The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.71% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £531 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.25%
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
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 Dorset region.

Cloud Services Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.20% 1.71% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £488 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +143.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Dorset

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - -
SaaS
South West

SaaS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper