The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 30 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.80% 0.99% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 20.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£418 £295 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.52% -41.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.07% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £46.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +76.92%
SaaS
Oxfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.60% 4.95% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate £443 £450 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £291 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -32.14%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SaaS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification