The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 312 283 316
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Contract jobs citing SaaS 287 288 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.16% 23.78% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 182 112
Average daily rate
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£455 £420 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £515 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £403 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Average hourly rate £18.66 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.53% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £39.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.58 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.44% +125.00%
SaaS
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1893 1211 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.97% 2.60% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 767 496
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 25 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.76 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.00 £21.50
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 England

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in England

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in England

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the England region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in England

SaaS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SaaS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 2 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
London +37 155 £488 +12.06% 134
South East -27 76 £500 +21.21% 66
South West -21 12 £435 +28.88% 15
Yorkshire +1 11 £475 +18.75% 18
North West -6 10 £420 +5.00% 15
East of England -17 10 £413 -2.94% 19
East Midlands - 10 £363 - 11
West Midlands -15 3 £315 -10.00% 13
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 178 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (24.54%) Java
3 111 (18.41%) Finance
4 86 (14.26%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (13.60%) Web Services
5 82 (13.60%) ERP
6 81 (13.43%) PaaS
7 79 (13.10%) Telecoms
8 74 (12.27%) ITIL
9 71 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (11.61%) Manufacturing
10 70 (11.61%) Microsoft
11 67 (11.11%) HTML
11 67 (11.11%) .NET
12 66 (10.95%) Project Management
13 64 (10.61%) Linux
14 63 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
15 62 (10.28%) SAP
15 62 (10.28%) SQL
16 61 (10.12%) Oracle
17 60 (9.95%) JavaScript
18 58 (9.62%) Windows
19 54 (8.96%) E-Commerce
20 52 (8.62%) IaaS
20 52 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (8.46%) Mason
21 51 (8.46%) Visualforce
21 51 (8.46%) Apex Code
22 46 (7.63%) SOA
22 46 (7.63%) CSS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.49%) Apache
2 15 (2.49%) Mule
2 15 (2.49%) OpenStack
3 14 (2.32%) IIS
4 12 (1.99%) Node.js
5 10 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.49%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.33%) Lync
7 8 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.83%) nginx
10 4 (0.66%) Drupal
10 4 (0.66%) SAS
11 3 (0.50%) CMS
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.82%) MS Project
2 11 (1.82%) MS Office
3 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.00%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.00%) Workday HCM
3 5 (0.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 5 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.33%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.17%) assyst
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (13.43%) PaaS
2 63 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
3 52 (8.62%) IaaS
4 46 (7.63%) Force.com
5 28 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (2.49%) GitHub
7 10 (1.66%) Route 53
7 10 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.83%) Office 365
12 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.33%) Taleo
13 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.17%) Yammer
13 1 (0.17%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.98%) Firewall
2 21 (3.48%) LAN
2 21 (3.48%) WAN
3 19 (3.15%) Internet
4 16 (2.65%) SAN
5 15 (2.49%) VPN
6 14 (2.32%) DNS
7 11 (1.82%) Network Security
8 10 (1.66%) SSL
8 10 (1.66%) LDAP
9 7 (1.16%) VoIP
9 7 (1.16%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.00%) Intranet
10 6 (1.00%) MPLS
10 6 (1.00%) WLAN
10 6 (1.00%) HTTP
11 5 (0.83%) DHCP
12 4 (0.66%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.14%) NoSQL
2 31 (5.14%) MySQL
3 20 (3.32%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.33%) Big Data
7 8 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.83%) DB2
9 5 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (0.66%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.66%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.50%) OLTP
11 3 (0.50%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.81%) Maven
3 27 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.81%) Subversion
5 19 (3.15%) Selenium
6 14 (2.32%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.66%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.33%) JIRA
10 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.00%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.83%) RSpec
12 5 (0.83%) Hudson
12 5 (0.83%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.66%) Ant
13 4 (0.66%) Grunt
14 3 (0.50%) JUnit
15 2 (0.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 111 (18.41%) Finance
2 79 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 70 (11.61%) Manufacturing
4 46 (7.63%) Retail
5 43 (7.13%) Banking
6 36 (5.97%) Marketing
7 13 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.16%) International Banking
9 7 (1.16%) Games
10 6 (1.00%) Billing
10 6 (1.00%) Law
10 6 (1.00%) Legal
11 5 (0.83%) Advertising
12 4 (0.66%) Publishing
12 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Back Office
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 148 (24.54%) Architect
2 104 (17.25%) Developer
3 86 (14.26%) Analyst
4 68 (11.28%) Project Manager
5 60 (9.95%) Consultant
6 48 (7.96%) Business Analyst
7 39 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (5.14%) Technical Architect
9 26 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
10 22 (3.65%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.32%) Enterprise Architect
11 20 (3.32%) Administrator
12 18 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
13 16 (2.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
14 15 (2.49%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 14 (2.32%) Test Analyst
16 13 (2.16%) C# Developer
16 13 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
17 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
17 11 (1.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.60%) Web Services
2 67 (11.11%) HTML
2 67 (11.11%) .NET
3 51 (8.46%) Mason
3 51 (8.46%) Visualforce
4 46 (7.63%) CSS
5 40 (6.63%) SOAP
6 35 (5.80%) XML
7 31 (5.14%) REST
8 27 (4.48%) HTML5
8 27 (4.48%) jQuery
8 27 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 23 (3.81%) JSON
10 21 (3.48%) RESTful
11 19 (3.15%) Middleware
12 16 (2.65%) JMS
13 15 (2.49%) AngularJS
14 14 (2.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (2.32%) CSS3
15 13 (2.16%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.13%) Open Source
3 27 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.16%) User Experience
7 8 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.00%) Social Media
9 6 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.00%) Web 2.0
10 5 (0.83%) PMI
11 4 (0.66%) Clustering
11 4 (0.66%) CMDB
11 4 (0.66%) FMCG
11 4 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.50%) iPad
12 3 (0.50%) iPhone
12 3 (0.50%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.61%) Linux
2 58 (9.62%) Windows
3 35 (5.80%) UNIX
4 12 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.82%) AIX
6 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.49%) CentOS
6 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.50%) Fedora
10 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.33%) VMS
10 2 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (13.60%) ERP
3 74 (12.27%) ITIL
4 71 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (10.95%) Project Management
6 54 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 46 (7.63%) SOA
8 43 (7.13%) Service Management
8 43 (7.13%) Scrum
9 41 (6.80%) PRINCE2
10 37 (6.14%) Migration
11 36 (5.97%) Service Delivery
12 35 (5.80%) Configuration Management
13 32 (5.31%) CRM
13 32 (5.31%) DevOps
14 29 (4.81%) Business Analysis
15 28 (4.64%) TOGAF
16 25 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (3.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 148 (24.54%) Java
2 62 (10.28%) SQL
3 60 (9.95%) JavaScript
4 51 (8.46%) Apex Code
5 44 (7.30%) C#
6 29 (4.81%) Ruby
7 23 (3.81%) PHP
8 20 (3.32%) Python
9 14 (2.32%) Scala
10 12 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.82%) Perl
12 10 (1.66%) VBA
13 8 (1.33%) C
14 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.66%) ABAP
15 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.66%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.66%) PHP5
16 3 (0.50%) C++
17 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (5.80%) Degree
1 35 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.16%) VCP4
5 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.49%) ISEB
6 9 (1.49%) MCSE
7 8 (1.33%) CISSP
8 7 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.00%) CISA
9 6 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.83%) PMP
11 4 (0.66%) CISM
12 3 (0.50%) CCNP
12 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.98%) QA
2 12 (1.99%) COBIT
3 11 (1.82%) SLA
4 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.17%) GCP
8 1 (0.17%) GMP
8 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 28 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.16%) vSphere
3 7 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.00%) Docker
5 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.50%) Xen
6 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.33%) Varnish
6 2 (0.33%) vCloud
6 2 (0.33%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 34 (5.64%) Puppet
2 16 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.83%) Ansible
3 5 (0.83%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.66%) Nagios
4 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.66%) WSUS
5 3 (0.50%) SCCM
5 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.50%) Graphite
6 2 (0.33%) Salt
6 2 (0.33%) OVSD
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Netcool
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (14.26%) Salesforce.com
2 70 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 62 (10.28%) SAP
4 61 (10.12%) Oracle
5 44 (7.30%) VMware
6 30 (4.98%) ServiceNow
7 21 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.15%) Cisco
9 14 (2.32%) HP
10 13 (2.16%) IBM
11 12 (1.99%) Citrix
12 10 (1.66%) EMC
12 10 (1.66%) Remedy
13 9 (1.49%) NetApp
13 9 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (1.33%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.33%) BMC
15 7 (1.16%) Siebel
15 7 (1.16%) Eloqua
15 7 (1.16%) Twitter
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
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Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day £350-450 per day+
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York
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Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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