The first table below looks at the demand for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 31 July 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 London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 305 392 383
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -9
Contract jobs citing PaaS 96 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.56% 4.04% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 20 20
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£488 £481 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £323 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £601 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £483 £452
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1004 644 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.27% 2.65% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 493 318
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in London

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the London region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in London

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
City of London +40 20 £475 +52.00% 4
Uxbridge - 8 £488 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (51.37%) SaaS
2 63 (43.15%) IaaS
3 52 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
5 35 (23.97%) .NET
6 32 (21.92%) SQL
6 32 (21.92%) HTTP
7 30 (20.55%) C#
7 30 (20.55%) MVC
8 29 (19.86%) Linux
9 26 (17.81%) DevOps
10 25 (17.12%) Web Services
10 25 (17.12%) TDD
11 24 (16.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 23 (15.75%) Puppet
13 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
13 22 (15.07%) SOA
14 20 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET
15 19 (13.01%) SQL Server
16 18 (12.33%) Windows
16 18 (12.33%) Open Source
16 18 (12.33%) Multithreading
16 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
16 18 (12.33%) TOGAF
17 17 (11.64%) WCF
18 16 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (5.48%) IIS
1 8 (5.48%) WordPress
2 6 (4.11%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (2.05%) Lync
5 3 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.37%) Node.js
6 2 (1.37%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.68%) Drupal
7 1 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 75 (51.37%) SaaS
2 63 (43.15%) IaaS
3 52 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (8.90%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.42%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.74%) Force.com
6 4 (2.74%) Office 365
7 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.92%) HTTP
2 16 (10.96%) SSL
3 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.48%) Firewall
5 6 (4.11%) SNMP
6 4 (2.74%) VPN
6 4 (2.74%) MPLS
7 3 (2.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (2.05%) DNS
7 3 (2.05%) LDAP
7 3 (2.05%) PBX
7 3 (2.05%) VLAN
7 3 (2.05%) VPLS
7 3 (2.05%) WAN
7 3 (2.05%) Internet
8 2 (1.37%) SAN
8 2 (1.37%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.37%) NAS
8 2 (1.37%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.68%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.44%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (13.01%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.16%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.48%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.74%) Big Data
8 3 (2.05%) MySQL
9 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.48%) NUnit
3 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.42%) JIRA
4 5 (3.42%) Bugzilla
5 4 (2.74%) RSpec
6 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.05%) MSTest
6 3 (2.05%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.05%) QUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.05%) Selenium
6 3 (2.05%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) Mocha
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.68%) Grunt
8 1 (0.68%) PhantomJS
General
1 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.48%) Finance
3 5 (3.42%) Advertising
4 2 (1.37%) Games
4 2 (1.37%) Banking
4 2 (1.37%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Legal
4 2 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (34.25%) Architect
2 38 (26.03%) Developer
3 22 (15.07%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (11.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (10.27%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.27%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.90%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Service Manager
9 9 (6.16%) Service Transition Manager
9 9 (6.16%) Transition Manager
10 8 (5.48%) Consultant
11 7 (4.79%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.79%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Lead Architect
12 6 (4.11%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.97%) .NET
2 25 (17.12%) Web Services
3 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET
3 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (11.64%) WCF
5 12 (8.22%) Middleware
6 11 (7.53%) XML
6 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (6.85%) REST
8 9 (6.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (6.16%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.48%) JSON
9 8 (5.48%) HTML
10 6 (4.11%) CSS
11 5 (3.42%) XSD
11 5 (3.42%) XSL
11 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 4 (2.74%) HTML5
12 4 (2.74%) CSS3
13 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Open Source
2 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.42%) Clustering
3 4 (2.74%) PKI
4 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.37%) Physics
4 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.37%) Social Network
5 1 (0.68%) DataPower
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) CMDB
5 1 (0.68%) Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.86%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) Windows
3 2 (1.37%) UNIX
3 2 (1.37%) Android
3 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.55%) MVC
2 26 (17.81%) DevOps
3 25 (17.12%) TDD
4 22 (15.07%) SOA
5 20 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.33%) Multithreading
6 18 (12.33%) TOGAF
7 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.27%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.59%) Scrum
10 13 (8.90%) Service Delivery
10 13 (8.90%) Project Management
10 13 (8.90%) OO
11 12 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.53%) Migration
13 9 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.16%) Change Management
13 9 (6.16%) CRM
13 9 (6.16%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.92%) SQL
2 30 (20.55%) C#
3 11 (7.53%) Java
3 11 (7.53%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.16%) Ruby
4 9 (6.16%) PHP
5 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.11%) Python
7 3 (2.05%) Scala
7 3 (2.05%) Perl
8 2 (1.37%) C++
8 2 (1.37%) C
8 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.37%) VBScript
8 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.37%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) Degree
4 2 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.74%) vSphere
2 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.37%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (15.75%) Puppet
2 14 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.74%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.22%) Oracle
2 12 (8.22%) VMware
3 9 (6.16%) HP
4 7 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.42%) Cisco
6 4 (2.74%) Citrix
7 3 (2.05%) Google
8 2 (1.37%) Akamai
8 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.37%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.37%) WSO2
8 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) F5
9 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.68%) Juniper
9 1 (0.68%) BMC
9 1 (0.68%) EMC
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
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