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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 109 102 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.91% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.67% 29.27% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Average daily rate £475 £500 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -76.47%
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
210 82 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.26% 3.10% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 49 57
Average daily rate £415 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 4 £163 -79.68% 20
Slough +9 3 £475 -5.00% 2
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) SAP
3 12 (22.64%) ERP
3 12 (22.64%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) Degree
4 10 (18.87%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) HTML
5 9 (16.98%) Linux
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
6 8 (15.09%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 8 (15.09%) SAP BPC
6 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.21%) HTML5
7 7 (13.21%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) ITIL
7 7 (13.21%) SOA
8 6 (11.32%) Service Management
8 6 (11.32%) Retail
8 6 (11.32%) CSS3
8 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
9 5 (9.43%) Front End Development
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.43%) Matrix Management
9 5 (9.43%) Scrum
9 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
9 5 (9.43%) OO

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (7.55%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) SAP BPC
1 8 (15.09%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (3.77%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.89%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (7.55%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) IaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Force.com
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.89%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) DNS
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
1 4 (7.55%) SMTP
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.55%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) VLAN
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.89%) GLBP
3 1 (1.89%) HSRP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) IPsec
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) PBX
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) OLAP
3 2 (3.77%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (3.77%) Power BI
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) gulp
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Developer
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (9.43%) HTML Developer
3 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
5 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Integration Architect
5 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.09%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) HTML5
3 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 6 (11.32%) CSS3
4 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (9.43%) XHTML
6 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
6 4 (7.55%) JSON
6 4 (7.55%) React
7 2 (3.77%) .NET
7 2 (3.77%) Mason
7 2 (3.77%) Visualforce
7 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) XML
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) LAMP
8 1 (1.89%) Middleware
8 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Social Media
3 3 (5.66%) Fintech
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
4 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) SCORM
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) ERP
2 12 (22.64%) Project Management
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) SOA
4 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.32%) Service Management
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) Front End Development
5 5 (9.43%) Matrix Management
5 5 (9.43%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) Build Automation
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) Perl
2 4 (7.55%) Ruby
3 3 (5.66%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Apex Code
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CCIE
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) SAP
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.66%) Cognos
3 3 (5.66%) Concur
3 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.66%) Software AG
3 3 (5.66%) webMethods
4 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Siebel
5 1 (1.89%) SunGard
5 1 (1.89%) TIBCO