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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 345 338 396
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +58
Contract jobs citing PaaS 70 95 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 7.35% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 81 23
Average daily rate
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£525 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £390 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +12.35%
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
1591 1293 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.71% 5.40% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 860 633
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 £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 10 £538 +13.15% 8
Croydon -22 1 £413 -41.07%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (42.50%) SaaS
2 59 (36.88%) IaaS
3 53 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (25.63%) Finance
6 36 (22.50%) DevOps
7 32 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (18.75%) Linux
9 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 28 (17.50%) Open Source
10 26 (16.25%) Java
11 25 (15.63%) SSL
11 25 (15.63%) VMware
11 25 (15.63%) Puppet
11 25 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (15.63%) Data Centre
12 24 (15.00%) MongoDB
12 24 (15.00%) Windows
13 23 (14.38%) Python
13 23 (14.38%) MySQL
13 23 (14.38%) Subversion
13 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
14 22 (13.75%) Web Services
15 21 (13.13%) ITIL
15 21 (13.13%) Configuration Management
15 21 (13.13%) Banking
16 20 (12.50%) TOGAF
16 20 (12.50%) CISSP
16 20 (12.50%) Ansible

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.63%) Lync
2 9 (5.63%) IIS
3 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.38%) Apache
4 7 (4.38%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.38%) Node.js
5 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.75%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.75%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.88%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.25%) CMS
8 2 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) MS Office
2 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 68 (42.50%) SaaS
2 59 (36.88%) IaaS
3 53 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (7.50%) Office 365
6 6 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.88%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.25%) Heroku
8 2 (1.25%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.63%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.63%) Route 53
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.63%) SSL
2 19 (11.88%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.25%) HTTP
4 14 (8.75%) Firewall
5 11 (6.88%) DNS
5 11 (6.88%) SAN
6 10 (6.25%) Internet
7 9 (5.63%) VPN
8 8 (5.00%) Network Security
9 7 (4.38%) OpenFlow
9 7 (4.38%) VLAN
10 6 (3.75%) LDAP
10 6 (3.75%) NAS
11 5 (3.13%) LAN
11 5 (3.13%) WAN
11 5 (3.13%) MPLS
12 4 (2.50%) SMTP
12 4 (2.50%) SNMP
12 4 (2.50%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 23 (14.38%) MySQL
3 19 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (10.00%) Big Data
5 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (2.50%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.25%) MemSQL
9 2 (1.25%) SAP BI
9 2 (1.25%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.63%) Redis
10 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.63%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 23 (14.38%) Subversion
1 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.25%) Mercurial
3 9 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.50%) VisualAge
4 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (1.88%) Maven
5 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.25%) JBehave
6 2 (1.25%) Mockito
6 2 (1.25%) JIRA
6 2 (1.25%) JUnit
6 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.25%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.63%) Ant
7 1 (0.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) Mocha
7 1 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 41 (25.63%) Finance
2 21 (13.13%) Banking
3 11 (6.88%) Retail
4 8 (5.00%) Marketing
4 8 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.75%) Legal
5 6 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.13%) Publishing
7 4 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.50%) Billing
8 2 (1.25%) Back Office
8 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (40.00%) Architect
2 18 (11.25%) Security Architect
3 15 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.38%) Developer
4 14 (8.75%) Consultant
4 14 (8.75%) Senior Architect
4 14 (8.75%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Cyber Security Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Programme Manager
11 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Applications Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.75%) Web Services
2 10 (6.25%) HTML
2 10 (6.25%) J2EE
2 10 (6.25%) Spring
3 8 (5.00%) Middleware
3 8 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.38%) CSS
5 6 (3.75%) JSON
5 6 (3.75%) REST
6 5 (3.13%) .NET
7 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.50%) EJB
7 4 (2.50%) JSP
7 4 (2.50%) Servlets
7 4 (2.50%) SOAP
7 4 (2.50%) XML
7 4 (2.50%) XSD
7 4 (2.50%) DOM
7 4 (2.50%) XSL
7 4 (2.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.38%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.63%) Clustering
4 8 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.75%) PKI
7 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.50%) CESG
9 3 (1.88%) PMI
9 3 (1.88%) User Experience
9 3 (1.88%) GIS
10 2 (1.25%) FMCG
10 2 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.63%) Social Network
11 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.63%) Derivative
11 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.75%) Linux
2 24 (15.00%) Windows
3 9 (5.63%) UNIX
4 4 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) CentOS
5 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) AIX
7 1 (0.63%) Debian
7 1 (0.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.50%) DevOps
2 32 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.50%) Open Source
5 21 (13.13%) ITIL
5 21 (13.13%) Configuration Management
6 20 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 19 (11.88%) Change Management
8 17 (10.63%) Project Management
8 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2
8 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
9 16 (10.00%) SOA
10 14 (8.75%) Business Analysis
10 14 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (8.75%) Analytics
11 13 (8.13%) Cyber Security
11 13 (8.13%) Information Security
12 12 (7.50%) Service Delivery
12 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.25%) Java
2 23 (14.38%) Python
3 17 (10.63%) Ruby
4 16 (10.00%) Go
5 14 (8.75%) Scala
6 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.88%) SQL
8 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.13%) Perl
10 4 (2.50%) PHP
10 4 (2.50%) C++
10 4 (2.50%) C
11 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.63%) JCL
13 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (12.50%) CISSP
2 19 (11.88%) CISM
3 13 (8.13%) Degree
4 10 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.75%) CCNA
6 5 (3.13%) CCNP
6 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.50%) CCSA
7 4 (2.50%) CISA
7 4 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.50%) VCAP
7 4 (2.50%) CRISC
8 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.13%) QA
4 3 (1.88%) COSO
4 3 (1.88%) COBIT
5 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.25%) SLA
5 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.13%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.88%) vSphere
5 8 (5.00%) Docker
6 4 (2.50%) vCloud
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (15.63%) Puppet
1 25 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (12.50%) Ansible
3 18 (11.25%) Salt
4 6 (3.75%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) Mesos
7 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.63%) VMware
3 11 (6.88%) SAP
4 8 (5.00%) HP
5 7 (4.38%) Cisco
5 7 (4.38%) IBM
5 7 (4.38%) Citrix
5 7 (4.38%) Google
5 7 (4.38%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.50%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle
7 4 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.50%) Juniper
7 4 (2.50%) CommVault
7 4 (2.50%) NetApp
7 4 (2.50%) Dell
7 4 (2.50%) EMC
7 4 (2.50%) F5
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