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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 195 177 195
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 59 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.20% 22.50% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 28
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£370 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £318 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £506 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
447 280 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.79% 3.13% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 157 121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 6 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £8.47 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.14% -68.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £7.88 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £11.25 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 24 £475 -2.56% 29
Hampshire -14 13 £425 - 4
East Sussex -7 6 £338 +35.00% 5
Oxfordshire -23 6 £368 -0.33% 8
Middlesex +8 4 £296 -41.91%
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £460 +2.22% 5
West Sussex -17 2 £615 +43.02% 1
Surrey -6 1 - - 8
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (29.32%) Telecoms
2 34 (25.56%) ERP
3 33 (24.81%) Java
4 30 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (21.05%) Manufacturing
6 20 (15.04%) Finance
7 19 (14.29%) ITIL
7 19 (14.29%) IaaS
8 18 (13.53%) PaaS
9 17 (12.78%) Migration
9 17 (12.78%) HTML
9 17 (12.78%) Windows
10 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
11 15 (11.28%) WAN
11 15 (11.28%) SAP
12 14 (10.53%) Web Services
12 14 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (10.53%) Security Cleared
12 14 (10.53%) ServiceNow
13 13 (9.77%) Marketing
13 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
14 12 (9.02%) SQL
14 12 (9.02%) Oracle
14 12 (9.02%) E-Commerce
14 12 (9.02%) VMware
15 11 (8.27%) Scrum
15 11 (8.27%) UNIX
15 11 (8.27%) LAN
15 11 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (7.52%) REST

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.76%) OpenStack
1 5 (3.76%) Mule ESB
1 5 (3.76%) Mule
2 3 (2.26%) CMS
2 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.50%) Node.js
3 2 (1.50%) JBoss
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
2 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.01%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.50%) SAP SRM
3 2 (1.50%) assyst
4 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.75%) Agresso
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.75%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.75%) Magento
4 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) IaaS
2 18 (13.53%) PaaS
3 11 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (6.02%) Force.com
6 5 (3.76%) GitHub
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.75%) Office 365
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) WAN
2 11 (8.27%) LAN
3 9 (6.77%) Firewall
4 6 (4.51%) DNS
4 6 (4.51%) SAN
5 4 (3.01%) MPLS
5 4 (3.01%) WLAN
5 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.01%) VPN
6 3 (2.26%) SSL
6 3 (2.26%) IPv6
6 3 (2.26%) Internet
6 3 (2.26%) LDAP
6 3 (2.26%) Network Security
7 2 (1.50%) HSRP
7 2 (1.50%) VoIP
7 2 (1.50%) ADSL
7 2 (1.50%) Broadband
7 2 (1.50%) DHCP
7 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) MySQL
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.26%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.26%) DB2
3 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (2.26%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.50%) MS Access
4 2 (1.50%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Selenium
1 8 (6.02%) Subversion
2 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.51%) Maven
4 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.75%) JUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.75%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 39 (29.32%) Telecoms
2 28 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 20 (15.04%) Finance
4 13 (9.77%) Marketing
5 7 (5.26%) Retail
6 5 (3.76%) Banking
6 5 (3.76%) Legal
7 3 (2.26%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.50%) Electronics
8 2 (1.50%) Back Office
8 2 (1.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.75%) Games
9 1 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.06%) Architect
2 26 (19.55%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Consultant
4 15 (11.28%) Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Administrator
8 7 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.26%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Digital Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Designer
11 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) HTML
2 14 (10.53%) Web Services
3 10 (7.52%) REST
3 10 (7.52%) .NET
4 9 (6.77%) Middleware
5 8 (6.02%) Visualforce
5 8 (6.02%) Mason
5 8 (6.02%) XML
6 7 (5.26%) HTML5
7 6 (4.51%) SOAP
7 6 (4.51%) JMS
8 5 (3.76%) SAML
8 5 (3.76%) CSS
8 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.76%) OAuth
8 5 (3.76%) JSON
9 4 (3.01%) jQuery
10 3 (2.26%) Gherkin
11 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Open Source
2 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (3.76%) User Experience
3 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.76%) Social Media
3 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) HACMP
5 2 (1.50%) DTV
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) BBC
6 1 (0.75%) GIS
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Windows
2 11 (8.27%) UNIX
3 10 (7.52%) Linux
4 8 (6.02%) AIX
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) ERP
2 30 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.29%) ITIL
4 17 (12.78%) Migration
5 12 (9.02%) E-Commerce
6 11 (8.27%) Scrum
7 10 (7.52%) TOGAF
7 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.77%) Asset Management
8 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.77%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.02%) Service Management
10 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.26%) CRM
10 7 (5.26%) Time Management
11 6 (4.51%) SOA
11 6 (4.51%) Project Management
11 6 (4.51%) ITSM
11 6 (4.51%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.81%) Java
2 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.02%) SQL
4 8 (6.02%) Apex Code
5 7 (5.26%) C#
6 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.01%) C++
6 4 (3.01%) C
6 4 (3.01%) Perl
6 4 (3.01%) Korn
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby
7 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.26%) ABAP
7 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.26%) Degree
3 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.01%) ISEB
5 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.50%) vSphere
3 2 (1.50%) Docker
3 2 (1.50%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) CloudHub
2 3 (2.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.50%) Puppet
3 2 (1.50%) Netcool
3 2 (1.50%) OVSD
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) Opsview
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) SAP
3 14 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 12 (9.02%) Oracle
4 12 (9.02%) VMware
5 8 (6.02%) HP
5 8 (6.02%) EMC
6 7 (5.26%) IBM
7 6 (4.51%) NetApp
8 5 (3.76%) Remedy
9 3 (2.26%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.26%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.50%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.50%) PlateSpin
10 2 (1.50%) Eloqua
10 2 (1.50%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.50%) Kenexa
10 2 (1.50%) Siebel
10 2 (1.50%) Sun
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