The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 236 353 348
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -5
Contract jobs citing PaaS 209 79 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.26% 4.61% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 58 74
Median daily rate £540 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £510
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median 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
2879 1714 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.00% 7.30% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2166 1222 937
Median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £17.10 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.13 £96.00 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in London

PaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the London region.

PaaS Hourly Rate Trend in London

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +46 16 £575 +4.54% 8
Surbiton - 2 £550 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £388 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 214 (59.28%) IaaS
2 156 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
3 154 (42.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 145 (40.17%) DevOps
5 126 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (26.59%) SaaS
7 93 (25.76%) Linux
8 90 (24.93%) Docker
9 85 (23.55%) Puppet
10 84 (23.27%) Java
11 83 (22.99%) Microsoft
12 77 (21.33%) Finance
13 71 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
14 65 (18.01%) Ansible
15 64 (17.73%) Windows
16 62 (17.17%) OpenStack
17 59 (16.34%) Python
18 53 (14.68%) Cloud Foundry
19 52 (14.40%) Open Source
20 49 (13.57%) Migration
21 48 (13.30%) Git (software)
22 47 (13.02%) Configuration Management
23 46 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
24 45 (12.47%) TDD
24 45 (12.47%) Continuous Delivery
25 44 (12.19%) SQL
26 43 (11.91%) SQL Server
26 43 (11.91%) Ruby
26 43 (11.91%) PowerShell
27 41 (11.36%) .NET

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (17.17%) OpenStack
2 53 (14.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (5.82%) Confluence
4 15 (4.16%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.49%) Apache
7 8 (2.22%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.94%) nginx
9 6 (1.66%) JBoss
10 4 (1.11%) IIS
10 4 (1.11%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.83%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.83%) Zimbra
12 2 (0.55%) GemFire
Applications
1 31 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.28%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 214 (59.28%) IaaS
2 156 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
3 154 (42.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (26.59%) SaaS
5 26 (7.20%) Heroku
6 22 (6.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (6.09%) Office 365
7 19 (5.26%) OpenShift
8 15 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.94%) GitHub
12 6 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.83%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.83%) Yammer
14 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.53%) Firewall
2 24 (6.65%) Network Security
3 20 (5.54%) LAN
4 19 (5.26%) WAN
5 17 (4.71%) SSL
6 16 (4.43%) VPN
7 14 (3.88%) DNS
8 12 (3.32%) DMZ
9 9 (2.49%) DHCP
9 9 (2.49%) LDAP
9 9 (2.49%) SAN
10 7 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (1.94%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.66%) NAS
12 5 (1.39%) AMQP
12 5 (1.39%) MQTT
13 4 (1.11%) BIG-IP
13 4 (1.11%) HTTP
14 3 (0.83%) BGP
14 3 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.99%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (4.99%) Redis
3 16 (4.43%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.88%) MySQL
5 12 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.05%) OLAP
7 10 (2.77%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.94%) Big Data
11 6 (1.66%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.55%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 48 (13.30%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 27 (7.48%) JIRA
4 23 (6.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 21 (5.82%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.88%) Vagrant
7 13 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.05%) MSBuild
8 11 (3.05%) Subversion
9 8 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.39%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.11%) FishEye
11 4 (1.11%) Maven
11 4 (1.11%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.83%) Geb
12 3 (0.83%) git-flow
12 3 (0.83%) Gradle
12 3 (0.83%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.83%) Spock
General
1 77 (21.33%) Finance
2 34 (9.42%) Banking
3 16 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.16%) Retail
5 7 (1.94%) Marketing
5 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.11%) Publishing
7 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 119 (32.96%) Architect
2 70 (19.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (13.57%) Cloud Architect
4 42 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (8.03%) Consultant
5 29 (8.03%) Developer
6 28 (7.76%) Senior DevOps
6 28 (7.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 25 (6.93%) Security Architect
8 24 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (6.37%) AWS Architect
9 23 (6.37%) Azure Architect
10 22 (6.09%) Analyst
10 22 (6.09%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (6.09%) Technical Architect
11 21 (5.82%) Infrastructure Architect
12 20 (5.54%) Azure Consultant
13 17 (4.71%) Platform Engineer
14 16 (4.43%) AWS DevOps
15 15 (4.16%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.36%) .NET
2 29 (8.03%) Web Services
3 24 (6.65%) HTML
4 22 (6.09%) RESTful
5 20 (5.54%) Middleware
6 19 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (4.43%) HTML5
8 13 (3.60%) CSS
9 12 (3.32%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.32%) REST
9 12 (3.32%) Spring
10 11 (3.05%) Node.js
11 10 (2.77%) SOAP
12 9 (2.49%) React
13 8 (2.22%) CSS3
13 8 (2.22%) LAMP
14 7 (1.94%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.94%) Java EE
14 7 (1.94%) Memcached
15 6 (1.66%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.14%) Private Cloud
2 31 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.93%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (3.88%) Virtual Team
5 11 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (1.66%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.66%) Clustering
8 6 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.66%) PKI
8 6 (1.66%) User Experience
9 5 (1.39%) CMDB
9 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.11%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.11%) Social Media
11 3 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 93 (25.76%) Linux
2 64 (17.73%) Windows
3 34 (9.42%) Unix
3 34 (9.42%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.05%) VMS
5 11 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.66%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.39%) CentOS
8 5 (1.39%) Fedora
8 5 (1.39%) Solaris
8 5 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.55%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (40.17%) DevOps
2 126 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (14.40%) Open Source
4 49 (13.57%) Migration
5 47 (13.02%) Configuration Management
6 46 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (12.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (12.47%) TDD
8 39 (10.80%) High Availability
9 30 (8.31%) Load Balancing
10 29 (8.03%) Scrum
11 28 (7.76%) Project Management
12 25 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (6.37%) Software Engineering
14 21 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (5.82%) ITIL
15 20 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (5.54%) Microservices
16 19 (5.26%) SDLC
17 18 (4.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.27%) Java
2 59 (16.34%) Python
3 44 (12.19%) SQL
4 43 (11.91%) PowerShell
4 43 (11.91%) Ruby
5 38 (10.53%) Go
6 24 (6.65%) JavaScript
7 21 (5.82%) Perl
8 19 (5.26%) C#
9 16 (4.43%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.16%) C++
11 14 (3.88%) Scala
12 9 (2.49%) Bourne shell
12 9 (2.49%) C
13 8 (2.22%) Korn
14 5 (1.39%) Groovy
15 4 (1.11%) Jython
15 4 (1.11%) PHP
16 3 (0.83%) Clojure
16 3 (0.83%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.88%) Degree
3 11 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.94%) CCNA
6 7 (1.94%) CCNP
6 7 (1.94%) CISSP
7 5 (1.39%) MCSE
8 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.11%) PMP
9 3 (0.83%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.83%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.83%) CISMP
9 3 (0.83%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.83%) VCAP
10 2 (0.55%) CLAS
10 2 (0.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.39%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 90 (24.93%) Docker
2 36 (9.97%) Active Directory
3 22 (6.09%) vCloud
4 17 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (4.16%) vSphere
6 10 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.94%) KVM
9 7 (1.94%) Xen
10 6 (1.66%) Ceph
10 6 (1.66%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.66%) LXC
10 6 (1.66%) NFS
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.11%) XenApp
11 4 (1.11%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.83%) Snort
12 3 (0.83%) Squid
12 3 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 85 (23.55%) Puppet
2 71 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (18.01%) Ansible
4 35 (9.70%) Kubernetes
5 33 (9.14%) Mesos
6 27 (7.48%) Terraform
7 10 (2.77%) Salt
7 10 (2.77%) SCOM
8 8 (2.22%) SCCM
9 7 (1.94%) logstash
10 6 (1.66%) Nagios
11 5 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.11%) CFEngine
12 4 (1.11%) Ganglia
12 4 (1.11%) Graphite
12 4 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (1.11%) Kibana
12 4 (1.11%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.11%) StatsD
13 3 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.53%) Splunk
3 26 (7.20%) VMware
4 24 (6.65%) IBM
5 20 (5.54%) Cisco
5 20 (5.54%) Oracle
5 20 (5.54%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.16%) Google
7 12 (3.32%) Citrix
8 9 (2.49%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.22%) EMC
9 8 (2.22%) HP
10 7 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.66%) NetApp
12 5 (1.39%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.11%) Alteryx
13 4 (1.11%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.83%) Juniper
14 3 (0.83%) New Relic
14 3 (0.83%) Rackspace
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Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day Initial 6 Month Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
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