The table below looks at the statistics 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 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 329 368 341
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -27
Contract jobs citing PaaS 74 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.99% 5.76% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 22
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£450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1058 694 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.83% 3.02% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 481 321
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
- -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 3
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.46 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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
City of London +11 12 £475 +10.46% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 100 (59.52%) Puppet
2 92 (54.76%) DevOps
3 84 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (39.88%) Linux
5 66 (39.29%) Ruby
6 65 (38.69%) Java
7 64 (38.10%) Change Management
7 64 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (38.10%) Security Cleared
7 64 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
8 63 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 61 (36.31%) Automated Testing
10 53 (31.55%) Bash Shell
11 51 (30.36%) Jenkins
12 48 (28.57%) IaaS
12 48 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 47 (27.98%) Ubuntu
14 46 (27.38%) CentOS
15 44 (26.19%) Ansible
16 42 (25.00%) SaaS
17 39 (23.21%) Microsoft
18 36 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 34 (20.24%) Scrum
20 33 (19.64%) Build Automation
21 32 (19.05%) MySQL
21 32 (19.05%) Maven
22 31 (18.45%) UNIX
23 30 (17.86%) JBoss
23 30 (17.86%) Python
24 29 (17.26%) Configuration Management

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 30 (17.86%) JBoss
2 19 (11.31%) OpenStack
3 12 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.76%) IIS
5 8 (4.76%) Lync
6 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.17%) Confluence
6 7 (4.17%) Node.js
7 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.57%) Apache
7 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.38%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.79%) nginx
9 3 (1.79%) Drupal
10 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.95%) MS Office
3 7 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.19%) MS Project
5 2 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 48 (28.57%) IaaS
2 42 (25.00%) SaaS
3 20 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (8.33%) Heroku
6 11 (6.55%) Engine Yard
7 8 (4.76%) Office 365
8 4 (2.38%) GitHub
9 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.60%) Joyent
10 1 (0.60%) Route 53
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.29%) Firewall
2 18 (10.71%) DNS
2 18 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.12%) VLAN
4 14 (8.33%) SSL
5 9 (5.36%) HTTP
5 9 (5.36%) VPN
6 8 (4.76%) Network Security
7 6 (3.57%) LDAP
7 6 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.98%) SAN
8 5 (2.98%) Internet
8 5 (2.98%) MPLS
8 5 (2.98%) NAS
9 4 (2.38%) VPLS
10 3 (1.79%) PBX
11 2 (1.19%) WAN
11 2 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.60%) DHCP
12 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.05%) MySQL
2 29 (17.26%) MongoDB
3 22 (13.10%) Relational Database
4 20 (11.90%) RDBMS
4 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
5 18 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.98%) Big Data
9 4 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.79%) OLTP
10 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.19%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.19%) OLAP
11 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (30.36%) Jenkins
2 48 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 32 (19.05%) Maven
4 15 (8.93%) Subversion
5 7 (4.17%) JIRA
6 6 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.98%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.79%) RSpec
9 2 (1.19%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.19%) Hudson
9 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.60%) Ant
10 1 (0.60%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.60%) Mocha
10 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (2.98%) Financial Institution
2 5 (2.98%) Games
3 4 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (21.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 33 (19.64%) Architect
4 21 (12.50%) Developer
5 14 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.95%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 9 (5.36%) Consultant
8 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.17%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Support Consultant
11 5 (2.98%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.98%) Senior Architect
11 5 (2.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 4 (2.38%) Security Specialist
12 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.88%) Web Services
2 11 (6.55%) MCollective
3 8 (4.76%) HTML
4 6 (3.57%) CSS
5 4 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.79%) Lucene
6 3 (1.79%) Spring
6 3 (1.79%) JSON
6 3 (1.79%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (1.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.79%) Apache Camel
6 3 (1.79%) RESTful
6 3 (1.79%) Spring Batch
6 3 (1.79%) Spring Integration
7 2 (1.19%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.19%) Memcached
7 2 (1.19%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.19%) Middleware
7 2 (1.19%) LAMP
7 2 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.10%) Clustering
2 15 (8.93%) Open Source
3 11 (6.55%) Device Driver
3 11 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.95%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.79%) Social Media
6 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.19%) Online Games
6 2 (1.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.19%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (39.88%) Linux
2 47 (27.98%) Ubuntu
3 46 (27.38%) CentOS
4 36 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (18.45%) UNIX
6 17 (10.12%) Windows
7 4 (2.38%) SUSE
8 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.19%) AIX
9 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (54.76%) DevOps
2 84 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (38.10%) Change Management
3 64 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (36.31%) Automated Testing
5 34 (20.24%) Scrum
6 33 (19.64%) Build Automation
7 29 (17.26%) Configuration Management
8 17 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (8.33%) Release Management
10 11 (6.55%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.55%) SOA
10 11 (6.55%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.36%) ITIL
11 9 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (4.76%) Security Architecture
12 8 (4.76%) Migration
12 8 (4.76%) TOGAF
13 7 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.29%) Ruby
2 65 (38.69%) Java
3 53 (31.55%) Bash Shell
4 30 (17.86%) Python
5 18 (10.71%) Perl
6 13 (7.74%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.36%) Korn
8 8 (4.76%) Scala
9 5 (2.98%) Golang
9 5 (2.98%) SQL
10 3 (1.79%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) C#
11 1 (0.60%) JCL
11 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 63 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.57%) Degree
3 6 (3.57%) CISSP
4 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.38%) CISM
5 2 (1.19%) GIAC
5 2 (1.19%) GCIA
5 2 (1.19%) GCIH
5 2 (1.19%) CISA
5 2 (1.19%) GCED
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.19%) COBIT
3 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) Hyper-V
1 10 (5.95%) vSphere
2 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.79%) Docker
4 2 (1.19%) Varnish
4 2 (1.19%) vCloud
4 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) NFS
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 100 (59.52%) Puppet
2 64 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (26.19%) Ansible
4 11 (6.55%) Salt
4 11 (6.55%) Cobbler
4 11 (6.55%) Nagios
5 9 (5.36%) collectd
6 3 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 39 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.07%) Oracle
3 16 (9.52%) VMware
4 13 (7.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.38%) IBM
5 4 (2.38%) Facebook
5 4 (2.38%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.79%) Cisco
6 3 (1.79%) HP
6 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.19%) Teradata
7 2 (1.19%) SAP
7 2 (1.19%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.19%) Remedy
7 2 (1.19%) Netezza
7 2 (1.19%) Tableau
8 1 (0.60%) hybris
8 1 (0.60%) Akamai
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