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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 28 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.70% 1.17% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.39% 6.19% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £510 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £840 £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 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
33 97 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.40% 18.83% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 69 17
Median daily rate £505 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.42% +106.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.46% +34.28%

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 31 August 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 21 (55.26%) IaaS
2 13 (34.21%) PaaS
3 12 (31.58%) Information Security
4 11 (28.95%) CRM
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle
6 9 (23.68%) LAN
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (21.05%) SOA
7 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 8 (21.05%) Patch Management
7 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
7 8 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (15.79%) SAP HANA
8 6 (15.79%) ERP
8 6 (15.79%) SAP
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) Marketing
8 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) Linux
9 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (10.53%) BigMachines
10 4 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (10.53%) Service Design
10 4 (10.53%) 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 (5.26%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.53%) BigMachines
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) IaaS
2 13 (34.21%) PaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) LAN
1 9 (23.68%) WAN
2 8 (21.05%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SAP HANA
2 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Billing
3 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Architect
2 31 (81.58%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (52.63%) Security Architect
3 20 (52.63%) Security Solutions Architect
4 8 (21.05%) Virtualisation Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) CRM Architect
5 5 (13.16%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Information Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (7.89%) HR Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) ERP Architect
8 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.26%) SAP Architect
8 2 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
1 4 (10.53%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Django
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) CESG
1 2 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Information Security
2 11 (28.95%) CRM
3 8 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (21.05%) Patch Management
3 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
3 8 (21.05%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) ERP
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Order to Cash
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) Service Design
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
1 2 (5.26%) CLAS
1 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) GxP
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Ariba
6 1 (2.63%) Saba