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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 451 434 522
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +88
Contract jobs citing PaaS 136 136 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.28% 0.073%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.42% 6.50% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 103 26
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£494 £488 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £373 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
3076 2092 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.96% 4.24% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1334 911
Average daily rate £423 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £542 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £24.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in England

PaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PaaS Hourly Rate Trend 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 4 August 2015. 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 -13 78 £550 +12.82% 9
South East -17 32 £355 -34.13% 16
North West -26 11 £450 +11.80% 2
East of England -5 5 £463 +32.14% 2
West Midlands - 3 £425 - 2
South West -6 2 £450 -9.09% 11
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 119 (42.20%) SaaS
2 104 (36.88%) IaaS
3 83 (29.43%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (26.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 70 (24.82%) VMware
6 62 (21.99%) Linux
7 58 (20.57%) Windows
7 58 (20.57%) DevOps
8 56 (19.86%) Puppet
9 54 (19.15%) Microsoft
10 53 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
13 48 (17.02%) Finance
14 46 (16.31%) Java
15 45 (15.96%) Web Services
16 43 (15.25%) Open Source
17 42 (14.89%) Data Centre
17 42 (14.89%) Configuration Management
18 38 (13.48%) TCP/IP
19 37 (13.12%) DNS
19 37 (13.12%) TOGAF
20 36 (12.77%) Subversion
20 36 (12.77%) Git (software)
21 35 (12.41%) Python
22 33 (11.70%) Oracle
22 33 (11.70%) SOA
22 33 (11.70%) Service Delivery
23 32 (11.35%) Firewall

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 25 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 19 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.38%) JBoss
4 17 (6.03%) OpenStack
5 16 (5.67%) Apache
6 14 (4.96%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.55%) IIS
7 10 (3.55%) Lync
8 9 (3.19%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.48%) CMS
10 6 (2.13%) Confluence
11 5 (1.77%) Node.js
11 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.77%) SAS
12 4 (1.42%) Apache Spark
13 3 (1.06%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (4.96%) MS Office
1 14 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.48%) MS Project
4 4 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Maximo
2 3 (1.06%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) Magento
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 119 (42.20%) SaaS
2 104 (36.88%) IaaS
3 83 (29.43%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (26.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (3.55%) Office 365
7 7 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (1.77%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.42%) Route 53
10 4 (1.42%) IBM PureFlex
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.42%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.06%) Heroku
12 2 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.48%) TCP/IP
2 37 (13.12%) DNS
3 32 (11.35%) Firewall
4 30 (10.64%) SSL
5 29 (10.28%) SAN
6 27 (9.57%) LAN
6 27 (9.57%) VLAN
7 26 (9.22%) DHCP
8 23 (8.16%) HTTP
9 21 (7.45%) NAS
10 20 (7.09%) VPN
11 19 (6.74%) Internet
12 16 (5.67%) Network Security
13 15 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (4.96%) WAN
15 13 (4.61%) WLAN
16 11 (3.90%) FTP
16 11 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (3.55%) MPLS
18 8 (2.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.93%) SQL Server
1 28 (9.93%) MongoDB
2 27 (9.57%) MySQL
3 24 (8.51%) Big Data
4 21 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.61%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.13%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.77%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.06%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.71%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (12.77%) Subversion
1 36 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.45%) Mercurial
4 13 (4.61%) Maven
5 12 (4.26%) JIRA
6 5 (1.77%) Ant
7 4 (1.42%) JUnit
7 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.42%) Hudson
8 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (0.71%) MSI
9 2 (0.71%) JBehave
9 2 (0.71%) Mockito
9 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.71%) VisualAge
9 2 (0.71%) Selenium
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (17.02%) Finance
2 25 (8.87%) Banking
3 18 (6.38%) Marketing
4 14 (4.96%) Retail
5 11 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.19%) Billing
7 6 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.77%) Publishing
9 4 (1.42%) Legal
10 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.71%) Games
11 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 111 (39.36%) Architect
2 31 (10.99%) Developer
3 26 (9.22%) Consultant
3 26 (9.22%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (8.51%) Security Architect
5 23 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 17 (6.03%) Analyst
8 16 (5.67%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.32%) Senior Architect
10 14 (4.96%) Applications Architect
11 11 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
12 10 (3.55%) Cyber Security Architect
13 9 (3.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (2.84%) Web Developer
15 7 (2.48%) Technical Architect
15 7 (2.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 7 (2.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 7 (2.48%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.96%) Web Services
2 20 (7.09%) REST
3 18 (6.38%) J2EE
4 15 (5.32%) Middleware
5 14 (4.96%) HTML
6 12 (4.26%) SOAP
6 12 (4.26%) JSON
6 12 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.19%) Apache Camel
7 9 (3.19%) CSS
8 8 (2.84%) .NET
8 8 (2.84%) Spring
9 7 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (2.13%) SAML
10 6 (2.13%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.77%) XML
11 5 (1.77%) OSGi
11 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.42%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.03%) Public Cloud
3 14 (4.96%) GIS
3 14 (4.96%) Private Cloud
4 11 (3.90%) Data Integration
4 11 (3.90%) PKI
5 9 (3.19%) Clustering
5 9 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.84%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.84%) User Experience
7 7 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.42%) FMCG
10 4 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.42%) Social Media
11 3 (1.06%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.06%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 62 (21.99%) Linux
2 58 (20.57%) Windows
3 28 (9.93%) UNIX
4 18 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.55%) CentOS
7 8 (2.84%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.13%) Solaris
9 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.06%) AIX
10 3 (1.06%) Android
10 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.71%) VMS
12 1 (0.35%) Fedora
12 1 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.57%) DevOps
2 53 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (15.25%) Open Source
5 42 (14.89%) Configuration Management
6 37 (13.12%) TOGAF
7 33 (11.70%) Service Delivery
7 33 (11.70%) SOA
8 28 (9.93%) ITIL
9 25 (8.87%) Change Management
9 25 (8.87%) Migration
10 23 (8.16%) Project Management
11 21 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (6.74%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.03%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.03%) Information Security
13 17 (6.03%) Analytics
14 16 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (5.32%) Business Analysis
15 15 (5.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.31%) Java
2 35 (12.41%) Python
3 31 (10.99%) SQL
4 28 (9.93%) Ruby
5 19 (6.74%) Go
6 16 (5.67%) Scala
7 14 (4.96%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.61%) PHP
9 10 (3.55%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.19%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.84%) C
12 7 (2.48%) Perl
12 7 (2.48%) C++
13 5 (1.77%) C#
14 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.71%) PHP5
16 1 (0.35%) JCL
16 1 (0.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 21 (7.45%) CISSP
2 19 (6.74%) CISM
3 18 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.67%) Degree
5 13 (4.61%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.48%) CCNP
8 7 (2.48%) CCNA
9 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.77%) VCAP
11 4 (1.42%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.42%) CCSA
12 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.71%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.03%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.19%) QA
4 3 (1.06%) SLA
5 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.71%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) COSO
6 1 (0.35%) EMIR
System Software
1 50 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.09%) vCloud
5 14 (4.96%) vSphere
6 7 (2.48%) Docker
6 7 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.77%) NFS
8 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.71%) XenServer
8 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.35%) Firmware
9 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (19.86%) Puppet
2 48 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (10.28%) Ansible
4 25 (8.87%) Salt
5 15 (5.32%) vMotion
6 9 (3.19%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.06%) OVSD
9 2 (0.71%) WSUS
9 2 (0.71%) SCOM
10 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.35%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.35%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 70 (24.82%) VMware
2 54 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 33 (11.70%) Oracle
4 26 (9.22%) IBM
5 24 (8.51%) Cisco
6 19 (6.74%) Citrix
7 15 (5.32%) HP
8 14 (4.96%) NetApp
8 14 (4.96%) Red Hat
9 12 (4.26%) SAP
10 10 (3.55%) ESRI
10 10 (3.55%) Google
11 9 (3.19%) F5
11 9 (3.19%) Rackspace
12 6 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (2.13%) Juniper
13 5 (1.77%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.77%) EMC
13 5 (1.77%) Informatica
13 5 (1.77%) 3PAR
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