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 30 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 335 337 386
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +49
Contract jobs citing PaaS 87 73 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.31% 0.086%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.42% 6.05% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 16
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £351 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £528 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +24.23%
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
1606 1206 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.85% 5.18% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 807 525
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
- +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.75 £83.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -52.34%

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 30 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 30 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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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 -3 15 £563 +18.42% 8
Hammersmith - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 60 (37.97%) IaaS
2 57 (36.08%) SaaS
3 51 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (32.28%) DevOps
4 49 (31.01%) Puppet
5 48 (30.38%) Amazon AWS
6 42 (26.58%) Linux
7 41 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 40 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (22.78%) Java
9 36 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (22.15%) Finance
11 32 (20.25%) Change Management
11 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
12 30 (18.99%) Ruby
12 30 (18.99%) Configuration Management
13 29 (18.35%) Windows
13 29 (18.35%) Ansible
14 28 (17.72%) Open Source
14 28 (17.72%) SSL
15 26 (16.46%) Python
15 26 (16.46%) MongoDB
16 24 (15.19%) UNIX
16 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
16 24 (15.19%) VMware
17 23 (14.56%) MySQL
17 23 (14.56%) Data Centre
18 22 (13.92%) Subversion
19 21 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (6.96%) IIS
1 11 (6.96%) JBoss
2 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.70%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (5.70%) Office Communications Server
2 9 (5.70%) Lync
2 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.06%) Confluence
3 8 (5.06%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.80%) Apache
5 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.16%) Node.js
6 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Office
2 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.90%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 60 (37.97%) IaaS
2 57 (36.08%) SaaS
3 48 (30.38%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (7.59%) Office 365
6 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.63%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.63%) Route 53
8 1 (0.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.72%) SSL
2 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
2 21 (13.29%) HTTP
3 20 (12.66%) Firewall
4 13 (8.23%) SAN
4 13 (8.23%) DNS
5 12 (7.59%) VPN
6 10 (6.33%) VLAN
6 10 (6.33%) Network Security
7 9 (5.70%) LDAP
8 8 (5.06%) NAS
9 7 (4.43%) Internet
10 6 (3.80%) MPLS
10 6 (3.80%) LAN
10 6 (3.80%) WAN
11 4 (2.53%) SMTP
11 4 (2.53%) SNMP
11 4 (2.53%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.46%) MongoDB
2 23 (14.56%) MySQL
3 21 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (9.49%) Big Data
5 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.90%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.63%) Redis
8 1 (0.63%) OLTP
8 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.63%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) Subversion
3 19 (12.03%) Mercurial
4 14 (8.86%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.06%) Maven
5 8 (5.06%) JIRA
6 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.27%) RSpec
8 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Mocha
8 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.63%) Ant
8 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 15 (9.49%) Banking
3 6 (3.80%) Retail
3 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Publishing
4 5 (3.16%) Games
5 4 (2.53%) Billing
5 4 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 54 (34.18%) Architect
2 20 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (10.13%) Security Architect
4 15 (9.49%) Senior Architect
5 12 (7.59%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.59%) Developer
6 11 (6.96%) Consultant
6 11 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) Cyber Security Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Support Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) Senior Enterprise Architect
12 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Applications Architect
12 5 (3.16%) Applications Architect
12 5 (3.16%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.76%) Web Services
2 9 (5.70%) Middleware
3 5 (3.16%) HTML
4 4 (2.53%) JMX
5 3 (1.90%) LAMP
5 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.90%) J2EE
5 3 (1.90%) Spring
5 3 (1.90%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (1.90%) JSON
6 2 (1.27%) CSS
6 2 (1.27%) SAML
6 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.63%) Akka
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.63%) .NET
7 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.63%) Lucene
7 1 (0.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.76%) Public Cloud
3 12 (7.59%) Clustering
4 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.53%) PKI
7 3 (1.90%) Social Media
7 3 (1.90%) User Experience
7 3 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) FMCG
8 2 (1.27%) Online Games
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.27%) GIS
8 2 (1.27%) CESG
9 1 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.58%) Linux
2 29 (18.35%) Windows
3 24 (15.19%) UNIX
4 12 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.59%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) SUSE
6 2 (1.27%) AIX
6 2 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
1 51 (32.28%) DevOps
2 40 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.25%) Change Management
4 30 (18.99%) Configuration Management
5 28 (17.72%) Open Source
6 19 (12.03%) TOGAF
7 18 (11.39%) ITIL
7 18 (11.39%) Automated Testing
8 15 (9.49%) Service Delivery
9 14 (8.86%) SOA
9 14 (8.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (8.23%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (7.59%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.59%) Project Management
11 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.96%) Scrum
12 11 (6.96%) Cyber Security
13 10 (6.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.78%) Java
2 30 (18.99%) Ruby
3 26 (16.46%) Python
4 17 (10.76%) Bash Shell
4 17 (10.76%) Go
5 15 (9.49%) Scala
6 7 (4.43%) SQL
6 7 (4.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.80%) Perl
8 4 (2.53%) PHP
8 4 (2.53%) C
8 4 (2.53%) C++
9 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) JCL
Qualifications
1 21 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.86%) CISSP
4 13 (8.23%) CISM
5 11 (6.96%) Degree
6 10 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.80%) CCNA
8 5 (3.16%) CCNP
8 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.53%) CCSA
9 4 (2.53%) VCAP
9 4 (2.53%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (1.27%) GCED
10 2 (1.27%) GCIA
10 2 (1.27%) GCIH
10 2 (1.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.13%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.90%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) Hyper-V
2 15 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.49%) vSphere
3 4 (2.53%) vCloud
4 3 (1.90%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) Varnish
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.63%) Firmware
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (31.01%) Puppet
2 36 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (18.35%) Ansible
4 21 (13.29%) Salt
5 4 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.90%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
1 24 (15.19%) VMware
2 9 (5.70%) IBM
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle
3 8 (5.06%) Rackspace
4 7 (4.43%) HP
4 7 (4.43%) Cisco
4 7 (4.43%) Citrix
5 6 (3.80%) SAP
6 5 (3.16%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.53%) F5
7 4 (2.53%) Facebook
7 4 (2.53%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.53%) Brocade
7 4 (2.53%) Dell
7 4 (2.53%) Juniper
7 4 (2.53%) CommVault
7 4 (2.53%) NetApp
7 4 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
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