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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 179 194 164
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs citing SaaS 63 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.80% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.08% 11.66% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 50
Median daily rate £425 £381 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £554 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
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
890 652 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.50% 6.89% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 397 267
Median daily rate £473 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +91.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £10.67 £8.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £57.00 £34.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hampshire +27 22 £404 -10.27% 12
Berkshire -26 12 £400 -5.88% 18
West Sussex - 10 £431 -
Oxfordshire +3 5 £650 - 8
Surrey +20 4 £388 +3.33% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £469 +25.00% 2
Middlesex -5 2 £488 +58.27%
M4 Corridor - 2 £325 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 39 (27.46%) PaaS
2 34 (23.94%) IaaS
2 34 (23.94%) Java
3 31 (21.83%) Windows
4 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
5 27 (19.01%) Linux
6 24 (16.90%) TOGAF
7 23 (16.20%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (14.08%) VMware
8 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
9 18 (12.68%) Firewall
9 18 (12.68%) Degree
10 17 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (11.97%) Data Centre
10 17 (11.97%) Windows Server
11 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (11.27%) Marketing
11 16 (11.27%) Finance
11 16 (11.27%) HTML
11 16 (11.27%) Web Services
11 16 (11.27%) CRM
12 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
12 15 (10.56%) ITIL
12 15 (10.56%) CSS
12 15 (10.56%) Red Hat
12 15 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (9.86%) Project Management
13 14 (9.86%) MS Excel

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 (7.04%) Apache Solr
1 10 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.93%) IIS
2 7 (4.93%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.52%) Apache
3 5 (3.52%) JBoss
4 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.11%) Confluence
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.41%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) SAP hybris
2 6 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.41%) Maximo
4 2 (1.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.70%) Primavera
5 1 (0.70%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.46%) PaaS
2 34 (23.94%) IaaS
3 23 (16.20%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.52%) Force.com
7 4 (2.82%) Boomi
8 3 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (1.41%) Office 365
9 2 (1.41%) Taleo
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.70%) GitHub
10 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) Firewall
2 12 (8.45%) Internet
3 10 (7.04%) DNS
3 10 (7.04%) IP Telephony
3 10 (7.04%) NetScaler
4 9 (6.34%) MPLS
5 6 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.52%) DHCP
7 3 (2.11%) LAN
7 3 (2.11%) LDAP
7 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.11%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.11%) WAN
7 3 (2.11%) Wireless
8 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.41%) PBX
8 2 (1.41%) VoIP
8 2 (1.41%) xDSL
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.04%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.34%) Big Data
4 6 (4.23%) MySQL
5 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.70%) DB2
9 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.70%) Power BI
9 1 (0.70%) QlikView
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.82%) JUnit
2 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.11%) Grunt
4 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.41%) Maven
4 2 (1.41%) MSTest
4 2 (1.41%) TestNG
5 1 (0.70%) gulp
5 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
1 16 (11.27%) Marketing
2 8 (5.63%) Back Office
2 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.52%) German Language
4 4 (2.82%) Advertising
4 4 (2.82%) Brand Awareness
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (35.92%) Architect
2 20 (14.08%) Developer
3 16 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.45%) Data Architect
5 11 (7.75%) Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (6.34%) Hadoop Architect
6 9 (6.34%) Java Architect
6 9 (6.34%) Solr Architect
7 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) SAP Architect
7 7 (4.93%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Business Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Business Process Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Consultant
8 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) HTML
1 16 (11.27%) Web Services
2 15 (10.56%) CSS
3 11 (7.75%) .NET
4 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (4.23%) HTML5
5 6 (4.23%) Laravel
5 6 (4.23%) LESS
6 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.52%) Mason
6 5 (3.52%) Node.js
6 5 (3.52%) Visualforce
7 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.82%) CSS3
7 4 (2.82%) jQuery
7 4 (2.82%) REST
7 4 (2.82%) RESTful
8 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.04%) Mathematics
4 10 (7.04%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.23%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.23%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.52%) Social Media
6 5 (3.52%) User Experience
7 4 (2.82%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.41%) CMDB
9 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.83%) Windows
2 27 (19.01%) Linux
3 17 (11.97%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.82%) Unix
9 2 (1.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.70%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.90%) TOGAF
2 20 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.27%) CRM
4 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
4 15 (10.56%) ITIL
5 14 (9.86%) Project Management
5 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.15%) Change Management
6 13 (9.15%) OOP
7 12 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.75%) Analytics
8 11 (7.75%) Migration
9 10 (7.04%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (7.04%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.04%) OO
9 10 (7.04%) SOA
10 9 (6.34%) Automated Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Data Governance
10 9 (6.34%) Data Security
10 9 (6.34%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.94%) Java
2 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.75%) PHP
4 10 (7.04%) Perl
4 10 (7.04%) Python
5 9 (6.34%) C#
5 9 (6.34%) SQL
6 6 (4.23%) C++
7 5 (3.52%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.82%) Ruby
9 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.11%) C
10 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) PhD
3 6 (4.23%) CISSP
4 5 (3.52%) GCIH
4 5 (3.52%) GIAC
4 5 (3.52%) ISEB
4 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.11%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 2 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.41%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.41%) MCSD
6 2 (1.41%) MCSE
6 2 (1.41%) RHCA
6 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.11%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.75%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (7.04%) XenDesktop
3 10 (7.04%) XenServer
4 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.70%) Docker
5 1 (0.70%) Firmware
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Puppet
2 5 (3.52%) WSUS
3 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.11%) SCCM
4 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) Opsview
5 1 (0.70%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) SCSM
5 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.08%) VMware
3 15 (10.56%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.45%) Oracle
4 12 (8.45%) SAP
5 11 (7.75%) Citrix
6 10 (7.04%) CheckPoint
6 10 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.93%) Dell
7 7 (4.93%) hybris
8 5 (3.52%) Cisco
8 5 (3.52%) HP
9 4 (2.82%) Marketo
10 3 (2.11%) Avaya
10 3 (2.11%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (2.11%) webMethods
10 3 (2.11%) Workday
11 2 (1.41%) arcserve
11 2 (1.41%) IBM
11 2 (1.41%) TIBCO
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