The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 90 91 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Contract jobs citing SaaS 37 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.03% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.45% 17.81% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 5
Median daily rate £235 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.31% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £311 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £603 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
256 146 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.56% 5.77% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 85 43
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £197 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £663 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 23 £216 -53.86% 16
Slough - 2 £406 -
Wokingham - 2 £400 -
Newbury +4 1 £150 -51.02%
Bracknell -14 1 £450 -10.00%
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 17 (33.33%) Marketing
3 14 (27.45%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (25.49%) B2B
5 12 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (21.57%) Project Planning
6 11 (21.57%) Pay per click
6 11 (21.57%) SEO
7 10 (19.61%) Social Media
7 10 (19.61%) Marketo
8 9 (17.65%) Brand Awareness
8 9 (17.65%) Marketing Automation
8 9 (17.65%) Data Acquisition
8 9 (17.65%) Digital Media
8 9 (17.65%) Online Marketing
8 9 (17.65%) German Language
8 9 (17.65%) Email Marketing
9 8 (15.69%) SAP
9 8 (15.69%) Windows
9 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
9 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
10 7 (13.73%) MPLS
10 7 (13.73%) VPN
10 7 (13.73%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
11 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
11 6 (11.76%) PaaS
11 6 (11.76%) Citrix
11 6 (11.76%) Finance
11 6 (11.76%) Migration

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (3.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (11.76%) PaaS
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
4 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) MPLS
1 7 (13.73%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) DHCP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) IPsec
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
2 3 (5.88%) VLAN
2 3 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) AMQP
4 1 (1.96%) MQTT
4 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) OLAP
2 1 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.96%) Power BI
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) gulp
1 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (33.33%) Marketing
2 9 (17.65%) Brand Awareness
2 9 (17.65%) German Language
3 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (11.76%) Finance
5 4 (7.84%) Law
5 4 (7.84%) Retail
6 3 (5.88%) Advertising
6 3 (5.88%) Banking
6 3 (5.88%) Legal
6 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing Officer
4 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Intranet Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) JSON
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.96%) Electron Framework
4 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) JSON-LD
4 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.96%) OAuth
4 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) SAML
4 1 (1.96%) Sass
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Social Media
2 9 (17.65%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 3 (5.88%) Fintech
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) FMCG
5 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) iSeries
5 1 (1.96%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.96%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) B2B
2 12 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (21.57%) Pay per click
3 11 (21.57%) Project Planning
3 11 (21.57%) SEO
4 9 (17.65%) Data Acquisition
4 9 (17.65%) Email Marketing
4 9 (17.65%) Marketing Automation
4 9 (17.65%) Online Marketing
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) CRM
6 5 (9.80%) ERP
7 4 (7.84%) Business Transformation
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) SPARQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) CCA
2 3 (5.88%) CCIE
2 3 (5.88%) CCNA
2 3 (5.88%) CCNP
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (19.61%) Marketo
3 8 (15.69%) SAP
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.88%) Concur
6 3 (5.88%) Huawei
6 3 (5.88%) NetSuite
7 2 (3.92%) Google
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) Tealium
7 2 (3.92%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.96%) TIBCO