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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 65 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.29% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £41.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.53% +108.75%
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
14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.75% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Market Research
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) E-Procurement
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Market Research
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) E-Procurement
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos