The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 96 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.96% 8.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £328 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +14.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -64.28%
SaaS
North 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 Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
115 56 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.51% 3.72% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 14
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £301 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.99% +78.33%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Stockport - 2 £1,000 -
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
2 4 (25.00%) SAML
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) OAuth
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) IaaS
1 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Azure Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (12.50%) SaaS Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Architect
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) OAuth
1 4 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) FMCG
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Microservices
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter