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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 61 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% 40.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £419
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
42 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.93% 1.17% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 3
Average daily rate £450 £244 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Cardiff -9 2 £415 -12.63% 2
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (69.23%) CRM
1 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) Workflow
1 9 (69.23%) Document Management
1 9 (69.23%) Knowledge Management
1 9 (69.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (69.23%) Lync
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) CMS
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
1 9 (69.23%) Lync
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) CMS
3 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
1 4 (30.77%) Memcached
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) CentOS
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) CRM
1 9 (69.23%) Workflow
1 9 (69.23%) Document Management
1 9 (69.23%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (30.77%) StatsD
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Sitecore