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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 31 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.85% 0.79% 2.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.00% 4.08% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Median daily rate £413 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
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
50 98 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.74% 19.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 75 25
Median daily rate £425 £400 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +72.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (69.77%) IaaS
2 20 (46.51%) PaaS
3 18 (41.86%) Information Security
4 13 (30.23%) LAN
4 13 (30.23%) WAN
5 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (25.58%) Security Operations
6 11 (25.58%) Patch Management
6 11 (25.58%) Firewall
7 10 (23.26%) ITIL
7 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) VMware
9 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
9 7 (16.28%) Windows
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
10 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
10 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.63%) Project Management
11 5 (11.63%) CRM
11 5 (11.63%) ERP
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle
11 5 (11.63%) SAP
11 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
11 5 (11.63%) SAP HANA

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 (4.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) BigMachines
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (4.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (69.77%) IaaS
2 20 (46.51%) PaaS
3 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) LAN
1 13 (30.23%) WAN
2 11 (25.58%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Billing
4 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Architect
2 31 (72.09%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (60.47%) Security Architect
3 26 (60.47%) Security Solutions Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Virtualisation Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Information Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Technologist
7 3 (6.98%) HR Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) ERP Architect
8 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Architect
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
1 3 (6.98%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Django
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) CESG
2 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Information Security
2 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
3 11 (25.58%) Patch Management
3 11 (25.58%) Security Operations
4 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
6 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.63%) CRM
7 5 (11.63%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
8 4 (9.30%) ArchiMate
8 4 (9.30%) QMS
8 4 (9.30%) SABSA
8 4 (9.30%) UML
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CISSP
1 2 (4.65%) CLAS
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) COBIT
2 4 (9.30%) GxP
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Ariba
5 1 (2.33%) Saba