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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 83 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 40 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.57% 9.41% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
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£360 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £421
% change year-on-year
- +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 - £40.00
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
140 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.46% 3.38% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 41
Average daily rate £438 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 15 £360 -24.21% 14
Bracknell - 13 - - 1
Slough - 3 £350 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 4
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (39.66%) ServiceNow
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (13.79%) PaaS
4 8 (13.79%) IaaS
5 7 (12.07%) User Experience
5 7 (12.07%) Java
6 6 (10.34%) HTML
6 6 (10.34%) SQL
6 6 (10.34%) Windows
6 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
6 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) MySQL
7 5 (8.62%) Oracle
7 5 (8.62%) Web Services
7 5 (8.62%) VoIP
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.62%) MPLS
7 5 (8.62%) Finance
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Retail
7 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.90%) Marketing
8 4 (6.90%) JSON
8 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.90%) Management Information System

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.45%) assyst
3 1 (1.72%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) PaaS
1 8 (13.79%) IaaS
2 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) VoIP
1 5 (8.62%) MPLS
2 4 (6.90%) VPN
3 3 (5.17%) IPv6
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Network Security
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 2 (3.45%) Broadband
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) MS Access
3 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Consultant
2 13 (22.41%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
4 9 (15.52%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.34%) SaaS Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Designer
7 5 (8.62%) Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Business Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Wintel Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.17%) UX Designer
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) XML
3 4 (6.90%) JSON
4 3 (5.17%) SOAP
4 3 (5.17%) HTML5
5 2 (3.45%) JSP
5 2 (3.45%) Ajax
5 2 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) Laravel
6 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.72%) Mason
6 1 (1.72%) RESTful
6 1 (1.72%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.72%) LAMP
6 1 (1.72%) .NET
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) User Experience
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Wiki
6 1 (1.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.62%) Scrum
2 5 (8.62%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
3 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) ERP
3 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.17%) ITSM
4 3 (5.17%) Migration
4 3 (5.17%) Project Management
4 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.17%) CRM
4 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.17%) Business Development
4 3 (5.17%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (5.17%) Time Management
4 3 (5.17%) Kanban
4 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Netcool
1 2 (3.45%) OVSD
1 2 (3.45%) HP NNM
1 2 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) ServiceNow
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) BMC
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Remedy
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) PlateSpin
5 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Siebel
6 1 (1.72%) Eloqua
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