The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 25 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.59% - 2.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £527
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 £17.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+12.05% -61.53%
SaaS
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.36% 6.28% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Median daily rate £456 £388 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £300 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.86% +66.66%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Yammer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) SCADA
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) FCoE
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) FCoE
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Cloud Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware