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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 177 173 174
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 80 64 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.32% 21.55% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 36
Average daily rate
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£475 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £306 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.55% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £45.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £45.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.71% +118.75%
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
343 297 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.46% 3.48% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 170 100
Average daily rate £401 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Average hourly rate £10.18 £30.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.35% +68.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.71 £18.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £42.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire +16 30 £499 +18.04% 20
Hampshire -15 19 £438 +16.66% 4
Surrey -3 13 £438 -5.40% 8
Oxfordshire -18 10 £500 - 5
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £475 +46.15% 3
West Sussex -5 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 4
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 51 (28.65%) ERP
2 47 (26.40%) Telecoms
3 46 (25.84%) Manufacturing
3 46 (25.84%) Java
4 43 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (20.22%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (15.73%) Web Services
7 27 (15.17%) SQL
8 26 (14.61%) HTML
9 25 (14.04%) JavaScript
10 24 (13.48%) CRM
11 22 (12.36%) Oracle
11 22 (12.36%) Project Management
11 22 (12.36%) Scrum
12 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (11.80%) .NET
13 20 (11.24%) CSS
13 20 (11.24%) Windows
13 20 (11.24%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (10.67%) Apex Code
14 19 (10.67%) Force.com
14 19 (10.67%) Visualforce
14 19 (10.67%) Mason
14 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
15 18 (10.11%) VMware
15 18 (10.11%) JSON
16 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
16 16 (8.99%) RESTful

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (8.99%) Apache
2 12 (6.74%) Apache Solr
3 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.69%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.12%) JBoss
7 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Node.js
8 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.49%) MS Project
3 3 (1.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) assyst
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.24%) Cloud Computing
1 20 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.67%) Force.com
3 16 (8.99%) PaaS
4 12 (6.74%) IaaS
5 5 (2.81%) Route 53
5 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.69%) Office 365
8 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Internet
2 6 (3.37%) Firewall
3 5 (2.81%) DNS
3 5 (2.81%) SAN
4 4 (2.25%) LDAP
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.69%) WAN
5 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.12%) VPN
6 2 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (0.56%) SMS
7 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.56%) BGP
7 1 (0.56%) MPLS
7 1 (0.56%) OSPF
7 1 (0.56%) SNMP
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.06%) MySQL
5 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.81%) SQLPlus
7 5 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.69%) Big Data
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.12%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.56%) MS Access
10 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) DB2
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Cucumber
2 14 (7.87%) JIRA
2 14 (7.87%) Maven
3 13 (7.30%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.30%) FitNesse
3 13 (7.30%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.93%) Selenium
5 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.12%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (1.12%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Toad
8 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (26.40%) Telecoms
2 46 (25.84%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.30%) Finance
4 11 (6.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (6.18%) Retail
4 11 (6.18%) Marketing
5 4 (2.25%) Billing
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (25.84%) Architect
2 33 (18.54%) Analyst
3 26 (14.61%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (10.67%) Developer
5 16 (8.99%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.99%) Consultant
6 12 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.49%) Test Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (2.81%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (2.81%) Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Technical Test Analyst
9 5 (2.81%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 4 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.25%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.25%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.73%) Web Services
2 26 (14.61%) HTML
3 21 (11.80%) .NET
4 20 (11.24%) CSS
5 19 (10.67%) Visualforce
5 19 (10.67%) Mason
6 18 (10.11%) JSON
7 16 (8.99%) RESTful
7 16 (8.99%) SOAP
8 15 (8.43%) XML
9 14 (7.87%) Ajax
10 12 (6.74%) PostGIS
10 12 (6.74%) jQuery
11 11 (6.18%) J2EE
11 11 (6.18%) Middleware
12 10 (5.62%) HTML5
13 9 (5.06%) JSP
14 6 (3.37%) WCF
14 6 (3.37%) LAMP
15 4 (2.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.43%) Open Source
3 10 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.06%) Web 2.0
5 8 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.81%) Social Media
7 4 (2.25%) User Experience
7 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.25%) HACMP
8 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.12%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) W3C
10 1 (0.56%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) IVR
10 1 (0.56%) GIS
10 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Windows
2 16 (8.99%) Linux
3 9 (5.06%) AIX
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.37%) UNIX
6 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.69%) Solaris
8 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.12%) NetWare
8 2 (1.12%) HPUX
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
9 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.65%) ERP
2 43 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.48%) CRM
4 22 (12.36%) Project Management
4 22 (12.36%) Scrum
5 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (7.87%) ITIL
7 13 (7.30%) TOGAF
8 12 (6.74%) Migration
9 11 (6.18%) Service Management
10 10 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.06%) Change Management
11 9 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (4.49%) MVC
12 8 (4.49%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.49%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
13 7 (3.93%) Automated Testing
13 7 (3.93%) Automation Testing
13 7 (3.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.84%) Java
2 27 (15.17%) SQL
3 25 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.67%) Apex Code
5 13 (7.30%) C#
6 7 (3.93%) Perl
6 7 (3.93%) PHP
7 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.25%) Korn
8 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.69%) Python
10 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.12%) C++
10 2 (1.12%) C
10 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.18%) Degree
3 5 (2.81%) ISEB
3 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) GIAC
5 1 (0.56%) GCIA
5 1 (0.56%) HP APS
5 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
1 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.12%) GCP
2 2 (1.12%) GMP
2 2 (1.12%) GxP
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.25%) vSphere
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.12%) GPFS
4 2 (1.12%) OCFS2
4 2 (1.12%) vCloud
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.56%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) Puppet
2 7 (3.93%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.69%) WSUS
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Netcool
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.56%) cPanel
6 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (20.22%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (12.36%) Oracle
3 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.11%) VMware
5 12 (6.74%) SAP
6 10 (5.62%) HP
7 9 (5.06%) EMC
8 8 (4.49%) IBM
9 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.37%) Cisco
11 5 (2.81%) Remedy
12 4 (2.25%) webMethods
12 4 (2.25%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.69%) NetApp
13 3 (1.69%) BMC
13 3 (1.69%) Sun
13 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.69%) Google
14 2 (1.12%) Proofpoint
14 2 (1.12%) Hitachi
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