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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 179 186 161
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing SaaS 73 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.85% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.84% 14.43% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 39
Median daily rate £450 £374 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £288 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -48.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% +8.48%
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
1068 575 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.70% 5.90% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 345 225
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £26.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +4 25 £600 +66.66% 12
Hampshire +23 24 £375 -16.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £475 +53.22% 3
Middlesex +6 5 £413 +33.92%
Surrey -2 4 £394 -12.50% 11
East Sussex 0 3 £275 -19.11% 1
West Sussex -2 3 £275 -26.47% 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 49 (26.63%) PaaS
2 45 (24.46%) Java
3 40 (21.74%) IaaS
4 37 (20.11%) Windows
5 35 (19.02%) Degree
6 31 (16.85%) Finance
7 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (15.76%) Linux
7 29 (15.76%) Marketing
8 28 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 27 (14.67%) MS Excel
9 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
10 26 (14.13%) Telecoms
11 22 (11.96%) Windows Server
12 21 (11.41%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (11.41%) VMware
13 20 (10.87%) HTML
14 19 (10.33%) SAP
14 19 (10.33%) CSS
14 19 (10.33%) Data Modelling
14 19 (10.33%) Project Planning
15 18 (9.78%) ERP
16 17 (9.24%) B2B
16 17 (9.24%) Migration
16 17 (9.24%) Firewall
16 17 (9.24%) TOGAF
16 17 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (8.70%) Analytics
17 16 (8.70%) CRM
17 16 (8.70%) ITIL

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 10 (5.43%) Apache Solr
1 10 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.17%) Apache
4 4 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.17%) IIS
4 4 (2.17%) JBoss
5 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.80%) MS Office
2 7 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.35%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 7 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.80%) SAP hybris
3 4 (2.17%) WebTrends
4 3 (1.63%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.63%) PaaS
2 40 (21.74%) IaaS
3 14 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (5.43%) Office 365
6 9 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.72%) Force.com
8 4 (2.17%) Google Analytics
8 4 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (1.09%) Yammer
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.24%) Firewall
2 12 (6.52%) MPLS
3 11 (5.98%) Internet
4 10 (5.43%) IP Telephony
4 10 (5.43%) NetScaler
5 8 (4.35%) DNS
6 7 (3.80%) VPN
7 6 (3.26%) DHCP
7 6 (3.26%) Network Security
8 4 (2.17%) LAN
8 4 (2.17%) VoIP
8 4 (2.17%) WAN
9 3 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.63%) IPsec
9 3 (1.63%) VLAN
9 3 (1.63%) Wireless
10 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.09%) SAN
11 1 (0.54%) LDAP
11 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.98%) Big Data
2 10 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.43%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.89%) MySQL
4 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.63%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.09%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) DB2
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.72%) JUnit
2 5 (2.72%) TestNG
3 4 (2.17%) Grunt
3 4 (2.17%) Selenium
3 4 (2.17%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.63%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.63%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.63%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.09%) gulp
5 2 (1.09%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.09%) JIRA
5 2 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.09%) Maven
5 2 (1.09%) MSTest
5 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 29 (15.76%) Marketing
3 26 (14.13%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.98%) German Language
6 10 (5.43%) Brand Awareness
6 10 (5.43%) Law
7 6 (3.26%) Legal
8 5 (2.72%) Advertising
9 3 (1.63%) Back Office
9 3 (1.63%) Retail
10 2 (1.09%) Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Automotive
11 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (28.80%) Architect
2 36 (19.57%) Developer
3 23 (12.50%) Analyst
4 12 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (6.52%) Data Architect
5 10 (5.43%) .NET Developer
5 10 (5.43%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.89%) Hadoop Architect
6 9 (4.89%) Solr Architect
7 8 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 8 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.80%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.80%) IT Manager
8 7 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.80%) SAP Architect
8 7 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.87%) HTML
2 19 (10.33%) CSS
3 13 (7.07%) .NET
3 13 (7.07%) AngularJS
4 12 (6.52%) Web Services
5 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (4.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.80%) Node.js
7 7 (3.80%) REST
8 6 (3.26%) Laravel
8 6 (3.26%) LESS
8 6 (3.26%) Spring
9 5 (2.72%) Ajax
9 5 (2.72%) J2EE
9 5 (2.72%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (2.72%) Mason
9 5 (2.72%) Visualforce
10 4 (2.17%) RESTful
10 4 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.98%) Digital Media
3 10 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.43%) Mathematics
3 10 (5.43%) Social Media
3 10 (5.43%) Visualisation
4 9 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.26%) Fintech
5 6 (3.26%) User Experience
6 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.17%) Clustering
7 4 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.63%) CMDB
8 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.09%) CESG
9 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.09%) FMCG
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.11%) Windows
2 29 (15.76%) Linux
3 22 (11.96%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.26%) Unix
7 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.63%) Android
8 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
9 2 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.54%) AIX
10 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.54%) HPUX
10 1 (0.54%) NetWare
10 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (10.33%) Data Modelling
2 19 (10.33%) Project Planning
3 18 (9.78%) ERP
4 17 (9.24%) B2B
4 17 (9.24%) Migration
4 17 (9.24%) TOGAF
5 16 (8.70%) Analytics
5 16 (8.70%) CRM
5 16 (8.70%) ITIL
6 14 (7.61%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (7.61%) MVC
6 14 (7.61%) Pay per click
6 14 (7.61%) SEO
7 13 (7.07%) Marketing Automation
7 13 (7.07%) OOP
8 11 (5.98%) Business Transformation
8 11 (5.98%) Project Management
9 10 (5.43%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (5.43%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.46%) Java
2 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.61%) PHP
4 12 (6.52%) C#
4 12 (6.52%) Python
5 11 (5.98%) Perl
5 11 (5.98%) SQL
6 7 (3.80%) C++
6 7 (3.80%) Ruby
7 5 (2.72%) Apex Code
7 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.72%) C
8 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.63%) Korn
10 1 (0.54%) Scala
10 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.54%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (19.02%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) ISEB
2 10 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.35%) PhD
4 6 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.72%) CCNA
5 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.17%) CCIE
6 4 (2.17%) CCNP
6 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.17%) VCAP
7 3 (1.63%) CCA
7 3 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.09%) CISSP
8 2 (1.09%) EMC Certification
8 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.09%) MCSD
8 2 (1.09%) MCSE
8 2 (1.09%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.63%) SLA
4 2 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.98%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.43%) XenDesktop
3 10 (5.43%) XenServer
4 5 (2.72%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.63%) XenApp
6 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.09%) vCloud
6 2 (1.09%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Docker
7 1 (0.54%) Firmware
7 1 (0.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) Puppet
2 3 (1.63%) SCCM
3 2 (1.09%) WSUS
4 1 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.54%) Netcool
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) SCSM
4 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.41%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (11.41%) VMware
3 19 (10.33%) SAP
4 15 (8.15%) Citrix
5 13 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.98%) Marketo
8 10 (5.43%) Cisco
9 8 (4.35%) NetSuite
10 7 (3.80%) hybris
11 5 (2.72%) HP
11 5 (2.72%) Oracle
11 5 (2.72%) Sage
12 4 (2.17%) Google
12 4 (2.17%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.17%) Tealium
13 3 (1.63%) Concur
13 3 (1.63%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (1.63%) Huawei
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