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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 95 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 36 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.44% 0.74% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.12% 9.21% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 23
Median daily rate £413 £458 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £407 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+12.05% -61.53%
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
255 239 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.22% 8.00% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 172 83
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £48.75 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.20% +12.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £44.50 £41.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £106.25 £45.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +27 18 £413 -0.90% 7
Hertfordshire +22 10 £375 -21.05% 11
Bedfordshire +7 7 £425 -37.03% 2
Essex +6 1 £350 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 46 (47.42%) IaaS
2 37 (38.14%) PaaS
3 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.62%) Information Security
5 17 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (16.49%) Migration
6 16 (16.49%) Windows
7 14 (14.43%) SQL
7 14 (14.43%) Identity Access Management
8 13 (13.40%) Linux
8 13 (13.40%) LAN
8 13 (13.40%) WAN
8 13 (13.40%) VMware
8 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.37%) Oracle
10 11 (11.34%) ITIL
10 11 (11.34%) CRM
10 11 (11.34%) Firewall
10 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
10 11 (11.34%) TOGAF
10 11 (11.34%) Patch Management
10 11 (11.34%) Security Operations
11 10 (10.31%) Data Centre
11 10 (10.31%) NHS
11 10 (10.31%) Project Management
11 10 (10.31%) Information Governance
11 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management

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 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.12%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.06%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.03%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 46 (47.42%) IaaS
2 37 (38.14%) PaaS
3 17 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (5.15%) Office 365
6 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.06%) Taleo
7 1 (1.03%) iPaaS
7 1 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) LAN
1 13 (13.40%) WAN
2 11 (11.34%) Firewall
3 3 (3.09%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.06%) Wireless
5 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.09%) DTS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.09%) OLAP
2 3 (3.09%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (2.06%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Marketing
3 4 (4.12%) Legal
4 3 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (60.82%) Architect
2 49 (50.52%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (30.93%) Security Architect
4 28 (28.87%) Security Solutions Architect
5 19 (19.59%) Cloud Architect
6 18 (18.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 9 (9.28%) Project Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Cutover Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Virtualisation Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Information Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Information Security Architect
11 5 (5.15%) CRM Architect
11 5 (5.15%) CRM Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM Architect
12 4 (4.12%) Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) HR Manager
12 4 (4.12%) Technologist
13 3 (3.09%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) COM
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
1 3 (3.09%) MDX
1 3 (3.09%) REST
1 3 (3.09%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) Middleware
2 2 (2.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) CSS3
3 1 (1.03%) Django
3 1 (1.03%) EDI
3 1 (1.03%) HTML5
3 1 (1.03%) jQuery
3 1 (1.03%) Mason
3 1 (1.03%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.03%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.03%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.03%) WCF
3 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Data Centre
1 10 (10.31%) NHS
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) CCTV
3 2 (2.06%) CESG
3 2 (2.06%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) SCADA
3 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Debian
4 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Information Security
2 16 (16.49%) Migration
3 14 (14.43%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.34%) CRM
6 11 (11.34%) ITIL
6 11 (11.34%) Patch Management
6 11 (11.34%) Security Operations
6 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.34%) TOGAF
7 10 (10.31%) Information Governance
7 10 (10.31%) Project Management
8 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.19%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.19%) Prototyping
10 6 (6.19%) SOA
10 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) Java
2 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.09%) Python
2 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.03%) C#
3 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) CISSP
2 2 (2.06%) CLAS
2 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) ISEB
2 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.12%) COBIT
3 4 (4.12%) GxP
4 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) VMware
3 12 (12.37%) Oracle
4 5 (5.15%) SAP
5 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.09%) NetSuite
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) Ariba
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) ESRI
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp
8 1 (1.03%) Saba
8 1 (1.03%) Siebel
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