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 1 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.38% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.08% 14.29% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £46.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +76.92%
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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
13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.64% 0.94% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £375 £140 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Route 53
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Route 53
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) EMC