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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 177 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 92 109 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 1.14% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.17% 18.70% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 37
Median daily rate £350 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
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
905 583 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.18% 6.11% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 349 170
Median daily rate £438 £404 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +15.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £39.00 £68.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +32.35%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 34 £300 -16.66% 17
Hampshire +5 22 £356 -28.75% 12
Surrey +8 18 £375 -16.66% 12
East Sussex 0 7 £425 +21.42% 2
Oxfordshire +6 4 £240 -46.66% 2
Kent - 2 £1,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £275 -30.81% 7
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (21.72%) PaaS
2 41 (20.71%) IaaS
3 39 (19.70%) Windows
4 37 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (17.17%) Linux
6 33 (16.67%) Java
7 31 (15.66%) Finance
8 30 (15.15%) Telecoms
9 29 (14.65%) VMware
9 29 (14.65%) Degree
10 28 (14.14%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (11.62%) SAP
11 23 (11.62%) Python
11 23 (11.62%) Marketing
12 22 (11.11%) Project Planning
13 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (10.61%) Migration
14 20 (10.10%) ERP
14 20 (10.10%) Data Centre
15 19 (9.60%) ITIL
15 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
15 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
15 19 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (9.09%) B2B
16 18 (9.09%) Active Directory
17 17 (8.59%) Perl
17 17 (8.59%) HTML
17 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
18 16 (8.08%) SEO

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.54%) Apache
3 6 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.53%) JBoss
5 4 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) MS Office
3 6 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 4 (2.02%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.52%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.51%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.72%) PaaS
2 41 (20.71%) IaaS
3 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.56%) Office 365
7 10 (5.05%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (2.53%) Veeva
9 4 (2.02%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.52%) Force.com
11 2 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.01%) Heroku
11 2 (1.01%) Taleo
11 2 (1.01%) Yammer
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.07%) VPN
2 13 (6.57%) Firewall
2 13 (6.57%) MPLS
3 11 (5.56%) DNS
3 11 (5.56%) Internet
4 7 (3.54%) DHCP
4 7 (3.54%) Network Security
5 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.02%) IPsec
6 4 (2.02%) LAN
6 4 (2.02%) LDAP
6 4 (2.02%) VoIP
6 4 (2.02%) WAN
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.52%) SAN
7 3 (1.52%) VLAN
8 2 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.01%) Intranet
9 1 (0.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.06%) MySQL
2 8 (4.04%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.53%) Big Data
3 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.52%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.01%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.51%) Redis
7 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.03%) Selenium
3 5 (2.53%) JIRA
4 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.52%) Grunt
5 3 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.52%) TestNG
5 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.52%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.01%) gulp
6 2 (1.01%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.01%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.01%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.01%) MSI
6 2 (1.01%) MSTest
6 2 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 31 (15.66%) Finance
2 30 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 23 (11.62%) Marketing
4 15 (7.58%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.06%) Brand Awareness
5 12 (6.06%) German Language
6 10 (5.05%) Retail
7 9 (4.55%) Banking
7 9 (4.55%) Law
8 6 (3.03%) Legal
9 5 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.02%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.52%) Advertising
12 2 (1.01%) Back Office
12 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.51%) Automotive
13 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (19.70%) Architect
2 32 (16.16%) Developer
3 25 (12.63%) Analyst
4 16 (8.08%) Cloud Architect
5 11 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.05%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (4.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (4.04%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.04%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.54%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.54%) SaaS Architect
9 7 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.59%) HTML
2 15 (7.58%) CSS
3 14 (7.07%) .NET
4 10 (5.05%) Web Services
5 9 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.54%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.54%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (3.03%) HTML5
7 6 (3.03%) REST
8 5 (2.53%) CSS3
8 5 (2.53%) Middleware
8 5 (2.53%) Node.js
9 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.02%) Laravel
9 4 (2.02%) Mason
9 4 (2.02%) SOAP
9 4 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.02%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.57%) Digital Media
3 12 (6.06%) Social Media
4 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.55%) Fintech
4 9 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.55%) User Experience
5 7 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.03%) Clustering
6 6 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
7 5 (2.53%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.02%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.52%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.52%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.52%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.52%) HACMP
10 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.70%) Windows
2 34 (17.17%) Linux
3 10 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.55%) Unix
5 8 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) AIX
7 3 (1.52%) CentOS
7 3 (1.52%) HPUX
7 3 (1.52%) NetWare
7 3 (1.52%) Solaris
7 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.01%) Android
8 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 21 (10.61%) Migration
4 20 (10.10%) ERP
5 19 (9.60%) ITIL
6 18 (9.09%) B2B
7 16 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (8.08%) Pay per click
7 16 (8.08%) SEO
8 15 (7.58%) Information Security
8 15 (7.58%) MVC
9 14 (7.07%) Marketing Automation
10 13 (6.57%) CRM
11 12 (6.06%) Data Acquisition
11 12 (6.06%) Email Marketing
11 12 (6.06%) Integrated Marketing
11 12 (6.06%) Online Marketing
11 12 (6.06%) Project Management
11 12 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.67%) Java
2 23 (11.62%) Python
3 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.59%) Perl
5 15 (7.58%) Ruby
6 14 (7.07%) PHP
7 12 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.56%) C#
9 10 (5.05%) SQL
10 9 (4.55%) C++
10 9 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.04%) C
12 6 (3.03%) Korn
13 4 (2.02%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.52%) VB
15 2 (1.01%) VBScript
16 1 (0.51%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.51%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (14.65%) Degree
2 14 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.06%) ISEB
4 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.54%) CISSP
6 6 (3.03%) VCAP
7 5 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.02%) CCNA
8 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.02%) EMC Certification
8 4 (2.02%) GCIH
8 4 (2.02%) GIAC
8 4 (2.02%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.52%) CCA
9 3 (1.52%) CCIE
9 3 (1.52%) CCNP
9 3 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.53%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 18 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.52%) GPFS
3 3 (1.52%) vCloud
3 3 (1.52%) vSphere
3 3 (1.52%) XenApp
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) KVM
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.56%) Puppet
2 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.52%) SCCM
4 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.01%) WSUS
5 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.51%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (14.65%) VMware
2 28 (14.14%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (11.62%) SAP
4 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.57%) Marketo
6 10 (5.05%) Cisco
6 10 (5.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.04%) NetSuite
8 7 (3.54%) Citrix
8 7 (3.54%) EMC
8 7 (3.54%) HP
8 7 (3.54%) Oracle
9 5 (2.53%) Sage
10 4 (2.02%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.02%) Google
10 4 (2.02%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.02%) Splunk
10 4 (2.02%) Tealium
11 3 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.52%) Veritas
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Rate: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago