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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 182 189 200
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing PaaS 13 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.29% 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.25% 8.11% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £502 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £409 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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
306 222 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.56% 3.54% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 169 106
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.57 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 - £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%

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 5 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 5 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 12 (52.17%) Python
1 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
1 12 (52.17%) Ruby
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
1 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
1 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (52.17%) Ansible
1 12 (52.17%) Salt
2 11 (47.83%) DevOps
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (34.78%) IaaS
4 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (30.43%) SSL
6 6 (26.09%) HTTP
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 6 (26.09%) MySQL
6 6 (26.09%) Subversion
6 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
6 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (26.09%) Open Source
6 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
6 6 (26.09%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (34.78%) IaaS
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Route 53
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SSL
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) VPLS
5 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
5 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
2 11 (47.83%) DevOps
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
1 12 (52.17%) Ruby
2 6 (26.09%) Scala
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
1 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (52.17%) Ansible
1 12 (52.17%) Salt
2 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
City, London
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Rate: £550 per day
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