Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 78 89
Rank change year-on-year +40 +11 +21
Contract jobs citing PaaS 62 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.96% 1.11% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.58% 5.83% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 8
Reading median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +0.92%
10th Percentile £463 £363 £403
90th Percentile £615 £600 £650
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +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 374 240 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.90% 19.06% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 140 78
Reading median daily rate £475 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +1.59% -7.35%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £205
90th Percentile £600 £576 £516
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 3
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -23.51% -28.69%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.25 £14.16
90th Percentile £19.38 £31.46 £20.33
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +31.03%

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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 55 (88.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 55 (88.71%) IaaS
2 32 (51.61%) DevOps
3 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
4 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (29.03%) Windows
7 14 (22.58%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
8 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
8 13 (20.97%) Analytics
9 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (19.35%) SQL
10 11 (17.74%) Data Management
11 10 (16.13%) Public Cloud
12 9 (14.52%) Data Lake
12 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
13 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.90%) Security Testing
13 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (12.90%) HDInsight
13 8 (12.90%) Power BI
13 8 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
14 7 (11.29%) Ansible
14 7 (11.29%) Docker
14 7 (11.29%) Terraform
14 7 (11.29%) Technical Leadership

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 7 (11.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (88.71%) IaaS
1 55 (88.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) SaaS
5 5 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (8.06%) OpenShift
6 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (4.84%) Office 365
8 1 (1.61%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (1.61%) npm
8 1 (1.61%) Serverless
8 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.45%) Network Security
2 4 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) 3G
3 2 (3.23%) LTE
3 2 (3.23%) Skype
3 2 (3.23%) VoLTE
3 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) BGP
4 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) OSPF
4 1 (1.61%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Data Lake
2 8 (12.90%) HDInsight
2 8 (12.90%) Power BI
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.61%) Gatling
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
5 1 (1.61%) Mockito
5 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (33.87%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Azure DevOps
3 16 (25.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 15 (24.19%) Consultant
5 14 (22.58%) Azure Consultant
6 11 (17.74%) Architect
7 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (6.45%) Active Directory Consultant
10 4 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
12 2 (3.23%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
1 3 (4.84%) JSON
2 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.61%) Node.js
2 1 (1.61%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.45%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) DevOps
2 13 (20.97%) Analytics
3 11 (17.74%) Data Management
4 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.90%) Security Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.29%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.06%) Data Science
8 5 (8.06%) Data-Driven Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.06%) IT Strategy
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.45%) Open Source
10 3 (4.84%) Migration
11 2 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.84%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.23%) PhD
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.29%) Docker
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Ansible
1 7 (11.29%) Terraform
2 6 (9.68%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) Netcool
4 2 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (3.23%) OpenView
4 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) TeMIP
4 2 (3.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.61%) Grafana
5 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) Google
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) BMC
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Mirantis
5 1 (1.61%) Nokia
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow