The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £491 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.86% 5.33% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 7
Median daily rate £500 £350 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £155 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) HR Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle