The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 149 166 188
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +22
Contract jobs citing SaaS 54 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.25% 16.97% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 18
Average daily rate
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£476 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-61.53% +17.41%
SaaS
London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
354 218 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.05% 3.70% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 162 118
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
- +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.75 £20.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.19 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £20.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -52.34%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the City of London region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 20 (21.51%) Java
3 19 (20.43%) Oracle
4 18 (19.35%) Project Management
4 18 (19.35%) Banking
5 16 (17.20%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 15 (16.13%) Mason
6 15 (16.13%) Degree
6 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.13%) Apex Code
6 15 (16.13%) Visualforce
7 14 (15.05%) Linux
8 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
9 11 (11.83%) ITIL
10 10 (10.75%) .NET
10 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
10 10 (10.75%) VMware
10 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (10.75%) Force.com
11 9 (9.68%) ServiceNow
11 9 (9.68%) SQL
11 9 (9.68%) Windows
11 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (8.60%) MS Office
12 8 (8.60%) CRM
12 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
12 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
12 8 (8.60%) DevOps

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.08%) WordPress
4 1 (1.08%) Lync
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Project
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.08%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.08%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.08%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (10.75%) Force.com
3 6 (6.45%) PaaS
3 6 (6.45%) IaaS
4 4 (4.30%) Office 365
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.08%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.08%) Yammer
6 1 (1.08%) Route 53
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 4 (4.30%) LDAP
2 4 (4.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) Intranet
3 2 (2.15%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.08%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.08%) EDMS
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.23%) Subversion
3 3 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Maven
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.08%) Hudson
4 1 (1.08%) FishEye
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 18 (19.35%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Publishing
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) International Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Developer
2 16 (17.20%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Architect
4 14 (15.05%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.83%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) Administrator
7 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.15%) ERP Project Manager
8 2 (2.15%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) Mason
1 15 (16.13%) Visualforce
2 10 (10.75%) .NET
3 6 (6.45%) HTML
4 4 (4.30%) CSS
4 4 (4.30%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) JSON
4 4 (4.30%) JMX
4 4 (4.30%) Ajax
4 4 (4.30%) jQuery
4 4 (4.30%) HTML5
4 4 (4.30%) CSS3
5 3 (3.23%) Backbone.js
5 3 (3.23%) RESTful
5 3 (3.23%) LAMP
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Linux
2 9 (9.68%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Project Management
2 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.83%) ITIL
5 8 (8.60%) CRM
5 8 (8.60%) DevOps
6 7 (7.53%) Analytics
6 7 (7.53%) ERP
7 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.45%) Migration
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (6.45%) Investment Management
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.38%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.38%) Scrum
8 5 (5.38%) Change Management
8 5 (5.38%) ITSM
8 5 (5.38%) Service Management
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) Java
2 15 (16.13%) Apex Code
3 9 (9.68%) SQL
4 7 (7.53%) C#
5 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.38%) C
6 5 (5.38%) Python
6 5 (5.38%) Perl
6 5 (5.38%) PHP
6 5 (5.38%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) CISA
5 3 (3.23%) CISM
5 3 (3.23%) CISSP
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.23%) MCP
5 3 (3.23%) MCSE
5 3 (3.23%) CCNA
6 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) PMP
7 1 (1.08%) ISEB
7 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.15%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Puppet
1 4 (4.30%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.08%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) Salt
3 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Oracle
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (10.75%) VMware
4 9 (9.68%) ServiceNow
5 6 (6.45%) Eloqua
5 6 (6.45%) SAP
5 6 (6.45%) Siebel
6 3 (3.23%) Adobe
6 3 (3.23%) Citrix
7 2 (2.15%) Sybase
7 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.15%) Symantec
7 2 (2.15%) Remedy
7 2 (2.15%) McAfee
7 2 (2.15%) Informatica
7 2 (2.15%) Epicor
7 2 (2.15%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.15%) Infor
8 1 (1.08%) Veeam
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