The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 28 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.76% 1.51% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £492 - £455
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) SSADM
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) SAP LE
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP LE
1 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (25.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) SSADM
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
1 1 (25.00%) SAPscript
1 1 (25.00%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft