The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 49 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 1.63% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.82% 23.53% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 0
Median daily rate £250 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
110 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.91% 6.91% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 19
Median daily rate £388 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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 28 August 2016, 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 Reading region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 23 (63.89%) Marketing
2 19 (52.78%) B2B
3 18 (50.00%) Degree
4 17 (47.22%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (47.22%) SEO
4 17 (47.22%) Pay per click
5 14 (38.89%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (38.89%) Project Planning
6 13 (36.11%) German Language
6 13 (36.11%) Email Marketing
6 13 (36.11%) Online Marketing
6 13 (36.11%) Social Media
6 13 (36.11%) Marketo
6 13 (36.11%) Digital Media
6 13 (36.11%) Brand Awareness
6 13 (36.11%) Marketing Automation
6 13 (36.11%) Data Acquisition
6 13 (36.11%) Integrated Marketing
7 10 (27.78%) Law
8 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Information Security
10 5 (13.89%) Analytics
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
10 5 (13.89%) MS Office
11 4 (11.11%) HTML
11 4 (11.11%) Linux
11 4 (11.11%) VPN
11 4 (11.11%) Internet

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 4 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
1 4 (11.11%) MPLS
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) DHCP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) IPsec
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) VLAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
General
1 23 (63.89%) Marketing
2 13 (36.11%) Brand Awareness
2 13 (36.11%) German Language
3 10 (27.78%) Law
4 6 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (11.11%) Advertising
5 4 (11.11%) Legal
5 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Sourcing Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) IT Procurement Manager
3 3 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing Officer
3 3 (8.33%) Procurement Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Supply Chain Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Intranet Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Intranet Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing Assistant
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) OAuth
2 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Digital Media
1 13 (36.11%) Social Media
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) B2B
2 17 (47.22%) Digital Marketing
2 17 (47.22%) Pay per click
2 17 (47.22%) SEO
3 14 (38.89%) Project Planning
4 13 (36.11%) Data Acquisition
4 13 (36.11%) Email Marketing
4 13 (36.11%) Integrated Marketing
4 13 (36.11%) Marketing Automation
4 13 (36.11%) Online Marketing
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security
6 5 (13.89%) Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) Internet Marketing
7 4 (11.11%) Link Building
7 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Product Marketing
7 4 (11.11%) Website Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (8.33%) SIEM
8 3 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CCA
2 3 (8.33%) CCIE
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) CCNP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (36.11%) Marketo
3 4 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) Tealium
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) Huawei
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) SAP