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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 62 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.00% 38.46% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
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
25 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.20% 1.78% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 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 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Route 53
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (33.33%) LAMP
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WLAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (26.67%) IaaS
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) MS Visio

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Route 53
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (26.67%) IaaS
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WLAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OVSD
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) EMC
1 4 (26.67%) NetApp
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Northgate