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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 446 514 509
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -5
Contract jobs citing PaaS 143 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.095% 0.055%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.70% 3.74% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 20 17
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£450 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £445 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £734 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.40%
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
1856 1204 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.68% 2.55% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 776 454
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.25 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +91 99 £450 -21.73% 14
East of England -5 13 £475 -
South East -21 13 £460 -8.00% 7
North West 0 11 £500 - 4
South West -22 5 £525 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - - - - 2
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 144 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (37.42%) IaaS
3 108 (35.76%) DevOps
4 106 (35.10%) Puppet
5 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
6 93 (30.79%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (30.79%) SaaS
7 89 (29.47%) Linux
8 80 (26.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 70 (23.18%) Jenkins
10 68 (22.52%) Scrum
11 67 (22.19%) Opscode Chef
12 64 (21.19%) Ruby
12 64 (21.19%) Oracle
13 63 (20.86%) .NET
14 62 (20.53%) Change Management
15 61 (20.20%) Java
16 58 (19.21%) MS Excel
17 57 (18.87%) SQL
18 56 (18.54%) Security Cleared
19 55 (18.21%) MVC
20 53 (17.55%) SQL Server
21 49 (16.23%) Automated Testing
21 49 (16.23%) CentOS
22 47 (15.56%) SC Cleared
23 43 (14.24%) Configuration Management
24 42 (13.91%) Bash Shell
25 41 (13.58%) Git (software)
26 38 (12.58%) Ubuntu
27 36 (11.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (9.27%) OpenStack
2 18 (5.96%) JBoss
3 17 (5.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.98%) Apache
6 8 (2.65%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.32%) IIS
8 6 (1.99%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.99%) Lync
9 4 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.32%) nginx
10 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.66%) WordPress
11 2 (0.66%) Jetty
11 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 58 (19.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.98%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.33%) assyst
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 113 (37.42%) IaaS
2 93 (30.79%) SaaS
3 80 (26.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (5.30%) Heroku
6 14 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (4.30%) Amazon S3
8 11 (3.64%) Engine Yard
9 10 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (3.31%) Route 53
10 9 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.99%) Office 365
12 4 (1.32%) GitHub
13 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.99%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.33%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.60%) Firewall
2 26 (8.61%) DNS
3 16 (5.30%) VLAN
4 14 (4.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.64%) HTTP
5 13 (4.30%) SSL
6 10 (3.31%) VPN
7 9 (2.98%) SNMP
8 8 (2.65%) WAN
8 8 (2.65%) MPLS
9 7 (2.32%) Network Security
10 6 (1.99%) LDAP
10 6 (1.99%) SAN
10 6 (1.99%) DHCP
10 6 (1.99%) VPLS
11 5 (1.66%) LAN
11 5 (1.66%) Internet
12 4 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.32%) PBX
12 4 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 32 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (9.93%) MongoDB
5 28 (9.27%) MySQL
6 22 (7.28%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.28%) Relational Database
7 20 (6.62%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.97%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.98%) Big Data
11 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.99%) OLTP
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.66%) OLAP
13 2 (0.66%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (23.18%) Jenkins
2 41 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 35 (11.59%) Maven
4 32 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.97%) Subversion
6 12 (3.97%) Hudson
7 11 (3.64%) RSpec
8 10 (3.31%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.32%) MSTest
9 7 (2.32%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.66%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.66%) Gradle
12 4 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.99%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.66%) JUnit
15 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
15 1 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
15 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 30 (9.93%) Finance
2 6 (1.99%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.99%) Marketing
4 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.99%) Billing
5 2 (0.66%) Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (26.49%) Architect
2 68 (22.52%) Developer
3 67 (22.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (11.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 34 (11.26%) Senior Developer
6 28 (9.27%) .NET Developer
7 27 (8.94%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (7.28%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (6.95%) Cloud Architect
9 21 (6.95%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (4.30%) Lead Architect
11 11 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.31%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (3.31%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 9 (2.98%) Service Transition Manager
13 9 (2.98%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (2.98%) Service Manager
13 9 (2.98%) Transition Manager
14 8 (2.65%) Security Architect
14 8 (2.65%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.86%) .NET
2 36 (11.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 34 (11.26%) .NET Framework
4 32 (10.60%) WCF
4 32 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 31 (10.26%) Web Services
6 12 (3.97%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.64%) MCollective
7 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (3.64%) HTML
8 10 (3.31%) CSS
9 9 (2.98%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (2.98%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 8 (2.65%) Middleware
10 8 (2.65%) jQuery
10 8 (2.65%) JSON
10 8 (2.65%) REST
11 5 (1.66%) Java EE
11 5 (1.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.93%) Open Source
2 24 (7.95%) Clustering
3 18 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.64%) Device Driver
6 9 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (2.32%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.66%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.32%) User Experience
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.99%) PKI
11 2 (0.66%) Derivative
11 2 (0.66%) RMADS
12 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.33%) FMCG
12 1 (0.33%) CMDB
12 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 89 (29.47%) Linux
2 49 (16.23%) CentOS
3 38 (12.58%) Ubuntu
4 31 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (10.26%) Windows
5 11 (3.64%) UNIX
6 8 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.32%) Android
8 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.99%) VMS
12 2 (0.66%) SUSE
12 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.33%) AIX
13 1 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (35.76%) DevOps
3 93 (30.79%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (22.52%) Scrum
5 62 (20.53%) Change Management
6 55 (18.21%) MVC
7 49 (16.23%) Automated Testing
8 43 (14.24%) Configuration Management
9 25 (8.28%) Build Automation
10 24 (7.95%) Load Balancing
11 17 (5.63%) ITIL
11 17 (5.63%) Project Management
11 17 (5.63%) Migration
11 17 (5.63%) TOGAF
11 17 (5.63%) Release Management
12 16 (5.30%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.30%) SOA
13 13 (4.30%) TDD
13 13 (4.30%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.19%) Ruby
2 61 (20.20%) Java
3 57 (18.87%) SQL
4 42 (13.91%) Bash Shell
5 35 (11.59%) C#
5 35 (11.59%) Python
6 31 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 24 (7.95%) Perl
8 12 (3.97%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.98%) Korn
10 7 (2.32%) C++
11 6 (1.99%) PHP
11 6 (1.99%) VC++
12 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.32%) Scala
13 3 (0.99%) C
14 2 (0.66%) R
15 1 (0.33%) PHP5
15 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.65%) Degree
4 6 (1.99%) CISSP
5 4 (1.32%) CISA
5 4 (1.32%) CISM
6 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) PMP
7 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.33%) APMP
8 1 (0.33%) HP APS
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) RHCE
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) CEH
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) QA
2 7 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.66%) COBIT
4 3 (0.99%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.31%) vSphere
3 10 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.32%) vCloud
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.66%) NFS
5 2 (0.66%) Xen
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) Varnish
6 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) LXC
6 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 106 (35.10%) Puppet
2 67 (22.19%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (9.93%) Ansible
4 14 (4.64%) Nagios
4 14 (4.64%) Vagrant
5 11 (3.64%) Cobbler
6 9 (2.98%) collectd
7 6 (1.99%) Salt
8 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.99%) WSUS
9 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.66%) SCCM
9 2 (0.66%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.33%) logstash
10 1 (0.33%) Graphite
10 1 (0.33%) SCOM
10 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 64 (21.19%) Oracle
3 30 (9.93%) Red Hat
4 29 (9.60%) VMware
5 18 (5.96%) HP
6 14 (4.64%) Cisco
7 9 (2.98%) Google
8 8 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.65%) RightScale
9 7 (2.32%) EMC
10 5 (1.66%) BMC
10 5 (1.66%) Citrix
10 5 (1.66%) SAP
11 4 (1.32%) IBM
12 3 (0.99%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.99%) F5
12 3 (0.99%) NetApp
12 3 (0.99%) webMethods
13 2 (0.66%) Netezza
13 2 (0.66%) Teradata
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