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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 167 166 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 94 81 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.15% 25.96% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 31
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.45% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £47.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
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
548 312 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.00% 3.50% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 198 129
Average daily rate £408 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -64.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.51 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £84.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 35 £360 -20.00% 28
Hampshire +2 27 £500 +17.64% 9
East Sussex -3 11 £350 - 9
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £495 +23.75% 2
Oxfordshire -24 5 £450 +48.76% 1
Surrey -11 4 £450 - 6
West Sussex -10 2 £450 +2.27% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 35 (21.34%) Telecoms
2 32 (19.51%) Java
3 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (18.29%) Finance
4 30 (18.29%) Windows
5 28 (17.07%) ERP
6 24 (14.63%) LAN
6 24 (14.63%) ITIL
6 24 (14.63%) SQL
6 24 (14.63%) Data Centre
7 22 (13.41%) Manufacturing
7 22 (13.41%) IaaS
7 22 (13.41%) PaaS
8 21 (12.80%) ServiceNow
8 21 (12.80%) Migration
8 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
9 20 (12.20%) WAN
10 19 (11.59%) DNS
10 19 (11.59%) VMware
11 18 (10.98%) HTML
12 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
12 17 (10.37%) DHCP
13 16 (9.76%) Oracle
13 16 (9.76%) Service Delivery
13 16 (9.76%) Banking
14 15 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (8.54%) Web Services
15 14 (8.54%) MS Excel
15 14 (8.54%) E-Commerce

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (6.10%) MS Exchange
1 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.05%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.05%) CMS
4 3 (1.83%) Mule ESB
4 3 (1.83%) Mule
5 2 (1.22%) Confluence
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.27%) MS Project
3 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) SAP HR
1 4 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.22%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.22%) assyst
4 1 (0.61%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.61%) Agresso
4 1 (0.61%) Magento
4 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.41%) PaaS
1 22 (13.41%) IaaS
2 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.83%) Force.com
4 3 (1.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.63%) LAN
2 20 (12.20%) WAN
3 19 (11.59%) DNS
4 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.37%) DHCP
5 13 (7.93%) SAN
5 13 (7.93%) Firewall
6 12 (7.32%) MPLS
6 12 (7.32%) WLAN
7 11 (6.71%) VLAN
8 9 (5.49%) NAS
8 9 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (4.88%) HSRP
9 8 (4.88%) SNMP
9 8 (4.88%) IPsec
9 8 (4.88%) OSPF
9 8 (4.88%) BGP
9 8 (4.88%) EIGRP
9 8 (4.88%) ICMP
9 8 (4.88%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.10%) MySQL
3 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.44%) MS Access
4 4 (2.44%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.83%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.83%) DB2
5 3 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.83%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.22%) Big Data
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.88%) Subversion
3 7 (4.27%) Selenium
4 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.05%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.44%) Maven
7 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.83%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.83%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.22%) JIRA
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.61%) Ant
9 1 (0.61%) JUnit
9 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.61%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (21.34%) Telecoms
2 30 (18.29%) Finance
3 22 (13.41%) Manufacturing
4 16 (9.76%) Banking
5 11 (6.71%) Marketing
6 6 (3.66%) Retail
7 5 (3.05%) Spanish Language
8 4 (2.44%) Publishing
8 4 (2.44%) Legal
9 3 (1.83%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.83%) Electronics
10 2 (1.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (18.90%) Analyst
2 25 (15.24%) Consultant
3 23 (14.02%) Architect
4 20 (12.20%) Developer
5 13 (7.93%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 12 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.71%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Service Manager
9 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Administrator
10 6 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.66%) SaaS Consultant
10 6 (3.66%) Designer
11 5 (3.05%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.44%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.98%) HTML
2 14 (8.54%) Web Services
3 10 (6.10%) XML
3 10 (6.10%) .NET
4 7 (4.27%) SOAP
4 7 (4.27%) Middleware
5 6 (3.66%) CSS
6 5 (3.05%) JSON
6 5 (3.05%) REST
6 5 (3.05%) HTML5
7 4 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.44%) Ajax
7 4 (2.44%) Visualforce
7 4 (2.44%) jQuery
7 4 (2.44%) Mason
7 4 (2.44%) JMS
8 3 (1.83%) SAML
8 3 (1.83%) JSP
8 3 (1.83%) OAuth
8 3 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.93%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.88%) User Experience
3 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.27%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.83%) DTV
5 3 (1.83%) HP Storage
5 3 (1.83%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.22%) PMI
6 2 (1.22%) Social Media
6 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.61%) BYOD
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Xbox
7 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.29%) Windows
2 13 (7.93%) UNIX
3 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.88%) Linux
5 5 (3.05%) AIX
6 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.07%) ERP
3 24 (14.63%) ITIL
4 21 (12.80%) Migration
5 16 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.54%) E-Commerce
7 12 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.10%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.10%) Scrum
9 9 (5.49%) Service Management
9 9 (5.49%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.49%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.49%) SDLC
10 8 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (4.88%) TDD
10 8 (4.88%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.27%) Time Management
11 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.27%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.51%) Java
2 24 (14.63%) SQL
3 13 (7.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.66%) Perl
4 6 (3.66%) C#
4 6 (3.66%) Ruby
5 5 (3.05%) C++
6 4 (2.44%) C
6 4 (2.44%) Korn
6 4 (2.44%) Apex Code
6 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.83%) ABAP
7 3 (1.83%) PHP
7 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.22%) VBScript
8 2 (1.22%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.44%) Degree
4 4 (2.44%) CCDE
5 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.83%) PMP
5 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.22%) HND
6 2 (1.22%) CCIE
6 2 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.49%) vCloud
4 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) vMotion
2 5 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.83%) CloudHub
4 2 (1.22%) Puppet
4 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.22%) Netcool
4 2 (1.22%) OVSD
4 2 (1.22%) HP NNM
4 2 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.61%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.61%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
1 21 (12.80%) ServiceNow
2 19 (11.59%) VMware
3 16 (9.76%) Oracle
4 13 (7.93%) SAP
5 8 (4.88%) Cisco
5 8 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.27%) HP
6 7 (4.27%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (3.66%) EMC
8 5 (3.05%) Remedy
8 5 (3.05%) IBM
9 4 (2.44%) BMC
9 4 (2.44%) NetApp
10 3 (1.83%) Siebel
10 3 (1.83%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.83%) Eloqua
11 2 (1.22%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.22%) Kenexa
11 2 (1.22%) PlateSpin
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