Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 159 141
Rank change year-on-year +52 -18 +51
Contract jobs citing PaaS 26 81 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 1.25% 1.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.52% 3.73% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 86
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -0.71%
10th Percentile £388 £422 £403
90th Percentile £669 £693 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.45% +60.07%
Central London median hourly rate - £52.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -5.45% +60.07%

PaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 738 2,170 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.12% 33.41% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 1,725 1,530
Median daily rate £514 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £329 £365 £362
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.00 £18.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £58.13 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the City of London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in the City of London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 19 (73.08%) Azure
2 15 (57.69%) IaaS
3 14 (53.85%) DevOps
4 10 (38.46%) SaaS
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Migration
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) AWS
7 6 (23.08%) Terraform
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
8 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (19.23%) High Availability
8 5 (19.23%) Docker
8 5 (19.23%) GCP
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) Ansible
9 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (73.08%) Azure
2 15 (57.69%) IaaS
3 10 (38.46%) SaaS
4 7 (26.92%) AWS
5 5 (19.23%) GCP
6 4 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (11.54%) GitHub
8 2 (7.69%) Serverless
9 1 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (3.85%) Azure Functions
9 1 (3.85%) Azure Stack
9 1 (3.85%) Logic Apps
9 1 (3.85%) Office 365
9 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (11.54%) Parquet
3 3 (11.54%) Redis
4 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Serena SBM
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) International Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
3 3 (11.54%) Kafka
3 3 (11.54%) SignalR
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) React
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Microservices
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Security Hardening
7 2 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Service Design
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) SOLID
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) R
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
3 4 (15.38%) Ansible
4 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.54%) Puppet
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (3.85%) Control-M
6 1 (3.85%) Icinga
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.85%) Nagios
6 1 (3.85%) Netcool
6 1 (3.85%) QRadar
6 1 (3.85%) SCOM
6 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Databricks
4 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) SaltStack
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.85%) Qualys
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Serena
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase