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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 324 367 326
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -41
Contract jobs citing PaaS 66 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.76% 3.79% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 24
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £633 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £580 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.10% +28.88%
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
977 607 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.66% 2.81% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 408 297
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 0
Average hourly rate £27.16 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%

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 5 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 5 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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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 +14 8 £500 +5.82% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 97 (59.15%) Puppet
2 88 (53.66%) DevOps
3 79 (48.17%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (40.24%) Linux
6 64 (39.02%) Security Cleared
7 63 (38.41%) SC Cleared
7 63 (38.41%) Ruby
8 62 (37.80%) Java
9 61 (37.20%) Change Management
9 61 (37.20%) Automated Testing
9 61 (37.20%) Opscode Chef
10 52 (31.71%) Microsoft
11 51 (31.10%) Bash Shell
12 50 (30.49%) Jenkins
13 46 (28.05%) IaaS
14 45 (27.44%) Ubuntu
14 45 (27.44%) CentOS
14 45 (27.44%) Git (software)
15 44 (26.83%) Scrum
16 42 (25.61%) Ansible
17 38 (23.17%) Oracle
18 35 (21.34%) SaaS
18 35 (21.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
19 33 (20.12%) Build Automation
20 31 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
20 31 (18.90%) Maven
21 30 (18.29%) JBoss
21 30 (18.29%) SQL Server

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (18.29%) JBoss
2 19 (11.59%) OpenStack
3 13 (7.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.27%) IIS
5 7 (4.27%) Lync
6 6 (3.66%) Confluence
6 6 (3.66%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.05%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (3.05%) Apache
7 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.44%) Node.js
8 4 (2.44%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.83%) Drupal
9 3 (1.83%) nginx
10 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.27%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 46 (28.05%) IaaS
2 35 (21.34%) SaaS
3 31 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (7.93%) Heroku
6 11 (6.71%) Engine Yard
7 6 (3.66%) Office 365
8 4 (2.44%) GitHub
9 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.61%) Joyent
10 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.80%) Firewall
2 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.37%) DNS
3 16 (9.76%) VLAN
4 13 (7.93%) SSL
5 9 (5.49%) HTTP
6 8 (4.88%) Network Security
7 7 (4.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (4.27%) VPN
8 6 (3.66%) LDAP
9 4 (2.44%) SAN
9 4 (2.44%) Internet
9 4 (2.44%) MPLS
9 4 (2.44%) SNMP
9 4 (2.44%) NAS
9 4 (2.44%) VPLS
10 3 (1.83%) PBX
11 2 (1.22%) WAN
11 2 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.29%) SQL Server
1 30 (18.29%) MySQL
2 25 (15.24%) MongoDB
3 22 (13.41%) Relational Database
4 20 (12.20%) RDBMS
5 17 (10.37%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (6.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.66%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.83%) OLTP
10 3 (1.83%) Big Data
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.22%) OLAP
11 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.22%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (30.49%) Jenkins
2 45 (27.44%) Git (software)
3 31 (18.90%) Maven
4 14 (8.54%) Subversion
5 11 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.66%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.66%) JIRA
7 4 (2.44%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.83%) RSpec
9 2 (1.22%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.61%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.61%) Hudson
10 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (10.98%) Finance
2 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.44%) Games
4 2 (1.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (27.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (21.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 28 (17.07%) Architect
4 27 (16.46%) Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.10%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.49%) Consultant
9 6 (3.66%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Support Consultant
9 6 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Analyst
11 4 (2.44%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.44%) .NET Team Leader
11 4 (2.44%) IT Architect
11 4 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.02%) Web Services
2 13 (7.93%) .NET
3 11 (6.71%) MCollective
4 10 (6.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (6.10%) WCF
4 10 (6.10%) .NET Framework
5 7 (4.27%) HTML
6 5 (3.05%) CSS
7 4 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.83%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (1.83%) JSON
8 3 (1.83%) Lucene
8 3 (1.83%) Spring
8 3 (1.83%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.83%) RESTful
8 3 (1.83%) Spring Batch
8 3 (1.83%) Spring Integration
8 3 (1.83%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.22%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Clustering
2 13 (7.93%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.93%) Open Source
3 11 (6.71%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.83%) PKI
5 3 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.22%) Derivative
6 2 (1.22%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.22%) Online Games
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) CESG
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.24%) Linux
2 45 (27.44%) Ubuntu
2 45 (27.44%) CentOS
3 35 (21.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (17.68%) UNIX
5 16 (9.76%) Windows
6 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.44%) SUSE
8 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.66%) DevOps
2 79 (48.17%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (37.20%) Change Management
4 61 (37.20%) Automated Testing
5 44 (26.83%) Scrum
6 33 (20.12%) Build Automation
7 25 (15.24%) Configuration Management
8 15 (9.15%) Load Balancing
9 14 (8.54%) Release Management
9 14 (8.54%) MVC
10 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.49%) Security Architecture
12 7 (4.27%) SOA
12 7 (4.27%) ITIL
13 6 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (3.66%) CRM
13 6 (3.66%) Information Security
14 5 (3.05%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.41%) Ruby
2 62 (37.80%) Java
3 51 (31.10%) Bash Shell
4 26 (15.85%) Python
5 18 (10.98%) Perl
6 17 (10.37%) SQL
7 12 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.49%) Korn
10 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.27%) Scala
11 4 (2.44%) Golang
12 3 (1.83%) PHP
13 2 (1.22%) C#
14 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 63 (38.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) Degree
4 5 (3.05%) CISSP
5 4 (2.44%) CISA
5 4 (2.44%) CISM
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) GCIA
6 1 (0.61%) GCIH
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.61%) RHCE
6 1 (0.61%) GIAC
6 1 (0.61%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.44%) COBIT
4 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
1 9 (5.49%) vSphere
2 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.22%) Varnish
3 2 (1.22%) vCloud
3 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
4 1 (0.61%) Firmware
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
4 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 97 (59.15%) Puppet
2 61 (37.20%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (25.61%) Ansible
4 12 (7.32%) Nagios
5 11 (6.71%) Cobbler
6 10 (6.10%) Salt
7 9 (5.49%) collectd
8 2 (1.22%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.61%) SCCM
9 1 (0.61%) SCOM
9 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 52 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 38 (23.17%) Oracle
3 14 (8.54%) VMware
4 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.27%) HP
6 4 (2.44%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.44%) IBM
7 3 (1.83%) Cisco
7 3 (1.83%) SAP
7 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.83%) Facebook
8 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.22%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.22%) Tableau
8 2 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.22%) Netezza
8 2 (1.22%) Teradata
9 1 (0.61%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.61%) Google
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe
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