The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.78% 12.90% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £340 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £460 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £491 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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
59 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.99% 4.62% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 11
Median daily rate £356 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £738 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore