The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 37 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 92 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.58% 0.10% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.23% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 74 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
SaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Cloud Services Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
199 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.23% 4.38% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 15 6
Median daily rate £404 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £420
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the North East region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +36 83 £425 -39.28% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 87 (89.69%) PaaS
1 87 (89.69%) IaaS
2 85 (87.63%) Open Source
2 85 (87.63%) ITIL
3 63 (64.95%) Change Management
4 55 (56.70%) Linux
5 54 (55.67%) DevOps
6 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (52.58%) PRINCE2
7 51 (52.58%) Data Management
8 50 (51.55%) Problem Management
9 48 (49.48%) Windows
10 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
11 41 (42.27%) MS Excel
12 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (32.99%) AIX
13 32 (32.99%) Service Management
14 31 (31.96%) WebSphere
15 29 (29.90%) ITSM
16 28 (28.87%) Unix
16 28 (28.87%) Windows 2000
16 28 (28.87%) Windows XP
17 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
18 21 (21.65%) MS PowerPoint
19 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
20 19 (19.59%) Disclosure Scotland
20 19 (19.59%) Continuous Improvement
21 18 (18.56%) BPSS Clearance
21 18 (18.56%) Oracle
21 18 (18.56%) SLA

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (31.96%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.46%) IIS
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (8.25%) PowerExchange
3 8 (8.25%) SAS
4 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.12%) Apache
5 4 (4.12%) CMS
5 4 (4.12%) Drupal
5 4 (4.12%) Jetty
5 4 (4.12%) Mongrel
5 4 (4.12%) nginx
5 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.12%) Tuxedo
6 3 (3.09%) JBoss
6 3 (3.09%) WildFly
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (42.27%) MS Excel
2 21 (21.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.09%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 87 (89.69%) IaaS
1 87 (89.69%) PaaS
2 13 (13.40%) HP Helion
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.12%) Google App Engine
3 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) DHCP
1 15 (15.46%) DNS
2 4 (4.12%) FTP
2 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) IPsec
2 4 (4.12%) SSL
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.28%) OLTP
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (7.22%) PowerCenter
5 5 (5.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (5.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (4.12%) DB2
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.09%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (3.09%) OLAP
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.12%) Travis CI
3 3 (3.09%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (3.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Banking
2 1 (1.03%) Games
2 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.56%) Operations Engineer
3 17 (17.53%) DBA
4 14 (14.43%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (12.37%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Support Analyst
7 11 (11.34%) Operational Support Analyst
7 11 (11.34%) Operations Support Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (7.22%) Administrator
9 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) SQL DBA
10 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Developer
12 4 (4.12%) Linux Support
13 3 (3.09%) Informatica Engineer
13 3 (3.09%) Operations Support Engineer
13 3 (3.09%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
1 4 (4.12%) HTML
1 4 (4.12%) J2EE
1 4 (4.12%) jQuery
1 4 (4.12%) Middleware
1 4 (4.12%) Servlets
2 2 (2.06%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.43%) Clustering
3 10 (10.31%) Tandem
4 9 (9.28%) CMDB
4 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) CESG
5 3 (3.09%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.09%) PMI
6 1 (1.03%) EFT
6 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (56.70%) Linux
2 48 (49.48%) Windows
3 32 (32.99%) AIX
4 28 (28.87%) Unix
4 28 (28.87%) Windows 2000
4 28 (28.87%) Windows XP
5 14 (14.43%) Windows Server
5 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.19%) HPUX
6 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.12%) MVS
7 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.09%) zOS
9 2 (2.06%) Solaris
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (87.63%) ITIL
1 85 (87.63%) Open Source
2 63 (64.95%) Change Management
3 54 (55.67%) DevOps
4 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (52.58%) Data Management
5 51 (52.58%) PRINCE2
6 50 (51.55%) Problem Management
7 32 (32.99%) Service Management
8 29 (29.90%) ITSM
9 19 (19.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (17.53%) Release Management
10 17 (17.53%) TOGAF
11 14 (14.43%) High Availability
11 14 (14.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
13 12 (12.37%) CRM
14 10 (10.31%) ETL
14 10 (10.31%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (10.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.12%) PHP
4 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
3 15 (15.46%) MCSA
3 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.37%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (12.37%) MCSE
5 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) CISSP
6 3 (3.09%) CLAS
6 3 (3.09%) ISEB
6 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.09%) PMP
7 2 (2.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (18.56%) SLA
3 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.43%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (14.43%) vSphere
4 7 (7.22%) KVM
5 4 (4.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle
3 17 (17.53%) VMware
4 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.31%) Informatica
6 9 (9.28%) Remedy
7 8 (8.25%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.12%) Google
8 4 (4.12%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.09%) CA
10 1 (1.03%) Capita
10 1 (1.03%) HP
10 1 (1.03%) IBM