The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cheltenham region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.61% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.87% +65.00%
Cloud Services Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.22% 2.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
SaaS
Gloucestershire

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SaaS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow