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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 152 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +12
Contract jobs citing SaaS 105 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.27% 19.54% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 26
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £306 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-34.45% +60.71%
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
385 302 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.92% 3.55% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 70
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £301 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.81 £15.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.50 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -42.95%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SaaS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 35 £450 +15.75% 10
Berkshire +27 33 £500 - 22
Surrey -9 12 £400 -15.78% 5
Oxfordshire -20 11 £468 +10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £475 +46.15% 2
Middlesex +5 4 £525 - 1
East Sussex -4 1 - - 2
West Sussex -4 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 4
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 53 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.87%) Java
3 46 (24.34%) ERP
4 41 (21.69%) Telecoms
4 41 (21.69%) Manufacturing
5 39 (20.63%) Web Services
6 35 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (15.87%) SQL
8 27 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 24 (12.70%) Scrum
9 24 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (12.17%) .NET
10 23 (12.17%) CSS
11 22 (11.64%) HTML
11 22 (11.64%) Project Management
12 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (11.11%) Apache
12 21 (11.11%) Open Source
13 20 (10.58%) Maven
13 20 (10.58%) Windows
13 20 (10.58%) Linux
13 20 (10.58%) CRM
14 19 (10.05%) Eclipse
14 19 (10.05%) Oracle
14 19 (10.05%) SOAP
14 19 (10.05%) Internet
14 19 (10.05%) VMware
14 19 (10.05%) RESTful
14 19 (10.05%) PaaS
14 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (11.11%) Apache
2 13 (6.88%) Apache Solr
3 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.12%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.59%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.06%) JBoss
6 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.06%) Confluence
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.23%) MS Project
3 5 (2.65%) MS Office
4 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Maximo
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.05%) PaaS
3 18 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (8.47%) Force.com
5 11 (5.82%) IaaS
6 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (2.65%) Route 53
8 4 (2.12%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.59%) Office 365
10 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) Internet
2 7 (3.70%) DNS
3 6 (3.17%) Firewall
4 4 (2.12%) HTTP
4 4 (2.12%) SAN
5 2 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.06%) LDAP
5 2 (1.06%) LAN
5 2 (1.06%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) FTP
6 1 (0.53%) SMS
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.53%) MPLS
6 1 (0.53%) OSPF
6 1 (0.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 14 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.82%) MySQL
4 10 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.12%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.12%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.59%) Big Data
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.53%) MS Access
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 20 (10.58%) Maven
2 19 (10.05%) Eclipse
3 17 (8.99%) Cucumber
4 16 (8.47%) JIRA
5 15 (7.94%) FitNesse
5 15 (7.94%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.76%) Selenium
7 5 (2.65%) JUnit
8 4 (2.12%) JBehave
9 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.59%) Ant
9 3 (1.59%) Gradle
10 2 (1.06%) Subversion
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.06%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 41 (21.69%) Telecoms
1 41 (21.69%) Manufacturing
2 13 (6.88%) Retail
2 13 (6.88%) Finance
3 11 (5.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (5.82%) Marketing
4 6 (3.17%) Legal
5 3 (1.59%) Billing
5 3 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (24.34%) Architect
2 29 (15.34%) Analyst
3 26 (13.76%) Developer
4 25 (13.23%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.94%) Consultant
7 10 (5.29%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.29%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (3.17%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.17%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.65%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (2.65%) Administrator
9 5 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 4 (2.12%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (2.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.63%) Web Services
2 23 (12.17%) .NET
2 23 (12.17%) CSS
3 22 (11.64%) HTML
4 19 (10.05%) SOAP
4 19 (10.05%) RESTful
5 16 (8.47%) Visualforce
5 16 (8.47%) Mason
6 15 (7.94%) XML
6 15 (7.94%) JSON
7 14 (7.41%) Ajax
7 14 (7.41%) J2EE
8 13 (6.88%) PostGIS
9 12 (6.35%) jQuery
10 9 (4.76%) JSP
10 9 (4.76%) Middleware
11 7 (3.70%) WCF
11 7 (3.70%) HTML5
12 6 (3.17%) LAMP
12 6 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.11%) Open Source
2 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.76%) Web 2.0
4 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.12%) User Experience
6 4 (2.12%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.59%) Social Media
7 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.59%) HACMP
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.06%) Clustering
8 2 (1.06%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) W3C
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.58%) Windows
1 20 (10.58%) Linux
2 7 (3.70%) AIX
2 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.65%) UNIX
4 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.59%) Solaris
6 2 (1.06%) HPUX
6 2 (1.06%) NetWare
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.34%) ERP
3 24 (12.70%) Scrum
4 22 (11.64%) Project Management
5 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (10.58%) CRM
7 14 (7.41%) ITIL
8 11 (5.82%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.82%) Migration
8 11 (5.82%) MVC
8 11 (5.82%) TOGAF
9 10 (5.29%) Service Management
10 9 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.23%) Change Management
11 8 (4.23%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.70%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.87%) Java
2 30 (15.87%) SQL
3 27 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.47%) Apex Code
5 14 (7.41%) C#
6 9 (4.76%) PHP
7 8 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.70%) Perl
9 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.12%) Korn
11 3 (1.59%) Python
11 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.06%) C++
12 2 (1.06%) C
12 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.53%) Ruby
13 1 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.70%) Degree
3 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.59%) ISEB
3 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMP
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) GIAC
4 1 (0.53%) GCIA
4 1 (0.53%) MCITP
4 1 (0.53%) CISSP
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.53%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.06%) GCP
3 2 (1.06%) GMP
3 2 (1.06%) GxP
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.59%) vSphere
4 2 (1.06%) vCloud
4 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.06%) GPFS
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) LXC
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.53%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.52%) Puppet
2 6 (3.17%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.59%) WSUS
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Netcool
6 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (10.05%) VMware
2 19 (10.05%) Oracle
3 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.76%) HP
5 8 (4.23%) SAP
5 8 (4.23%) EMC
5 8 (4.23%) IBM
6 7 (3.70%) Cisco
6 7 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.12%) webMethods
7 4 (2.12%) Remedy
7 4 (2.12%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.12%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.12%) Google
8 3 (1.59%) BMC
9 2 (1.06%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.06%) NetApp
9 2 (1.06%) Veritas
9 2 (1.06%) Lotus
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