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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 115 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 1.19% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.08% 20.81% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 26
Median daily rate £375 £623 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +46.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £440 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £670 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
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
236 149 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.36% 5.72% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 100 116
Median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Median hourly rate £16.25 £36.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.47% +108.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +5 4 £300 -25.00% 5
Essex +4 4 - -
Bedfordshire -3 2 £375 -34.78%
Hertfordshire -9 2 £493 -21.20% 10
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 16 (42.11%) CRM
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) SOA
3 10 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (21.05%) PaaS
5 8 (21.05%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Marketing
6 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) Windows
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
7 5 (13.16%) IaaS
7 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 5 (13.16%) .NET
7 5 (13.16%) Finance
7 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.53%) RESTful
8 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) Billing
8 4 (10.53%) Middleware
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling

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 9 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.53%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) PaaS
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.16%) IaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle CX
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (7.89%) Office 365
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SAP HANA
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) DTS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) OLAP
3 2 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (21.05%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Billing
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Architect
2 13 (34.21%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (21.05%) CRM Architect
4 6 (15.79%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Azure Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) AWS Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) LESS
4 1 (2.63%) Redux
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.63%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.63%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Debian
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) CRM
2 10 (26.32%) SOA
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Optimisation
5 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
7 4 (10.53%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) ERP
7 4 (10.53%) Order to Cash
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.53%) Service Design
7 4 (10.53%) Service Management
7 4 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) PHP
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) CLAS
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Saba
5 1 (2.63%) Workday