The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 84 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% - 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.38% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £418 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
Scotland

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Edinburgh region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Force.com
2 2 (40.00%) Visualforce
2 2 (40.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Mason
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Visualforce
1 2 (40.00%) Mason
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet