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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 406 446 517
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +71
Contract jobs citing PaaS 198 146 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 6.51% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 107 32
Average daily rate £500 £475 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £375 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £580 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £580
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £100.00 - £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
3611 2244 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.65% 4.78% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2558 1482 886
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 76 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 109 £523 +16.22% 55
South East +11 26 £575 +24.66% 29
North West -8 19 £375 -20.21% 3
West Midlands - 15 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - 11 £588 - 2
East of England -4 7 £463 -2.63% 5
South West -2 3 £350 -36.36% 5
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands -9 2 £360 -4.06% 2
Midlands - 1 £450 -
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 244 (62.89%) IaaS
2 169 (43.56%) SaaS
3 129 (33.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 120 (30.93%) Amazon AWS
5 118 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (25.77%) Microsoft
7 93 (23.97%) Linux
8 79 (20.36%) Java
8 79 (20.36%) DevOps
9 77 (19.85%) VMware
10 76 (19.59%) Finance
11 72 (18.56%) Windows
12 61 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 59 (15.21%) Puppet
14 53 (13.66%) TOGAF
15 50 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (12.89%) Web Services
16 45 (11.60%) Git (software)
16 45 (11.60%) Data Centre
17 44 (11.34%) SOA
18 43 (11.08%) SQL Server
18 43 (11.08%) Open Source
19 42 (10.82%) Security Cleared
20 41 (10.57%) SC Cleared
20 41 (10.57%) MySQL
20 41 (10.57%) Unix
21 40 (10.31%) ITIL
21 40 (10.31%) Oracle
22 38 (9.79%) JIRA
23 37 (9.54%) JavaScript

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (8.76%) JBoss
2 29 (7.47%) Apache
3 27 (6.96%) Confluence
4 25 (6.44%) SharePoint
5 24 (6.19%) OpenStack
6 21 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (4.38%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.87%) IIS
8 15 (3.87%) Node.js
9 11 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.32%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (2.06%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.55%) nginx
13 5 (1.29%) MS Exchange
14 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (4.90%) HipChat
1 19 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.29%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Maximo
1 6 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.26%) RMDS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 244 (62.89%) IaaS
2 169 (43.56%) SaaS
3 129 (33.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 120 (30.93%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (6.19%) Office 365
6 20 (5.15%) Heroku
7 17 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.80%) GitHub
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (1.29%) Google App Engine
10 5 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.77%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.77%) IBM PureFlex
12 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.52%) Boomi
13 2 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.52%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.22%) Firewall
2 23 (5.93%) Internet
3 19 (4.90%) SAN
4 18 (4.64%) LAN
4 18 (4.64%) WAN
5 12 (3.09%) Network Security
5 12 (3.09%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.58%) HTTP
7 9 (2.32%) Extranet
8 8 (2.06%) VPN
9 7 (1.80%) DNS
9 7 (1.80%) FTP
10 6 (1.55%) VoIP
10 6 (1.55%) Wireless
11 5 (1.29%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.29%) LDAP
11 5 (1.29%) NAS
11 5 (1.29%) VLAN
12 4 (1.03%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.57%) MySQL
3 16 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.09%) Redis
7 10 (2.58%) Big Data
7 10 (2.58%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.06%) GIS
9 7 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.55%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.03%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.77%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 45 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.79%) JIRA
3 27 (6.96%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.90%) Subversion
5 16 (4.12%) Selenium
6 15 (3.87%) Visual Studio
7 13 (3.35%) Maven
8 12 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.58%) JUnit
9 10 (2.58%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.80%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.55%) NUnit
12 5 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.29%) MSI
13 3 (0.77%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.77%) Moq
13 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.77%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
General
1 76 (19.59%) Finance
2 25 (6.44%) Banking
3 20 (5.15%) Marketing
4 12 (3.09%) Retail
5 10 (2.58%) Billing
6 7 (1.80%) Legal
7 6 (1.55%) Games
8 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.03%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (32.47%) Architect
2 62 (15.98%) Developer
3 60 (15.46%) Solutions Architect
4 44 (11.34%) Consultant
5 26 (6.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 21 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 21 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (4.90%) Technical Architect
9 17 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (4.38%) Security Engineer
10 15 (3.87%) Azure Architect
10 15 (3.87%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.61%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.35%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.09%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (2.58%) Project Manager
14 10 (2.58%) TOGAF Architect
15 9 (2.32%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.89%) Web Services
2 36 (9.28%) .NET
3 29 (7.47%) HTML
4 28 (7.22%) CSS
5 23 (5.93%) AngularJS
6 20 (5.15%) J2EE
6 20 (5.15%) LAMP
7 18 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (4.38%) ASP.NET
9 16 (4.12%) jQuery
9 16 (4.12%) REST
9 16 (4.12%) SOAP
10 15 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (3.35%) Middleware
12 12 (3.09%) XML
13 11 (2.84%) Apache Camel
13 11 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.84%) JSON
14 10 (2.58%) HTML5
14 10 (2.58%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.60%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.44%) Private Cloud
3 19 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.90%) Public Cloud
4 17 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.87%) Social Media
6 14 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (3.09%) User Experience
8 11 (2.84%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.32%) CESG
9 9 (2.32%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.06%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.80%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.55%) CMDB
12 6 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.55%) PMI
13 5 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.29%) Mainframe
14 4 (1.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 93 (23.97%) Linux
2 72 (18.56%) Windows
3 41 (10.57%) Unix
4 15 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.09%) Android
6 11 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.29%) Solaris
7 5 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.03%) CentOS
9 3 (0.77%) HPUX
9 3 (0.77%) VMS
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.52%) Debian
10 2 (0.52%) Fedora
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (20.36%) DevOps
3 53 (13.66%) TOGAF
4 50 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (11.34%) SOA
6 43 (11.08%) Open Source
7 40 (10.31%) ITIL
8 33 (8.51%) Migration
9 31 (7.99%) Configuration Management
10 29 (7.47%) Automated Testing
10 29 (7.47%) Project Management
11 28 (7.22%) TDD
12 26 (6.70%) Change Management
12 26 (6.70%) Process Improvement
13 25 (6.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (6.44%) Enterprise Architecture
13 25 (6.44%) Service Delivery
14 24 (6.19%) Information Security
14 24 (6.19%) Scrum
15 23 (5.93%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.36%) Java
2 37 (9.54%) JavaScript
2 37 (9.54%) Python
3 33 (8.51%) SQL
4 32 (8.25%) C#
5 24 (6.19%) Ruby
6 17 (4.38%) Go
7 16 (4.12%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.58%) Perl
8 10 (2.58%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.80%) PHP
10 6 (1.55%) Scala
11 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.03%) XAML
12 3 (0.77%) C
12 3 (0.77%) C++
12 3 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 42 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 41 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.51%) CISSP
4 23 (5.93%) CISM
5 18 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.12%) Degree
7 14 (3.61%) CCNA
8 10 (2.58%) CCSA
8 10 (2.58%) JNCIA
9 9 (2.32%) CESG Certified Professional
10 8 (2.06%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.55%) CISA
11 6 (1.55%) CRISC
11 6 (1.55%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.29%) CCNP
13 3 (0.77%) GCIA
13 3 (0.77%) GCIH
13 3 (0.77%) GIAC
13 3 (0.77%) RHCA
13 3 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.12%) QA
3 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.55%) COBIT
4 6 (1.55%) COSO
5 5 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.77%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.77%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) SEPA
7 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.67%) Docker
2 22 (5.67%) Hyper-V
3 15 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (3.87%) XenApp
4 14 (3.61%) vSphere
5 11 (2.84%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.80%) Xen
7 6 (1.55%) KVM
7 6 (1.55%) XenServer
8 4 (1.03%) NFS
8 4 (1.03%) vCloud
9 3 (0.77%) Ceph
9 3 (0.77%) iptables
10 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (15.21%) Puppet
2 35 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.38%) Ansible
4 15 (3.87%) SCCM
5 10 (2.58%) CFEngine
5 10 (2.58%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.80%) Nagios
6 7 (1.80%) SCOM
7 6 (1.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (1.55%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (1.29%) Mesos
9 4 (1.03%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.03%) logstash
9 4 (1.03%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.77%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.77%) Salt
10 3 (0.77%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.77%) Terraform
10 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 100 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 77 (19.85%) VMware
3 40 (10.31%) Oracle
4 27 (6.96%) Citrix
5 23 (5.93%) Rackspace
6 22 (5.67%) HP
7 21 (5.41%) Atlassian
8 18 (4.64%) Cisco
8 18 (4.64%) Google
8 18 (4.64%) IBM
8 18 (4.64%) SAP
9 11 (2.84%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.32%) Splunk
12 7 (1.80%) NetApp
12 7 (1.80%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.80%) Sybase
13 6 (1.55%) EMC
13 6 (1.55%) ESRI
13 6 (1.55%) Sage
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