The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - - 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -76.47%
SaaS
South West

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

Cloud Services Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.70% 2.28% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 6
Average daily rate £360 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £198 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £320 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.25 £29.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SaaS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware