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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 73 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 41 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.03% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.93% 4.23% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £439
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% +8.48%
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
137 71 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.13% 6.49% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 43 10
Median daily rate £425 £488 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +6 36 £494 +3.89% 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 51 (91.07%) PaaS
1 51 (91.07%) IaaS
2 48 (85.71%) Open Source
2 48 (85.71%) ITIL
3 36 (64.29%) DevOps
4 35 (62.50%) Problem Management
5 34 (60.71%) PRINCE2
6 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (55.36%) Change Management
8 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
10 21 (37.50%) Linux
11 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
12 18 (32.14%) VMware
13 17 (30.36%) Data Management
13 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (30.36%) Disclosure Scotland
14 16 (28.57%) TOGAF
14 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
15 15 (26.79%) MCSA
15 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (25.00%) DHCP
16 14 (25.00%) DNS
16 14 (25.00%) SQL
16 14 (25.00%) Windows
16 14 (25.00%) IIS
16 14 (25.00%) Clustering
16 14 (25.00%) vSphere
16 14 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Jetty
2 3 (5.36%) Mongrel
2 3 (5.36%) nginx
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 51 (91.07%) IaaS
1 51 (91.07%) PaaS
2 13 (23.21%) HP Helion
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.36%) Google App Engine
3 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DHCP
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) FTP
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) IPsec
2 3 (5.36%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) OLTP
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.36%) OLAP
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.57%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Architect
4 9 (16.07%) DBA
4 9 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
1 3 (5.36%) J2EE
1 3 (5.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Clustering
2 8 (14.29%) CMDB
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) PMI
5 2 (3.57%) CESG
5 2 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) HPUX
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Unix
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (85.71%) ITIL
1 48 (85.71%) Open Source
2 36 (64.29%) DevOps
3 35 (62.50%) Problem Management
4 34 (60.71%) PRINCE2
5 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (55.36%) Change Management
7 17 (30.36%) Data Management
8 16 (28.57%) TOGAF
9 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 12 (21.43%) CRM
10 10 (17.86%) Programme Management
11 8 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
11 8 (14.29%) Service Management
11 8 (14.29%) SFIA
12 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (8.93%) SDLC
14 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) MCSA
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (23.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (21.43%) MCSE
4 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.36%) PMP
6 2 (3.57%) CISSP
6 2 (3.57%) CLAS
6 2 (3.57%) ISEB
6 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) Xen
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Remedy
4 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica