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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 75 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.14% 11.54% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £275 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £405 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £12.10 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -73.40%
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
35 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.29% 1.97% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 14
Average daily rate £488 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £430 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +8 6 £275 -35.29% 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Banking
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%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Middleware
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
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%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
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%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) PBX
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Junior
6 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Commercial Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
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 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) LESS
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Dell Certification
1 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GxP
1 1 (4.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) SAP