The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 30 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.20% 1.45% 2.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 35.71% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £425 £675 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% +56.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £483 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £675 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -64.28%
SaaS
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.60% 4.06% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 13
Median daily rate £388 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.91% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £130 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.99% +78.33%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Bedfordshire region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Luton +1 4 £456 -32.40% 1
Dunstable +5 1 £425 -2.29%
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (19.05%) Office 365
5 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 2 (9.52%) PaaS
7 2 (9.52%) IaaS
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
7 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Data Lineage
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Taleo
7 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.52%) Information Management
7 2 (9.52%) CCTV
7 2 (9.52%) JIRA
7 2 (9.52%) SCADA
7 2 (9.52%) Test Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Cutover Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Payroll Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Principal Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Principal Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) SCADA
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Debian
3 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Lineage
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix