The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 127 102 130
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Contract jobs citing SaaS 20 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.80% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.61% 33.33% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £190 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £575 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £48.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £44.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.19%
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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
102 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.32% 2.41% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 16
Average daily rate £398 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £190 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £578 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £46.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.73% +76.92%
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 the East of England

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the East of England region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Essex -7 6 £425 -26.08%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £413 +87.50% 4
Bedfordshire -16 5 £459 +1.94% 3
Hertfordshire -25 3 £625 +25.00% 2
Norfolk - 1 £425 - 3
Suffolk - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Retail
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (18.00%) CRM
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (16.00%) Project Management
4 8 (16.00%) Change Management
5 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.00%) Windows
5 7 (14.00%) SOAP
6 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (12.00%) Information Management
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) Service Management
7 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (10.00%) HTML
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) ERP
8 4 (8.00%) DNS
8 4 (8.00%) Internet
8 4 (8.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) CSS
8 4 (8.00%) Linux

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Taleo
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Force.com
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.00%) Broadband
3 3 (6.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) DMZ
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Firebug
2 3 (6.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.00%) Grunt
3 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
1 10 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.00%) CRM Architect
4 7 (14.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) SOAP
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) XML
3 4 (8.00%) jQuery
3 4 (8.00%) REST
3 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) XHTML
4 3 (6.00%) Middleware
5 2 (4.00%) Java EE
5 2 (4.00%) DOM
5 2 (4.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (2.00%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.00%) LESS
6 1 (2.00%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.00%) Struts
6 1 (2.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) FMCG
2 3 (6.00%) iPhone
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.00%) CRM
2 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (16.00%) Project Management
3 8 (16.00%) Change Management
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) Service Management
5 6 (12.00%) Information Management
6 5 (10.00%) ERP
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.00%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (6.00%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.00%) VCP5
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ACCA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) VMFS
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.00%) WSUS
1 3 (6.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) Siebel
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Symantec
4 3 (6.00%) McAfee
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Avaya
4 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) i-GRasp
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago