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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 71 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 54 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.27% 0.70% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.40% 13.14% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 15
Average daily rate £525 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £379 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
172 137 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.22% 5.36% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 94 32
Average daily rate £450 £475 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £628 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.58% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £29.75 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +31 27 £455 +10.30% 9
Bedfordshire +14 13 £575 -8.00%
Hertfordshire +20 12 £625 -7.40% 1
Essex -6 1 £483 +13.52%
Suffolk - 1 £425 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (31.25%) CRM
4 24 (30.00%) SOA
5 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
6 20 (25.00%) SQL
6 20 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 20 (25.00%) REST
7 19 (23.75%) SOAP
7 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
8 18 (22.50%) E-Commerce
9 17 (21.25%) TDD
10 16 (20.00%) Oracle
11 15 (18.75%) Middleware
11 15 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
12 14 (17.50%) TOGAF
12 14 (17.50%) Migration
13 13 (16.25%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (16.25%) Web Services
14 12 (15.00%) ITIL
14 12 (15.00%) C#
14 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.75%) ERP
15 11 (13.75%) Java
15 11 (13.75%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (13.75%) Marketing
16 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (12.50%) PaaS
16 10 (12.50%) WCF
16 10 (12.50%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.50%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (11.25%) BigMachines
3 6 (7.50%) Maximo
4 4 (5.00%) Eloqua
4 4 (5.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) IaaS
2 10 (12.50%) PaaS
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) Taleo
5 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.25%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) FTP
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
3 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 3 (3.75%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) MPLS
4 2 (2.50%) SSL
4 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) BGP
5 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.25%) IPsec
5 1 (1.25%) OSPF
5 1 (1.25%) SSH
5 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) SAP HANA
4 6 (7.50%) GIS
4 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) AccuRev
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.25%) Ant
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (13.75%) Marketing
2 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (57.50%) Architect
2 37 (46.25%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (15.00%) CRM Architect
3 12 (15.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Developer
4 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce Architect
5 8 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) CRM Specialist
6 7 (8.75%) Integration Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Migration Specialist
7 6 (7.50%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (5.00%) SOA Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) REST
2 19 (23.75%) SOAP
3 15 (18.75%) Middleware
4 13 (16.25%) Web Services
5 10 (12.50%) HTML
5 10 (12.50%) WCF
6 9 (11.25%) .NET
7 7 (8.75%) COM
7 7 (8.75%) CSS
7 7 (8.75%) MSMQ
7 7 (8.75%) XML
8 6 (7.50%) HTML5
8 6 (7.50%) J2EE
9 4 (5.00%) Ajax
9 4 (5.00%) jQuery
9 4 (5.00%) Mason
9 4 (5.00%) RESTful
9 4 (5.00%) Visualforce
10 3 (3.75%) JSF
10 3 (3.75%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Psychology
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (31.25%) CRM
4 24 (30.00%) SOA
5 18 (22.50%) E-Commerce
6 17 (21.25%) TDD
7 14 (17.50%) Migration
7 14 (17.50%) TOGAF
8 12 (15.00%) ITIL
9 11 (13.75%) ERP
10 10 (12.50%) DevOps
11 9 (11.25%) Data Migration
12 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
12 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.75%) Web Development
13 6 (7.50%) ETL
14 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (6.25%) Information Security
14 5 (6.25%) Project Management
14 5 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (15.00%) C#
3 11 (13.75%) Java
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) C
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) CISA
2 2 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (1.25%) CCIE
3 1 (1.25%) CCNA
3 1 (1.25%) CCNP
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.25%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.50%) SAP
4 10 (12.50%) VMware
5 8 (10.00%) Citrix
5 8 (10.00%) IBM
6 7 (8.75%) NetSuite
7 6 (7.50%) ESRI
8 4 (5.00%) Siebel
9 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
10 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.50%) Cisco
10 2 (2.50%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.25%) Ariba
11 1 (1.25%) Avaya
11 1 (1.25%) FatWire
11 1 (1.25%) Juniper
11 1 (1.25%) NetApp
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