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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 157 178 177
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 102 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.42% 19.72% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 - £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £43.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +63.55%
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
386 289 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.93% 3.46% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 174 83
Average daily rate £425 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £308 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 £15.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.50 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SaaS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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
Hampshire -11 34 £450 +9.09% 8
Berkshire +23 30 £499 -0.25% 21
Surrey -9 13 £400 -15.78% 7
Oxfordshire -14 11 £468 - 7
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £475 +46.15% 4
Middlesex +4 4 £525 - 1
East Sussex +2 1 - - 2
West Sussex -6 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 4
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 50 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.13%) Java
2 47 (25.13%) ERP
3 43 (22.99%) Telecoms
4 42 (22.46%) Manufacturing
5 37 (19.79%) Web Services
6 35 (18.72%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (17.11%) SQL
8 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
9 23 (12.30%) HTML
9 23 (12.30%) .NET
9 23 (12.30%) CSS
10 22 (11.76%) Project Management
10 22 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (11.76%) Scrum
11 21 (11.23%) Oracle
11 21 (11.23%) CRM
11 21 (11.23%) Linux
11 21 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (10.70%) Open Source
12 20 (10.70%) Windows
12 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
13 19 (10.16%) PaaS
14 18 (9.63%) Maven
14 18 (9.63%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (9.63%) Apache
14 18 (9.63%) SOAP
14 18 (9.63%) VMware
15 17 (9.09%) Eclipse

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 18 (9.63%) Apache
2 12 (6.42%) Apache Solr
3 9 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.60%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.07%) JBoss
6 2 (1.07%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.07%) Confluence
6 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.28%) MS Project
3 5 (2.67%) MS Office
4 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) assyst
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.53%) Maximo
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.16%) PaaS
3 18 (9.63%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (8.56%) Force.com
5 12 (6.42%) IaaS
6 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (2.67%) Route 53
8 4 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.60%) Office 365
10 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.56%) Internet
2 7 (3.74%) DNS
3 6 (3.21%) Firewall
4 5 (2.67%) SAN
5 4 (2.14%) LDAP
5 4 (2.14%) HTTP
6 3 (1.60%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.07%) LAN
7 2 (1.07%) SSL
7 2 (1.07%) VPN
7 2 (1.07%) WAN
7 2 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.53%) FTP
8 1 (0.53%) SNMP
8 1 (0.53%) MPLS
8 1 (0.53%) OSPF
8 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
1 14 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.88%) MySQL
4 10 (5.35%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.21%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.67%) SQLPlus
7 4 (2.14%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.60%) Big Data
9 2 (1.07%) MS Access
9 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (9.63%) Maven
2 17 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 15 (8.02%) Cucumber
4 14 (7.49%) JIRA
5 13 (6.95%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.95%) FitNesse
6 9 (4.81%) Selenium
7 5 (2.67%) JUnit
8 4 (2.14%) JBehave
9 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.60%) Gradle
9 3 (1.60%) Ant
9 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.07%) Subversion
10 2 (1.07%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 43 (22.99%) Telecoms
2 42 (22.46%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.95%) Finance
4 12 (6.42%) Retail
5 11 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (5.35%) Marketing
7 5 (2.67%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Billing
8 3 (1.60%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (22.99%) Architect
2 29 (15.51%) Analyst
3 26 (13.90%) Developer
4 23 (12.30%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (8.56%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.56%) Consultant
6 11 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (3.21%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.21%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.21%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.21%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 5 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (2.67%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.67%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (2.67%) Administrator
10 4 (2.14%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (2.14%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.14%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.79%) Web Services
2 23 (12.30%) HTML
2 23 (12.30%) .NET
2 23 (12.30%) CSS
3 18 (9.63%) SOAP
4 16 (8.56%) Mason
4 16 (8.56%) RESTful
4 16 (8.56%) Visualforce
4 16 (8.56%) XML
5 15 (8.02%) JSON
6 14 (7.49%) Ajax
7 12 (6.42%) jQuery
7 12 (6.42%) PostGIS
8 11 (5.88%) J2EE
9 9 (4.81%) Middleware
9 9 (4.81%) JSP
10 7 (3.74%) WCF
10 7 (3.74%) HTML5
11 6 (3.21%) XSLT
11 6 (3.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Open Source
1 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.81%) Web 2.0
3 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.14%) User Experience
5 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.14%) HACMP
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.07%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.07%) Clustering
7 2 (1.07%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.23%) Linux
2 20 (10.70%) Windows
3 8 (4.28%) AIX
3 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.67%) UNIX
6 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.60%) Solaris
8 2 (1.07%) HPUX
8 2 (1.07%) NetWare
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.13%) ERP
3 22 (11.76%) Project Management
3 22 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (11.76%) Scrum
4 21 (11.23%) CRM
5 14 (7.49%) ITIL
6 12 (6.42%) Migration
7 11 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 11 (5.88%) MVC
7 11 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 10 (5.35%) Service Management
9 9 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.28%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.28%) Change Management
11 7 (3.74%) Project Planning
11 7 (3.74%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.74%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.13%) Java
2 32 (17.11%) SQL
3 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.56%) Apex Code
5 14 (7.49%) C#
6 9 (4.81%) PHP
7 8 (4.28%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.74%) Perl
9 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.14%) Korn
11 3 (1.60%) Python
11 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.07%) C++
12 2 (1.07%) C
12 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) PHP5
13 1 (0.53%) PHP4
13 1 (0.53%) Ruby
13 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.74%) Degree
3 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.60%) ISEB
4 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.53%) HP APS
5 1 (0.53%) MCITP
5 1 (0.53%) GCIA
5 1 (0.53%) GIAC
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.07%) GCP
3 2 (1.07%) GMP
3 2 (1.07%) GxP
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.14%) vSphere
4 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.07%) vCloud
4 2 (1.07%) GPFS
4 2 (1.07%) OCFS2
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) Docker
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.53%) LXC
Systems Management
1 16 (8.56%) Puppet
2 6 (3.21%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.60%) WSUS
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (18.72%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (11.23%) Oracle
3 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.63%) VMware
5 10 (5.35%) HP
6 9 (4.81%) EMC
7 8 (4.28%) SAP
7 8 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.28%) IBM
8 6 (3.21%) Cisco
9 5 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (2.14%) webMethods
10 4 (2.14%) Remedy
10 4 (2.14%) Google
11 3 (1.60%) Sun
11 3 (1.60%) BMC
11 3 (1.60%) NetApp
12 2 (1.07%) Veritas
12 2 (1.07%) Lotus
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