The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.58% 0.35% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.47% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £650 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
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 Oxford region.

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
59 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.67% 19.30% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 29
Median daily rate £600 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Back Office
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) OO

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) AWS Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Migration Architect
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle