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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 126 96 128
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Contract jobs citing SaaS 19 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 1.32% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.81% 51.61% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -30.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £190 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +73.07%
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
113 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.66% 2.57% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 38 14
Average daily rate £404 £310 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.24% -24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.04% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -11 8 £400 -30.43% 1
Bedfordshire -13 5 £459 +1.94% 5
Hertfordshire -29 3 £625 +113.67% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £429 +125.65% 8
Norfolk -7 1 £425 +112.50% 3
Suffolk - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 8 (18.18%) CRM
4 8 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (18.18%) Service Management
5 7 (15.91%) Change Management
5 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.91%) SOAP
5 7 (15.91%) Web Services
5 7 (15.91%) Windows
6 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) Information Management
6 6 (13.64%) Retail
6 6 (13.64%) Degree
7 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Firewall
8 4 (9.09%) DNS
8 4 (9.09%) Linux
8 4 (9.09%) SAP
9 3 (6.82%) MS Office
9 3 (6.82%) Siebel
9 3 (6.82%) Broadband
9 3 (6.82%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Taleo
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Force.com
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.82%) Broadband
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) DMZ
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.27%) Grunt
1 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (15.91%) CRM Architect
4 7 (15.91%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) SOAP
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) Java EE
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) Mason
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) FMCG
1 3 (6.82%) iPhone
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
2 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
4 8 (18.18%) Service Management
4 8 (18.18%) CRM
5 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) Information Management
6 6 (13.64%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.82%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (6.82%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (4.55%) People Management
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.55%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
1 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.27%) VCP5
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMFS
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.82%) WSUS
1 3 (6.82%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) Siebel
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Avaya
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
5 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 3 (6.82%) McAfee
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) i-GRasp
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
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