The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 79 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 0.30% 1.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.73% 3.41% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
Median daily rate £435 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £408
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 £19.61 £16.05 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -64.72%
SaaS
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
89 88 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.11% 8.67% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 17
Median daily rate £463 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 4 £500 - 2
Chester 0 3 £435 +8.75%
Warrington -11 3 £450 - 1
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) PaaS
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) IaaS
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) CRM
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Taleo
7 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) AIX
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
8 4 (16.67%) IIS
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Apache
8 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.67%) SCCM
8 4 (16.67%) CentOS
8 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.67%) Puppet
8 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.50%) vRealize

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) PaaS
2 8 (33.33%) IaaS
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.83%) Taleo
5 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (12.50%) Skype
1 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Grunt
General
1 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) HR Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) HR Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Workday Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Workday Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Digital
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (4.17%) BYOD
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) AIX
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) CRM
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) ArchiMate
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) vRealize
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Intune
3 2 (8.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.17%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
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