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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 53 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.42% 0.99% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 32.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate £575 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -76.47%
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
20 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.84% 3.11% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 4
Average daily rate £525 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) MSMQ
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) SAP QM
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Vendor Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
1 5 (45.45%) MSMQ
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
1 5 (45.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP