The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.13% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
SaaS
Buckinghamshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.59% 2.28% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 3
Median daily rate £475 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +85.18%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Milton Keynes region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) WCF
2 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
4 3 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (12.50%) IaaS
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft HCM Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SaaS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
1 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
1 5 (31.25%) REST
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
1 5 (31.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
1 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
1 5 (31.25%) SOA
1 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Dell Certification
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP