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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 125 143 141
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 15 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.20% 6.58% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 6
Median daily rate £400 £319 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £207 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
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
242 152 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.74% 4.74% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 114 70
Median daily rate £438 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £18.50 £10.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Wiltshire +4 6 £413 +32.00% 1
Bristol +8 4 £388 -3.12% 6
Devon +9 3 £313 +67.78%
Gloucestershire - 1 £388 - 8
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) ISEB
3 14 (37.84%) ITIL
3 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
4 13 (35.14%) TOGAF
5 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
5 12 (32.43%) Project Management
6 11 (29.73%) SDLC
7 10 (27.03%) CLAS
7 10 (27.03%) IaaS
7 10 (27.03%) CISSP
7 10 (27.03%) CESG
7 10 (27.03%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (27.03%) NonStop SQL
7 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (24.32%) PaaS
9 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.51%) Finance
12 4 (10.81%) Document Management
12 4 (10.81%) Degree
12 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.81%) C#
12 4 (10.81%) SQL
12 4 (10.81%) .NET
12 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (8.11%) DevOps

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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) IaaS
2 9 (24.32%) PaaS
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.11%) Office 365
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) Ajax
2 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) JSON
2 2 (5.41%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) CESG
1 10 (27.03%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
3 13 (35.14%) TOGAF
4 12 (32.43%) Project Management
5 11 (29.73%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Document Management
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) EAM
8 3 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Open Source
8 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
9 2 (5.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C#
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) CISSP
3 10 (27.03%) CLAS
4 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 14001
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sage
3 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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