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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 23 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.93% 1.56% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.75% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate
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£528 £290 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.06% -35.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
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
16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.69% 1.95% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
Average daily rate £525 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (80.00%) PaaS
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (10.00%) GCP
3 1 (10.00%) GMP
3 1 (10.00%) GxP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
1 1 (10.00%) GMP
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow