The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing SaaS 19 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 0.61% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.10% 9.09% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate £205 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £12.10 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -73.40%
SaaS
Berkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
157 66 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.26% 6.71% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 27 13
Average daily rate £425 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.61 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Reading region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (72.73%) Marketing
2 12 (54.55%) B2B
3 11 (50.00%) Degree
3 11 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (45.45%) Social Media
5 9 (40.91%) Pay per click
5 9 (40.91%) SEO
5 9 (40.91%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (36.36%) Email Marketing
6 8 (36.36%) German Language
6 8 (36.36%) Project Planning
6 8 (36.36%) Digital Media
6 8 (36.36%) Online Marketing
6 8 (36.36%) Marketo
6 8 (36.36%) Brand Awareness
6 8 (36.36%) Marketing Automation
6 8 (36.36%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (13.64%) Product Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Law
7 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 3 (13.64%) Advertising
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.09%) OLAP
8 2 (9.09%) HTML
8 2 (9.09%) MS Office
8 2 (9.09%) Windows

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
1 2 (9.09%) MPLS
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) OLAP
2 2 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (9.09%) Power BI
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (72.73%) Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Brand Awareness
2 8 (36.36%) German Language
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 3 (13.64%) Law
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Architect
1 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Developer
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing Officer
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing Assistant
2 2 (9.09%) OLAP Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS Architect
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) SSIS Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.55%) OAuth
3 1 (4.55%) SAML
3 1 (4.55%) XHTML
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Social Media
2 8 (36.36%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) B2B
2 11 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (40.91%) Pay per click
3 9 (40.91%) SEO
4 8 (36.36%) Data Acquisition
4 8 (36.36%) Email Marketing
4 8 (36.36%) Marketing Automation
4 8 (36.36%) Online Marketing
4 8 (36.36%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Product Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Presales
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (36.36%) Marketo
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow