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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 91 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.16% 0.34% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 12.90% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
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£413 £435 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £428 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £463 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £45.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-64.72% +37.87%
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
25 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 2.60% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 13
Average daily rate £400 £435 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +51.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £324 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £484 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%

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
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 5 May 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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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 - 2 £413 - 3
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) PaaS
1 5 (45.45%) IaaS
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WLAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Transition Management
3 3 (27.27%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) OVSD
4 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Docker

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) PaaS
1 5 (45.45%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WLAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Transition Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Siebel Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Mason
1 1 (9.09%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Transition Management
2 3 (27.27%) People Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OVSD
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Opsview
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel
3 1 (9.09%) Northgate
3 1 (9.09%) Eloqua
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com