The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 25 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Contract jobs citing SaaS 19 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.40% 0.85% 2.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.16% 4.30% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Median daily rate £413 £433 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +11.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -64.28%
SaaS
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
63 93 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.90% 19.87% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 74 19
Median daily rate £425 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £299 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.99% +78.33%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 30 (60.00%) IaaS
2 20 (40.00%) PaaS
3 18 (36.00%) Information Security
4 13 (26.00%) LAN
4 13 (26.00%) WAN
5 12 (24.00%) ITIL
5 12 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 12 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (22.00%) Security Operations
6 11 (22.00%) Patch Management
6 11 (22.00%) Firewall
7 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.00%) CRM
8 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (16.00%) Linux
8 8 (16.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Windows
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
9 7 (14.00%) VMware
9 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.00%) Finance
11 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
11 5 (10.00%) BigMachines

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (10.00%) BigMachines
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (60.00%) IaaS
2 20 (40.00%) PaaS
3 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) LAN
1 13 (26.00%) WAN
2 11 (22.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.00%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Architect
2 39 (78.00%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (52.00%) Security Architect
3 26 (52.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 8 (16.00%) CRM Architect
5 8 (16.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Virtualisation Architect
6 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 6 (12.00%) Information Architect
7 6 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (8.00%) Technologist
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.00%) SAP Architect
9 3 (6.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (4.00%) Java Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Django
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) RESTful
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) CESG
2 2 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Information Security
2 12 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
2 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) TOGAF
3 11 (22.00%) Patch Management
3 11 (22.00%) Security Operations
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) CRM
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
9 4 (8.00%) ArchiMate
9 4 (8.00%) QMS
9 4 (8.00%) SOA
9 4 (8.00%) UML
9 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Python
2 2 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) CLAS
2 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.00%) COBIT
2 4 (8.00%) GxP
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
1 7 (14.00%) VMware
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Ariba
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