The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 198 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing PaaS 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.40% 6.71% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£395 £550 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £515 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £585 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +31.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
206 149 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.50% 2.05% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 110 58
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the City of London region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS.

1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (46.43%) IaaS
2 11 (39.29%) SaaS
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (28.57%) DevOps
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Puppet
7 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) HTTP
7 6 (21.43%) MVC
8 5 (17.86%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) CQRS
8 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
9 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
9 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.29%) Citrix

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) IaaS
2 11 (39.29%) SaaS
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.57%) Office 365
6 1 (3.57%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) SNMP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) SMTP
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) RSpec
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Transition Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) WAMP
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Physics
2 2 (7.14%) Social Network
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) CQRS
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Erlang
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Scala
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Google