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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 105 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 28 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.68% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.18% 20.21% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 4
Average daily rate
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£538 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £408
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.44% +125.00%
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
87 94 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.03% 3.38% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 25
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +11 10 £713 +83.87% 12
Slough - 6 £500 - 3
Bracknell - 3 £450 - 1
Newbury -3 2 £275 -34.52% 7
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (41.38%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (25.86%) HTML
4 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
5 13 (22.41%) CRM
6 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
6 12 (20.69%) JSON
7 11 (18.97%) Mason
7 11 (18.97%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (18.97%) Visualforce
7 11 (18.97%) Apex Code
7 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 10 (17.24%) SQL
8 10 (17.24%) ERP
8 10 (17.24%) Finance
8 10 (17.24%) VMware
8 10 (17.24%) PaaS
8 10 (17.24%) Force.com
9 9 (15.52%) CSS
10 8 (13.79%) Degree
10 8 (13.79%) IaaS
11 7 (12.07%) HTML5
11 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.07%) SAP
11 7 (12.07%) XML
11 7 (12.07%) Windows
11 7 (12.07%) Project Management
11 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
11 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
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%) assyst
2 1 (1.72%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (17.24%) Force.com
2 10 (17.24%) PaaS
3 8 (13.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.72%) SNMP
4 1 (1.72%) MPLS
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) DB2
4 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.17%) SAP BW
4 3 (5.17%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (5.17%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.07%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Billing
6 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.72%) Back Office
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Digital Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.45%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) JSON
3 11 (18.97%) Mason
3 11 (18.97%) Visualforce
4 9 (15.52%) CSS
5 7 (12.07%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) HTML5
6 6 (10.34%) Middleware
7 5 (8.62%) Ajax
7 5 (8.62%) .NET
7 5 (8.62%) JSP
8 4 (6.90%) SOAP
8 4 (6.90%) WCF
8 4 (6.90%) REST
8 4 (6.90%) jQuery
9 3 (5.17%) XSD
10 2 (3.45%) Web Services
11 1 (1.72%) LINQ
11 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.90%) Social Media
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.17%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.72%) DTV
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) VMS
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
2 13 (22.41%) CRM
3 10 (17.24%) ERP
4 7 (12.07%) Project Management
4 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.90%) Analytics
7 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Web Analytics
7 4 (6.90%) OO
7 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.97%) Apex Code
3 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) Perl
5 3 (5.17%) ABAP
5 3 (5.17%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) vCloud
3 2 (3.45%) Docker
4 1 (1.72%) LXC
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) WSUS
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) Netcool
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) SAP
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 5 (8.62%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) BMC
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.90%) EMC
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.17%) webMethods
7 2 (3.45%) Remedy
7 2 (3.45%) PlateSpin
7 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.72%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 1 (1.72%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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