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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 77 79 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 0.37% 1.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.62% 15.38% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £430 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +8.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £403 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £41.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-71.01% +119.73%
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
26 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.17% 2.39% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
Average daily rate £400 £435 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £331 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 27 March 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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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 - 8 £500 - 5
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WLAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) LAMP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Route 53
3 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Route 53
3 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (13.33%) AWS OpsWorks
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WLAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Mason
3 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 2 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OVSD
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Opsview
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) EMC
1 4 (26.67%) NetApp
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) Northgate
3 1 (6.67%) Eloqua
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com