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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 272 477 491
Rank change year-on-year
+205 +14
Contract jobs citing PaaS 424 142 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.63% 4.56% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 83 67
Median daily rate £513 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £528
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
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
4913 3112 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.94% 6.22% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3489 2045 1355
Median daily rate £465 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 63 45
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.80 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +84 181 £550 +2.32% 40
South East +69 100 £465 +40.90% 11
Yorkshire +45 44 £518 - 8
North West +13 28 £425 +7.25% 4
South West +23 24 £513 +13.88% 1
North East -44 15 £513 - 2
East of England +12 14 £413 -13.15% 1
West Midlands -21 13 £519 +43.10% 6
Midlands -1 6 £513 -11.82% 2
East Midlands - 2 £775 -
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 446 (64.92%) IaaS
2 302 (43.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 269 (39.16%) SaaS
4 255 (37.12%) DevOps
5 249 (36.24%) Amazon AWS
6 226 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
7 172 (25.04%) Linux
8 168 (24.45%) Microsoft
9 139 (20.23%) Java
10 136 (19.80%) Puppet
11 122 (17.76%) Windows
12 121 (17.61%) Finance
13 116 (16.89%) Docker
14 114 (16.59%) Open Source
15 109 (15.87%) Python
16 106 (15.43%) OpenStack
17 101 (14.70%) Opscode Chef
18 99 (14.41%) Ruby
19 82 (11.94%) SQL
19 82 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
20 80 (11.64%) Cloud Foundry
20 80 (11.64%) PowerShell
21 79 (11.50%) TDD
21 79 (11.50%) ITIL
21 79 (11.50%) VMware
22 76 (11.06%) Software Engineering
23 75 (10.92%) .NET
23 75 (10.92%) Ansible
24 74 (10.77%) SQL Server
25 72 (10.48%) Git (software)

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
1 106 (15.43%) OpenStack
2 80 (11.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 40 (5.82%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.49%) Confluence
5 23 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (3.35%) IIS
6 20 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.33%) Apache
8 10 (1.46%) JBoss
8 10 (1.46%) nginx
8 10 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.31%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.02%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.44%) Zimbra
Applications
1 53 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.73%) HipChat
3 3 (0.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Maximo
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 446 (64.92%) IaaS
2 302 (43.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 269 (39.16%) SaaS
4 249 (36.24%) Amazon AWS
5 59 (8.59%) Heroku
6 47 (6.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 39 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (5.09%) Office 365
9 18 (2.62%) OpenShift
10 15 (2.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 13 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.73%) GitHub
13 5 (0.73%) Yammer
14 4 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.58%) Bluemix
14 4 (0.58%) Route 53
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.75%) Firewall
2 44 (6.40%) LAN
3 41 (5.97%) WAN
4 36 (5.24%) Network Security
5 33 (4.80%) VPN
6 30 (4.37%) DNS
7 21 (3.06%) SAN
8 20 (2.91%) DHCP
9 13 (1.89%) AMQP
10 12 (1.75%) DMZ
10 12 (1.75%) MPLS
10 12 (1.75%) VLAN
11 11 (1.60%) LDAP
12 10 (1.46%) Internet
13 9 (1.31%) TCP/IP
14 8 (1.16%) NAS
15 7 (1.02%) SSL
16 5 (0.73%) IPsec
16 5 (0.73%) iSCSI
16 5 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 40 (5.82%) MySQL
4 38 (5.53%) Redis
5 29 (4.22%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.77%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.62%) Hadoop
8 17 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (2.33%) Big Data
10 13 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.60%) OLAP
11 11 (1.60%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.02%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.73%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.73%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 72 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.86%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.09%) JIRA
4 25 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 22 (3.20%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.18%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.89%) MSBuild
9 11 (1.60%) Subversion
10 8 (1.16%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.02%) Gradle
11 7 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.02%) Travis CI
12 6 (0.87%) Maven
13 5 (0.73%) Ant
13 5 (0.73%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.58%) JUnit
15 3 (0.44%) Selenium
15 3 (0.44%) Spock
General
1 121 (17.61%) Finance
2 39 (5.68%) Banking
3 16 (2.33%) Marketing
4 12 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.87%) Automotive
7 5 (0.73%) Advertising
7 5 (0.73%) Billing
7 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.73%) Retail
8 4 (0.58%) Games
9 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 245 (35.66%) Architect
2 127 (18.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (14.12%) Cloud Architect
4 90 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
5 73 (10.63%) Developer
6 62 (9.02%) Security Architect
7 60 (8.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 50 (7.28%) Consultant
9 47 (6.84%) Senior DevOps
10 41 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
10 41 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 34 (4.95%) Azure Architect
11 34 (4.95%) Technical Architect
12 32 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (4.37%) Security Solutions Architect
14 29 (4.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 29 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
15 28 (4.08%) Azure Consultant
16 25 (3.64%) Azure Engineer
16 25 (3.64%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (10.92%) .NET
2 62 (9.02%) Web Services
3 53 (7.71%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (4.08%) Middleware
5 23 (3.35%) HTML
6 22 (3.20%) RESTful
7 21 (3.06%) AngularJS
8 18 (2.62%) Node.js
9 17 (2.47%) REST
10 16 (2.33%) CSS
10 16 (2.33%) LAMP
10 16 (2.33%) Spring
11 15 (2.18%) SOAP
12 14 (2.04%) HTML5
12 14 (2.04%) JSON
13 13 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (1.46%) J2EE
14 10 (1.46%) JMS
15 8 (1.16%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.13%) Public Cloud
3 40 (5.82%) Private Cloud
4 37 (5.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (2.91%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.33%) Cloud Native
7 15 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
9 13 (1.89%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.75%) NHS
11 11 (1.60%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.46%) CMDB
12 10 (1.46%) Replication
13 9 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.31%) User Experience
14 8 (1.16%) VCE vBlock
15 7 (1.02%) PKI
16 6 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.87%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 172 (25.04%) Linux
2 122 (17.76%) Windows
3 46 (6.70%) Unix
4 40 (5.82%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (2.91%) CentOS
7 19 (2.77%) VMS
8 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.60%) Fedora
10 11 (1.60%) Ubuntu
11 10 (1.46%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.31%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.02%) AIX
14 5 (0.73%) Solaris
14 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (37.12%) DevOps
2 226 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (16.59%) Open Source
4 82 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 79 (11.50%) ITIL
5 79 (11.50%) TDD
6 76 (11.06%) Software Engineering
7 67 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (9.46%) Configuration Management
9 56 (8.15%) Migration
10 50 (7.28%) High Availability
11 45 (6.55%) PRINCE2
12 42 (6.11%) TOGAF
13 41 (5.97%) Service Delivery
14 39 (5.68%) Information Security
14 39 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (5.39%) Scrum
16 36 (5.24%) Problem Management
17 35 (5.09%) Project Management
18 31 (4.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (20.23%) Java
2 109 (15.87%) Python
3 99 (14.41%) Ruby
4 82 (11.94%) SQL
5 80 (11.64%) PowerShell
6 71 (10.33%) Go
7 61 (8.88%) JavaScript
8 56 (8.15%) Bash Shell
9 40 (5.82%) C++
10 32 (4.66%) C#
11 28 (4.08%) Perl
12 10 (1.46%) C
12 10 (1.46%) PHP
12 10 (1.46%) Scala
13 9 (1.31%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.16%) Korn
15 5 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.58%) Erlang
16 4 (0.58%) Groovy
16 4 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 57 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 34 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.78%) Degree
4 22 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.47%) CISSP
5 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.04%) CCNA
7 13 (1.89%) MCSE
8 12 (1.75%) CCNP
9 9 (1.31%) VCAP
10 7 (1.02%) ISEB
11 6 (0.87%) EMC Certification
11 6 (0.87%) GIAC
11 6 (0.87%) RHCA
12 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.58%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.02%) QA
3 7 (1.02%) SLA
4 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (16.89%) Docker
2 59 (8.59%) Active Directory
3 53 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (5.97%) vSphere
5 32 (4.66%) vCloud
6 20 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.60%) Xen
8 11 (1.60%) XenApp
9 9 (1.31%) Ceph
9 9 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.31%) XenServer
10 8 (1.16%) KVM
10 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.16%) NFS
11 4 (0.58%) iptables
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.44%) LXC
12 3 (0.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 136 (19.80%) Puppet
2 101 (14.70%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (10.92%) Ansible
4 51 (7.42%) Kubernetes
5 32 (4.66%) Mesos
6 28 (4.08%) SCOM
7 22 (3.20%) SCCM
8 18 (2.62%) Terraform
9 13 (1.89%) Salt
10 10 (1.46%) logstash
10 10 (1.46%) Nagios
10 10 (1.46%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.31%) Tivoli
12 8 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 8 (1.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
14 5 (0.73%) Consul
14 5 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.73%) Kibana
15 4 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 168 (24.45%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.50%) VMware
3 40 (5.82%) Oracle
4 39 (5.68%) Splunk
5 36 (5.24%) Cisco
6 32 (4.66%) Citrix
7 27 (3.93%) Red Hat
8 24 (3.49%) HP
8 24 (3.49%) IBM
9 17 (2.47%) Rackspace
10 16 (2.33%) EMC
11 15 (2.18%) Google
12 13 (1.89%) AppDynamics
12 13 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
13 12 (1.75%) New Relic
14 11 (1.60%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.60%) ServiceNow
15 10 (1.46%) NetApp
16 8 (1.16%) Dynatrace
17 7 (1.02%) Sybase
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £775 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RP International
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: £515 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Initial Contract to 31st December 2016
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago