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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / East of England
Rank 104 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 19 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 1.85% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.09% 28.86% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 20
Median daily rate £375 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £400 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £643 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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
235 149 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.81% 6.41% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 107 103
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £31.45 £15.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.90% +31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £27.10 £36.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -14 6 £355 -11.25% 3
Essex +2 4 - -
Suffolk -7 4 £363 -14.70%
Hertfordshire -13 3 £500 -20.00% 4
Bedfordshire +2 2 £375 -34.78% 4
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) CRM
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) SOA
5 7 (19.44%) .NET
5 7 (19.44%) PaaS
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.67%) PHP
6 6 (16.67%) Marketing
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (11.11%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle CX
8 4 (11.11%) Presales
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) SCCM

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 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) PaaS
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle CX
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.78%) Office 365
6 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SAP HANA
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) DTS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 11 (30.56%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) CRM Architect
4 6 (16.67%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) Redux
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) FastCGI
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) LESS
5 1 (2.78%) MDX
5 1 (2.78%) OAuth
5 1 (2.78%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.78%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) CRM
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) SOA
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Presales
6 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Service Design
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Order to Cash
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Management
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PHP
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Tcl
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCIP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) CCSP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Acronis
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Workday
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