Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 73 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13 +21
Contract jobs citing PaaS 43 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.96% 0.80% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.35% 4.65% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 14
Reading median daily rate £525 £521 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +15.83% -17.43%
10th Percentile £411 £381 £228
90th Percentile £680 £579 £650
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £548 £500
% change year-on-year -8.68% +9.50% -
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 322 215 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.18% 17.12% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 118 90
Reading median daily rate £450 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +8.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £188
90th Percentile £620 £572 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 5
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -26.06% -
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.25 £18.81
90th Percentile £19.38 £34.03 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +42.86% -28.61% +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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (90.70%) IaaS
2 36 (83.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (51.16%) DevOps
4 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.91%) Windows
6 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
8 9 (20.93%) OpenStack
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
9 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
10 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (16.28%) Data Management
10 7 (16.28%) SaaS
10 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.95%) Office 365
11 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.63%) Migration
12 5 (11.63%) KVM
12 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
13 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (9.30%) Power BI
13 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines

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 9 (20.93%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (90.70%) IaaS
2 36 (83.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (16.28%) SaaS
5 6 (13.95%) Office 365
6 5 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (2.33%) GitHub
9 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (2.33%) HP Helion
9 1 (2.33%) npm
9 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Network Security
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) Skype
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) 3G
3 2 (4.65%) BGP
3 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.65%) LTE
3 2 (4.65%) OSPF
3 2 (4.65%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.65%) VoLTE
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
1 4 (9.30%) Power BI
2 3 (6.98%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.98%) HDInsight
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) Gatling
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) JMeter
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Mockito
5 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Azure Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Architect
2 12 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.65%) OSS Architect
7 2 (4.65%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) Swagger
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) DevOps
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Data Management
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Open Source
5 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) B2C
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Data-Driven Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) KVM
3 4 (9.30%) Docker
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Ansible
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
1 3 (6.98%) Terraform
2 2 (4.65%) Netcool
2 2 (4.65%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (4.65%) OpenView
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) TeMIP
3 1 (2.33%) Grafana
3 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Mirantis
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Nokia
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy