The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 82 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 5.56% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £381 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
SaaS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
60 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.11% 2.16% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 14
Median daily rate £388 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) RedGate
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SilkTest
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) BYOD
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Delphi
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) RedGate
4 1 (12.50%) VMware