The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 138 249
Rank change year-on-year -33 +111  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 82 133 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 1.44% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.17% 17.18% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 111 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 894 774 449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.47% 8.39% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 495 272
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.56% -16.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £47.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -18 47 £475 +5.55% 6
Berkshire +36 10 £456 -6.41% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £550 - 1
Surrey -1 7 £519 -13.54% 3
West Sussex +4 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 5
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 176 (81.48%) IaaS
2 86 (39.81%) VMware
3 80 (37.04%) ITIL
3 80 (37.04%) Windows
4 76 (35.19%) Linux
5 75 (34.72%) Service Management
6 69 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (26.39%) Security Cleared
9 56 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 50 (23.15%) Microsoft
11 37 (17.13%) Service Design
12 35 (16.20%) Scrum
13 33 (15.28%) Web Services
14 32 (14.81%) CA
14 32 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (14.35%) DevOps
16 30 (13.89%) Configuration Management
16 30 (13.89%) Workflow
17 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
18 28 (12.96%) SQL
19 27 (12.50%) RESTful
20 25 (11.57%) Jenkins
21 24 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
21 24 (11.11%) SQL Server
22 23 (10.65%) SOAP
22 23 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (10.65%) CMDB
22 23 (10.65%) User Stories
22 23 (10.65%) Puppet

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (3.24%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.31%) IIS
5 5 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.39%) Apache
6 3 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.39%) GemFire
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) phpBB
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 176 (81.48%) IaaS
2 69 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (8.80%) SaaS
5 9 (4.17%) Office 365
6 8 (3.70%) OpenShift
7 6 (2.78%) Boomi
8 5 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.31%) GitHub
9 4 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.93%) Heroku
10 2 (0.93%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (1.85%) Network Security
3 3 (1.39%) DNS
3 3 (1.39%) LAN
3 3 (1.39%) WAN
4 2 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) AMQP
5 1 (0.46%) DHCP
5 1 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) IPsec
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
5 1 (0.46%) MPLS
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) Skype
5 1 (0.46%) VLAN
5 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.31%) Big Data
4 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.85%) MySQL
5 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.39%) HBase
6 3 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.93%) OLTP
7 2 (0.93%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.78%) JIRA
5 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.31%) Moq
6 5 (2.31%) MSTest
6 5 (2.31%) webpack
7 4 (1.85%) Gradle
7 4 (1.85%) NuGet
7 4 (1.85%) Selenium
7 4 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.39%) JUnit
9 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.46%) GitLab
10 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (9.26%) Finance
2 7 (3.24%) Banking
3 6 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.85%) Publishing
5 3 (1.39%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (18.52%) Architect
2 33 (15.28%) Developer
3 19 (8.80%) Consultant
4 15 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
5 14 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.17%) Azure Developer
8 9 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (4.17%) Technical Leader
9 8 (3.70%) Azure Architect
10 7 (3.24%) Analyst
10 7 (3.24%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.24%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.78%) Integration Developer
11 6 (2.78%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.31%) Data Migration Consultant
12 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.28%) Web Services
2 27 (12.50%) RESTful
3 23 (10.65%) SOAP
4 17 (7.87%) .NET
5 16 (7.41%) WCF
6 10 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (4.63%) HTML
7 9 (4.17%) XML
8 8 (3.70%) JSON
9 7 (3.24%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.24%) Middleware
10 6 (2.78%) Ajax
11 5 (2.31%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (2.31%) OAuth2
11 5 (2.31%) OpenID
11 5 (2.31%) React
11 5 (2.31%) Redux
11 5 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.65%) CMDB
2 13 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.24%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.39%) User Experience
8 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Replication
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.46%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.04%) Windows
2 76 (35.19%) Linux
3 11 (5.09%) Unix
4 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) VMS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.04%) ITIL
2 75 (34.72%) Service Management
3 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.13%) Service Design
5 35 (16.20%) Scrum
6 31 (14.35%) DevOps
7 30 (13.89%) Configuration Management
7 30 (13.89%) Workflow
8 24 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (10.65%) User Stories
10 22 (10.19%) CRM
11 21 (9.72%) ETL
12 20 (9.26%) ERP
13 19 (8.80%) Migration
14 18 (8.33%) TDD
15 17 (7.87%) Knowledge Management
15 17 (7.87%) Release Management
16 16 (7.41%) ITIL V3
16 16 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.96%) SQL
2 19 (8.80%) JavaScript
2 19 (8.80%) Python
3 17 (7.87%) Java
4 14 (6.48%) C#
4 14 (6.48%) Ruby
5 8 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.24%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.78%) Perl
8 5 (2.31%) ES6
8 5 (2.31%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.31%) VB
9 4 (1.85%) F#
9 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.39%) Scala
11 2 (0.93%) C++
11 2 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 56 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.17%) Degree
4 7 (3.24%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.31%) MCSE
5 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PMP
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.17%) Docker
3 7 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) HDFS
7 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.46%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (10.65%) Puppet
2 14 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.63%) Ansible
4 5 (2.31%) SCOM
4 5 (2.31%) Terraform
5 4 (1.85%) Marathon
5 4 (1.85%) Mesos
6 3 (1.39%) SCCM
7 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.46%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Piwik
8 1 (0.46%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.46%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.46%) vMotion
8 1 (0.46%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (39.81%) VMware
2 50 (23.15%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.81%) CA
4 20 (9.26%) Cisco
5 13 (6.02%) Oracle
6 9 (4.17%) BMC
6 9 (4.17%) Remedy
7 6 (2.78%) Dell
8 4 (1.85%) Citrix
9 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.39%) SAP
10 2 (0.93%) Ariba
10 2 (0.93%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.93%) Concur
11 1 (0.46%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.46%) IBM
11 1 (0.46%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.46%) Zend
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