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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 190 216 190
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Contract jobs citing SaaS 91 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.32% 11.29% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 47
Median daily rate £400 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £288 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.05 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -64.72%
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
804 443 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.34% 4.46% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 260 164
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £266 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.50 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.00 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 34 £400 -20.00% 23
Hampshire +7 15 £450 +12.50% 17
East Sussex +11 10 £315 +9.56% 1
Surrey +2 9 £550 - 12
Oxfordshire +14 7 £600 +64.38% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £275 -33.33%
Middlesex -2 6 £500 +68.77% 1
West Sussex -25 3 £280 -54.47% 3
Kent -18 1 £600 +39.53% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (20.37%) IaaS
2 32 (19.75%) PaaS
2 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (17.90%) Windows
5 27 (16.67%) Linux
5 27 (16.67%) VMware
6 24 (14.81%) SAP
7 23 (14.20%) Java
7 23 (14.20%) Migration
7 23 (14.20%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (12.96%) HTML
9 20 (12.35%) Finance
9 20 (12.35%) Marketing
9 20 (12.35%) Degree
9 20 (12.35%) Data Centre
10 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (11.73%) Oracle
10 19 (11.73%) CSS
10 19 (11.73%) ERP
11 18 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (10.49%) Python
12 17 (10.49%) PHP
12 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
12 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
13 16 (9.88%) Retail
14 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.26%) JavaScript
14 15 (9.26%) CRM

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 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.09%) Node.js
4 4 (2.47%) Apache
4 4 (2.47%) JBoss
4 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.23%) CMS
6 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) Drupal
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) BigMachines
1 9 (5.56%) Eloqua
2 7 (4.32%) SAP BPC
3 6 (3.70%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (1.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (1.23%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.62%) Magento
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.62%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.62%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.37%) IaaS
2 32 (19.75%) PaaS
3 23 (14.20%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (9.26%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (4.94%) Office 365
8 5 (3.09%) Veeva
9 3 (1.85%) Force.com
10 2 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.23%) Heroku
10 2 (1.23%) Taleo
10 2 (1.23%) Yammer
11 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) Firewall
2 8 (4.94%) VPN
3 7 (4.32%) DNS
4 6 (3.70%) Internet
4 6 (3.70%) MPLS
4 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.09%) DHCP
6 4 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.47%) LDAP
6 4 (2.47%) Network Security
6 4 (2.47%) SAN
7 3 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.23%) Intranet
9 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.62%) LAN
9 1 (0.62%) MQTT
9 1 (0.62%) SSL
9 1 (0.62%) VLAN
9 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) MySQL
1 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) Big Data
2 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.23%) OLAP
4 2 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.23%) Power BI
4 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.62%) Redis
5 1 (0.62%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (3.09%) Selenium
4 4 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.47%) JIRA
4 4 (2.47%) Subversion
5 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.23%) AdminStudio
6 2 (1.23%) Ant
6 2 (1.23%) Grunt
6 2 (1.23%) gulp
6 2 (1.23%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.23%) Maven
6 2 (1.23%) MSI
6 2 (1.23%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.23%) Toad
6 2 (1.23%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (12.35%) Finance
1 20 (12.35%) Marketing
2 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.88%) Retail
4 11 (6.79%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.56%) Banking
6 8 (4.94%) Brand Awareness
6 8 (4.94%) German Language
7 6 (3.70%) Legal
7 6 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.47%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.85%) Advertising
9 3 (1.85%) Law
10 2 (1.23%) Electronics
10 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.62%) Automotive
11 1 (0.62%) Back Office
11 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.07%) Architect
2 24 (14.81%) Analyst
2 24 (14.81%) Developer
3 14 (8.64%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (4.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (4.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.32%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (4.32%) PHP Developer
6 7 (4.32%) SaaS Architect
7 6 (3.70%) Administrator
7 6 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 6 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) HTML
2 19 (11.73%) CSS
3 13 (8.02%) jQuery
4 12 (7.41%) Mason
4 12 (7.41%) Visualforce
5 11 (6.79%) .NET
5 11 (6.79%) HTML5
6 10 (6.17%) SOAP
7 9 (5.56%) CSS3
7 9 (5.56%) Middleware
7 9 (5.56%) Web Services
8 8 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.70%) REST
9 6 (3.70%) XML
10 5 (3.09%) MSMQ
10 5 (3.09%) WCF
11 4 (2.47%) Laravel
12 3 (1.85%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.17%) Social Media
3 8 (4.94%) Digital Media
4 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (3.09%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.09%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.09%) Fintech
7 4 (2.47%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.47%) User Experience
8 3 (1.85%) Clustering
8 3 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.85%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.85%) HACMP
9 2 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.90%) Windows
2 27 (16.67%) Linux
3 11 (6.79%) Unix
4 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) AIX
6 3 (1.85%) HPUX
6 3 (1.85%) NetWare
6 3 (1.85%) Solaris
6 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.23%) Android
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) CentOS
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.20%) Migration
3 19 (11.73%) ERP
4 15 (9.26%) CRM
4 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.02%) B2B
5 13 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (6.79%) TDD
6 11 (6.79%) Web Development
7 10 (6.17%) ITIL
7 10 (6.17%) Project Management
7 10 (6.17%) Project Planning
8 9 (5.56%) Information Security
8 9 (5.56%) Pay per click
8 9 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.56%) SEO
8 9 (5.56%) SIEM
9 8 (4.94%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (4.94%) DevOps
9 8 (4.94%) Marketing Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.20%) Java
2 17 (10.49%) PHP
2 17 (10.49%) Python
3 15 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.64%) SQL
5 12 (7.41%) Apex Code
6 11 (6.79%) Perl
6 11 (6.79%) Ruby
7 10 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.56%) C#
8 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.94%) C
9 8 (4.94%) C++
10 6 (3.70%) Korn
11 5 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.47%) VB
13 3 (1.85%) VBScript
14 2 (1.23%) Jython
14 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.35%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.70%) CISSP
4 6 (3.70%) VCAP
5 5 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.47%) EMC Certification
6 4 (2.47%) GCIH
6 4 (2.47%) GIAC
6 4 (2.47%) ISEB
6 4 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.85%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.23%) CISM
8 2 (1.23%) Dell Certification
8 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) GxP
4 1 (0.62%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.47%) vCloud
4 3 (1.85%) GPFS
4 3 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.62%) KVM
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) Puppet
2 5 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (1.85%) SCCM
5 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.62%) MOM
6 1 (0.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
2 27 (16.67%) VMware
3 24 (14.81%) SAP
4 19 (11.73%) Oracle
5 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.17%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.56%) Marketo
7 9 (5.56%) Siebel
8 7 (4.32%) EMC
9 6 (3.70%) Cisco
10 5 (3.09%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (3.09%) HP
10 5 (3.09%) Rackspace
10 5 (3.09%) Splunk
11 4 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.85%) Citrix
12 3 (1.85%) Concur
12 3 (1.85%) NetSuite
12 3 (1.85%) Veritas
13 2 (1.23%) Dell
Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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TD Group
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Middlesex
Mason Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 days ago