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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 56 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% - 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.71% +118.75%
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
30 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.09% 0.99% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £310 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £345 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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
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 19 December 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SaaS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Taleo
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos