The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 288 454 480
Rank change year-on-year
+166 +26
Contract jobs citing PaaS 394 160 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.63% 5.59% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 84 64
Median daily rate £550 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
4563 2860 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.25% 5.80% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3180 1848 1244
Median daily rate £466 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 79 30
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £14.90 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +71 173 £550 +4.76% 45
South East +74 103 £525 +28.04% 13
East of England +28 29 £419 -9.45% 4
Yorkshire +29 25 £565 +2.72% 3
North West -13 24 £450 +16.88% 2
South West +2 16 £588 +30.55% 2
North East -37 11 £506 - 1
West Midlands -5 10 £500 +53.84% 10
East Midlands - 5 £550 - 1
Midlands -3 1 £475 -18.27%
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 388 (66.10%) IaaS
2 266 (45.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 238 (40.55%) SaaS
4 216 (36.80%) Amazon AWS
5 207 (35.26%) DevOps
6 184 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
7 158 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 138 (23.51%) Java
9 132 (22.49%) Linux
10 118 (20.10%) Finance
11 115 (19.59%) Puppet
12 108 (18.40%) Windows
13 92 (15.67%) Docker
14 87 (14.82%) OpenStack
15 84 (14.31%) Ruby
16 80 (13.63%) Python
16 80 (13.63%) VMware
17 79 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
18 77 (13.12%) PowerShell
19 76 (12.95%) TDD
20 74 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
21 73 (12.44%) SQL
21 73 (12.44%) .NET
22 72 (12.27%) SQL Server
23 69 (11.75%) Open Source
24 68 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
25 67 (11.41%) Cloud Foundry
26 65 (11.07%) Data Centre
27 62 (10.56%) Software Engineering
27 62 (10.56%) Web Services

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 87 (14.82%) OpenStack
2 67 (11.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 38 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 32 (5.45%) Confluence
5 27 (4.60%) JBoss
6 23 (3.92%) IIS
7 22 (3.75%) Apache
8 21 (3.58%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.04%) Node.js
10 10 (1.70%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.53%) nginx
12 7 (1.19%) Skype for Business
13 6 (1.02%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.39%) HipChat
3 2 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.51%) Maximo
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 388 (66.10%) IaaS
2 266 (45.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 238 (40.55%) SaaS
4 216 (36.80%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (9.20%) Heroku
6 36 (6.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (5.28%) Office 365
9 16 (2.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 13 (2.21%) OpenShift
11 12 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.85%) Yammer
14 4 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.68%) Route 53
14 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.51%) GitHub
15 3 (0.51%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.05%) Firewall
2 46 (7.84%) LAN
3 44 (7.50%) WAN
4 32 (5.45%) Network Security
5 31 (5.28%) VPN
6 21 (3.58%) DNS
7 20 (3.41%) SAN
8 18 (3.07%) DHCP
9 12 (2.04%) DMZ
9 12 (2.04%) VLAN
10 11 (1.87%) MPLS
11 10 (1.70%) AMQP
12 9 (1.53%) NAS
12 9 (1.53%) TCP/IP
13 8 (1.36%) Internet
14 6 (1.02%) Wireless
15 5 (0.85%) FTP
15 5 (0.85%) IPsec
15 5 (0.85%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (6.30%) MySQL
4 34 (5.79%) Redis
5 25 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.87%) Big Data
8 11 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.70%) OLAP
10 9 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.02%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.68%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 57 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.35%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.16%) JIRA
4 25 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (3.07%) TeamCity
7 14 (2.39%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.21%) Maven
8 13 (2.21%) Subversion
8 13 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.87%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.36%) JUnit
10 8 (1.36%) Selenium
11 7 (1.19%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.02%) MSI
12 6 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.68%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.68%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.51%) Gradle
General
1 118 (20.10%) Finance
2 39 (6.64%) Banking
3 13 (2.21%) Marketing
4 10 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.19%) Retail
7 6 (1.02%) Billing
8 4 (0.68%) Games
9 3 (0.51%) Advertising
9 3 (0.51%) Automotive
9 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.51%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 216 (36.80%) Architect
2 93 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 91 (15.50%) Cloud Architect
4 77 (13.12%) Solutions Architect
5 70 (11.93%) Developer
6 53 (9.03%) Security Architect
7 52 (8.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 50 (8.52%) Consultant
9 40 (6.81%) Infrastructure Architect
10 31 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (4.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 27 (4.60%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 26 (4.43%) Azure Architect
14 25 (4.26%) Java Engineer
14 25 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
15 24 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
16 23 (3.92%) Azure Consultant
16 23 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
16 23 (3.92%) Software Engineer
16 23 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.44%) .NET
2 62 (10.56%) Web Services
3 49 (8.35%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (3.75%) AngularJS
4 22 (3.75%) Middleware
5 19 (3.24%) HTML
6 18 (3.07%) LAMP
7 17 (2.90%) J2EE
7 17 (2.90%) REST
7 17 (2.90%) RESTful
7 17 (2.90%) SOAP
8 15 (2.56%) CSS
8 15 (2.56%) JSON
9 13 (2.21%) Spring
10 11 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (1.70%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.70%) JMS
12 9 (1.53%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.53%) HTML5
12 9 (1.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.07%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.30%) Private Cloud
3 36 (6.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 35 (5.96%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.73%) Cloud Native
6 14 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.70%) NHS
8 10 (1.70%) User Experience
9 9 (1.53%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.36%) Replication
10 8 (1.36%) VCE vBlock
11 7 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.19%) CMDB
11 7 (1.19%) SCADA
12 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.02%) PKI
12 6 (1.02%) Social Media
13 5 (0.85%) CESG
13 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 132 (22.49%) Linux
2 108 (18.40%) Windows
3 40 (6.81%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.13%) Unix
5 20 (3.41%) VMS
6 16 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.70%) CentOS
8 10 (1.70%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.19%) AIX
11 5 (0.85%) Fedora
11 5 (0.85%) Solaris
11 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.68%) Android
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.34%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (35.26%) DevOps
2 184 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (12.95%) TDD
4 74 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
5 69 (11.75%) Open Source
6 68 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 59 (10.05%) Configuration Management
9 55 (9.37%) ITIL
10 54 (9.20%) Migration
11 43 (7.33%) TOGAF
12 42 (7.16%) Service Delivery
13 31 (5.28%) Project Management
14 30 (5.11%) Scrum
15 29 (4.94%) CRM
16 26 (4.43%) High Availability
16 26 (4.43%) Information Security
16 26 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (4.26%) SOA
18 24 (4.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (23.51%) Java
2 84 (14.31%) Ruby
3 80 (13.63%) Python
4 77 (13.12%) PowerShell
5 73 (12.44%) SQL
6 60 (10.22%) Go
7 52 (8.86%) Bash Shell
8 47 (8.01%) JavaScript
9 34 (5.79%) C#
10 27 (4.60%) C++
11 24 (4.09%) Perl
12 9 (1.53%) Bourne shell
12 9 (1.53%) C
12 9 (1.53%) PHP
13 8 (1.36%) Korn
14 5 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (0.85%) Scala
15 3 (0.51%) Erlang
15 3 (0.51%) Groovy
15 3 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 56 (9.54%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.09%) Degree
4 16 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.56%) CCNA
6 14 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.04%) CCNP
7 12 (2.04%) MCSE
8 11 (1.87%) CISSP
9 9 (1.53%) VCAP
10 7 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.19%) ISEB
11 6 (1.02%) EMC Certification
12 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.68%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.68%) PMP
13 4 (0.68%) RHCA
13 4 (0.68%) RHCE
13 4 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.21%) QA
3 10 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.68%) SLA
6 2 (0.34%) GxP
7 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (15.67%) Docker
2 54 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (7.84%) Active Directory
4 42 (7.16%) vSphere
5 30 (5.11%) vCloud
6 19 (3.24%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (1.87%) XenServer
9 10 (1.70%) Xen
9 10 (1.70%) XenApp
10 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.19%) KVM
12 6 (1.02%) NFS
13 4 (0.68%) Ceph
13 4 (0.68%) iptables
14 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.17%) SRDF
15 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 115 (19.59%) Puppet
2 79 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (9.37%) Ansible
4 42 (7.16%) Kubernetes
5 25 (4.26%) SCOM
6 23 (3.92%) Mesos
6 23 (3.92%) SCCM
7 16 (2.73%) Terraform
8 10 (1.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 10 (1.70%) Nagios
8 10 (1.70%) SCOrch
9 9 (1.53%) Tivoli
10 8 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 8 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
11 6 (1.02%) Salt
12 5 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.68%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.68%) vRealize
13 4 (0.68%) Windows Intune
14 3 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 158 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.63%) VMware
3 44 (7.50%) Oracle
4 37 (6.30%) Citrix
5 36 (6.13%) Splunk
6 27 (4.60%) Cisco
6 27 (4.60%) HP
7 22 (3.75%) IBM
8 21 (3.58%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.24%) Atlassian
10 16 (2.73%) EMC
10 16 (2.73%) Rackspace
11 13 (2.21%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (1.87%) Google
13 10 (1.70%) NetApp
14 9 (1.53%) SAP
15 8 (1.36%) AppDynamics
16 7 (1.19%) New Relic
16 7 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (1.19%) Sybase
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