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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 61 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.18% 0.13% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.46% 8.33% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £41.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.53% +108.75%
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
26 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.08% 1.56% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 7
Average daily rate £400 £488 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +77.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £358 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

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 4 March 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 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) PaaS
3 5 (29.41%) Route 53
3 5 (29.41%) IaaS
3 5 (29.41%) LAMP
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WLAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) EMC
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Apache
5 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) PaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Route 53
2 5 (29.41%) IaaS
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WLAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Transition Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) People Management
2 3 (17.65%) Transition Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PHP
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) OVSD
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
1 4 (23.53%) EMC
1 4 (23.53%) NetApp
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Northgate