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 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 - 45 56
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 2.14% 1.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 40.74% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £439
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
31 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.18% 5.24% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
Median daily rate £325 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £401 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +140.74%
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 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware