The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 35 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% - 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
SaaS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Cloud Services Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.32% 10.46% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 4
Average daily rate £350 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) GPFS
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) NetWare
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Compaq
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) NetWare
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Compaq
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas
1 1 (16.67%) VMware