Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 77 105
Rank change year-on-year +15 +28 -4
Contract jobs citing PaaS 29 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.17% 0.90% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.57% 6.25% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 10
Reading median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £400 £410 £228
90th Percentile £788 £505 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £505 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.78% -25.00%
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 303 192 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.68% 14.41% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 101 174
Reading median daily rate £450 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.77% -0.91%
10th Percentile £309 £213 £217
90th Percentile £630 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Reading median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.70% -23.51% +35.24%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.08 £16.56
90th Percentile £22.41 £16.61 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +20.73% -23.51% +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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 28 (96.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (79.31%) IaaS
3 17 (58.62%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) Firewall
5 12 (41.38%) Linux
6 11 (37.93%) C#
6 11 (37.93%) REST
6 11 (37.93%) Microservices
7 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (34.48%) Java
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
7 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) Maven
8 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
8 9 (31.03%) ISO 9001
8 9 (31.03%) IIS
8 9 (31.03%) C++
8 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
8 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (31.03%) JIRA
8 9 (31.03%) Confluence
8 9 (31.03%) Change Control

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 (31.03%) Confluence
1 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (79.31%) IaaS
3 9 (31.03%) NuGet
4 6 (20.69%) Office 365
5 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (3.45%) GitHub
7 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (3.45%) HP Helion
7 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.45%) IPsec
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) Skype
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
2 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Maven
2 9 (31.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Azure Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) CloudOps Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Open Source Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Operations Support Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) REST
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) .NET Core
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) React
5 2 (6.90%) Swagger
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Meteor
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.45%) Redux
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) VMS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Microservices
3 9 (31.03%) Change Control
3 9 (31.03%) Low Latency
3 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
3 9 (31.03%) SDLC
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) B2C
6 5 (17.24%) Operations Management
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) API Development
8 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) API Design
9 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.45%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) C++
3 9 (31.03%) CQL
4 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) F#
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) ISO 9001
1 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) Docker
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Opsview
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Capita
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Mercator
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard