The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the East Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 92 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.38% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £600 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +166.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
32 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 0.62% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Average daily rate £363 £575 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £350 -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Leicestershire - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP