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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 91 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.18% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.70% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £506 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-30.59% +63.46%
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
46 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.98% 1.74% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

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 16 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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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
Nottinghamshire +12 1 £400 -32.20% 2
Derbyshire +5 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (25.00%) DMZ
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (25.00%) DMZ
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Extranet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) WSDL
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Intel
2 2 (25.00%) Software AG
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) hybris