The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 458 496 510
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +14
Contract jobs citing PaaS 140 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.18% 4.10% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 20 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £675 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £419
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +31.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.86 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.86 -
PaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1949 1220 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.70% 2.58% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 783 410
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in England

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in England

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +74 96 £450 -21.39% 25
South East -15 24 £438 -20.45% 17
North West +8 8 £525 - 2
South West -28 6 £588 +17.50% 4
East of England -4 4 £475 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 134 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (37.80%) IaaS
3 94 (32.30%) SaaS
4 91 (31.27%) Microsoft
5 89 (30.58%) DevOps
6 84 (28.87%) Puppet
7 83 (28.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 78 (26.80%) Linux
9 74 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (23.02%) .NET
11 62 (21.31%) Oracle
12 61 (20.96%) SQL
13 57 (19.59%) MVC
13 57 (19.59%) Scrum
14 56 (19.24%) Opscode Chef
15 55 (18.90%) Ruby
16 53 (18.21%) MS Excel
16 53 (18.21%) Jenkins
17 50 (17.18%) SQL Server
18 47 (16.15%) Java
18 47 (16.15%) Security Cleared
19 44 (15.12%) Change Management
20 40 (13.75%) CentOS
21 38 (13.06%) Azure SQL Database
22 37 (12.71%) SC Cleared
23 36 (12.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 35 (12.03%) .NET Framework
24 35 (12.03%) Configuration Management
25 33 (11.34%) Automated Testing
25 33 (11.34%) Bash Shell

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 23 (7.90%) OpenStack
2 18 (6.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (4.12%) JBoss
4 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.06%) IIS
6 5 (1.72%) Apache
6 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.37%) Lync
8 3 (1.03%) nginx
8 3 (1.03%) WordPress
8 3 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.69%) Jetty
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 53 (18.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.34%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.34%) assyst
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 110 (37.80%) IaaS
2 94 (32.30%) SaaS
3 83 (28.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (4.81%) Heroku
5 14 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.44%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (3.44%) Route 53
6 10 (3.44%) Amazon S3
7 9 (3.09%) Engine Yard
8 6 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.06%) Office 365
9 4 (1.37%) GitHub
9 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.03%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.34%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.28%) Firewall
2 23 (7.90%) DNS
3 19 (6.53%) HTTP
4 14 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.47%) VLAN
5 13 (4.47%) SSL
6 11 (3.78%) SNMP
7 8 (2.75%) VPN
8 7 (2.41%) Network Security
8 7 (2.41%) LDAP
9 6 (2.06%) DHCP
9 6 (2.06%) WAN
9 6 (2.06%) Internet
9 6 (2.06%) MPLS
10 4 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.37%) PBX
10 4 (1.37%) VPLS
10 4 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.03%) SAN
11 3 (1.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 32 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (8.59%) MongoDB
5 23 (7.90%) MySQL
6 20 (6.87%) Relational Database
7 18 (6.19%) RDBMS
8 17 (5.84%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.47%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.09%) Big Data
10 9 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.69%) OLAP
12 2 (0.69%) OLTP
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.69%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (18.21%) Jenkins
2 32 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (10.65%) Maven
4 29 (9.97%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.81%) Subversion
6 11 (3.78%) RSpec
6 11 (3.78%) Hudson
7 7 (2.41%) MSTest
7 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.72%) Gradle
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.03%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.69%) JUnit
13 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 30 (10.31%) Finance
2 8 (2.75%) Financial Institution
3 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.03%) Marketing
4 3 (1.03%) Billing
4 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (30.93%) Architect
2 67 (23.02%) Developer
3 52 (17.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (11.68%) Senior Developer
5 29 (9.97%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (9.62%) Cloud Architect
7 27 (9.28%) .NET Developer
8 23 (7.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 22 (7.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 22 (7.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (4.81%) Lead Architect
11 11 (3.78%) Enterprise Architect
11 11 (3.78%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.44%) Consultant
12 10 (3.44%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.44%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (3.44%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 9 (3.09%) Service Transition Manager
13 9 (3.09%) Transition Manager
13 9 (3.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.02%) .NET
2 36 (12.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 35 (12.03%) .NET Framework
4 32 (11.00%) WCF
5 31 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 26 (8.93%) Web Services
7 15 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (5.15%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.47%) HTML
9 11 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (3.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 9 (3.09%) MCollective
10 9 (3.09%) Unity DI Container
10 9 (3.09%) Middleware
11 8 (2.75%) CSS
12 7 (2.41%) jQuery
13 6 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (1.72%) REST
14 5 (1.72%) JSON
14 5 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.00%) Open Source
2 21 (7.22%) Clustering
3 19 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (3.09%) Device Driver
6 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.37%) PKI
8 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.37%) User Experience
9 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.03%) Derivative
10 2 (0.69%) CMDB
10 2 (0.69%) RMADS
11 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.80%) Linux
2 40 (13.75%) CentOS
3 31 (10.65%) Ubuntu
4 27 (9.28%) Windows
5 26 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.41%) Android
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.37%) UNIX
9 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.03%) VMS
11 2 (0.69%) SUSE
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) AIX
12 1 (0.34%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (30.58%) DevOps
3 74 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (19.59%) MVC
4 57 (19.59%) Scrum
5 44 (15.12%) Change Management
6 35 (12.03%) Configuration Management
7 33 (11.34%) Automated Testing
8 26 (8.93%) Load Balancing
9 23 (7.90%) TOGAF
10 20 (6.87%) TDD
11 19 (6.53%) Project Management
11 19 (6.53%) Build Automation
12 18 (6.19%) Migration
12 18 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.84%) Service Delivery
13 17 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
14 14 (4.81%) ITIL
14 14 (4.81%) Release Management
15 12 (4.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.96%) SQL
2 55 (18.90%) Ruby
3 47 (16.15%) Java
4 33 (11.34%) Bash Shell
5 31 (10.65%) C#
5 31 (10.65%) PL/SQL
5 31 (10.65%) Python
6 23 (7.90%) Perl
7 13 (4.47%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.44%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.75%) Korn
10 7 (2.41%) C++
11 6 (2.06%) VC++
11 6 (2.06%) PHP
12 3 (1.03%) Scala
12 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.03%) C
13 2 (0.69%) R
14 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.41%) Degree
4 6 (2.06%) CISSP
5 4 (1.37%) CISA
5 4 (1.37%) CISM
6 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) PMP
7 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) HP APS
8 1 (0.34%) APMP
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) RHCE
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) CEH
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.50%) QA
2 7 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.37%) COBIT
4 2 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.12%) Active Directory
1 12 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.75%) vSphere
2 8 (2.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.69%) NFS
3 2 (0.69%) Xen
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.69%) XenApp
3 2 (0.69%) vCloud
4 1 (0.34%) KVM
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) LXC
4 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.34%) Varnish
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 84 (28.87%) Puppet
2 56 (19.24%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (7.22%) Ansible
4 12 (4.12%) Nagios
5 10 (3.44%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.09%) Cobbler
7 8 (2.75%) collectd
8 4 (1.37%) Salt
9 3 (1.03%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.03%) WSUS
10 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.69%) SCCM
10 2 (0.69%) logstash
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.34%) SCOM
11 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.34%) Netcool
11 1 (0.34%) OVSD
Vendors
1 91 (31.27%) Microsoft
2 62 (21.31%) Oracle
3 28 (9.62%) VMware
4 27 (9.28%) Red Hat
5 21 (7.22%) HP
6 13 (4.47%) Cisco
7 10 (3.44%) Google
8 9 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.75%) RightScale
10 7 (2.41%) EMC
10 7 (2.41%) SAP
11 5 (1.72%) BMC
11 5 (1.72%) Citrix
12 4 (1.37%) IBM
12 4 (1.37%) webMethods
13 3 (1.03%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.03%) NetApp
13 3 (1.03%) Informatica
13 3 (1.03%) Teradata
14 2 (0.69%) Netezza
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