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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 180 208 180
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Contract jobs citing SaaS 90 56 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.39% 12.23% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 40
Median daily rate £400 £375 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
790 458 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.64% 4.90% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 281 168
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 7
Median hourly rate £20.06 £26.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.86% +199.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £14.10 £7.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 24 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 24 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 +5 33 £235 -53.00% 25
Hampshire +7 16 £400 -5.88% 14
Surrey +1 12 £475 - 20
East Sussex +6 9 £315 -3.07% 2
Oxfordshire +6 6 £600 +63.26% 4
Middlesex -2 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £275 -40.21% 1
West Sussex -27 3 £280 -54.47% 1
Kent - 3 £800 - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 36 (22.09%) IaaS
2 35 (21.47%) PaaS
3 33 (20.25%) Windows
4 32 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (17.18%) Linux
5 28 (17.18%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (16.56%) Java
6 27 (16.56%) VMware
7 26 (15.95%) Telecoms
8 21 (12.88%) Finance
8 21 (12.88%) Migration
8 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (12.27%) Marketing
9 20 (12.27%) SAP
9 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
10 19 (11.66%) Python
10 19 (11.66%) Degree
10 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (11.66%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (11.04%) HTML
11 18 (11.04%) Microsoft
12 17 (10.43%) Active Directory
12 17 (10.43%) CSS
13 16 (9.82%) Project Planning
14 15 (9.20%) PHP
14 15 (9.20%) ERP
15 14 (8.59%) JavaScript
15 14 (8.59%) Perl
15 14 (8.59%) B2B

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 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.68%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.07%) Apache
3 5 (3.07%) JBoss
3 5 (3.07%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.84%) IIS
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.23%) Node.js
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) BigMachines
1 6 (3.68%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.84%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (1.84%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.84%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (1.23%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.23%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.09%) IaaS
2 35 (21.47%) PaaS
3 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (11.66%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (6.13%) Office 365
6 10 (6.13%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (3.07%) Veeva
8 2 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.23%) Force.com
8 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.23%) Heroku
8 2 (1.23%) Taleo
8 2 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) Firewall
1 11 (6.75%) VPN
2 9 (5.52%) MPLS
3 8 (4.91%) DNS
4 7 (4.29%) Internet
5 6 (3.68%) DHCP
5 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.07%) Network Security
7 4 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.45%) LDAP
7 4 (2.45%) SAN
8 3 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.23%) Intranet
9 2 (1.23%) IPsec
9 2 (1.23%) LAN
9 2 (1.23%) VLAN
9 2 (1.23%) VoIP
9 2 (1.23%) WAN
10 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) MySQL
2 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.07%) Big Data
4 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.23%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.61%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.61%) OLAP
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.61%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.61%) Redis
6 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (3.68%) Selenium
3 5 (3.07%) JIRA
3 5 (3.07%) Subversion
4 4 (2.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.84%) Grunt
6 2 (1.23%) Ant
6 2 (1.23%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.23%) MSI
6 2 (1.23%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.23%) TestNG
6 2 (1.23%) Toad
6 2 (1.23%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.23%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (15.95%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.88%) Finance
3 20 (12.27%) Marketing
4 14 (8.59%) Retail
5 11 (6.75%) Manufacturing
6 10 (6.13%) Banking
7 9 (5.52%) Brand Awareness
7 9 (5.52%) German Language
8 7 (4.29%) Legal
9 6 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.45%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.84%) Advertising
11 3 (1.84%) Law
12 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.61%) Automotive
13 1 (0.61%) Back Office
13 1 (0.61%) Electronics
13 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (22.09%) Architect
2 26 (15.95%) Developer
3 21 (12.88%) Analyst
4 14 (8.59%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (4.91%) Project Manager
5 8 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.29%) SaaS Architect
6 7 (4.29%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.68%) Administrator
7 6 (3.68%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (3.68%) Security Architect
7 6 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (3.68%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (3.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.07%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.04%) HTML
2 17 (10.43%) CSS
3 12 (7.36%) .NET
4 11 (6.75%) Web Services
5 10 (6.13%) Middleware
5 10 (6.13%) SOAP
6 8 (4.91%) jQuery
6 8 (4.91%) Mason
6 8 (4.91%) Visualforce
7 7 (4.29%) HTML5
7 7 (4.29%) REST
7 7 (4.29%) XML
8 6 (3.68%) CSS3
8 6 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (3.07%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.07%) WCF
10 4 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.84%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.84%) Backbone.js
11 3 (1.84%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.13%) Social Media
3 9 (5.52%) Digital Media
3 9 (5.52%) Fintech
3 9 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.68%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (3.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.07%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.07%) User Experience
7 4 (2.45%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.45%) Clustering
7 4 (2.45%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.45%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.84%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.84%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.84%) HACMP
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.25%) Windows
2 28 (17.18%) Linux
3 12 (7.36%) Unix
4 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.84%) AIX
7 3 (1.84%) HPUX
7 3 (1.84%) NetWare
7 3 (1.84%) Solaris
7 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.23%) Android
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (12.88%) Migration
3 16 (9.82%) Project Planning
4 15 (9.20%) ERP
5 14 (8.59%) B2B
6 13 (7.98%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (7.98%) ITIL
6 13 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.36%) CRM
8 11 (6.75%) Pay per click
8 11 (6.75%) SEO
8 11 (6.75%) TDD
9 10 (6.13%) Information Security
9 10 (6.13%) MVC
9 10 (6.13%) Project Management
9 10 (6.13%) SIEM
10 9 (5.52%) Email Marketing
10 9 (5.52%) Online Marketing
10 9 (5.52%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.56%) Java
2 19 (11.66%) Python
3 15 (9.20%) PHP
4 14 (8.59%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.59%) Perl
5 13 (7.98%) Ruby
5 13 (7.98%) SQL
6 11 (6.75%) Bash Shell
7 10 (6.13%) C#
8 9 (5.52%) C++
8 9 (5.52%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.91%) Apex Code
9 8 (4.91%) C
10 7 (4.29%) Korn
11 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.45%) VB
13 2 (1.23%) Jython
13 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.23%) VBA
13 2 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Degree
2 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.29%) CISSP
5 6 (3.68%) ISEB
5 6 (3.68%) VCAP
6 5 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.45%) EMC Certification
7 4 (2.45%) GCIH
7 4 (2.45%) GIAC
7 4 (2.45%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.84%) CCNA
8 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.84%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.23%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.23%) MCSE
9 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.07%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) GxP
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.45%) vCloud
4 3 (1.84%) GPFS
4 3 (1.84%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.61%) KVM
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) Puppet
2 5 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (1.84%) SCCM
5 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.61%) MOM
6 1 (0.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (17.18%) Salesforce.com
2 27 (16.56%) VMware
3 20 (12.27%) SAP
4 18 (11.04%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.98%) Oracle
6 10 (6.13%) Marketo
6 10 (6.13%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.29%) Cisco
7 7 (4.29%) EMC
8 6 (3.68%) HP
8 6 (3.68%) Siebel
9 5 (3.07%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (3.07%) Rackspace
9 5 (3.07%) Splunk
10 4 (2.45%) Citrix
10 4 (2.45%) NetSuite
10 4 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.84%) Concur
11 3 (1.84%) Veritas
12 2 (1.23%) Tealium
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