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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 149 161 158
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 16 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.67% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.83% 11.97% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 42
Median daily rate £550 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £306 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.05 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -64.72%
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
331 309 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.49% 5.63% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 228 170
Median daily rate £488 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.73% -
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 the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 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 3 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 City of London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 12 (37.50%) IaaS
2 10 (31.25%) PaaS
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (18.75%) Citrix
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.75%) MS Office
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.63%) CRM
7 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (15.63%) XenApp
7 5 (15.63%) SCCM
7 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
7 5 (15.63%) User Experience
8 4 (12.50%) SCOrch
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) SCOM
8 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
8 4 (12.50%) HP SIM

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Workday HCM
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.13%) BigMachines
3 1 (3.13%) Eloqua
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) IaaS
2 10 (31.25%) PaaS
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Office 365
5 1 (3.13%) Taleo
5 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Ant
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.13%) gulp
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Head of DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) RESTful
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) Play Framework
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) Django
3 1 (3.13%) Laravel
3 1 (3.13%) Mason
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.13%) Sass
3 1 (3.13%) Symfony
3 1 (3.13%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) SCADA
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Release Management
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) C
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Scala
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CISM
1 2 (6.25%) CISSP
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.13%) MCDST
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) Xen
5 2 (6.25%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.25%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Sage
6 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) Siebel
7 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.13%) Zend
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