The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 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 West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 122 109 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing SaaS 17 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.19% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.39% 14.81% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £419
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
127 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.19% 1.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 14 2
Average daily rate £375 £338 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +69.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £103.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol -16 6 £350 - 3
Dorset +10 3 £300 -47.82% 1
Somerset - 3 £400 - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (32.00%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (28.00%) PHP5
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) LAMP
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) Servlets
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.00%) Fedora
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.00%) CentOS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) PaaS
3 4 (16.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
1 3 (12.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) OSPF
2 2 (8.00%) BGP
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) Electronics
4 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Author
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Author
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
2 7 (28.00%) LAMP
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) Servlets
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.00%) JDBC
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) DTV
1 3 (12.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) RMADS
2 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Fedora
2 5 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 7 (28.00%) PHP5
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (8.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CEH
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
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