The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 58 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 0.80% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.59% 11.76% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £513 £513 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £436
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +30.00%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
73 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.77% 6.78% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 18
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +36.98%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Hertfordshire region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Watford -2 5 £600 +50.00%
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) PaaS
2 7 (41.18%) IaaS
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) NHS
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) DTS
4 4 (23.53%) OLAP
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) MDX
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (23.53%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (23.53%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (23.53%) Information Governance
4 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) IaaS
1 7 (41.18%) PaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365
4 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) DTS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (23.53%) OLAP
2 4 (23.53%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (29.41%) Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.76%) AWS Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Azure Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (11.76%) CRM Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (11.76%) SaaS Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) SaaS Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) MDX
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
2 4 (23.53%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Information Governance
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Data Security
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) ESRI
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware