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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 155 181 174
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 111 89 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.94% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.11% 15.72% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 39
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+12.05% -61.53%
SaaS
England

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
847 566 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.49% 6.01% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 333 204
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.96% +154.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £11.25 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.86% +66.66%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +11 47 £300 -15.49% 15
Hampshire +7 21 £360 -28.00% 16
Surrey +13 19 £400 - 10
Oxfordshire +12 7 £613 +36.11% 5
East Sussex +7 7 £425 +21.42% 2
Middlesex - 5 - -
Kent - 2 £1,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £275 -44.44% 6
West Sussex -20 1 - - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 South East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 43 (21.29%) PaaS
2 41 (20.30%) IaaS
3 40 (19.80%) Windows
4 38 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (17.82%) Java
6 35 (17.33%) Linux
7 32 (15.84%) Telecoms
8 31 (15.35%) Finance
9 29 (14.36%) VMware
9 29 (14.36%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (14.36%) Degree
10 24 (11.88%) Migration
10 24 (11.88%) SAP
10 24 (11.88%) Marketing
11 23 (11.39%) Python
12 22 (10.89%) ERP
12 22 (10.89%) Microsoft
12 22 (10.89%) Project Planning
12 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
13 20 (9.90%) Data Centre
14 19 (9.41%) Perl
14 19 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (8.91%) .NET
15 18 (8.91%) Active Directory
16 17 (8.42%) B2B
16 17 (8.42%) HTML
16 17 (8.42%) ITIL
16 17 (8.42%) MVC

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 9 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.47%) Apache
3 6 (2.97%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.48%) JBoss
5 4 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.99%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.97%) MS Office
3 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (1.49%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.49%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.99%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.99%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.29%) PaaS
2 41 (20.30%) IaaS
3 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (7.43%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.45%) Office 365
7 10 (4.95%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (2.48%) Veeva
9 3 (1.49%) Force.com
9 3 (1.49%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.99%) Heroku
10 2 (0.99%) Taleo
10 2 (0.99%) Yammer
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) VPN
2 14 (6.93%) Firewall
3 13 (6.44%) MPLS
4 11 (5.45%) DNS
5 10 (4.95%) Internet
6 8 (3.96%) Network Security
7 7 (3.47%) DHCP
8 5 (2.48%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.98%) IPsec
9 4 (1.98%) LAN
9 4 (1.98%) LDAP
9 4 (1.98%) VoIP
9 4 (1.98%) WAN
10 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.49%) SAN
10 3 (1.49%) VLAN
11 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.99%) Intranet
12 1 (0.50%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.44%) MySQL
2 8 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.48%) Big Data
4 5 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.49%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.50%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.50%) Redis
7 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.97%) Selenium
3 5 (2.48%) JIRA
4 4 (1.98%) Grunt
4 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.49%) Subversion
5 3 (1.49%) TestNG
5 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.49%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.99%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.99%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.99%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.99%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.99%) MSI
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.99%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (15.84%) Telecoms
2 31 (15.35%) Finance
3 24 (11.88%) Marketing
4 16 (7.92%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.94%) Brand Awareness
5 12 (5.94%) German Language
5 12 (5.94%) Retail
6 10 (4.95%) Banking
7 9 (4.46%) Law
8 8 (3.96%) Legal
9 5 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.98%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.49%) Advertising
12 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.50%) Automotive
13 1 (0.50%) Back Office
13 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (19.80%) Architect
2 35 (17.33%) Developer
3 27 (13.37%) Analyst
4 16 (7.92%) Cloud Architect
5 11 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (4.46%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.46%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.96%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.96%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.96%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (3.47%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (3.47%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.47%) SaaS Architect
9 7 (3.47%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.91%) .NET
2 17 (8.42%) HTML
3 16 (7.92%) CSS
4 11 (5.45%) Web Services
5 9 (4.46%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (4.46%) Middleware
6 8 (3.96%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (3.96%) REST
7 7 (3.47%) HTML5
7 7 (3.47%) SOAP
8 6 (2.97%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.97%) CSS3
9 5 (2.48%) jQuery
9 5 (2.48%) Mason
9 5 (2.48%) Node.js
9 5 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.48%) Visualforce
10 4 (1.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.44%) Digital Media
3 12 (5.94%) Social Media
4 10 (4.95%) Fintech
4 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.46%) User Experience
6 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.97%) VCE vBlock
8 5 (2.48%) Clustering
8 5 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.48%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.98%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.98%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.49%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.49%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.49%) HACMP
11 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.99%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.80%) Windows
2 35 (17.33%) Linux
3 11 (5.45%) Unix
4 10 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.49%) AIX
7 3 (1.49%) CentOS
7 3 (1.49%) HPUX
7 3 (1.49%) NetWare
7 3 (1.49%) Solaris
7 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.99%) Android
8 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.88%) Migration
3 22 (10.89%) ERP
3 22 (10.89%) Project Planning
4 17 (8.42%) B2B
4 17 (8.42%) ITIL
4 17 (8.42%) MVC
5 16 (7.92%) Information Security
6 15 (7.43%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (7.43%) Pay per click
6 15 (7.43%) SEO
7 14 (6.93%) Marketing Automation
8 13 (6.44%) CRM
8 13 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (6.44%) TDD
9 12 (5.94%) Data Acquisition
9 12 (5.94%) Email Marketing
9 12 (5.94%) Integrated Marketing
9 12 (5.94%) Online Marketing
9 12 (5.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.82%) Java
2 23 (11.39%) Python
3 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.41%) Perl
5 15 (7.43%) PHP
5 15 (7.43%) Ruby
6 14 (6.93%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.44%) C#
8 12 (5.94%) SQL
9 11 (5.45%) C++
10 10 (4.95%) C
11 9 (4.46%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.96%) Korn
13 5 (2.48%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.98%) VB
15 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.99%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.99%) VBA
16 2 (0.99%) VBScript
17 1 (0.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 29 (14.36%) Degree
2 14 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.45%) ISEB
4 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.47%) CISSP
6 6 (2.97%) VCAP
7 5 (2.48%) CCNA
7 5 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.98%) EMC Certification
8 4 (1.98%) GCIH
8 4 (1.98%) GIAC
8 4 (1.98%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.49%) CCA
9 3 (1.49%) CCIE
9 3 (1.49%) CCNP
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.49%) GPFS
4 3 (1.49%) vCloud
4 3 (1.49%) vSphere
4 3 (1.49%) XenApp
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) KVM
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (6.44%) Puppet
2 5 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (1.49%) SCCM
5 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.99%) WSUS
6 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (14.36%) Salesforce.com
1 29 (14.36%) VMware
2 24 (11.88%) SAP
3 22 (10.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.44%) Marketo
5 12 (5.94%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.95%) Cisco
6 10 (4.95%) Oracle
7 8 (3.96%) NetSuite
8 7 (3.47%) Citrix
8 7 (3.47%) EMC
8 7 (3.47%) HP
9 5 (2.48%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (2.48%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.48%) Sage
9 5 (2.48%) Splunk
10 4 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.49%) Remedy
11 3 (1.49%) Veritas
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