The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.40% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £40.00
SaaS
Scotland

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

Cloud Services Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.45% 0.85% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £475 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £360 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (73.33%) PaaS
2 9 (60.00%) SOA
3 7 (46.67%) Middleware
3 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) IaaS
5 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (20.00%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) PaaS
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) E-Procurement
5 1 (6.67%) BPR
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft