The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.11% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
41 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.21% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the South Wales region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) CRM
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (46.67%) Workflow
3 7 (46.67%) Document Management
3 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Lync
3 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Memcached
6 4 (26.67%) IaaS
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) StatsD
6 4 (26.67%) Ansible
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (46.67%) Lync
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
3 3 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP LE
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Development Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Software Packaging
2 4 (26.67%) Memcached
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Mason
4 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) CentOS
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) CRM
2 7 (46.67%) Workflow
2 7 (46.67%) Document Management
2 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) StatsD
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com