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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 100 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.78% 0.39% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.38% 8.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £513 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
65 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.04% 4.54% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +32.35%

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
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 24 August 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 -19 10 £513 -10.86% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) PaaS
2 14 (77.78%) IaaS
3 13 (72.22%) Open Source
3 13 (72.22%) DevOps
3 13 (72.22%) ITIL
4 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (38.89%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Service Management
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (27.78%) SFIA
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) C++
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (16.67%) PMI
9 3 (16.67%) PMP
9 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.11%) KVM
10 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.11%) CentOS

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Jetty
1 1 (5.56%) Mongrel
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) IaaS
1 14 (77.78%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) IPsec
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) Open Source
3 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (38.89%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) SFIA
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) SDLC
8 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.56%) ETL
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
10 1 (5.56%) Project Management
10 1 (5.56%) Scrum
10 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 3 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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