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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 177 188 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing PaaS 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.76% 5.69% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £473 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £610 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £580 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.10% +28.88%
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
213 123 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.16% 2.10% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 77
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £219 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 12 (60.00%) IaaS
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (50.00%) Puppet
3 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (45.00%) DevOps
5 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (40.00%) Salt
5 8 (40.00%) Ansible
5 8 (40.00%) Ruby
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (30.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) SSL
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.00%) HTTP
10 3 (15.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) Office 365
10 3 (15.00%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) IaaS
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) VLAN
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) VPLS
4 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
1 8 (40.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Golang
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
1 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Ansible
2 8 (40.00%) Salt
3 1 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow