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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 250 318 313
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 500 364 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.59% 11.10% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 213 209
Median daily rate £475 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £439
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -4.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.89 £28.80 £24.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £41.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
5822 3279 2434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.74% 6.22% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4009 2207 1566
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £592 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 54 49
Median hourly rate £19.92 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.17 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 238 £500 +13.96% 147
South East +12 72 £450 +20.32% 54
North West +43 47 £375 -21.05% 18
North East +16 41 £500 -9.09% 2
West Midlands -4 37 £350 -37.21% 11
East of England 0 23 £505 +15.42% 15
South West +16 16 £388 -3.12% 12
Yorkshire +21 12 £513 +9.33% 16
Midlands +2 9 £525 +31.25%
East Midlands -9 4 £314 -22.04% 5
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 392 (37.44%) IaaS
2 374 (35.72%) PaaS
3 357 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (20.44%) ITIL
5 206 (19.68%) Microsoft
6 190 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 179 (17.10%) DevOps
8 177 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
9 164 (15.66%) Open Source
10 156 (14.90%) JavaScript
11 155 (14.80%) Linux
12 145 (13.85%) Windows
13 140 (13.37%) Java
13 140 (13.37%) Finance
14 126 (12.03%) TOGAF
15 125 (11.94%) Scrum
16 119 (11.37%) HTML
16 119 (11.37%) Active Directory
17 117 (11.17%) PRINCE2
18 110 (10.51%) SQL
19 100 (9.55%) Web Services
20 99 (9.46%) CSS
21 98 (9.36%) .NET
22 94 (8.98%) MS Excel
23 93 (8.88%) Change Management
24 92 (8.79%) VMware
24 92 (8.79%) Migration
25 90 (8.60%) Security Cleared
26 88 (8.40%) Project Management
27 87 (8.31%) Oracle

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 42 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.15%) IIS
3 29 (2.77%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 18 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.43%) Apache
6 15 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.43%) Confluence
6 15 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.34%) CMS
8 13 (1.24%) Mule
8 13 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.15%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.15%) Mule ESB
9 12 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 94 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.29%) MS Office
3 12 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.96%) HipChat
5 6 (0.57%) MS Project
5 6 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.19%) InVision
6 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 35 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.96%) SAP hybris
4 9 (0.86%) Workday HCM
5 8 (0.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 6 (0.57%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.38%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.38%) Maximo
8 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.38%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.29%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 392 (37.44%) IaaS
2 374 (35.72%) PaaS
3 190 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 177 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
5 69 (6.59%) Office 365
6 56 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 34 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.53%) Google Apps
9 15 (1.43%) HP Helion
10 13 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
11 12 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.76%) Force.com
13 7 (0.67%) GitHub
13 7 (0.67%) Yammer
14 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.48%) Trello
15 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.38%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.35%) Firewall
2 47 (4.49%) DNS
3 32 (3.06%) Internet
4 30 (2.87%) WAN
5 29 (2.77%) DHCP
6 28 (2.67%) LAN
7 23 (2.20%) Network Security
8 19 (1.81%) VPN
9 14 (1.34%) MPLS
10 13 (1.24%) IP Telephony
10 13 (1.24%) NetScaler
11 11 (1.05%) AMQP
12 10 (0.96%) SSL
13 9 (0.86%) HTTP
13 9 (0.86%) Skype
13 9 (0.86%) TCP/IP
14 8 (0.76%) LDAP
14 8 (0.76%) VoIP
15 7 (0.67%) Wireless
16 6 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.11%) NonStop SQL
3 36 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.44%) MongoDB
4 34 (3.25%) Big Data
5 31 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.67%) MySQL
8 25 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.20%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.53%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.34%) OLTP
14 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (0.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 46 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 39 (3.72%) JIRA
3 21 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.81%) Grunt
5 14 (1.34%) Subversion
6 13 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (1.15%) Selenium
8 11 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.96%) Maven
9 10 (0.96%) RSpec
10 9 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.76%) JUnit
11 8 (0.76%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.67%) IntelliJ
12 7 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.57%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.57%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.57%) TestNG
13 6 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 140 (13.37%) Finance
2 74 (7.07%) Marketing
3 46 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.67%) Retail
5 21 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.81%) Banking
7 16 (1.53%) German Language
7 16 (1.53%) Legal
8 14 (1.34%) Brand Awareness
8 14 (1.34%) Law
9 11 (1.05%) Advertising
10 10 (0.96%) Automotive
11 9 (0.86%) Back Office
11 9 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.76%) Billing
13 7 (0.67%) Games
14 6 (0.57%) Publishing
15 4 (0.38%) French Language
16 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 325 (31.04%) Architect
2 171 (16.33%) Developer
3 102 (9.74%) Solutions Architect
4 79 (7.55%) Analyst
4 79 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
5 73 (6.97%) Security Architect
6 60 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 49 (4.68%) Project Manager
8 47 (4.49%) Consultant
9 46 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
10 41 (3.92%) Technical Architect
11 38 (3.63%) Azure Architect
11 38 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (3.44%) .NET Developer
13 31 (2.96%) Business Analyst
14 30 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 29 (2.77%) AWS Architect
16 28 (2.67%) SaaS Architect
17 27 (2.58%) Data Architect
18 26 (2.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (11.37%) HTML
2 100 (9.55%) Web Services
3 99 (9.46%) CSS
4 98 (9.36%) .NET
5 73 (6.97%) HTML5
6 63 (6.02%) AngularJS
7 49 (4.68%) jQuery
8 48 (4.58%) REST
9 46 (4.39%) ASP.NET
10 43 (4.11%) CSS3
11 40 (3.82%) Middleware
12 37 (3.53%) React
13 36 (3.44%) .NET Framework
14 31 (2.96%) Node.js
15 29 (2.77%) SOAP
16 28 (2.67%) Sass
17 27 (2.58%) JSON
18 25 (2.39%) RESTful
18 25 (2.39%) XML
19 18 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.74%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (3.82%) CESG
3 40 (3.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 37 (3.53%) CESG CLAS
5 36 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.48%) Private Cloud
8 25 (2.39%) Clustering
9 24 (2.29%) User Experience
10 21 (2.01%) Public Cloud
11 20 (1.91%) Visualisation
12 19 (1.81%) CMDB
13 16 (1.53%) Fintech
14 14 (1.34%) Mobile App
15 12 (1.15%) Mathematics
16 11 (1.05%) Digital Media
16 11 (1.05%) PKI
16 11 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 155 (14.80%) Linux
2 145 (13.85%) Windows
3 76 (7.26%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.77%) Unix
6 27 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.76%) CentOS
9 7 (0.67%) AIX
9 7 (0.67%) Solaris
10 6 (0.57%) HPUX
11 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (20.44%) ITIL
3 179 (17.10%) DevOps
4 164 (15.66%) Open Source
5 126 (12.03%) TOGAF
6 125 (11.94%) Scrum
7 117 (11.17%) PRINCE2
8 93 (8.88%) Change Management
9 92 (8.79%) Migration
10 88 (8.40%) Project Management
11 83 (7.93%) SDLC
12 81 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 75 (7.16%) Problem Management
15 71 (6.78%) SOA
16 68 (6.49%) CRM
17 59 (5.64%) TDD
18 58 (5.54%) High Availability
19 57 (5.44%) Service Management
20 55 (5.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (14.90%) JavaScript
2 140 (13.37%) Java
3 110 (10.51%) SQL
4 84 (8.02%) Python
5 77 (7.35%) C#
6 41 (3.92%) Ruby
7 34 (3.25%) C++
8 33 (3.15%) Perl
9 28 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 24 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.01%) PHP
12 17 (1.62%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.34%) Scala
14 13 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.24%) C
15 9 (0.86%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.48%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.31%) Degree
3 65 (6.21%) CISSP
4 56 (5.35%) ISEB
5 49 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 45 (4.30%) CLAS
7 34 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 20 (1.91%) MCSE
10 19 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (1.72%) MCSA
12 13 (1.24%) CCNA
13 11 (1.05%) CCNP
14 9 (0.86%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.86%) PMP
15 8 (0.76%) GIAC
15 8 (0.76%) PhD
16 7 (0.67%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.48%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (3.44%) QA
3 35 (3.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (1.05%) SLA
5 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.29%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.096%) GCP
9 1 (0.096%) RMADS
9 1 (0.096%) SDET
System Software
1 119 (11.37%) Active Directory
2 75 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (2.01%) Docker
6 18 (1.72%) vSphere
7 16 (1.53%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.24%) XenServer
9 10 (0.96%) XenApp
10 8 (0.76%) vCloud
11 7 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.29%) Xen
15 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.19%) KVM
15 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.096%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 43 (4.11%) Puppet
2 35 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.91%) SCCM
4 16 (1.53%) Ansible
5 9 (0.86%) CloudHub
5 9 (0.86%) SCOM
6 8 (0.76%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.38%) OSSEC
8 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.29%) Terraform
9 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.19%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 206 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 92 (8.79%) VMware
3 87 (8.31%) Oracle
4 51 (4.87%) Cisco
4 51 (4.87%) SAP
5 48 (4.58%) Google
5 48 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (4.58%) ServiceNow
6 35 (3.34%) Citrix
7 27 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 22 (2.10%) HP
9 21 (2.01%) MuleSoft
10 17 (1.62%) Juniper
11 16 (1.53%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.53%) Remedy
12 14 (1.34%) Dell
12 14 (1.34%) IBM
13 12 (1.15%) hybris
13 12 (1.15%) Marketo
14 11 (1.05%) Adobe
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