Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 August 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 81 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 +15
Contract jobs citing PaaS 34 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.30% 0.63% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.53% 4.19% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 14
Reading median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £384 £356 £228
90th Percentile £788 £554 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 323 191 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.85% 15.05% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 103 151
Reading median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £188
90th Percentile £638 £560 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -23.51% +35.24%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.25 £18.81
90th Percentile £19.38 £37.84 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +60.00% -36.26% +35.24%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Reading

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Reading

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (79.41%) IaaS
3 14 (41.18%) DevOps
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) Office 365
7 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 7 (20.59%) SaaS
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
9 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.71%) Operations Management
10 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) B2C
10 5 (14.71%) Open Source
11 4 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
11 4 (11.76%) Citrix
11 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
11 4 (11.76%) VPN
11 4 (11.76%) Telecoms

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (79.41%) IaaS
3 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (23.53%) Office 365
5 7 (20.59%) SaaS
6 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.94%) GitHub
8 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.94%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) VPN
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Skype
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) 3G
3 2 (5.88%) BGP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.88%) LTE
3 2 (5.88%) OSPF
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (5.88%) VoLTE
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Azure Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.88%) OSS Architect
7 2 (5.88%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.94%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) Swagger
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) CMDB
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) B2C
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) Operations Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Decision-Making
6 2 (5.88%) Microservices
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Operations
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Presales
7 1 (2.94%) Server Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GCP
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Docker
4 2 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Netcool
2 2 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.88%) OpenView
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) TeMIP
2 2 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Mirantis
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Mercator
6 1 (2.94%) Nokia
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard