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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 107 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 23 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.06% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.62% 14.15% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 13
Median daily rate £505 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.18% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £366 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £798 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £436
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
239 212 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.71% 7.49% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 124 92
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £31.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.96% +103.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £20.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £41.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +25 11 £505 -38.78% 4
Hertfordshire +6 7 £513 - 7
Bedfordshire -6 3 £509 +25.23% 2
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 £388 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) IaaS
3 17 (28.81%) Oracle
4 15 (25.42%) PaaS
5 14 (23.73%) CRM
6 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.95%) SOA
7 10 (16.95%) SQL
8 8 (13.56%) ITIL
8 8 (13.56%) Windows
8 8 (13.56%) Migration
8 8 (13.56%) Information Security
8 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (13.56%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (11.86%) SDLC
9 7 (11.86%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (11.86%) ERP
9 7 (11.86%) SAP
10 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.17%) Marketing
10 6 (10.17%) Finance
10 6 (10.17%) Office 365
10 6 (10.17%) SAP HANA
11 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (8.47%) VMware
11 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.78%) BigMachines
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.69%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) IaaS
2 15 (25.42%) PaaS
3 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (10.17%) Office 365
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) LAN
1 4 (6.78%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SAP HANA
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.78%) DTS
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (6.78%) OLAP
3 4 (6.78%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.08%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) GIS
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
1 6 (10.17%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Billing
3 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Architect
2 29 (49.15%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (23.73%) Security Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Security Solutions Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (13.56%) CRM Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
6 6 (10.17%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.08%) AWS Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Azure Architect
9 3 (5.08%) HR Manager
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Digital Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Digital Business Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Middleware
2 4 (6.78%) MDX
2 4 (6.78%) RESTful
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 2 (3.39%) REST
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) CSS3
5 1 (1.69%) Django
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) LESS
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) NHS
2 3 (5.08%) CESG
2 3 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) CCTV
3 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) SCADA
4 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.39%) Debian
4 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) CRM
2 10 (16.95%) SOA
2 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.56%) Information Security
3 8 (13.56%) ITIL
3 8 (13.56%) Migration
3 8 (13.56%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (11.86%) ERP
4 7 (11.86%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (11.86%) SDLC
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
6 5 (8.47%) ETL
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.78%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.08%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) CISSP
1 3 (5.08%) CLAS
1 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) SAP
4 5 (8.47%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Ariba
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) ESRI
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.69%) NetApp
6 1 (1.69%) Saba