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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 339 383 380
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Contract jobs citing PaaS 76 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.36% 5.83% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 20 26
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£450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £389 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £623 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +31.29%
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
1032 617 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.47% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 434 258
Average daily rate £435 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £29.37 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.73% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +18 7 £395 -28.18% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £445 -
Hammersmith - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 71 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.72%) Microsoft
3 66 (39.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (35.33%) SaaS
4 59 (35.33%) IaaS
5 54 (32.34%) .NET
6 53 (31.74%) SQL
7 49 (29.34%) MVC
8 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
9 42 (25.15%) Oracle
10 40 (23.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 37 (22.16%) DevOps
12 36 (21.56%) Linux
13 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
13 34 (20.36%) Scrum
13 34 (20.36%) Puppet
14 32 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (19.16%) WCF
15 31 (18.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (18.56%) PL/SQL
15 31 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 29 (17.37%) Security Cleared
16 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (16.17%) .NET Framework
17 27 (16.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 26 (15.57%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (14.37%) Change Management
20 21 (12.57%) HTTP
21 19 (11.38%) TDD
22 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (4.79%) JBoss
1 8 (4.79%) WordPress
2 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.99%) IIS
4 4 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (2.40%) Lync
4 4 (2.40%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.60%) Node.js
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 66 (39.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (35.33%) SaaS
2 59 (35.33%) IaaS
3 16 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.59%) Office 365
5 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.20%) Route 53
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.57%) HTTP
2 13 (7.78%) SSL
3 10 (5.99%) Firewall
3 10 (5.99%) SNMP
4 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.59%) VPN
5 6 (3.59%) DNS
5 6 (3.59%) LDAP
6 5 (2.99%) MPLS
6 5 (2.99%) VLAN
7 4 (2.40%) VPLS
7 4 (2.40%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (2.40%) PBX
7 4 (2.40%) WAN
8 2 (1.20%) SMTP
8 2 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.20%) SAN
8 2 (1.20%) Internet
8 2 (1.20%) Network Security
8 2 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 32 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.59%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.39%) MySQL
6 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.19%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.59%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (18.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.39%) Maven
4 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.19%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.40%) RSpec
7 3 (1.80%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.20%) Hudson
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (8.38%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.20%) Legal
3 2 (1.20%) Advertising
3 2 (1.20%) Banking
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (31.74%) Developer
2 46 (27.54%) Architect
3 29 (17.37%) Senior Developer
4 28 (16.77%) .NET Developer
5 22 (13.17%) Senior .NET Developer
5 22 (13.17%) Cloud Architect
6 16 (9.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.19%) Lead Architect
9 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (6.59%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Transition Manager
10 9 (5.39%) Service Manager
10 9 (5.39%) Consultant
10 9 (5.39%) Service Transition Manager
11 8 (4.79%) Project Manager
12 7 (4.19%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.34%) .NET
2 32 (19.16%) WCF
3 31 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 27 (16.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 27 (16.17%) .NET Framework
5 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET
5 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (6.59%) Web Services
7 7 (4.19%) HTML
8 5 (2.99%) CSS
9 4 (2.40%) REST
10 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.20%) RESTful
11 2 (1.20%) jQuery
11 2 (1.20%) XML
11 2 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.60%) Middleware
12 1 (0.60%) WAMP
12 1 (0.60%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) Open Source
2 9 (5.39%) Clustering
3 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.40%) User Experience
5 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.80%) Derivative
5 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.20%) Physics
6 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) PKI
6 2 (1.20%) Social Network
6 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) DataPower
7 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.56%) Linux
2 17 (10.18%) Windows
3 9 (5.39%) CentOS
3 9 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.79%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) VMS
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.34%) MVC
3 37 (22.16%) DevOps
4 34 (20.36%) Scrum
5 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (14.37%) Change Management
7 19 (11.38%) TDD
8 15 (8.98%) Configuration Management
9 14 (8.38%) Project Management
9 14 (8.38%) Service Delivery
9 14 (8.38%) Automated Testing
9 14 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (8.38%) Multithreading
9 14 (8.38%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.78%) TOGAF
11 12 (7.19%) Migration
12 10 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.39%) Build Automation
13 9 (5.39%) CQRS
14 8 (4.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.74%) SQL
2 31 (18.56%) PL/SQL
3 17 (10.18%) C#
4 14 (8.38%) Java
4 14 (8.38%) Ruby
5 8 (4.79%) PHP
6 7 (4.19%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.40%) Python
9 2 (1.20%) Erlang
9 2 (1.20%) Scala
9 2 (1.20%) Perl
9 2 (1.20%) C
9 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) VBScript
10 1 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (17.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.59%) Degree
4 4 (2.40%) CISSP
5 2 (1.20%) CISA
5 2 (1.20%) CISM
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) RHCE
6 1 (0.60%) PMP
6 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
1 7 (4.19%) vSphere
2 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (20.36%) Puppet
2 26 (15.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.19%) Ansible
4 4 (2.40%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.20%) Nagios
5 2 (1.20%) SCCM
5 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.60%) SCOM
6 1 (0.60%) logstash
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 68 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.15%) Oracle
3 15 (8.98%) HP
4 14 (8.38%) VMware
5 6 (3.59%) Cisco
6 5 (2.99%) Citrix
6 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.20%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (0.60%) SAP
9 1 (0.60%) Juniper
9 1 (0.60%) BMC
9 1 (0.60%) EMC
9 1 (0.60%) NetApp
9 1 (0.60%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.60%) Google
9 1 (0.60%) F5
9 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.60%) Nintex
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