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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 97 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 30 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.46% 8.98% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 4
Average daily rate
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£499 £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £342 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £656 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £420
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.71% +118.75%
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
78 167 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.92% 6.43% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 93 24
Average daily rate £488 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £528 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 +22 9 £675 +32.35% 6
Newbury +8 7 £275 -11.29% 3
Bracknell - 2 £439 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - - 5
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (45.83%) Java
1 22 (45.83%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (35.42%) CRM
2 17 (35.42%) HTML
3 15 (31.25%) JSON
4 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) CSS
5 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
6 10 (20.83%) Ajax
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
6 10 (20.83%) Mason
6 10 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (20.83%) Force.com
6 10 (20.83%) Visualforce
6 10 (20.83%) Apex Code
6 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
7 9 (18.75%) JSP
7 9 (18.75%) .NET
7 9 (18.75%) Web 2.0
7 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
8 8 (16.67%) Retail
9 7 (14.58%) Degree
9 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 7 (14.58%) HTML5
10 6 (12.50%) ERP
10 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.42%) Finance

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.08%) assyst
2 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (20.83%) Force.com
2 5 (10.42%) PaaS
2 5 (10.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
2 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.08%) SNMP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.42%) Finance
4 5 (10.42%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.17%) Billing
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) SaaS Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
2 15 (31.25%) JSON
3 14 (29.17%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) Ajax
4 10 (20.83%) Mason
4 10 (20.83%) Visualforce
5 9 (18.75%) JSP
5 9 (18.75%) .NET
6 7 (14.58%) HTML5
7 5 (10.42%) jQuery
8 4 (8.33%) SOAP
8 4 (8.33%) XML
9 3 (6.25%) WCF
9 3 (6.25%) Middleware
9 3 (6.25%) XSD
9 3 (6.25%) REST
10 1 (2.08%) XML-RPC
10 1 (2.08%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.08%) RSS
10 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Web 2.0
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.25%) Social Media
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) VMS
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) CRM
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) ERP
5 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.42%) OO
7 4 (8.33%) User Stories
7 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.25%) Service Management
8 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Web Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Modelling
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) SIEM
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) Apex Code
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) PHP5
5 1 (2.08%) PHP4
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vCloud
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) WSUS
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) Netcool
3 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) cPanel
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) EMC
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.25%) webMethods
4 3 (6.25%) BMC
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
5 2 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) Software AG
6 1 (2.08%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.08%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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