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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / South East
Rank 162 190 191
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 81 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.84% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.72% 10.70% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 35
Median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £598 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.00

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
833 682 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.98% 7.83% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 448 234
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +2.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +11 29 £850 +126.66% 10
Surrey +9 15 £363 -32.55% 12
Berkshire +10 12 £488 -2.50% 23
Oxfordshire +1 8 £438 +12.90% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £513 -10.86% 5
Middlesex +9 4 £420 -16.00%
West Sussex - 3 £494 - 2
East Sussex +2 1 £225 - 4
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 46 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
3 32 (21.48%) IaaS
4 27 (18.12%) ITIL
5 26 (17.45%) Windows
6 25 (16.78%) Web Services
7 24 (16.11%) Finance
7 24 (16.11%) PaaS
8 22 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (14.77%) VMware
8 22 (14.77%) TOGAF
9 21 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (14.09%) Linux
10 20 (13.42%) HTML
10 20 (13.42%) Scrum
10 20 (13.42%) TDD
10 20 (13.42%) DevOps
11 19 (12.75%) Firewall
11 19 (12.75%) Project Management
11 19 (12.75%) .NET
11 19 (12.75%) CSS
12 18 (12.08%) Java
12 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
12 18 (12.08%) Data Centre
12 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (11.41%) Product Management
13 17 (11.41%) JavaScript
14 16 (10.74%) CRM
14 16 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (10.07%) 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 8 (5.37%) Confluence
2 7 (4.70%) CMS
2 7 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.03%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.03%) IIS
4 5 (3.36%) Apache
4 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
6 3 (2.01%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.34%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.67%) Drupal
8 1 (0.67%) Jetty
8 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.67%) nginx
8 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) SAS
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.34%) Maximo
4 2 (1.34%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.67%) Primavera
5 1 (0.67%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.48%) IaaS
2 24 (16.11%) PaaS
3 22 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.68%) Boomi
6 4 (2.68%) Force.com
6 4 (2.68%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.34%) Office 365
7 2 (1.34%) Taleo
8 1 (0.67%) Datadog
8 1 (0.67%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) Firewall
2 10 (6.71%) Internet
3 9 (6.04%) DNS
3 9 (6.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (6.04%) IP Telephony
3 9 (6.04%) NetScaler
4 8 (5.37%) MPLS
5 7 (4.70%) LDAP
6 5 (3.36%) DHCP
6 5 (3.36%) LAN
6 5 (3.36%) WAN
7 4 (2.68%) Network Security
7 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.01%) PBX
8 3 (2.01%) VoIP
8 3 (2.01%) xDSL
9 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.34%) Wireless
10 1 (0.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) Big Data
3 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.01%) MySQL
4 3 (2.01%) Power BI
4 3 (2.01%) Redis
4 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.34%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.67%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.67%) QlikView
6 1 (0.67%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) JIRA
2 3 (2.01%) JSUnit
3 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) GoCD
3 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) NUnit
4 1 (0.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (16.11%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Marketing
3 9 (6.04%) Back Office
3 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (28.86%) Architect
2 20 (13.42%) Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.05%) Analyst
5 8 (5.37%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.37%) Consultant
5 8 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.70%) Angular Developer
6 7 (4.70%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (4.70%) Data Architect
6 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) SAP Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Business Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Business Process Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Development Manager
7 6 (4.03%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Java Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.78%) Web Services
2 20 (13.42%) HTML
3 19 (12.75%) .NET
3 19 (12.75%) CSS
4 12 (8.05%) AngularJS
4 12 (8.05%) HTML5
5 8 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (4.70%) CSS3
6 7 (4.70%) REST
7 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.03%) XML
8 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.68%) Mason
8 4 (2.68%) Node.js
8 4 (2.68%) SOAP
8 4 (2.68%) Visualforce
9 3 (2.01%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.01%) Sass
9 3 (2.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.37%) User Experience
5 7 (4.70%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.01%) CMDB
7 3 (2.01%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.01%) Replication
7 3 (2.01%) Social Media
8 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.67%) Life Science
9 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.45%) Windows
2 21 (14.09%) Linux
3 16 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (10.07%) Windows Server
5 13 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.68%) Unix
9 1 (0.67%) Android
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Debian
9 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.12%) ITIL
3 22 (14.77%) TOGAF
4 21 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (13.42%) DevOps
5 20 (13.42%) Scrum
5 20 (13.42%) TDD
6 19 (12.75%) Project Management
7 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
8 17 (11.41%) Product Management
9 16 (10.74%) CRM
10 15 (10.07%) Change Management
10 15 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.07%) Service Management
11 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.38%) SOA
13 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.71%) Business Transformation
14 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
14 9 (6.04%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) Java
2 17 (11.41%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.05%) C#
4 11 (7.38%) SQL
5 7 (4.70%) Perl
5 7 (4.70%) PHP
5 7 (4.70%) Python
6 4 (2.68%) Apex Code
6 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.01%) C++
8 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.34%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (6.04%) Degree
1 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.70%) CISSP
2 7 (4.70%) GCIH
2 7 (4.70%) GIAC
2 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) PhD
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.68%) ISEB
4 4 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.68%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.01%) CCNA
5 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) MCSE
5 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.34%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.34%) MCSD
7 1 (0.67%) CCIE
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.04%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.34%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.67%) ISO19770
4 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.04%) XenDesktop
3 9 (6.04%) XenServer
4 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.34%) Docker
5 2 (1.34%) Gluster
6 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) Puppet
2 5 (3.36%) WSUS
3 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.34%) Ansible
4 2 (1.34%) Nagios
4 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.67%) Opsview
5 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.67%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.77%) VMware
3 14 (9.40%) ServiceNow
4 13 (8.72%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.71%) CheckPoint
5 10 (6.71%) Citrix
5 10 (6.71%) HP
5 10 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (6.71%) SAP
6 9 (6.04%) Oracle
7 7 (4.70%) hybris
8 6 (4.03%) Dell
9 5 (3.36%) Workday
10 3 (2.01%) CA
10 3 (2.01%) Cisco
10 3 (2.01%) IBM
10 3 (2.01%) Remedy
11 2 (1.34%) Avaya
11 2 (1.34%) Saba
11 2 (1.34%) webMethods
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