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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 300 377 330
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -47
Contract jobs citing PaaS 98 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.074% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.47% 2.78% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 13 22
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £697 £723
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £578 £394
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.86 -
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
936 576 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.43% 2.67% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 404 333
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -61.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 January 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 January 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 +15 11 £500 +5.26% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 88 (50.87%) Puppet
2 82 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (46.82%) DevOps
4 71 (41.04%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (36.42%) Microsoft
6 62 (35.84%) Linux
7 58 (33.53%) Security Cleared
8 57 (32.95%) Ruby
8 57 (32.95%) Opscode Chef
9 56 (32.37%) SC Cleared
10 54 (31.21%) Automated Testing
10 54 (31.21%) Change Management
11 51 (29.48%) Java
12 50 (28.90%) Scrum
12 50 (28.90%) Jenkins
13 49 (28.32%) Bash Shell
14 48 (27.75%) IaaS
14 48 (27.75%) Oracle
15 45 (26.01%) CentOS
16 44 (25.43%) Ubuntu
17 42 (24.28%) SQL Server
18 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
19 40 (23.12%) SaaS
20 39 (22.54%) Git (software)
21 38 (21.97%) MS Excel
22 36 (20.81%) Ansible
23 33 (19.08%) SQL
23 33 (19.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 30 (17.34%) Maven
24 30 (17.34%) Build Automation

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (14.45%) JBoss
2 20 (11.56%) OpenStack
3 14 (8.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (6.36%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.62%) IIS
6 7 (4.05%) Lync
7 6 (3.47%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.89%) Apache
8 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.89%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.31%) Node.js
9 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.31%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.73%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.73%) Drupal
10 3 (1.73%) nginx
11 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (21.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.05%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 48 (27.75%) IaaS
2 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (23.12%) SaaS
4 21 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (7.51%) Heroku
6 11 (6.36%) Engine Yard
7 6 (3.47%) Office 365
8 4 (2.31%) GitHub
9 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.16%) Route 53
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.58%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) Firewall
2 18 (10.40%) DNS
3 16 (9.25%) VLAN
4 13 (7.51%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.20%) SSL
6 7 (4.05%) LDAP
6 7 (4.05%) VPN
6 7 (4.05%) Network Security
7 6 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.89%) HTTP
9 4 (2.31%) NAS
9 4 (2.31%) VPLS
9 4 (2.31%) Internet
9 4 (2.31%) MPLS
9 4 (2.31%) SAN
9 4 (2.31%) SNMP
10 3 (1.73%) PBX
11 2 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (1.16%) SMTP
12 1 (0.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.61%) MySQL
3 23 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (12.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 22 (12.72%) Relational Database
5 21 (12.14%) MongoDB
6 20 (11.56%) RDBMS
7 17 (9.83%) NoSQL
8 11 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.89%) Big Data
9 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.16%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.16%) OLTP
11 2 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (28.90%) Jenkins
2 39 (22.54%) Git (software)
3 30 (17.34%) Maven
4 23 (13.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.78%) Subversion
6 6 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.47%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.73%) RSpec
7 3 (1.73%) Hudson
7 3 (1.73%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.16%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.58%) JIRA
9 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (12.14%) Finance
2 5 (2.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.73%) Games
4 2 (1.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 43 (24.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (21.97%) Developer
3 34 (19.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 29 (16.76%) Architect
5 24 (13.87%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.40%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.78%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Lead Architect
12 5 (2.89%) Consultant
12 5 (2.89%) Security Architect
13 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 4 (2.31%) IT Security Architect
13 4 (2.31%) .NET Team Leader
13 4 (2.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.18%) .NET
2 22 (12.72%) WCF
2 22 (12.72%) Web Services
2 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 19 (10.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 19 (10.98%) .NET Framework
4 11 (6.36%) MCollective
5 8 (4.62%) CSS
6 7 (4.05%) HTML
7 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.31%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.73%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.73%) Lucene
8 3 (1.73%) Spring
8 3 (1.73%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (1.73%) RESTful
8 3 (1.73%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.73%) REST
8 3 (1.73%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.29%) Clustering
2 13 (7.51%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.36%) Device Driver
4 10 (5.78%) Open Source
5 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.73%) PKI
7 3 (1.73%) User Experience
8 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.58%) CESG
9 1 (0.58%) Online Games
9 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.84%) Linux
2 45 (26.01%) CentOS
3 44 (25.43%) Ubuntu
4 33 (19.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (12.72%) UNIX
6 16 (9.25%) Windows
7 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.31%) SUSE
9 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.58%) AIX
11 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (46.82%) DevOps
3 71 (41.04%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (31.21%) Automated Testing
4 54 (31.21%) Change Management
5 50 (28.90%) Scrum
6 30 (17.34%) Build Automation
7 29 (16.76%) MVC
8 21 (12.14%) Configuration Management
9 15 (8.67%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.51%) Release Management
11 9 (5.20%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.62%) Security Architecture
12 8 (4.62%) ITIL
13 7 (4.05%) SOA
13 7 (4.05%) Project Management
14 6 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (3.47%) Information Security
15 5 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.95%) Ruby
2 51 (29.48%) Java
3 49 (28.32%) Bash Shell
4 33 (19.08%) SQL
5 22 (12.72%) PL/SQL
5 22 (12.72%) Python
6 18 (10.40%) Perl
7 12 (6.94%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.20%) Korn
9 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.73%) PHP
10 3 (1.73%) Scala
11 2 (1.16%) C#
12 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (33.53%) Security Cleared
2 56 (32.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) CISSP
3 5 (2.89%) Degree
4 4 (2.31%) CISA
4 4 (2.31%) CISM
5 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.58%) RHCE
5 1 (0.58%) GIAC
5 1 (0.58%) GCIA
5 1 (0.58%) GCIH
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.36%) QA
2 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (5.20%) Hyper-V
1 9 (5.20%) vSphere
2 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.16%) vCloud
4 2 (1.16%) Varnish
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.16%) Xen
4 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.58%) NFS
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 88 (50.87%) Puppet
2 57 (32.95%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (20.81%) Ansible
4 13 (7.51%) Nagios
5 11 (6.36%) Cobbler
6 9 (5.20%) collectd
7 6 (3.47%) Salt
8 4 (2.31%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.58%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.58%) SCCM
10 1 (0.58%) SCOM
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 63 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 48 (27.75%) Oracle
3 14 (8.09%) Red Hat
3 14 (8.09%) VMware
4 7 (4.05%) HP
5 6 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.73%) SAP
6 3 (1.73%) Cisco
6 3 (1.73%) IBM
6 3 (1.73%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.16%) Tableau
7 2 (1.16%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.16%) Netezza
7 2 (1.16%) Teradata
7 2 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.58%) Informatica
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.58%) Tripwire
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