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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 87 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.48% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% 18.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £419
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
35 37 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.40% 2.56% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 0
Average daily rate £370 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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 24 July 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
Nottinghamshire +10 1 - - 3
Northamptonshire -3 1 £475 -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) Software AG
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Google
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