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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 95 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 26 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 1.12% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.22% 19.86% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 9
Median daily rate £600 £355 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.01% -29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £260 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £436
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
282 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.83% 5.66% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 69 73
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £286 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -61.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 September 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 September 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
Maidenhead - 12 £750 - 1
Reading +9 6 £388 +7.63% 7
Slough +2 2 £480 -
Bracknell -6 1 £650 -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (35.62%) Degree
2 25 (34.25%) PaaS
3 19 (26.03%) Java
4 18 (24.66%) Marketing
5 16 (21.92%) Analytics
6 15 (20.55%) B2B
6 15 (20.55%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
7 13 (17.81%) SEO
7 13 (17.81%) Pay per click
7 13 (17.81%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (16.44%) Project Planning
9 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (13.70%) Windows
10 10 (13.70%) Law
10 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
10 10 (13.70%) Data Visualisation
10 10 (13.70%) Machine Learning
10 10 (13.70%) Apache Solr
10 10 (13.70%) Hadoop
10 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
10 10 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (13.70%) Big Data
10 10 (13.70%) Marketo
11 9 (12.33%) Brand Awareness
11 9 (12.33%) Marketing Automation
11 9 (12.33%) Data Acquisition
11 9 (12.33%) Integrated Marketing
11 9 (12.33%) Online Marketing
11 9 (12.33%) Digital Media

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 10 (13.70%) Apache Solr
1 10 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.74%) JBoss
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
3 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.11%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.74%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.37%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.25%) PaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.48%) IaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (2.74%) Office 365
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) Force.com
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Internet
1 7 (9.59%) MPLS
2 6 (8.22%) VPN
3 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) DHCP
4 3 (4.11%) DNS
4 3 (4.11%) IPsec
4 3 (4.11%) LAN
4 3 (4.11%) Network Security
4 3 (4.11%) VLAN
4 3 (4.11%) VoIP
4 3 (4.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) AMQP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) Big Data
1 10 (13.70%) Hadoop
2 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JUnit
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.74%) Grunt
3 2 (2.74%) Maven
3 2 (2.74%) TestNG
4 1 (1.37%) gulp
4 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (24.66%) Marketing
2 10 (13.70%) Law
3 9 (12.33%) Brand Awareness
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) German Language
3 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.48%) Advertising
5 4 (5.48%) Legal
6 3 (4.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Architect
2 12 (16.44%) Data Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Hadoop Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Solr Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Java Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) IT Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Marketing Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Sourcing Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.11%) CSS
2 3 (4.11%) JSON
2 3 (4.11%) Node.js
2 3 (4.11%) REST
2 3 (4.11%) RESTful
2 3 (4.11%) SOAP
3 2 (2.74%) Ajax
3 2 (2.74%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.74%) CSS3
3 2 (2.74%) Handlebars
3 2 (2.74%) HTML5
3 2 (2.74%) J2EE
3 2 (2.74%) jQuery
3 2 (2.74%) Spring
3 2 (2.74%) Struts
3 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
2 9 (12.33%) Digital Media
2 9 (12.33%) Social Media
3 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
5 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.37%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.37%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.37%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.22%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Analytics
2 15 (20.55%) B2B
3 13 (17.81%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (17.81%) Pay per click
3 13 (17.81%) SEO
4 12 (16.44%) Project Planning
5 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.70%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (13.70%) Machine Learning
7 9 (12.33%) Data Acquisition
7 9 (12.33%) Data Governance
7 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.33%) Data Security
7 9 (12.33%) Email Marketing
7 9 (12.33%) Integrated Marketing
7 9 (12.33%) Marketing Automation
7 9 (12.33%) Online Marketing
7 9 (12.33%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) Java
2 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) C++
3 1 (1.37%) Python
3 1 (1.37%) Ruby
3 1 (1.37%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) PhD
3 4 (5.48%) CCIE
3 4 (5.48%) CCNP
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.11%) CCA
4 3 (4.11%) CCNA
4 3 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (4.11%) XenApp
3 2 (2.74%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.37%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.37%) Netcool
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (13.70%) Marketo
3 5 (6.85%) Citrix
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) SAP
4 4 (5.48%) Tealium
5 3 (4.11%) Concur
5 3 (4.11%) Huawei
5 3 (4.11%) NetSuite
6 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.74%) NetApp
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.37%) BMC
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) Software AG
7 1 (1.37%) webMethods