The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 99 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 26 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 0.68% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.77% 15.25% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £420 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £342 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
SaaS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
77 118 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.97% 4.48% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 28
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Reading +14 8 £800 +106.45% 14
Newbury +3 4 £300 -17.80% 5
Slough - 4 £500 - 2
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 5
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SaaS 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 SaaS.

1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (31.03%) HTML
4 17 (29.31%) CRM
5 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.86%) JSON
6 14 (24.14%) CSS
7 13 (22.41%) SQL
8 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
8 12 (20.69%) TOGAF
9 11 (18.97%) Mason
9 11 (18.97%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (18.97%) Visualforce
9 11 (18.97%) Apex Code
10 10 (17.24%) Ajax
10 10 (17.24%) Force.com
10 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
10 10 (17.24%) Finance
11 9 (15.52%) .NET
11 9 (15.52%) JSP
11 9 (15.52%) ERP
11 9 (15.52%) Web 2.0
12 8 (13.79%) Project Management
12 8 (13.79%) VMware
12 8 (13.79%) Retail
13 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
13 7 (12.07%) XML
13 7 (12.07%) Windows

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SaaS 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 SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.72%) WordPress
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.72%) assyst
2 1 (1.72%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (17.24%) Force.com
3 7 (12.07%) PaaS
4 5 (8.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) MPLS
2 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.72%) SNMP
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.90%) DB2
5 3 (5.17%) SAP BW
5 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 3 (5.17%) SAP HANA
5 3 (5.17%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Retail
4 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
5 6 (10.34%) Marketing
6 3 (5.17%) Banking
7 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.45%) Billing
7 2 (3.45%) Legal
8 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Architect
2 12 (20.69%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) SaaS Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) HTML
2 15 (25.86%) JSON
3 14 (24.14%) CSS
4 11 (18.97%) Mason
4 11 (18.97%) Visualforce
5 10 (17.24%) Ajax
6 9 (15.52%) .NET
6 9 (15.52%) JSP
7 7 (12.07%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) HTML5
8 6 (10.34%) Middleware
9 5 (8.62%) SOAP
9 5 (8.62%) jQuery
10 4 (6.90%) WCF
11 3 (5.17%) XSD
11 3 (5.17%) REST
12 1 (1.72%) XML-RPC
12 1 (1.72%) RSS
12 1 (1.72%) Flash
12 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Web 2.0
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.17%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.17%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) DTV
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
5 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) VMS
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) CRM
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) TOGAF
4 9 (15.52%) ERP
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
6 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.62%) OO
9 4 (6.90%) User Stories
9 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.17%) Service Management
10 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.17%) Scrum
10 3 (5.17%) Web Analytics
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 11 (18.97%) Apex Code
5 4 (6.90%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) ABAP
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) PHP5
7 1 (1.72%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) vCloud
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) WSUS
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Netcool
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) cPanel
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) SAP
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) EMC
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) IBM
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) webMethods
7 3 (5.17%) BMC
7 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.17%) Rackspace
8 2 (3.45%) Remedy
9 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.72%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Software AG
9 1 (1.72%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.72%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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