The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 23 26
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 2.93% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 41.18% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate
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- £528 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +82.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £403
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
SaaS
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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
11 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.39% 7.11% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 5
Average daily rate £406 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £433 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £528 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Kenexa
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Kenexa