The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 71 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.43% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.53% 8.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
SaaS
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
19 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.84% 5.09% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 35
Average daily rate £350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Force.com
2 1 (25.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (25.00%) Mason
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Force.com
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix