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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.12% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
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
19 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.14% 0.82% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Average daily rate £421 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £360 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 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 (84.62%) PaaS
2 9 (69.23%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) Middleware
3 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) IaaS
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
8 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 1 (7.69%) ITSM
9 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.69%) MS Office
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.69%) BPR
9 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (7.69%) SLA
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) Service Management
9 1 (7.69%) Life Science

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) PaaS
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (38.46%) IaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft