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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 26 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.55% 1.63% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.48% 11.27% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £508 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.41% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £840 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £416 £439
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% +8.48%
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
31 71 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.00% 14.43% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 12
Median daily rate £503 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

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 25 September 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 12 (40.00%) CRM
1 12 (40.00%) IaaS
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (30.00%) SOA
5 7 (23.33%) Information Security
6 6 (20.00%) Marketing
6 6 (20.00%) PaaS
6 6 (20.00%) ERP
6 6 (20.00%) SAP
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) SAP HANA
7 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
7 5 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 5 (16.67%) LAN
7 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 5 (16.67%) Firewall
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
8 4 (13.33%) Billing
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.33%) Middleware
8 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.33%) Service Design
8 4 (13.33%) Order to Cash

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 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (13.33%) BigMachines
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) IaaS
2 6 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Billing
4 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Architect
2 24 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 12 (40.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.00%) CRM Architect
4 6 (20.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (10.00%) HR Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) ERP Architect
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Django
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) CESG
1 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) CRM
2 9 (30.00%) SOA
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) ERP
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Order to Cash
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) Service Design
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CISSP
1 2 (6.67%) CLAS
1 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Ariba
5 1 (3.33%) Saba
5 1 (3.33%) VMware