The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 53 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% 9.52% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+12.05% -61.53%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.38% 6.50% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 16
Median daily rate £300 £300 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £173 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £47.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Harlow - 1 £350 -
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware