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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 296 289 309
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing SaaS 298 272 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.60% 23.73% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 159 119
Average daily rate
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£475 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Average hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £25.74 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £45.00 £26.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
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
1795 1146 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.88% 2.57% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 742 515
Average daily rate £438 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £44.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 +17 140 £500 +17.64% 128
South East -17 77 £500 +24.22% 76
East of England -8 26 £419 +4.68% 11
North West -1 16 £420 -23.63% 9
South West -27 15 £450 +41.73% 7
Yorkshire +4 13 £650 +100.00% 12
East Midlands +14 5 £370 - 5
Midlands - 3 £750 - 7
West Midlands -18 2 £438 +59.09% 9
North East - - - - 3
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 170 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (24.55%) Java
3 114 (18.66%) Finance
4 93 (15.22%) Salesforce.com
5 83 (13.58%) PaaS
6 81 (13.26%) ERP
7 79 (12.93%) Telecoms
8 78 (12.77%) Web Services
9 75 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (12.11%) ITIL
11 72 (11.78%) Manufacturing
12 71 (11.62%) Microsoft
13 70 (11.46%) SQL
13 70 (11.46%) .NET
14 66 (10.80%) Project Management
14 66 (10.80%) Cloud Computing
15 65 (10.64%) Oracle
16 64 (10.47%) HTML
17 63 (10.31%) SAP
18 62 (10.15%) Windows
19 61 (9.98%) Linux
19 61 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (9.00%) JavaScript
21 52 (8.51%) Retail
21 52 (8.51%) IaaS
21 52 (8.51%) Visualforce
21 52 (8.51%) Apex Code
22 51 (8.35%) Mason
23 50 (8.18%) VMware
23 50 (8.18%) SOA

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (3.60%) Apache
2 19 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.29%) OpenStack
5 13 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 12 (1.96%) IIS
7 11 (1.80%) Mule
8 10 (1.64%) Lync
9 9 (1.47%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.31%) Node.js
10 8 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.98%) nginx
11 6 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.65%) SAS
13 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.49%) Jetty
13 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.29%) MS Office
3 13 (2.13%) MS Project
4 9 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.15%) SAP HR
2 7 (1.15%) Workday HCM
3 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.82%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 5 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.49%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.33%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.58%) PaaS
2 66 (10.80%) Cloud Computing
3 52 (8.51%) IaaS
4 48 (7.86%) Force.com
5 36 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (2.45%) Route 53
8 14 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (1.80%) GitHub
9 11 (1.80%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.98%) Office 365
12 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.33%) Taleo
13 1 (0.16%) Joyent
13 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.91%) Firewall
2 22 (3.60%) Internet
3 18 (2.95%) DNS
4 16 (2.62%) LAN
4 16 (2.62%) WAN
5 15 (2.45%) VPN
6 13 (2.13%) SAN
7 11 (1.80%) SSL
8 10 (1.64%) LDAP
9 9 (1.47%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.47%) DHCP
9 9 (1.47%) Network Security
10 8 (1.31%) Intranet
11 5 (0.82%) VoIP
11 5 (0.82%) WLAN
11 5 (0.82%) HTTP
11 5 (0.82%) MPLS
11 5 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.65%) VLAN
12 4 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.07%) MySQL
3 27 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.27%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.64%) Big Data
9 6 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.82%) DB2
10 5 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.65%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.65%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.65%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (5.24%) Maven
2 29 (4.75%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.76%) Subversion
4 21 (3.44%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.95%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.29%) JIRA
6 14 (2.29%) Selenium
7 12 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (1.80%) Hudson
9 10 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.47%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.98%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.82%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.65%) Grunt
14 3 (0.49%) JUnit
14 3 (0.49%) RSpec
14 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
15 2 (0.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 114 (18.66%) Finance
2 79 (12.93%) Telecoms
3 72 (11.78%) Manufacturing
4 52 (8.51%) Retail
5 41 (6.71%) Banking
6 32 (5.24%) Marketing
7 15 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.96%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.15%) International Banking
10 6 (0.98%) Billing
10 6 (0.98%) Legal
11 5 (0.82%) Advertising
11 5 (0.82%) Law
