The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 93 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.36% 5.56% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +73.07%
SaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
56 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.45% 1.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 3
Average daily rate £450 £283 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.29% -29.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 22 October 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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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
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 - 5
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) JMS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) WSDL
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) Software AG
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) hybris