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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 120 101 119
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 1.33% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.01% 55.56% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.44% +125.00%
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
111 63 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.36% 2.40% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 40 25
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £474 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 -3 4 £413 +37.50% 13
Hertfordshire +9 3 £675 +68.75% 4
Essex +14 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £450 - 1
Suffolk - - - - 3
Bedfordshire - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 11 (25.00%) Service Management
4 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
5 8 (18.18%) SAP
5 8 (18.18%) XML
6 7 (15.91%) Linux
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) VPN
7 6 (13.64%) SSL
7 6 (13.64%) LDAP
7 6 (13.64%) ITSM
7 6 (13.64%) Workflow
7 6 (13.64%) Finance
7 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow
8 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.36%) Windows
9 3 (6.82%) CSS
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.82%) Change Management
9 3 (6.82%) Legal
9 3 (6.82%) Retail
9 3 (6.82%) Content Management
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LDAP
1 6 (13.64%) VPN
1 6 (13.64%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Broadband
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
1 2 (4.55%) Grunt
1 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Firebug
2 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Release Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Web Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Supply Chain Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) XHTML
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.27%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.27%) LESS
5 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) DOM
5 1 (2.27%) JSP
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Management
3 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) ITSM
5 6 (13.64%) Workflow
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Content Management
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Cash Management
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.55%) SEO
8 2 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) SAP
3 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) FatWire
6 1 (2.27%) i-GRasp
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
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