The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.88% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.21% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-30.59% +63.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Cloud Services Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.02% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -21.15%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

SaaS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) ACCA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ACCA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ForgeRock