The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 52 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 2.12% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.32% 32.26% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
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£400 £403 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +61.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £40.00
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
94 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.76% 6.58% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 5
Average daily rate £400 £233 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MODAF
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) PMI
6 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MODAF
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) IIBA
2 1 (10.00%) CBAP
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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CPS Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago