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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 95 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 29 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.88% 8.63% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 17
Median daily rate £505 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £825 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
209 278 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.41% 8.91% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 188 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.10 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £40.80 £13.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +29 12 £530 +24.70% 5
Hertfordshire +9 8 £425 -17.07% 11
Bedfordshire +5 6 £425 +17.24% 2
Essex -8 1 £350 +16.66%
Norfolk - 1 £450 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £388 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (50.63%) IaaS
2 32 (40.51%) PaaS
3 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
4 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (20.25%) Information Security
5 15 (18.99%) Oracle
5 15 (18.99%) Windows
6 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (16.46%) SQL
7 12 (15.19%) CRM
7 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.19%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (12.66%) Migration
8 10 (12.66%) VMware
8 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.66%) LAN
8 10 (12.66%) WAN
9 9 (11.39%) NHS
9 9 (11.39%) SOA
9 9 (11.39%) Linux
9 9 (11.39%) Information Governance
9 9 (11.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (10.13%) Office 365
10 8 (10.13%) Patch Management
10 8 (10.13%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (10.13%) Security Operations
10 8 (10.13%) ITIL
10 8 (10.13%) Firewall
10 8 (10.13%) Finance

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 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.06%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.53%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 40 (50.63%) IaaS
2 32 (40.51%) PaaS
3 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (10.13%) Office 365
6 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) LAN
1 10 (12.66%) WAN
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.53%) Network Security
3 2 (2.53%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SAP HANA
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.06%) DTS
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.06%) OLAP
4 4 (5.06%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.80%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) GIS
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Billing
4 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (68.35%) Architect
2 44 (55.70%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (32.91%) Security Architect
4 22 (27.85%) Security Solutions Architect
5 17 (21.52%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (17.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 8 (10.13%) Virtualisation Architect
9 7 (8.86%) Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
10 6 (7.59%) CRM Architect
11 4 (5.06%) Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) CRM Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.06%) Information Architect
11 4 (5.06%) Information Security Architect
12 3 (3.80%) AWS Architect
12 3 (3.80%) Azure Architect
12 3 (3.80%) HR Manager
12 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
13 2 (2.53%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Middleware
2 4 (5.06%) MDX
2 4 (5.06%) RESTful
3 3 (3.80%) REST
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) .NET
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) Django
5 1 (1.27%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.27%) WCF
5 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) NHS
2 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) CESG
4 3 (3.80%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.53%) CCTV
5 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.53%) SCADA
5 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Debian
4 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Information Security
2 12 (15.19%) CRM
2 12 (15.19%) Identity Access Management
2 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (12.66%) Migration
3 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
4 9 (11.39%) Information Governance
4 9 (11.39%) SOA
5 8 (10.13%) ITIL
5 8 (10.13%) Patch Management
5 8 (10.13%) Performance Optimisation
5 8 (10.13%) Security Operations
6 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.86%) ERP
6 7 (8.86%) SDLC
7 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.33%) ETL
9 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.80%) Python
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) CISSP
1 3 (3.80%) CLAS
1 3 (3.80%) ISEB
2 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) GxP
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) VMware
4 7 (8.86%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) Ariba
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) ESRI
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.27%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) Saba
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