12 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.65%) Electronics
12 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.49%) Back Office
13 3 (0.49%) Games
14 2 (0.33%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (25.04%) Architect
2 100 (16.37%) Analyst
3 94 (15.38%) Developer
4 60 (9.82%) Project Manager
5 59 (9.66%) Consultant
6 54 (8.84%) Business Analyst
7 46 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (4.91%) Technical Architect
9 27 (4.42%) Enterprise Architect
10 26 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
11 20 (3.27%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.27%) Administrator
12 18 (2.95%) Cloud Architect
13 17 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.62%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 16 (2.62%) ServiceNow Consultant
15 15 (2.45%) C# Developer
16 13 (2.13%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
17 12 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
18 11 (1.80%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (12.77%) Web Services
2 70 (11.46%) .NET
3 64 (10.47%) HTML
4 52 (8.51%) Visualforce
5 51 (8.35%) Mason
6 46 (7.53%) CSS
7 39 (6.38%) SOAP
8 32 (5.24%) XML
9 26 (4.26%) REST
10 25 (4.09%) Middleware
10 25 (4.09%) HTML5
11 24 (3.93%) JSON
11 24 (3.93%) jQuery
11 24 (3.93%) ASP.NET
12 21 (3.44%) RESTful
13 15 (2.45%) LAMP
14 14 (2.29%) Ajax
14 14 (2.29%) J2EE
15 13 (2.13%) Spring
15 13 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.53%) Open Source
3 27 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.62%) User Experience
7 11 (1.80%) Web 2.0
8 10 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.31%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.98%) Social Media
10 6 (0.98%) FMCG
11 5 (0.82%) PMI
11 5 (0.82%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.82%) iPhone
12 4 (0.65%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.65%) CMDB
12 4 (0.65%) DTV
12 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.15%) Windows
2 61 (9.98%) Linux
3 27 (4.42%) UNIX
4 17 (2.78%) CentOS
5 13 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.80%) AIX
7 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.82%) Fedora
10 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.65%) VMS
11 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.49%) Android
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (13.26%) ERP
3 75 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (12.11%) ITIL
5 66 (10.80%) Project Management
6 50 (8.18%) SOA
7 48 (7.86%) E-Commerce
8 47 (7.69%) Service Management
9 45 (7.36%) Scrum
10 35 (5.73%) CRM
10 35 (5.73%) Business Analysis
11 34 (5.56%) Migration
12 33 (5.40%) Service Delivery
13 32 (5.24%) PRINCE2
13 32 (5.24%) DevOps
14 31 (5.07%) Configuration Management
15 30 (4.91%) TOGAF
16 28 (4.58%) Change Management
17 27 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (4.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 150 (24.55%) Java
2 70 (11.46%) SQL
3 55 (9.00%) JavaScript
4 52 (8.51%) Apex Code
5 43 (7.04%) C#
6 30 (4.91%) Ruby
7 23 (3.76%) PHP
8 22 (3.60%) Python
9 13 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.96%) Perl
11 11 (1.80%) VBA
11 11 (1.80%) Scala
12 10 (1.64%) C
13 8 (1.31%) PHP5
13 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.65%) ABAP
16 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.49%) C++
16 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (6.38%) Degree
2 37 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.15%) MCSE
6 7 (1.15%) ISEB
7 6 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.98%) CISSP
8 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.65%) CISA
9 4 (0.65%) CISM
9 4 (0.65%) PMP
10 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.33%) APMP
11 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.09%) QA
2 12 (1.96%) COBIT
3 9 (1.47%) SLA
4 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.49%) GCP
6 3 (0.49%) GMP
6 3 (0.49%) GxP
6 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.15%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.15%) vSphere
4 6 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.82%) Docker
6 3 (0.49%) Xen
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.33%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.33%) vCloud
7 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) LXC
8 1 (0.16%) Varnish
8 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (6.55%) Puppet
2 16 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.64%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.98%) WSUS
5 5 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.65%) Ansible
6 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.65%) Nagios
7 3 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.49%) Graphite
8 2 (0.33%) SCCM
8 2 (0.33%) OVSD
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Netcool
9 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.16%) cPanel
9 1 (0.16%) RANCID
Vendors
1 93 (15.22%) Salesforce.com
2 71 (11.62%) Microsoft
3 65 (10.64%) Oracle
4 63 (10.31%) SAP
5 50 (8.18%) VMware
6 29 (4.75%) Red Hat
7 28 (4.58%) ServiceNow
8 21 (3.44%) Cisco
9 15 (2.45%) HP
10 12 (1.96%) IBM
11 10 (1.64%) Remedy
11 10 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
11 10 (1.64%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.47%) EMC
13 8 (1.31%) RightScale
13 8 (1.31%) NetApp
13 8 (1.31%) Sybase
14 7 (1.15%) Citrix
14 7 (1.15%) Informatica
14 7 (1.15%) Google
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