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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 126 160 176
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +16
Contract jobs citing SaaS 17 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.10% 11.58% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 16
Average daily rate £488 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £340 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £625 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
210 259 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.81% 5.11% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 195 100
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 £17.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +30.62%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 12 (31.58%) PaaS
2 9 (23.68%) IaaS
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) CRM
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) OpenStack
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) CCNP
6 5 (13.16%) CCNA
6 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (13.16%) RHCE
6 5 (13.16%) C
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (18.42%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) Jetty
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) BigMachines
1 3 (7.89%) Eloqua
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) PaaS
2 9 (23.68%) IaaS
3 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.63%) Office 365
7 1 (2.63%) SoftLayer
7 1 (2.63%) Taleo
7 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (10.53%) FCoE
1 4 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Big Data
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Mahout
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) gulp
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) CSS3
3 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) Mason
4 3 (7.89%) Visualforce
4 3 (7.89%) WCF
5 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.26%) Django
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) MSMQ
5 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.63%) Sass
6 1 (2.63%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) SCADA
4 2 (5.26%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Python
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) C
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Apex Code
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CCNA
1 5 (13.16%) CCNP
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.16%) RHCE
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) RHCSA
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.89%) CISM
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.63%) MCDST
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) KVM
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
1 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Siebel
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Sage
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) Zend
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