The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 54 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% 2.11% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.85% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £42.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-71.19% +140.00%
SaaS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
26 39 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.37% 6.85% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 0
Average daily rate £425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 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
Cardiff 0 1 £375 -9.09% 1
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Intune
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) FrameMaker
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) FrameMaker
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Author
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Author
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore