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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 65 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.44% 20.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £40.00
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Cloud Services Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
36 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.17% 0.56% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 6
Average daily rate £300 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +128.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (77.78%) PeopleSoft
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
1 7 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
3 5 (55.56%) Spanish Language
3 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) PowerCenter
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Nagios
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Ruby
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) PowerCenter
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Spanish Language
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
1 7 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Opsview
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP