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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / North East
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 64 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.72% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 52 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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
164 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.23% 3.38% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 12 6
Median daily rate £340 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 61 £350 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 118 (92.91%) PaaS
1 118 (92.91%) IaaS
2 116 (91.34%) Open Source
3 115 (90.55%) ITIL
4 94 (74.02%) Change Management
5 81 (63.78%) Data Management
6 77 (60.63%) Linux
7 76 (59.84%) DevOps
8 72 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (56.69%) Problem Management
8 72 (56.69%) PRINCE2
9 70 (55.12%) Windows
10 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
11 60 (47.24%) MS Excel
12 51 (40.16%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (37.80%) Unix
14 44 (34.65%) AIX
15 41 (32.28%) MS PowerPoint
16 38 (29.92%) Service Management
17 34 (26.77%) ITSM
17 34 (26.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 33 (25.98%) WebSphere
19 32 (25.20%) Oracle
20 30 (23.62%) Windows 2000
20 30 (23.62%) Windows XP
21 29 (22.83%) SQL
21 29 (22.83%) Performance Tuning
22 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
23 27 (21.26%) Continuous Improvement
24 26 (20.47%) 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 33 (25.98%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.81%) IIS
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (6.30%) PowerExchange
4 8 (6.30%) SAS
5 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.15%) Apache
6 4 (3.15%) CMS
6 4 (3.15%) Drupal
6 4 (3.15%) Jetty
6 4 (3.15%) Mongrel
6 4 (3.15%) nginx
6 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.15%) Tuxedo
7 3 (2.36%) JBoss
7 3 (2.36%) WildFly
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (47.24%) MS Excel
2 41 (32.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (8.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (7.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.36%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 118 (92.91%) IaaS
1 118 (92.91%) PaaS
2 13 (10.24%) HP Helion
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.15%) Google App Engine
3 4 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) DHCP
1 15 (11.81%) DNS
2 13 (10.24%) LDAP
3 4 (3.15%) FTP
3 4 (3.15%) HTTP
3 4 (3.15%) IPsec
3 4 (3.15%) SSL
3 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.11%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.60%) DB2
3 16 (12.60%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (10.24%) MongoDB
5 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (7.09%) OLTP
7 8 (6.30%) Ingres
7 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.51%) PowerCenter
9 5 (3.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (3.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.36%) OLAP
11 3 (2.36%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (1.57%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) JIRA
2 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.15%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.36%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (2.36%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Banking
2 1 (0.79%) Games
2 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) DBA
2 27 (21.26%) Operations Engineer
3 26 (20.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (17.32%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 21 (16.54%) Administrator
6 20 (15.75%) Oracle DBA
7 15 (11.81%) Analyst
8 14 (11.02%) Support Analyst
9 13 (10.24%) Operations Analyst
9 13 (10.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (9.45%) Operational Support Analyst
10 12 (9.45%) Operations Support Analyst
11 10 (7.87%) SQL DBA
11 10 (7.87%) Support Engineer
12 8 (6.30%) Applications Support
13 7 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (4.72%) Operations Support Engineer
15 5 (3.94%) Ingres DBA
16 4 (3.15%) Applications Engineer
16 4 (3.15%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) .NET
1 4 (3.15%) HTML
1 4 (3.15%) J2EE
1 4 (3.15%) jQuery
1 4 (3.15%) Middleware
1 4 (3.15%) Servlets
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 51 (40.16%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.75%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.02%) Clustering
4 10 (7.87%) Tandem
5 9 (7.09%) CMDB
6 3 (2.36%) PMI
7 2 (1.57%) CESG
7 2 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) EFT
8 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (60.63%) Linux
2 70 (55.12%) Windows
3 48 (37.80%) Unix
4 44 (34.65%) AIX
5 30 (23.62%) Windows 2000
5 30 (23.62%) Windows XP
6 14 (11.02%) Windows Server
6 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.30%) MVS
8 6 (4.72%) HPUX
8 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.72%) zOS
9 4 (3.15%) VME
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.79%) VMS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (91.34%) Open Source
2 115 (90.55%) ITIL
3 94 (74.02%) Change Management
4 81 (63.78%) Data Management
5 76 (59.84%) DevOps
6 72 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (56.69%) PRINCE2
6 72 (56.69%) Problem Management
7 38 (29.92%) Service Management
8 34 (26.77%) ITSM
8 34 (26.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 29 (22.83%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (21.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (16.54%) High Availability
12 19 (14.96%) Configuration Management
12 19 (14.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (13.39%) Release Management
14 16 (12.60%) TOGAF
15 12 (9.45%) CRM
16 10 (7.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.83%) SQL
2 13 (10.24%) Java
3 5 (3.94%) Perl
3 5 (3.94%) Python
3 5 (3.94%) Ruby
4 4 (3.15%) C
4 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.15%) PHP
5 2 (1.57%) COBOL
5 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 18 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.81%) MCSA
2 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.45%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (9.45%) MCSE
4 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.36%) PMP
6 2 (1.57%) CISSP
6 2 (1.57%) CLAS
6 2 (1.57%) Degree
6 2 (1.57%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.47%) SLA
2 20 (15.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.02%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (11.02%) vSphere
4 7 (5.51%) KVM
5 4 (3.15%) Xen
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (4.72%) Puppet
2 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.20%) Oracle
3 17 (13.39%) VMware
4 11 (8.66%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.09%) Informatica
5 9 (7.09%) Remedy
6 8 (6.30%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.94%) CA
8 4 (3.15%) Google
8 4 (3.15%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) Capita
10 1 (0.79%) HP