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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 181 179 204
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs citing PaaS 18 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.39% 0.016%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% 10.55% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
PaaS
London

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
315 218 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.78% 3.65% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 170 98
Average daily rate £450 £418 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 - £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Salt
2 12 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (46.15%) Puppet
2 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (46.15%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 12 (46.15%) Ansible
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) SSL
4 10 (38.46%) Ruby
5 9 (34.62%) Subversion
5 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) HTTP
5 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (34.62%) MySQL
5 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (34.62%) Open Source
5 9 (34.62%) Mercurial
5 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
5 9 (34.62%) IaaS
6 7 (26.92%) Go
6 7 (26.92%) Scala
6 7 (26.92%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) Banking
7 6 (23.08%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (15.38%) Lync
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) IaaS
3 4 (15.38%) SaaS
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365
5 1 (3.85%) Route 53
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SSL
2 9 (34.62%) HTTP
2 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) LDAP
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) VLAN
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) PBX
6 2 (7.69%) NAS
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) VPLS
7 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (34.62%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Subversion
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
1 9 (34.62%) Mercurial
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) UI Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Product Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (3.85%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 10 (38.46%) Ruby
3 7 (26.92%) Scala
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) Go
4 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 4 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Puppet
1 12 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (46.15%) Ansible
1 12 (46.15%) Salt
2 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
3 2 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
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