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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 161 162 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing SaaS 77 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.88% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.81% 29.08% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 32
Average daily rate
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£500 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £45.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £45.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
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
353 251 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.78% 3.02% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 141 102
Average daily rate £400 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £10.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £45.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +11 26 £500 +19.04% 33
Surrey +4 18 £550 +18.91% 9
Hampshire -33 15 £406 +0.93% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £500 +53.84% 3
Oxfordshire -13 6 £525 +5.00% 4
East Sussex - 2 - - 5
Kent - - - - 4
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 53 (29.94%) Java
2 47 (26.55%) ERP
3 45 (25.42%) Telecoms
4 43 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (23.16%) Manufacturing
6 38 (21.47%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (15.25%) SQL
8 25 (14.12%) HTML
9 24 (13.56%) Web Services
10 23 (12.99%) CRM
10 23 (12.99%) Windows
10 23 (12.99%) Project Management
11 22 (12.43%) VMware
12 21 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (11.86%) JavaScript
12 21 (11.86%) Oracle
12 21 (11.86%) PaaS
13 20 (11.30%) ITIL
13 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
13 20 (11.30%) Finance
14 19 (10.73%) Mason
14 19 (10.73%) Security Cleared
14 19 (10.73%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (10.73%) Visualforce
14 19 (10.73%) Apex Code
14 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (10.17%) IaaS
15 18 (10.17%) Scrum
15 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
15 18 (10.17%) .NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (6.21%) Apache
2 8 (4.52%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.82%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.69%) Confluence
7 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.13%) JBoss
7 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.13%) IIS
7 2 (1.13%) Mule
8 1 (0.56%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.08%) MS Project
3 5 (2.82%) MS Office
3 5 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.13%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.56%) assyst
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) PaaS
2 19 (10.73%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (10.17%) IaaS
4 17 (9.60%) Force.com
5 14 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.82%) Route 53
7 4 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.69%) Office 365
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (1.13%) GitHub
10 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.08%) Internet
2 8 (4.52%) LAN
2 8 (4.52%) WAN
3 7 (3.95%) Firewall
3 7 (3.95%) SAN
4 6 (3.39%) DNS
5 4 (2.26%) LDAP
5 4 (2.26%) WLAN
6 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.13%) VPN
7 2 (1.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.56%) SNMP
8 1 (0.56%) BGP
8 1 (0.56%) MPLS
8 1 (0.56%) OSPF
8 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.78%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.52%) MySQL
2 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.52%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.26%) DB2
5 4 (2.26%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.69%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.69%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.13%) MS Access
7 2 (1.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Selenium
2 11 (6.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.21%) Cucumber
2 11 (6.21%) Maven
3 10 (5.65%) JIRA
4 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.52%) FitNesse
5 5 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.26%) Subversion
6 4 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.13%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.56%) Toad
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (25.42%) Telecoms
2 41 (23.16%) Manufacturing
3 20 (11.30%) Finance
4 12 (6.78%) Marketing
5 11 (6.21%) Retail
6 10 (5.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.82%) Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Billing
9 2 (1.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (27.68%) Architect
2 34 (19.21%) Analyst
3 21 (11.86%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (10.73%) Consultant
5 14 (7.91%) Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.78%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (2.82%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Administrator
11 5 (2.82%) Release Manager
11 5 (2.82%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.82%) Technical Test Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.12%) HTML
2 24 (13.56%) Web Services
3 19 (10.73%) Mason
3 19 (10.73%) Visualforce
4 18 (10.17%) .NET
4 18 (10.17%) CSS
5 17 (9.60%) JSON
6 16 (9.04%) SOAP
7 13 (7.34%) XML
7 13 (7.34%) Middleware
8 12 (6.78%) RESTful
9 11 (6.21%) Ajax
10 9 (5.08%) jQuery
10 9 (5.08%) HTML5
10 9 (5.08%) JSP
11 8 (4.52%) PostGIS
12 6 (3.39%) J2EE
12 6 (3.39%) LAMP
12 6 (3.39%) REST
13 5 (2.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.34%) Open Source
3 11 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.08%) Web 2.0
5 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.26%) Social Media
7 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.69%) User Experience
8 2 (1.13%) HACMP
9 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.99%) Windows
2 15 (8.47%) Linux
3 10 (5.65%) AIX
4 7 (3.95%) UNIX
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.55%) ERP
2 43 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.99%) CRM
3 23 (12.99%) Project Management
4 21 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.30%) ITIL
6 18 (10.17%) Scrum
7 15 (8.47%) Migration
8 14 (7.91%) Service Management
8 14 (7.91%) TOGAF
9 11 (6.21%) Change Management
9 11 (6.21%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.21%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.08%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.08%) Automation Testing
10 9 (5.08%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.52%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.95%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.94%) Java
2 27 (15.25%) SQL
3 21 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.73%) Apex Code
5 11 (6.21%) C#
6 7 (3.95%) PHP
7 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.26%) Perl
9 3 (1.69%) ABAP
9 3 (1.69%) Python
10 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.13%) Korn
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.56%) PHP5
11 1 (0.56%) PHP4
11 1 (0.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.65%) Degree
3 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.39%) ISEB
5 5 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.56%) HP APS
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) GIAC
8 1 (0.56%) GCIA
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.13%) GCP
3 2 (1.13%) GMP
3 2 (1.13%) GxP
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.69%) vSphere
5 2 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.13%) Docker
5 2 (1.13%) OCFS2
5 2 (1.13%) vCloud
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) Puppet
2 5 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.82%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.69%) WSUS
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.13%) OVSD
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool
5 1 (0.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 38 (21.47%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (12.43%) VMware
3 21 (11.86%) Oracle
4 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.91%) SAP
6 13 (7.34%) HP
7 10 (5.65%) EMC
8 8 (4.52%) IBM
9 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.95%) NetApp
10 6 (3.39%) Remedy
10 6 (3.39%) Cisco
11 4 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (2.26%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.69%) Sun
12 3 (1.69%) webMethods
12 3 (1.69%) BMC
12 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.69%) Siebel
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