The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK / England
Rank 242 281 327
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +46
Contract jobs citing SaaS 402 390 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.55% 10.36% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 252 167
Median daily rate £475 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £611 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £29.70 £100.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.30% +900.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.04 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £100.00 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.00

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
5323 3765 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.90% 7.90% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3798 2650 1549
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 62 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
London +57 211 £500 +5.26% 120
South East +28 81 £475 +5.55% 64
North East +18 32 £350 +75.00% 7
South West +6 17 £473 +35.07% 18
East of England -45 16 £401 -23.57% 19
West Midlands -1 15 £450 -18.18% 10
North West +11 11 £475 +26.66% 12
Yorkshire +15 9 £394 -12.50% 14
East Midlands -1 5 £463 -7.50% 2
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 363 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (35.54%) PaaS
3 336 (34.71%) IaaS
4 240 (24.79%) ITIL
5 236 (24.38%) Microsoft
6 196 (20.25%) DevOps
7 193 (19.94%) Open Source
8 183 (18.90%) Windows
9 176 (18.18%) Linux
10 172 (17.77%) Change Management
11 156 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 134 (13.84%) MS Excel
13 133 (13.74%) Finance
14 130 (13.43%) Oracle
15 128 (13.22%) Data Management
15 128 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
16 124 (12.81%) Java
17 122 (12.60%) PRINCE2
17 122 (12.60%) Scrum
18 118 (12.19%) JavaScript
18 118 (12.19%) SQL
19 112 (11.57%) .NET
20 102 (10.54%) Service Management
21 100 (10.33%) HTML
21 100 (10.33%) Problem Management
22 97 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
23 96 (9.92%) SQL Server
23 96 (9.92%) Web Services
24 89 (9.19%) TOGAF
25 88 (9.09%) ITSM

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 46 (4.75%) IIS
2 44 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 38 (3.93%) Oracle Application Server
4 28 (2.89%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.69%) Apache
6 19 (1.96%) CMS
6 19 (1.96%) Skype for Business
7 17 (1.76%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (1.24%) Drupal
10 11 (1.14%) Confluence
10 11 (1.14%) JBoss
10 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.03%) SAS
12 9 (0.93%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.93%) nginx
13 8 (0.83%) PowerExchange
14 7 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 134 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (1.96%) MS Office
4 10 (1.03%) MS Project
5 8 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) HipChat
7 1 (0.10%) InVision
7 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 46 (4.75%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (4.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.62%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.62%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
7 5 (0.52%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.21%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 344 (35.54%) PaaS
2 336 (34.71%) IaaS
3 156 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 128 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (3.82%) Office 365
6 26 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
8 19 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (1.34%) HP Helion
10 11 (1.14%) GitHub
11 9 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.83%) Force.com
13 7 (0.72%) Boomi
14 6 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.41%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.41%) Oracle CX
16 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.20%) Firewall
2 49 (5.06%) DNS
3 41 (4.24%) LDAP
4 31 (3.20%) DHCP
5 26 (2.69%) VPN
6 25 (2.58%) LAN
7 23 (2.38%) WAN
8 19 (1.96%) Internet
8 19 (1.96%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.45%) IP Telephony
10 13 (1.34%) NetScaler
10 13 (1.34%) Network Security
10 13 (1.34%) SSL
10 13 (1.34%) VoIP
11 11 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (0.93%) MPLS
12 9 (0.93%) Skype
13 8 (0.83%) HTTP
13 8 (0.83%) SAN
14 7 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 39 (4.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 38 (3.93%) MySQL
5 36 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 35 (3.62%) Big Data
7 30 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 21 (2.17%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (1.76%) DB2
13 17 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.45%) NonStop SQL
14 14 (1.45%) OLTP
15 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (1.03%) Power BI
18 8 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 34 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.10%) JIRA
3 16 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.72%) Subversion
6 7 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.62%) Selenium
7 6 (0.62%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.41%) Grunt
8 4 (0.41%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.41%) Mocha
8 4 (0.41%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.31%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.31%) JSUnit
9 3 (0.31%) MSI
General
1 133 (13.74%) Finance
2 49 (5.06%) Marketing
3 27 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.58%) Banking
5 21 (2.17%) Retail
6 18 (1.86%) Legal
7 16 (1.65%) Advertising
8 14 (1.45%) Back Office
9 9 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.62%) Electronics
12 5 (0.52%) Billing
12 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.31%) Military
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 202 (20.87%) Architect
2 163 (16.84%) Developer
3 83 (8.57%) Analyst
4 71 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
5 67 (6.92%) Consultant
6 60 (6.20%) DBA
7 54 (5.58%) Project Manager
8 47 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 44 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
10 43 (4.44%) Administrator
10 43 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
11 39 (4.03%) Operations Engineer
12 38 (3.93%) .NET Developer
13 31 (3.20%) Business Analyst
14 30 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
15 28 (2.89%) Senior Operations Engineer
16 25 (2.58%) AWS Architect
16 25 (2.58%) C# Developer
17 24 (2.48%) ServiceNow Developer
17 24 (2.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (11.57%) .NET
2 100 (10.33%) HTML
3 96 (9.92%) Web Services
4 82 (8.47%) CSS
5 46 (4.75%) HTML5
6 44 (4.55%) REST
7 43 (4.44%) XML
8 40 (4.13%) ASP.NET
8 40 (4.13%) SOAP
9 34 (3.51%) AngularJS
10 33 (3.41%) jQuery
11 29 (3.00%) React
12 25 (2.58%) Sass
13 24 (2.48%) CSS3
14 22 (2.27%) Middleware
15 20 (2.07%) Akka
16 19 (1.96%) .NET Framework
16 19 (1.96%) JSON
16 19 (1.96%) LESS
16 19 (1.96%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 42 (4.34%) User Experience
5 33 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.58%) CMDB
7 20 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (1.96%) Clustering
9 17 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.76%) Tandem
10 15 (1.55%) CESG
11 14 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
12 12 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.14%) Life Science
13 11 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.14%) Social Media
14 9 (0.93%) Fintech
15 8 (0.83%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.72%) Driving Licence
16 7 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 183 (18.90%) Windows
2 176 (18.18%) Linux
3 82 (8.47%) Unix
4 64 (6.61%) AIX
5 63 (6.51%) Windows Server
6 43 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 41 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (4.13%) Windows 2000
9 37 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.34%) Windows 10
12 11 (1.14%) HPUX
12 11 (1.14%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.83%) Android
14 8 (0.83%) MVS
14 8 (0.83%) Solaris
15 6 (0.62%) zOS
16 5 (0.52%) Debian
16 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (24.79%) ITIL
3 196 (20.25%) DevOps
4 193 (19.94%) Open Source
5 172 (17.77%) Change Management
6 128 (13.22%) Data Management
7 122 (12.60%) PRINCE2
7 122 (12.60%) Scrum
8 102 (10.54%) Service Management
9 100 (10.33%) Problem Management
10 89 (9.19%) TOGAF
11 88 (9.09%) ITSM
12 87 (8.99%) Project Management
13 84 (8.68%) TDD
14 79 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (7.64%) CRM
16 69 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (6.10%) Migration
19 56 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 124 (12.81%) Java
2 118 (12.19%) JavaScript
2 118 (12.19%) SQL
3 77 (7.95%) C#
4 58 (5.99%) Python
5 43 (4.44%) PHP
6 37 (3.82%) Perl
7 34 (3.51%) PowerShell
8 29 (3.00%) Ruby
9 27 (2.79%) Scala
10 19 (1.96%) C
11 16 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.14%) C++
14 8 (0.83%) Apex Code
14 8 (0.83%) R
15 6 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.41%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.41%) VB
17 2 (0.21%) Go
Qualifications
1 83 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 54 (5.58%) Degree
3 51 (5.27%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 33 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (3.00%) CISSP
6 25 (2.58%) MCSE
7 24 (2.48%) ISEB
8 20 (2.07%) MCSA
9 18 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.45%) CLAS
12 11 (1.14%) CCNA
13 8 (0.83%) CCNP
14 7 (0.72%) CCIE
14 7 (0.72%) CISM
14 7 (0.72%) GCIH
14 7 (0.72%) GIAC
15 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.34%) SLA
2 39 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 31 (3.20%) QA
4 29 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.41%) PMO
7 3 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.31%) GAMP
7 3 (0.31%) GxP
8 2 (0.21%) GCP
8 2 (0.21%) IFRS
8 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) GPG13
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.10%) ISO19770
9 1 (0.10%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 87 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 62 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (1.86%) vSphere
6 13 (1.34%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.24%) Docker
7 12 (1.24%) XenServer
8 10 (1.03%) KVM
9 5 (0.52%) XenApp
10 4 (0.41%) vCloud
10 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.41%) Xen
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.21%) Gluster
12 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 28 (2.89%) Puppet
2 12 (1.24%) Ansible
3 11 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.93%) AirWatch
4 9 (0.93%) SCCM
5 7 (0.72%) Nagios
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.52%) WSUS
8 4 (0.41%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.31%) Cacti
10 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.10%) Mesos
11 1 (0.10%) Opsview
11 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 236 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 130 (13.43%) Oracle
3 84 (8.68%) VMware
4 59 (6.10%) ServiceNow
5 44 (4.55%) SAP
6 36 (3.72%) Red Hat
7 34 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (3.00%) Citrix
9 28 (2.89%) HP
9 28 (2.89%) Remedy
10 27 (2.79%) Google
11 25 (2.58%) Cisco
12 21 (2.17%) Workday
13 18 (1.86%) CheckPoint
13 18 (1.86%) Dell
14 15 (1.55%) Juniper
15 14 (1.45%) BMC
15 14 (1.45%) IBM
15 14 (1.45%) MuleSoft
16 12 (1.24%) hybris
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