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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 74 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 1.03% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.03% 28.13% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £193 £800 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.93% +106.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
99 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.17% 3.67% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 11 24
Average daily rate £425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

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
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 9 February 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 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) SMTP
3 4 (26.67%) HTTP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) PaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) OLAP
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) B2B

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
1 4 (26.67%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (13.33%) Power BI
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) gulp
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) BPR
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Process Management
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) SunGard