The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 60 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.75% 0.77% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.96% 25.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate £488 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
46 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.74% 3.07% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 10
Average daily rate £450 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Buckinghamshire region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Buckinghamshire region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Milton Keynes +7 10 £575 +15.00% 3
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.83%) Middleware
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
4 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) WCF
4 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (20.83%) REST
4 5 (20.83%) High Availability
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) SAP PP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.17%) DMVPN
1 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.17%) GLBP
1 1 (4.17%) HSRP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) IPsec
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) PBX
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Vendor Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Junior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
1 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
1 5 (20.83%) REST
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
1 5 (20.83%) WCF
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCIE
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GxP
1 1 (4.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) UAG
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
1 2 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) SAP