The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 123 139 128
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 17 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.02% 8.45% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Median daily rate £388 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £416 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% +8.48%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
242 142 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.58% 4.29% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 108 87
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £171 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -78.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £22.50 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the South West region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Devon +3 5 £450 +47.54% 1
Bristol -2 5 £350 -12.50% 4
Gloucestershire - 4 £388 - 4
Dorset - 2 £345 - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (42.62%) IaaS
3 25 (40.98%) PaaS
4 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
5 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (24.59%) Office 365
7 13 (21.31%) TOGAF
7 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
8 12 (19.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.03%) Windows
10 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
10 10 (16.39%) Project Planning
10 10 (16.39%) High Availability
11 9 (14.75%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (13.11%) Firewall
12 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
12 8 (13.11%) ITIL
12 8 (13.11%) ISEB
12 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (13.11%) Public Cloud
12 8 (13.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
13 7 (11.48%) Private Cloud
13 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
13 7 (11.48%) Scrum
13 7 (11.48%) Information Security
13 7 (11.48%) Network Design

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.92%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) GroupWise
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (42.62%) IaaS
3 25 (40.98%) PaaS
4 15 (24.59%) Office 365
5 9 (14.75%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (13.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) Skype
3 2 (3.28%) IMAP4
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) POP3
3 2 (3.28%) SMTP
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
1 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.64%) Grunt
2 1 (1.64%) gulp
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Architect
2 10 (16.39%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) Ajax
2 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.92%) CSS
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) jQuery
3 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.28%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.28%) HTML5
3 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) RESTful
4 1 (1.64%) CSS3
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) REST
4 1 (1.64%) Sass
4 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) Public Cloud
3 7 (11.48%) Private Cloud
4 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.56%) CESG
5 4 (6.56%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) TOGAF
3 10 (16.39%) High Availability
3 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
3 10 (16.39%) Project Planning
4 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (13.11%) ITIL
5 7 (11.48%) Information Security
5 7 (11.48%) Network Design
5 7 (11.48%) Scrum
6 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Data Privacy
7 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.56%) Data Security
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.56%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (6.56%) Open Source
8 4 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.20%) C#
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) ISEB
3 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) CISSP
5 4 (6.56%) CLAS
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco
2 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) Lotus
3 2 (3.28%) Novell
3 2 (3.28%) Sage
4 1 (1.64%) Avaya
4 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Dell
4 1 (1.64%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
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