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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 92 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 34 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.57% 7.10% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 3
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£499 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £373 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £668 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £43.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +68.26%
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
115 155 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.44% 6.21% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 94 16
Average daily rate £488 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -33.75%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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
Newbury +9 11 £275 -11.29%
Reading +12 4 £550 -13.04% 12
Bracknell -3 3 £500 -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 23 (52.27%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) HTML
4 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) CRM
5 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) JSON
6 10 (22.73%) Ajax
6 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 9 (20.45%) Web 2.0
7 9 (20.45%) JSP
7 9 (20.45%) .NET
8 8 (18.18%) Linux
8 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (15.91%) Force.com
9 7 (15.91%) Visualforce
9 7 (15.91%) Apex Code
9 7 (15.91%) Mason
9 7 (15.91%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
11 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.36%) IaaS
11 5 (11.36%) PaaS
11 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
11 5 (11.36%) Finance
11 5 (11.36%) VMware
11 5 (11.36%) Computer Science

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) assyst
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (15.91%) Force.com
3 5 (11.36%) IaaS
3 5 (11.36%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.27%) SNMP
3 1 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JUnit
1 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.09%) Maven
1 4 (9.09%) Selenium
1 4 (9.09%) JBehave
2 3 (6.82%) Gradle
2 3 (6.82%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Consultant
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.82%) SaaS Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) HTML
1 13 (29.55%) CSS
2 12 (27.27%) JSON
3 10 (22.73%) Ajax
4 9 (20.45%) JSP
4 9 (20.45%) .NET
5 7 (15.91%) Visualforce
5 7 (15.91%) Mason
6 5 (11.36%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) XML
7 4 (9.09%) SOAP
7 4 (9.09%) VXML
7 4 (9.09%) JMS
7 4 (9.09%) HTML5
7 4 (9.09%) jQuery
7 4 (9.09%) CCXML
8 3 (6.82%) WCF
8 3 (6.82%) Middleware
8 3 (6.82%) XSD
9 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Web 2.0
2 6 (13.64%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) CMDB
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) CRM
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.09%) User Stories
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Modelling
6 3 (6.82%) SIEM
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Coaching
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) SOA
7 2 (4.55%) ETL
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) Apex Code
5 4 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) PHP5
7 1 (2.27%) PHP4
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) WSUS
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) EMC
4 3 (6.82%) BMC
4 3 (6.82%) webMethods
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Software AG
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
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