The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 61 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 1.41% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.11% 50.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
74 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.84% 2.83% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 1
Average daily rate £375 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +72.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 6 £433 +13.44% 4
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (10.00%) SABSA
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (10.00%) MODAF
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) COBIT
7 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) SABSA
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) MODAF
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle