The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / South East
Rank 174 195 186
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 61 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.73% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.76% 9.61% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 37
Median daily rate £444 £394 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £231 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £439
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 - £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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
786 635 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.74% 7.58% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 415 240
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +194.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.40 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.56 £60.00 £14.60
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +19 22 £420 -6.66% 18
Berkshire 0 12 £400 -5.88% 18
West Sussex - 11 £438 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 7 £650 +50.72% 11
Surrey +18 4 £469 +25.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £513 +30.15% 7
M4 Corridor - 2 £325 -
Middlesex +3 1 £600 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 36 (27.69%) PaaS
2 33 (25.38%) IaaS
3 30 (23.08%) Windows
4 27 (20.77%) Microsoft
5 25 (19.23%) Java
6 24 (18.46%) Linux
7 23 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (16.92%) Web Services
8 22 (16.92%) ITIL
9 21 (16.15%) TOGAF
10 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
11 19 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (14.62%) VMware
11 19 (14.62%) Firewall
12 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (13.08%) Project Management
13 17 (13.08%) Windows Server
13 17 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (12.31%) Change Management
14 16 (12.31%) CRM
15 15 (11.54%) Marketing
15 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (10.77%) Management Information System
16 14 (10.77%) Finance
16 14 (10.77%) HTML
17 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
17 13 (10.00%) CSS
17 13 (10.00%) Red Hat

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (8.46%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 8 (6.15%) IIS
4 7 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.62%) JBoss
6 5 (3.85%) Apache
7 3 (2.31%) Confluence
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.54%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.77%) CMS
9 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.77%) nginx
9 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.77%) SAS
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) SAP hybris
2 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.54%) Maximo
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.77%) Primavera
5 1 (0.77%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.69%) PaaS
2 33 (25.38%) IaaS
3 23 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.08%) Boomi
6 4 (3.08%) Force.com
6 4 (3.08%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.54%) Office 365
7 2 (1.54%) Taleo
8 1 (0.77%) Datadog
8 1 (0.77%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.62%) Firewall
2 11 (8.46%) Internet
2 11 (8.46%) MPLS
3 10 (7.69%) DNS
3 10 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (6.92%) IP Telephony
4 9 (6.92%) NetScaler
5 6 (4.62%) DHCP
6 4 (3.08%) LAN
6 4 (3.08%) LDAP
6 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.08%) WAN
7 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.31%) Network Security
7 3 (2.31%) PBX
7 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.31%) VoIP
7 3 (2.31%) xDSL
8 2 (1.54%) Skype
8 2 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.92%) Big Data
4 4 (3.08%) MySQL
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.54%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.54%) Redis
6 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.77%) DB2
7 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.77%) Power BI
7 1 (0.77%) QlikView
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.08%) JUnit
3 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.54%) Grunt
3 2 (1.54%) Maven
3 2 (1.54%) TestNG
4 1 (0.77%) Selenium
4 1 (0.77%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.54%) Marketing
2 14 (10.77%) Finance
3 8 (6.15%) Back Office
3 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Advertising
5 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.54%) German Language
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.77%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (37.69%) Architect
2 16 (12.31%) Developer
2 16 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (9.23%) Data Architect
4 9 (6.92%) Consultant
4 9 (6.92%) Hadoop Architect
4 9 (6.92%) Java Architect
4 9 (6.92%) Solr Architect
5 8 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (5.38%) SAP Architect
7 6 (4.62%) Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Business Architect
7 6 (4.62%) Business Process Architect
7 6 (4.62%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.62%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.92%) Web Services
2 14 (10.77%) HTML
3 13 (10.00%) CSS
4 12 (9.23%) .NET
5 8 (6.15%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.62%) Laravel
6 6 (4.62%) LESS
7 5 (3.85%) HTML5
8 4 (3.08%) jQuery
8 4 (3.08%) Mason
8 4 (3.08%) Visualforce
9 3 (2.31%) CSS3
9 3 (2.31%) REST
9 3 (2.31%) SOAP
10 2 (1.54%) Ajax
10 2 (1.54%) J2EE
10 2 (1.54%) JSON
10 2 (1.54%) Spring
10 2 (1.54%) Struts
10 2 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 8 (6.15%) Cryptography
4 8 (6.15%) Driving Licence
4 8 (6.15%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.08%) CMDB
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.54%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.77%) Life Science
8 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Windows
2 24 (18.46%) Linux
3 17 (13.08%) Windows Server
4 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.08%) Unix
9 1 (0.77%) Android
9 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.77%) Debian
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.92%) ITIL
2 21 (16.15%) TOGAF
3 19 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.08%) Project Management
6 16 (12.31%) Change Management
6 16 (12.31%) CRM
7 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.23%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.46%) Migration
9 10 (7.69%) Analytics
9 10 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.69%) OOP
9 10 (7.69%) Server Hardening
9 10 (7.69%) Service Management
10 9 (6.92%) Data Governance
10 9 (6.92%) Machine Learning
10 9 (6.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.23%) Java
2 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.15%) PHP
3 8 (6.15%) SQL
4 7 (5.38%) C#
4 7 (5.38%) Perl
4 7 (5.38%) Python
5 4 (3.08%) Apex Code
5 4 (3.08%) C++
6 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) C
7 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) Degree
2 8 (6.15%) PhD
3 7 (5.38%) CISSP
3 7 (5.38%) GCIH
3 7 (5.38%) GIAC
4 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.08%) RHCSA
5 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.31%) CCNA
6 3 (2.31%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) ISEB
7 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.54%) MCSD
8 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.46%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.92%) XenDesktop
3 9 (6.92%) XenServer
4 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.54%) Docker
5 2 (1.54%) Gluster
6 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.77%) Firmware
6 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) Puppet
2 6 (4.62%) WSUS
3 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.31%) SCCM
5 2 (1.54%) Ansible
5 2 (1.54%) Nagios
5 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.54%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.77%) Opsview
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) SCSM
6 1 (0.77%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.62%) VMware
3 13 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.69%) Citrix
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle
4 10 (7.69%) SAP
5 9 (6.92%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.15%) HP
6 8 (6.15%) ServiceNow
7 7 (5.38%) hybris
8 6 (4.62%) Dell
8 6 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.08%) Cisco
9 4 (3.08%) Workday
10 3 (2.31%) IBM
10 3 (2.31%) webMethods
11 2 (1.54%) arcserve
11 2 (1.54%) Avaya
11 2 (1.54%) Google
11 2 (1.54%) TIBCO
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