The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.06% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £406 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
SaaS
South West

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

Cloud Services Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
46 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.73% 4.02% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 14
Median daily rate £413 £380 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £388 - 4
Gloucester - 1 £425 -
SaaS
South West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) GroupWise
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Novell
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) GroupWise
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Domino
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) IMAP4
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) POP3
2 2 (16.67%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Development Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Development Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus
2 2 (16.67%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com