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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 203 181 170
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 53 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.72% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 25.76% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £314 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £45.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-73.40% +37.87%
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
424 264 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.24% 2.79% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 155 135
Average daily rate £403 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £7.95 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 21 £500 +2.56% 30
Hampshire -25 8 £400 +3.22% 10
Oxfordshire -28 6 £368 +5.00% 13
West Sussex -15 5 £615 +43.02% 3
Middlesex +9 4 £296 -40.75%
East Sussex -6 4 £288 +15.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £425 -2.29% 2
Surrey -4 2 £1,000 +158.06% 12
Kent - 1 £430 - 3
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (29.85%) Java
2 37 (27.61%) Telecoms
3 34 (25.37%) ERP
4 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (20.15%) Manufacturing
6 21 (15.67%) Finance
6 21 (15.67%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (14.93%) HTML
8 18 (13.43%) Web Services
8 18 (13.43%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (12.69%) PaaS
9 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
10 16 (11.94%) ITIL
10 16 (11.94%) JavaScript
10 16 (11.94%) IaaS
11 15 (11.19%) Mason
11 15 (11.19%) Visualforce
11 15 (11.19%) Apex Code
11 15 (11.19%) SAP
11 15 (11.19%) Windows
11 15 (11.19%) Migration
11 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
13 13 (9.70%) Force.com
13 13 (9.70%) Selenium
13 13 (9.70%) WAN
13 13 (9.70%) SQL
13 13 (9.70%) .NET
13 13 (9.70%) Scrum
14 12 (8.96%) VMware

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.73%) Mule
1 5 (3.73%) Mule ESB
2 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.24%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) Confluence
4 2 (1.49%) Node.js
4 2 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.99%) MS Project
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.99%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.49%) assyst
3 2 (1.49%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.75%) Agresso
4 1 (0.75%) Maximo
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.75%) Magento
4 1 (0.75%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (12.69%) PaaS
3 16 (11.94%) IaaS
4 13 (9.70%) Force.com
5 11 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.73%) GitHub
7 3 (2.24%) Route 53
7 3 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.49%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.49%) Office 365
9 1 (0.75%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.75%) Yammer
9 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) WAN
2 9 (6.72%) LAN
3 7 (5.22%) SAN
3 7 (5.22%) Firewall
4 4 (2.99%) LDAP
4 4 (2.99%) WLAN
4 4 (2.99%) DNS
5 3 (2.24%) VPN
5 3 (2.24%) IPv6
5 3 (2.24%) Network Security
6 2 (1.49%) SSL
6 2 (1.49%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.49%) Broadband
7 1 (0.75%) SMS
7 1 (0.75%) Internet
7 1 (0.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) MySQL
5 3 (2.24%) DB2
5 3 (2.24%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.24%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.24%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.49%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.49%) MS Access
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Selenium
2 8 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.48%) Subversion
3 6 (4.48%) Maven
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.49%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.75%) JUnit
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.75%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (27.61%) Telecoms
2 27 (20.15%) Manufacturing
3 21 (15.67%) Finance
4 11 (8.21%) Marketing
5 8 (5.97%) Retail
6 5 (3.73%) Banking
7 3 (2.24%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 2 (1.49%) Back Office
8 2 (1.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Analyst
2 28 (20.90%) Architect
3 17 (12.69%) Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Test Analyst
5 13 (9.70%) Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Administrator
9 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Test Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.73%) Digital Architect
11 4 (2.99%) Cloud Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.93%) HTML
2 18 (13.43%) Web Services
3 15 (11.19%) Mason
3 15 (11.19%) Visualforce
4 13 (9.70%) .NET
5 10 (7.46%) HTML5
5 10 (7.46%) REST
6 9 (6.72%) XML
7 8 (5.97%) JSON
7 8 (5.97%) Middleware
8 7 (5.22%) CSS
9 6 (4.48%) jQuery
9 6 (4.48%) SOAP
9 6 (4.48%) JMS
10 5 (3.73%) SAML
10 5 (3.73%) OAuth
10 5 (3.73%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.24%) LAMP
11 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.24%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.22%) Open Source
3 7 (5.22%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Social Media
4 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.99%) User Experience
6 3 (2.24%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) HACMP
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) DTV
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.75%) IVR
8 1 (0.75%) GIS
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.19%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) Linux
3 9 (6.72%) AIX
4 8 (5.97%) UNIX
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.37%) ERP
2 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.94%) ITIL
4 15 (11.19%) Migration
4 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.70%) Scrum
6 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.96%) Project Management
7 11 (8.21%) Automated Testing
8 10 (7.46%) TOGAF
9 9 (6.72%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.72%) CRM
9 9 (6.72%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.72%) Automation Testing
10 8 (5.97%) Time Management
10 8 (5.97%) Service Management
10 8 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.97%) OO
11 7 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.85%) Java
2 16 (11.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.19%) Apex Code
4 13 (9.70%) SQL
5 10 (7.46%) C#
6 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.24%) ABAP
6 3 (2.24%) PHP
6 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) Korn
8 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.46%) Degree
3 7 (5.22%) ISEB
3 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.49%) PMP
5 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.49%) OCFS2
3 2 (1.49%) Docker
3 2 (1.49%) vSphere
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) CloudHub
2 4 (2.99%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.49%) Puppet
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.49%) OVSD
3 2 (1.49%) Netcool
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.75%) Opsview
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.19%) SAP
4 12 (8.96%) VMware
4 12 (8.96%) Oracle
5 10 (7.46%) HP
6 9 (6.72%) IBM
7 8 (5.97%) EMC
8 7 (5.22%) ServiceNow
9 6 (4.48%) NetApp
10 5 (3.73%) Remedy
11 3 (2.24%) Business Objects
11 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.24%) Sun
11 3 (2.24%) MuleSoft
11 3 (2.24%) Callidus
12 2 (1.49%) Kenexa
12 2 (1.49%) Eloqua
12 2 (1.49%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.49%) LANDesk
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