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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 311 348 378
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +30
Contract jobs citing PaaS 93 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.27% 0.075%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.27% 5.85% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 13
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£525 £445 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -8.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £590 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
1484 1042 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.73% 4.62% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 725 415
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -50.45%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +6 18 £525 +40.00% 14
Hammersmith - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 65 (40.12%) Puppet
2 64 (39.51%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (38.27%) DevOps
4 54 (33.33%) SaaS
4 54 (33.33%) IaaS
5 51 (31.48%) Java
6 48 (29.63%) Linux
7 47 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (29.01%) Amazon AWS
8 45 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (27.16%) Change Management
10 41 (25.31%) Ruby
11 39 (24.07%) Git (software)
12 37 (22.84%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (22.84%) Ansible
13 35 (21.60%) Finance
14 33 (20.37%) Security Cleared
15 31 (19.14%) SC Cleared
15 31 (19.14%) Automated Testing
15 31 (19.14%) Configuration Management
16 29 (17.90%) Open Source
16 29 (17.90%) UNIX
17 28 (17.28%) SSL
17 28 (17.28%) MongoDB
18 27 (16.67%) Python
18 27 (16.67%) MySQL
19 26 (16.05%) Windows
19 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
20 23 (14.20%) Bash Shell
21 22 (13.58%) PostgreSQL

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (11.11%) JBoss
2 10 (6.17%) OpenStack
3 9 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.56%) IIS
4 8 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.94%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.94%) Confluence
4 8 (4.94%) Lync
4 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.32%) Apache
5 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.09%) Node.js
7 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.23%) CMS
8 2 (1.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.79%) MS Office
3 10 (6.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (33.33%) SaaS
1 54 (33.33%) IaaS
2 47 (29.01%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (22.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (6.79%) Office 365
5 3 (1.85%) Heroku
5 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.62%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.62%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.28%) SSL
2 21 (12.96%) HTTP
2 21 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 19 (11.73%) Firewall
4 11 (6.79%) VPN
5 10 (6.17%) DNS
5 10 (6.17%) SAN
5 10 (6.17%) VLAN
5 10 (6.17%) Network Security
6 8 (4.94%) LDAP
7 6 (3.70%) Internet
7 6 (3.70%) MPLS
8 5 (3.09%) NAS
8 5 (3.09%) LAN
8 5 (3.09%) WAN
9 4 (2.47%) SMTP
9 4 (2.47%) SNMP
9 4 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.47%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) MongoDB
2 27 (16.67%) MySQL
3 22 (13.58%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.41%) Big Data
5 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) MemSQL
8 1 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.62%) Redis
8 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) OLTP
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.96%) Subversion
2 21 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.73%) Mercurial
4 14 (8.64%) Maven
5 8 (4.94%) JIRA
6 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.85%) RSpec
7 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.62%) Hudson
8 1 (0.62%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.62%) Mocha
8 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Banking
3 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.09%) Games
5 4 (2.47%) Retail
5 4 (2.47%) Billing
5 4 (2.47%) Publishing
6 3 (1.85%) Marketing
6 3 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (28.40%) Architect
2 30 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.26%) Senior Architect
5 11 (6.79%) Security Architect
5 11 (6.79%) Developer
5 11 (6.79%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.17%) Consultant
6 10 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (4.32%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Support Consultant
9 6 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (3.70%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.09%) Cyber Security Architect
10 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Applications Architect
10 5 (3.09%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.09%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.09%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.11%) Web Services
2 8 (4.94%) Middleware
3 6 (3.70%) HTML
4 3 (1.85%) JSON
4 3 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (1.85%) JMX
4 3 (1.85%) CSS
5 2 (1.23%) LAMP
5 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.23%) Spring
5 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.62%) CSS3
6 1 (0.62%) Memcached
6 1 (0.62%) HTML5
6 1 (0.62%) RESTful
6 1 (0.62%) Sass
6 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.62%) Spring Batch
6 1 (0.62%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.88%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.79%) Clustering
4 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.47%) PKI
7 3 (1.85%) User Experience
7 3 (1.85%) Social Media
7 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.23%) Online Games
8 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.62%) FMCG
9 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.62%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) CESG
9 1 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.63%) Linux
2 29 (17.90%) UNIX
3 26 (16.05%) Windows
4 19 (11.73%) Ubuntu
5 18 (11.11%) CentOS
5 18 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.23%) AIX
6 2 (1.23%) SUSE
6 2 (1.23%) Android
6 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) Fedora
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.51%) Continuous Integration
2 62 (38.27%) DevOps
3 47 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (27.16%) Change Management
5 31 (19.14%) Automated Testing
5 31 (19.14%) Configuration Management
6 29 (17.90%) Open Source
7 18 (11.11%) ITIL
7 18 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 17 (10.49%) Scrum
9 15 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (9.26%) SOA
10 14 (8.64%) Build Automation
10 14 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (8.64%) Service Delivery
11 12 (7.41%) Project Management
12 11 (6.79%) Business Analysis
12 11 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.79%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.48%) Java
2 41 (25.31%) Ruby
3 27 (16.67%) Python
4 23 (14.20%) Bash Shell
5 17 (10.49%) Go
6 15 (9.26%) Scala
7 6 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.70%) Perl
7 6 (3.70%) SQL
8 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.85%) C
9 3 (1.85%) C++
9 3 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) JCL
10 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 31 (19.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.79%) Degree
4 10 (6.17%) CISSP
4 10 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.56%) CISM
6 7 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.47%) CCNP
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (2.47%) VCAP
8 3 (1.85%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.85%) CCSA
8 3 (1.85%) CCNA
9 2 (1.23%) GCIA
9 2 (1.23%) GCIH
9 2 (1.23%) GIAC
9 2 (1.23%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.47%) QA
4 2 (1.23%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.62%) EMIR
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) Hyper-V
2 14 (8.64%) vSphere
3 13 (8.02%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.70%) vCloud
6 3 (1.85%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.62%) Varnish
7 1 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.62%) Firmware
7 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 65 (40.12%) Puppet
2 45 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (22.84%) Ansible
4 21 (12.96%) Salt
5 5 (3.09%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.62%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.62%) WSUS
7 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.35%) VMware
3 9 (5.56%) IBM
4 7 (4.32%) Rackspace
4 7 (4.32%) HP
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle
5 6 (3.70%) Cisco
5 6 (3.70%) Citrix
6 5 (3.09%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.47%) SAP
7 4 (2.47%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.47%) Juniper
7 4 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.47%) Dell
7 4 (2.47%) CommVault
7 4 (2.47%) NetApp
7 4 (2.47%) Brocade
7 4 (2.47%) Facebook
7 4 (2.47%) F5
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