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 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 194 182 158
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing SaaS 64 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.44% 18.27% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 42
Average daily rate £413 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
613 394 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.19% 4.16% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 224 150
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.91% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.97 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £20.50 £45.00
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 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +20 17 £488 -2.50% 3
Hampshire +3 13 £355 -8.38% 13
Berkshire -7 11 £475 -5.00% 30
Surrey -12 11 £375 -31.81% 12
East Sussex +12 4 £288 - 2
Oxfordshire +6 4 £425 -17.07% 4
Kent -6 3 - - 5
Middlesex - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.00%) Finance
3 27 (18.00%) HTML
3 27 (18.00%) ERP
4 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.33%) CSS
5 24 (16.00%) SAP
5 24 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 23 (15.33%) Java
6 23 (15.33%) Oracle
6 23 (15.33%) ITIL
7 22 (14.67%) jQuery
8 20 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 19 (12.67%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (12.67%) Retail
9 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
10 18 (12.00%) DNS
10 18 (12.00%) Linux
10 18 (12.00%) SQL
11 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
11 17 (11.33%) Degree
11 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
12 16 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (10.67%) HTML5
12 16 (10.67%) Project Management
12 16 (10.67%) Windows
12 16 (10.67%) TCP/IP
13 15 (10.00%) Mason
13 15 (10.00%) Visualforce

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (6.00%) Node.js
2 6 (4.00%) IIS
3 4 (2.67%) Apache
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.00%) JBoss
4 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.33%) WordPress
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Office
2 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.33%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.33%) MS Project
3 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (7.33%) BigMachines
1 11 (7.33%) Eloqua
2 8 (5.33%) SAP BPC
2 8 (5.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.33%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.67%) Magento
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.67%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.67%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.67%) PaaS
4 12 (8.00%) IaaS
4 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (7.33%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (3.33%) Veeva
7 4 (2.67%) Force.com
8 3 (2.00%) Office 365
9 2 (1.33%) Taleo
10 1 (0.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.00%) DNS
2 16 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.33%) Firewall
4 12 (8.00%) DHCP
5 11 (7.33%) MPLS
6 10 (6.67%) LAN
6 10 (6.67%) WAN
7 7 (4.67%) BGP
7 7 (4.67%) EIGRP
7 7 (4.67%) HSRP
7 7 (4.67%) Internet
7 7 (4.67%) IPsec
7 7 (4.67%) SSL
8 6 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (4.00%) ICMP
8 6 (4.00%) OSPF
8 6 (4.00%) SNMP
8 6 (4.00%) VLAN
8 6 (4.00%) VPN
8 6 (4.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.00%) MySQL
5 6 (4.00%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.33%) OLAP
7 2 (1.33%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.33%) Power BI
7 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) Big Data
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.00%) Subversion
4 2 (1.33%) Ant
4 2 (1.33%) Grunt
4 2 (1.33%) gulp
4 2 (1.33%) Maven
4 2 (1.33%) Selenium
4 2 (1.33%) Toad
4 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.67%) Babel
5 1 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (22.00%) Finance
2 24 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (12.67%) Retail
4 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
5 11 (7.33%) Banking
6 7 (4.67%) Marketing
6 7 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.67%) Legal
7 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.00%) Electronics
9 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (22.67%) Architect
2 32 (21.33%) Developer
3 18 (12.00%) Analyst
4 16 (10.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (6.00%) HTML Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.67%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.33%) Administrator
12 5 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (3.33%) E-Commerce Architect
12 5 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.00%) HTML
2 26 (17.33%) CSS
3 22 (14.67%) jQuery
4 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
5 16 (10.67%) HTML5
6 15 (10.00%) Mason
6 15 (10.00%) Visualforce
7 14 (9.33%) CSS3
8 11 (7.33%) Middleware
9 10 (6.67%) Web Services
10 9 (6.00%) .NET
10 9 (6.00%) SOAP
11 8 (5.33%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (4.67%) Backbone.js
12 7 (4.67%) XML
13 6 (4.00%) 802.1X
13 6 (4.00%) REST
14 5 (3.33%) MSMQ
14 5 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.67%) Fintech
6 4 (2.67%) Social Media
7 3 (2.00%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.00%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.00%) PMI
8 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.33%) User Experience
8 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.00%) Linux
2 16 (10.67%) Windows
3 12 (8.00%) Unix
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.67%) HPUX
5 4 (2.67%) Solaris
6 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
8 1 (0.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.00%) ERP
3 23 (15.33%) ITIL
4 16 (10.67%) Project Management
5 14 (9.33%) Migration
6 13 (8.67%) CRM
6 13 (8.67%) Front End Development
6 13 (8.67%) MVC
6 13 (8.67%) SOA
6 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.67%) Web Development
7 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.33%) SDLC
8 10 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.67%) Scrum
9 9 (6.00%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.33%) OO
11 7 (4.67%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (15.33%) Java
3 18 (12.00%) SQL
4 15 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 13 (8.67%) PHP
6 12 (8.00%) Perl
7 8 (5.33%) C#
8 7 (4.67%) Python
9 6 (4.00%) C
10 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.33%) C++
10 5 (3.33%) Korn
11 4 (2.67%) Ruby
12 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.33%) Jython
13 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (1.33%) XPath
14 1 (0.67%) ES6
14 1 (0.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Degree
2 11 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.67%) CCIE
4 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.33%) CISSP
6 4 (2.67%) CCDE
6 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.00%) CCNP
7 3 (2.00%) GCIH
7 3 (2.00%) GIAC
7 3 (2.00%) PMP
7 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) CCNA
8 2 (1.33%) CCSA
8 2 (1.33%) CISM
8 2 (1.33%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.33%) MBA
8 2 (1.33%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) GxP
4 1 (0.67%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.33%) UAG
3 2 (1.33%) vSphere
3 2 (1.33%) XenApp
3 2 (1.33%) XenServer
4 1 (0.67%) GPFS
4 1 (0.67%) KVM
4 1 (0.67%) vCloud
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.33%) WSUS
4 1 (0.67%) MOM
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) SAP
2 23 (15.33%) Oracle
3 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (12.67%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (8.67%) Cisco
6 12 (8.00%) VMware
7 11 (7.33%) Siebel
8 9 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.33%) HP
10 4 (2.67%) Citrix
10 4 (2.67%) F5
10 4 (2.67%) IBM
10 4 (2.67%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (2.00%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.00%) Cognos
11 3 (2.00%) Concur
11 3 (2.00%) Software AG
11 3 (2.00%) Sun
11 3 (2.00%) webMethods
12 2 (1.33%) Juniper
South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Mason Frank International
Posted: 20 days ago
Kent
Mason Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago