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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 39 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% - 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.51% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£365 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
47 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.95% 3.03% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 1
Average daily rate £410 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft