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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 327 361 358
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Contract jobs citing PaaS 78 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.58% 5.14% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.81% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £600 £560
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
1398 973 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.25% 4.18% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 692 394
Average daily rate £438 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 +12 13 £525 +40.00% 5
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 84 (48.28%) Puppet
2 75 (43.10%) DevOps
3 71 (40.80%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (36.78%) Ruby
5 63 (36.21%) Linux
6 61 (35.06%) Java
7 59 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (29.89%) Change Management
9 51 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
9 51 (29.31%) SaaS
10 50 (28.74%) IaaS
11 45 (25.86%) Security Cleared
12 44 (25.29%) SC Cleared
12 44 (25.29%) Git (software)
12 44 (25.29%) Bash Shell
12 44 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
13 43 (24.71%) Automated Testing
14 42 (24.14%) Jenkins
15 41 (23.56%) Ansible
16 38 (21.84%) Ubuntu
17 37 (21.26%) Python
17 37 (21.26%) CentOS
18 35 (20.11%) MongoDB
19 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
20 31 (17.82%) Configuration Management
20 31 (17.82%) Finance
21 30 (17.24%) UNIX
21 30 (17.24%) MySQL
22 27 (15.52%) Firewall
22 27 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 21 (12.07%) JBoss
2 20 (11.49%) OpenStack
3 12 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.60%) Confluence
6 7 (4.02%) Lync
6 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.02%) IIS
6 7 (4.02%) Apache
6 7 (4.02%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.45%) Node.js
7 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.72%) Drupal
10 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.75%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.17%) MS Office
4 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.15%) MS Project
5 2 (1.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (29.31%) SaaS
2 50 (28.74%) IaaS
3 44 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (8.05%) Heroku
6 11 (6.32%) Engine Yard
7 10 (5.75%) Office 365
8 4 (2.30%) GitHub
9 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.57%) Route 53
10 1 (0.57%) Joyent
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.52%) Firewall
2 24 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.64%) SSL
4 19 (10.92%) VLAN
5 17 (9.77%) DNS
6 15 (8.62%) HTTP
7 11 (6.32%) Network Security
7 11 (6.32%) VPN
8 8 (4.60%) SAN
9 7 (4.02%) MPLS
10 6 (3.45%) Internet
11 5 (2.87%) NAS
11 5 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.87%) LDAP
12 4 (2.30%) LAN
12 4 (2.30%) WAN
13 3 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (1.72%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.11%) MongoDB
2 30 (17.24%) MySQL
3 17 (9.77%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.47%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.90%) Big Data
7 11 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (6.32%) RDBMS
8 10 (5.75%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.72%) OLTP
11 2 (1.15%) OLAP
11 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.15%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 42 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 23 (13.22%) Maven
4 22 (12.64%) Subversion
5 11 (6.32%) Mercurial
6 8 (4.60%) JIRA
7 7 (4.02%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.72%) RSpec
10 2 (1.15%) Hudson
10 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.15%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.57%) Mocha
11 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 31 (17.82%) Finance
2 10 (5.75%) Banking
3 5 (2.87%) Games
3 5 (2.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.72%) Billing
4 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Publishing
5 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (25.29%) Architect
3 36 (20.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.05%) Senior Architect
5 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (6.32%) Security Architect
6 11 (6.32%) Developer
7 10 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.75%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.17%) Consultant
9 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Support Consultant
10 6 (3.45%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 6 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Applications Architect
11 5 (2.87%) Security Specialist
11 5 (2.87%) Applications Architect
12 4 (2.30%) Programme Manager
12 4 (2.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.94%) Web Services
2 11 (6.32%) MCollective
3 7 (4.02%) HTML
4 5 (2.87%) Middleware
4 5 (2.87%) CSS
5 3 (1.72%) JSON
5 3 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.15%) .NET
6 2 (1.15%) Lucene
6 2 (1.15%) Spring
6 2 (1.15%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.15%) LAMP
6 2 (1.15%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.15%) Spring Batch
6 2 (1.15%) Spring Integration
6 2 (1.15%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.15%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.15%) RESTful
6 2 (1.15%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Open Source
2 21 (12.07%) Clustering
3 13 (7.47%) Public Cloud
4 11 (6.32%) Device Driver
5 10 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.72%) User Experience
8 3 (1.72%) Social Media
8 3 (1.72%) PKI
8 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.15%) Online Games
9 2 (1.15%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.57%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.57%) CESG
10 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.21%) Linux
2 38 (21.84%) Ubuntu
3 37 (21.26%) CentOS
4 30 (17.24%) UNIX
5 27 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (12.07%) Windows
7 4 (2.30%) SUSE
8 2 (1.15%) AIX
8 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.10%) DevOps
2 71 (40.80%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (29.89%) Change Management
5 43 (24.71%) Automated Testing
6 31 (17.82%) Configuration Management
7 26 (14.94%) Scrum
8 22 (12.64%) Build Automation
9 18 (10.34%) ITIL
10 17 (9.77%) TOGAF
11 16 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (9.20%) SOA
12 15 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (8.05%) Release Management
14 13 (7.47%) Service Delivery
15 12 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (6.32%) Business Analysis
16 11 (6.32%) Project Management
16 11 (6.32%) PRINCE2
17 10 (5.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.78%) Ruby
2 61 (35.06%) Java
3 44 (25.29%) Bash Shell
4 37 (21.26%) Python
5 18 (10.34%) Perl
6 14 (8.05%) Shell Script
7 13 (7.47%) Scala
8 10 (5.75%) Go
9 9 (5.17%) Korn
10 8 (4.60%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.02%) SQL
12 3 (1.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.57%) R
13 1 (0.57%) JCL
13 1 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.17%) Degree
5 7 (4.02%) CISSP
6 6 (3.45%) CISM
7 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (1.72%) VCAP
7 3 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.72%) CCNP
8 2 (1.15%) CISA
8 2 (1.15%) GCIA
8 2 (1.15%) GCIH
8 2 (1.15%) GIAC
8 2 (1.15%) GCED
9 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.05%) QA
2 8 (4.60%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) EMIR
5 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 12 (6.90%) vSphere
2 10 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.87%) vCloud
4 3 (1.72%) Docker
5 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.15%) Varnish
6 1 (0.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 84 (48.28%) Puppet
2 51 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (23.56%) Ansible
4 17 (9.77%) Salt
5 11 (6.32%) Cobbler
5 11 (6.32%) Nagios
6 9 (5.17%) collectd
7 4 (2.30%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.07%) VMware
3 18 (10.34%) Oracle
4 13 (7.47%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.17%) IBM
6 6 (3.45%) HP
7 5 (2.87%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.87%) Citrix
7 5 (2.87%) Cisco
8 4 (2.30%) Facebook
9 3 (1.72%) F5
9 3 (1.72%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.72%) Brocade
9 3 (1.72%) Dell
9 3 (1.72%) CommVault
9 3 (1.72%) Juniper
9 3 (1.72%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.72%) NetApp
9 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.15%) SAP
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