SCCM Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) CMDB
2 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) DevOps
2 21 (53.85%) Open Source
3 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Presales
6 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.13%) Microservices
7 2 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Product Management
7 2 (5.13%) SFIA
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Python
2 19 (48.72%) Groovy
2 19 (48.72%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.56%) CISM
1 1 (2.56%) CISSP
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Virtual Machines
2 21 (53.85%) Docker
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (58.97%) Ansible
1 23 (58.97%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (58.97%) Puppet
2 21 (53.85%) Terraform
3 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Zscaler