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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 178 189 203
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 27 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.52% 21.02% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £358 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £555 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
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
186 157 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.15% 2.14% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 124 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £229 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 1 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 1 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 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) PaaS
3 17 (22.97%) Windows
4 16 (21.62%) Linux
5 14 (18.92%) Java
5 14 (18.92%) IaaS
6 13 (17.57%) .NET
7 12 (16.22%) SQL
7 12 (16.22%) XML
8 11 (14.86%) Web Services
8 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
8 11 (14.86%) Banking
9 10 (13.51%) Migration
9 10 (13.51%) Oracle
9 10 (13.51%) C#
9 10 (13.51%) SOA
9 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 9 (12.16%) OO
10 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (10.81%) WCF
11 8 (10.81%) CRM
11 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
11 8 (10.81%) XSL
11 8 (10.81%) ITIL
11 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
11 8 (10.81%) Firewall
11 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.46%) UNIX
12 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (8.11%) IIS
1 6 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.70%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) PaaS
2 14 (18.92%) IaaS
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.76%) Force.com
6 3 (4.05%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (2.70%) Office 365
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Firewall
2 5 (6.76%) Intranet
2 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) IPsec
4 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.35%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) HSRP
4 1 (1.35%) DWDM
4 1 (1.35%) MPLS
4 1 (1.35%) OSPF
4 1 (1.35%) BGP
4 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.35%) TACACS
4 1 (1.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.05%) MySQL
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) NUnit
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 5 (6.76%) Bugzilla
2 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) RSpec
4 1 (1.35%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Moq
4 1 (1.35%) Mockito
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Grunt
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) Ant
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.35%) TestNG
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Architect
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Transition Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 12 (16.22%) XML
3 11 (14.86%) Web Services
4 8 (10.81%) XSL
4 8 (10.81%) WCF
5 6 (8.11%) CSS
6 5 (6.76%) XSD
6 5 (6.76%) HTML
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 5 (6.76%) Mason
6 5 (6.76%) Visualforce
6 5 (6.76%) HTML5
6 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.41%) jQuery
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.41%) Middleware
7 4 (5.41%) LAMP
8 3 (4.05%) XML Schema
8 3 (4.05%) Ajax
8 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.35%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.35%) DataPower
3 1 (1.35%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) UNIX
4 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) SOA
1 10 (13.51%) Project Management
1 10 (13.51%) Migration
2 9 (12.16%) OO
3 8 (10.81%) CRM
3 8 (10.81%) ITIL
4 7 (9.46%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps
5 6 (8.11%) Investment Management
5 6 (8.11%) Wealth Management
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.11%) Change Management
5 6 (8.11%) OOP
6 5 (6.76%) EAI
6 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.76%) OOD
6 5 (6.76%) MVC
6 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) Java
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) C
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) PMP
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
1 7 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.05%) Salt
3 1 (1.35%) RANCID
3 1 (1.35%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.35%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Sybase
3 6 (8.11%) SAP
3 6 (8.11%) Citrix
3 6 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.11%) SimCorp
4 5 (6.76%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.76%) VMware
4 5 (6.76%) Informatica
4 5 (6.76%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) Temenos
7 1 (1.35%) Dell
7 1 (1.35%) EMC
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) BMC
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