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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 105 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 19 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.99% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.18% 25.41% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £297 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £45.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £45.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-73.40% +37.87%
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
170 122 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.44% 3.91% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 68 19
Average daily rate £400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.25 £29.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.15 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.75 £42.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Hertfordshire - 8 £450 - 6
Bedfordshire -13 6 £575 +35.29% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £433 +44.16% 7
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) ITIL
3 12 (25.53%) Web Services
3 12 (25.53%) Service Management
4 11 (23.40%) SOA
5 9 (19.15%) HTML
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.15%) PaaS
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
6 8 (17.02%) SAP
6 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.89%) FTP
7 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 7 (14.89%) XML
7 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
7 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (14.89%) REST
7 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (12.77%) Retail
8 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
8 6 (12.77%) GIS
8 6 (12.77%) ESRI
8 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Finance
8 6 (12.77%) VMware
8 6 (12.77%) Maximo
8 6 (12.77%) SOAP
8 6 (12.77%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Maximo
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) PaaS
2 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) FTP
2 5 (10.64%) VPN
2 5 (10.64%) SSL
2 5 (10.64%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Firebug
2 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Ant
2 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.13%) Grunt
2 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Applications Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Head of IT
9 2 (4.26%) Deployment Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Release Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) XML
3 7 (14.89%) REST
4 6 (12.77%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.26%) XHTML
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) DOM
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
7 1 (2.13%) JSP
7 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.13%) LESS
7 1 (2.13%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
1 6 (12.77%) GIS
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) CMDB
2 2 (4.26%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Service Management
3 11 (23.40%) SOA
4 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
7 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.77%) ETL
8 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.64%) ERP
8 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 5 (10.64%) ITSM
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.51%) Content Management
9 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) SAP
3 7 (14.89%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) ESRI
4 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 5 (10.64%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.38%) Hyperion
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.13%) FatWire
8 1 (2.13%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.13%) Lumesse
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds