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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 178 194 199
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 21 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.86% 22.30% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 17
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £44.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.19%
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
177 148 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.01% 2.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 64
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Windows
4 13 (19.40%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.40%) PaaS
5 11 (16.42%) IaaS
5 11 (16.42%) Banking
5 11 (16.42%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) .NET
6 10 (14.93%) Migration
6 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 10 (14.93%) Oracle
7 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
7 8 (11.94%) Firewall
8 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.45%) UNIX
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL
8 7 (10.45%) Web Services
8 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (10.45%) Degree
8 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (10.45%) DevOps
9 6 (8.96%) Wealth Management
9 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (8.96%) SimCorp
9 6 (8.96%) SimCorp Dimension
9 6 (8.96%) Puppet
9 6 (8.96%) Investment Management
9 6 (8.96%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (5.97%) Apache
1 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.99%) Temenos T24
3 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) PaaS
2 11 (16.42%) IaaS
3 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Force.com
4 3 (4.48%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) Intranet
2 5 (7.46%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) IPsec
4 1 (1.49%) BGP
4 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.49%) TACACS
4 1 (1.49%) VRRP
4 1 (1.49%) DWDM
4 1 (1.49%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) OSPF
4 1 (1.49%) Broadband
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) PPP
4 1 (1.49%) SNMP
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
2 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.48%) NUnit
3 2 (2.99%) RSpec
4 1 (1.49%) Grunt
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
4 1 (1.49%) Mockito
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.49%) TestNG
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 2 (2.99%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Architect
2 11 (16.42%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.45%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Transition Manager
7 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) Web Services
3 6 (8.96%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) XSL
4 5 (7.46%) WCF
5 4 (5.97%) Mason
5 4 (5.97%) Visualforce
5 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) LAMP
6 3 (4.48%) Middleware
6 3 (4.48%) HTML
6 3 (4.48%) XSD
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
6 3 (4.48%) jQuery
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.99%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.48%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.49%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) DataPower
4 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.93%) Migration
2 10 (14.93%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL
3 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (10.45%) DevOps
4 6 (8.96%) Wealth Management
4 6 (8.96%) Investment Management
4 6 (8.96%) CRM
4 6 (8.96%) SOA
4 6 (8.96%) Change Management
5 5 (7.46%) OO
5 5 (7.46%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.46%) Data Management
6 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.97%) OOP
6 4 (5.97%) ERP
6 4 (5.97%) MVC
6 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) C#
4 5 (7.46%) PHP
5 4 (5.97%) Apex Code
6 3 (4.48%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.48%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) CISSP
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMP
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CCIE
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.96%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) Salt
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) RANCID
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.49%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.49%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) SimCorp
2 6 (8.96%) SAP
2 6 (8.96%) Sybase
2 6 (8.96%) Citrix
3 5 (7.46%) Informatica
3 5 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.48%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Temenos
6 2 (2.99%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.49%) BMC
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
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