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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 72 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% - 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.12% 1.08% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £394 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +36.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £476 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.12%

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 28 May 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 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WLAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) People Management
3 3 (30.00%) Transition Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WLAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Transition Manager
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) People Management
2 3 (30.00%) Transition Management
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OVSD
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Opsview
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Northgate