The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 516 441 512
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +71
Contract jobs citing PaaS 74 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.15% 7.38% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 52
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £600 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1438 840 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 1.95% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 551 467
Average daily rate £420 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
PaaS
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -7 48 £448 -0.55% 17
North West - 15 £400 - 4
South East -13 7 £650 +44.44% 9
East Midlands -8 2 £350 -41.66%
North East - 1 £350 - 3
East of England - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (54.96%) IaaS
2 66 (50.38%) SaaS
3 30 (22.90%) Puppet
4 29 (22.14%) SOA
5 27 (20.61%) Security Cleared
6 26 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (19.08%) Windows
7 25 (19.08%) Linux
8 23 (17.56%) Web Services
8 23 (17.56%) Big Data
9 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (15.27%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (15.27%) ITIL
10 20 (15.27%) LAN
10 20 (15.27%) WAN
10 20 (15.27%) Asset Management
11 19 (14.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (14.50%) QA
11 19 (14.50%) Data Analysis
11 19 (14.50%) Oracle
11 19 (14.50%) MVS
11 19 (14.50%) VME
11 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (14.50%) High Availability
12 18 (13.74%) SC Cleared
12 18 (13.74%) Red Hat
12 18 (13.74%) Middleware
12 18 (13.74%) Firewall
13 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (12.98%) Configuration Management

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (9.16%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.58%) IIS
3 5 (3.82%) Apache
3 5 (3.82%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.53%) Node.js
6 2 (1.53%) nginx
6 2 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.76%) Jetty
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.76%) Lync
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.82%) Summit
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 72 (54.96%) IaaS
2 66 (50.38%) SaaS
3 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (15.27%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (12.21%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (9.92%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (9.92%) Route 53
7 13 (9.92%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.05%) Force.com
9 3 (2.29%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.53%) Heroku
10 2 (1.53%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.76%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) LAN
1 20 (15.27%) WAN
2 18 (13.74%) Firewall
3 15 (11.45%) HTTP
4 10 (7.63%) DNS
4 10 (7.63%) DHCP
5 8 (6.11%) VPN
6 4 (3.05%) Network Security
6 4 (3.05%) SAN
6 4 (3.05%) SSL
7 3 (2.29%) FTP
7 3 (2.29%) Internet
7 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.29%) SSH
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.53%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.53%) NAS
8 2 (1.53%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) Big Data
2 10 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.11%) RDBMS
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.82%) MySQL
5 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.76%) QlikView
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.76%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.76%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.92%) Hudson
3 10 (7.63%) Maven
4 8 (6.11%) NUnit
5 6 (4.58%) JIRA
6 5 (3.82%) Bugzilla
6 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.05%) Selenium
8 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.29%) MSTest
8 3 (2.29%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.29%) JSUnit
8 3 (2.29%) QUnit
8 3 (2.29%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.53%) RSpec
10 1 (0.76%) JUnit
10 1 (0.76%) Bower
10 1 (0.76%) Grunt
10 1 (0.76%) PhantomJS
General
1 7 (5.34%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Automotive
3 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.53%) Publishing
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Architect
2 17 (12.98%) Enterprise Architect
2 17 (12.98%) Technical Architect
3 16 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Developer
5 11 (8.40%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Senior Architect
6 10 (7.63%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.58%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Integration Architect
9 5 (3.82%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.56%) Web Services
2 18 (13.74%) Middleware
3 17 (12.98%) XML
4 14 (10.69%) .NET
5 11 (8.40%) REST
6 10 (7.63%) JSON
7 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.58%) HTML
7 6 (4.58%) XSD
7 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.82%) CSS
8 5 (3.82%) XSL
8 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (3.82%) WCF
8 5 (3.82%) HTML5
9 4 (3.05%) CSS3
10 3 (2.29%) SAML
10 3 (2.29%) Ajax
11 2 (1.53%) OAuth
11 2 (1.53%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Open Source
2 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.34%) Reference Data
4 7 (5.34%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.58%) Telematics
6 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.05%) Clustering
7 3 (2.29%) Firmware
7 3 (2.29%) PKI
7 3 (2.29%) CESG
8 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.76%) Social Media
9 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.08%) Windows
1 25 (19.08%) Linux
2 19 (14.50%) MVS
2 19 (14.50%) VME
3 13 (9.92%) CentOS
4 9 (6.87%) Android
5 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.58%) Windows Phone
7 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.05%) UNIX
9 3 (2.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) SOA
2 26 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (15.27%) ITIL
3 20 (15.27%) Asset Management
4 19 (14.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (14.50%) Data Analysis
4 19 (14.50%) High Availability
5 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.98%) Configuration Management
6 15 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.69%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (9.16%) Data Modelling
9 11 (8.40%) EAI
9 11 (8.40%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.40%) TOGAF
9 11 (8.40%) Service Management
10 9 (6.87%) CRM
10 9 (6.87%) OO
10 9 (6.87%) Project Management
10 9 (6.87%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.21%) C#
1 16 (12.21%) Java
2 7 (5.34%) Ruby
3 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.58%) SQL
4 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.29%) Perl
4 3 (2.29%) Python
5 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.53%) PHP
5 2 (1.53%) C
5 2 (1.53%) C++
5 2 (1.53%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (20.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) RHCE
5 2 (1.53%) VCAP
5 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.76%) Degree
6 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.50%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.82%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) NFS
3 3 (2.29%) vSphere
3 3 (2.29%) vCloud
4 2 (1.53%) Docker
4 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (22.90%) Puppet
2 16 (12.21%) Vagrant
3 13 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.53%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
6 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Oracle
2 18 (13.74%) Red Hat
3 16 (12.21%) VMware
4 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.92%) RightScale
6 9 (6.87%) HP
7 8 (6.11%) IBM
8 6 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.82%) JBoss
10 4 (3.05%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco
11 3 (2.29%) SAP
11 3 (2.29%) NetApp
11 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.53%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.53%) Foundry
12 2 (1.53%) Akamai
12 2 (1.53%) WSO2
12 2 (1.53%) Google
12 2 (1.53%) Brocade
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