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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 179 170 169
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 95 97 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.01% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.51% 16.01% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 39
Median daily rate £350 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
999 606 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.36% 6.30% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 365 213
Median daily rate £448 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.94 £39.00 £85.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +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 August 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 August 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 +16 36 £325 -7.14% 13
Hampshire +1 21 £338 -32.50% 7
Surrey +6 14 £375 -16.66% 16
East Sussex 0 8 £275 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £475 +58.33% 8
West Sussex -1 3 £275 -33.33% 2
Oxfordshire -4 3 - - 6
Middlesex - 3 £496 - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 45 (24.32%) PaaS
2 40 (21.62%) Windows
3 37 (20.00%) Java
3 37 (20.00%) IaaS
4 34 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (16.76%) Degree
6 25 (13.51%) Marketing
6 25 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 25 (13.51%) Linux
6 25 (13.51%) Telecoms
6 25 (13.51%) Finance
7 23 (12.43%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (11.89%) HTML
8 22 (11.89%) Project Planning
8 22 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (10.81%) CSS
9 20 (10.81%) B2B
9 20 (10.81%) Migration
9 20 (10.81%) VMware
10 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
11 18 (9.73%) Active Directory
11 18 (9.73%) MS Excel
11 18 (9.73%) ERP
12 17 (9.19%) SEO
12 17 (9.19%) Pay per click
12 17 (9.19%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (8.65%) ITIL
13 16 (8.65%) PHP
14 15 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.16%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.62%) Apache
3 3 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.62%) IIS
3 3 (1.62%) JBoss
3 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Office
2 7 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.16%) WebTrends
4 3 (1.62%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 45 (24.32%) PaaS
2 37 (20.00%) IaaS
3 22 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (5.95%) Office 365
6 9 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.62%) Force.com
10 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.08%) Yammer
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.54%) GitHub
11 1 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) Internet
1 10 (5.41%) MPLS
1 10 (5.41%) VPN
2 9 (4.86%) Firewall
3 6 (3.24%) DNS
3 6 (3.24%) Network Security
4 4 (2.16%) DHCP
4 4 (2.16%) LAN
4 4 (2.16%) VoIP
4 4 (2.16%) WAN
5 3 (1.62%) IPsec
5 3 (1.62%) VLAN
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.08%) Intranet
6 2 (1.08%) SAN
7 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) MySQL
2 9 (4.86%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.70%) Big Data
3 5 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.62%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.70%) JUnit
2 5 (2.70%) TestNG
3 4 (2.16%) Grunt
3 4 (2.16%) JIRA
3 4 (2.16%) Selenium
3 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.62%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.62%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.62%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.62%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.08%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.08%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.08%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.08%) Maven
5 2 (1.08%) MSI
5 2 (1.08%) MSTest
General
1 25 (13.51%) Finance
1 25 (13.51%) Marketing
1 25 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.57%) German Language
3 13 (7.03%) Brand Awareness
4 12 (6.49%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.41%) Law
6 6 (3.24%) Legal
7 4 (2.16%) Advertising
8 3 (1.62%) Back Office
8 3 (1.62%) Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.08%) Retail
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (20.00%) Developer
2 34 (18.38%) Architect
3 23 (12.43%) Analyst
4 13 (7.03%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 10 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (4.32%) Administrator
6 8 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (4.32%) Java Developer
6 8 (4.32%) PHP Developer
6 8 (4.32%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.32%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.32%) Test Engineer
6 8 (4.32%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (4.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 7 (3.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (3.78%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.89%) HTML
2 20 (10.81%) CSS
3 13 (7.03%) .NET
4 12 (6.49%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (5.41%) Web Services
6 9 (4.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.32%) Laravel
8 7 (3.78%) CSS3
8 7 (3.78%) HTML5
8 7 (3.78%) Node.js
9 6 (3.24%) REST
9 6 (3.24%) Spring
10 5 (2.70%) Ajax
10 5 (2.70%) J2EE
10 5 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.70%) LESS
10 5 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) Digital Media
2 13 (7.03%) Social Media
3 12 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.78%) User Experience
6 6 (3.24%) Fintech
7 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.16%) Clustering
8 4 (2.16%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.16%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (1.62%) CMDB
9 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.08%) CESG
10 2 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.08%) FMCG
10 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) SCADA
10 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.62%) Windows
2 25 (13.51%) Linux
3 14 (7.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.70%) Unix
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.08%) Android
7 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.08%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.54%) HPUX
8 1 (0.54%) NetWare
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (11.89%) Project Planning
3 20 (10.81%) B2B
3 20 (10.81%) Migration
4 18 (9.73%) ERP
5 17 (9.19%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (9.19%) Pay per click
5 17 (9.19%) SEO
6 16 (8.65%) ITIL
7 15 (8.11%) Marketing Automation
8 14 (7.57%) MVC
9 13 (7.03%) Data Acquisition
9 13 (7.03%) Email Marketing
9 13 (7.03%) Integrated Marketing
9 13 (7.03%) Online Marketing
10 12 (6.49%) CRM
10 12 (6.49%) OOP
11 11 (5.95%) Information Security
11 11 (5.95%) Project Management
12 10 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.00%) Java
2 25 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.65%) PHP
4 14 (7.57%) Python
5 12 (6.49%) C#
6 11 (5.95%) Ruby
7 10 (5.41%) Perl
8 9 (4.86%) SQL
9 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.78%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.78%) C++
11 5 (2.70%) C
12 3 (1.62%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.62%) Korn
13 2 (1.08%) VB
13 2 (1.08%) VBScript
14 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.54%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (16.76%) Degree
2 14 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.95%) ISEB
4 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.70%) VCAP
6 3 (1.62%) CCA
6 3 (1.62%) CCIE
6 3 (1.62%) CCNA
6 3 (1.62%) CCNP
6 3 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.62%) EMC Certification
6 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.08%) Dell Certification
7 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) MCDST
7 2 (1.08%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.62%) XenApp
5 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.08%) vCloud
5 2 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.54%) Docker
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) GPFS
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.78%) Puppet
2 5 (2.70%) SCCM
3 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.54%) Netcool
5 1 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.54%) SCSM
5 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (12.43%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (10.81%) VMware
3 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.57%) Marketo
5 12 (6.49%) SAP
6 8 (4.32%) NetSuite
7 7 (3.78%) Cisco
8 6 (3.24%) Oracle
9 5 (2.70%) Citrix
9 5 (2.70%) HP
9 5 (2.70%) Sage
10 4 (2.16%) EMC
10 4 (2.16%) Google
10 4 (2.16%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.16%) Tealium
11 3 (1.62%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.62%) Concur
11 3 (1.62%) Huawei
11 3 (1.62%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.62%) Splunk
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