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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 93 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs citing SaaS 32 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.54% 13.73% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £320 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £403
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
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
142 102 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.41% 4.17% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 55
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +2 14 £360 - 9
Bracknell -1 7 - - 1
Slough - 4 £350 - 1
Maidenhead +4 1 - - 4
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (12.73%) Finance
4 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
5 6 (10.91%) Service Management
5 6 (10.91%) Retail
5 6 (10.91%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) MySQL
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 6 (10.91%) Windows
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle
6 5 (9.09%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) MPLS
6 5 (9.09%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) VoIP
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (9.09%) User Experience
7 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.27%) MVC
7 4 (7.27%) SMTP
7 4 (7.27%) HTTP
7 4 (7.27%) VPN

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.64%) assyst
3 1 (1.82%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) PaaS
3 3 (5.45%) IaaS
3 3 (5.45%) Force.com
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) VoIP
1 5 (9.09%) MPLS
2 4 (7.27%) SMTP
2 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) VPN
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) IPv6
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) MS Access
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Consultant
2 13 (23.64%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 11 (20.00%) Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.91%) SaaS Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Designer
7 4 (7.27%) Wintel Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.45%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.64%) Report Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Service Management Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.45%) SOAP
4 2 (3.64%) Ajax
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) JSP
4 2 (3.64%) Mason
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) Visualforce
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) CSS3
5 1 (1.82%) Laravel
5 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.82%) Symfony
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) Sinatra
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.91%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Service Management
3 5 (9.09%) Project Management
3 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.27%) Identity Management
4 4 (7.27%) MVC
4 4 (7.27%) CRM
4 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.27%) ERP
4 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.45%) ITSM
6 2 (3.64%) Workflow
6 2 (3.64%) Time Management
6 2 (3.64%) Web Development
6 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Workflow Management
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) VBScript
5 2 (3.64%) VB
5 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Netcool
1 2 (3.64%) OVSD
1 2 (3.64%) HP NNM
1 2 (3.64%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Remedy
4 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
4 2 (3.64%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) BMC
4 2 (3.64%) CA
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) webMethods
5 1 (1.82%) Software AG
5 1 (1.82%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Siebel
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