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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 43 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.18% 0.85% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.05% 15.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£500 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £40.00
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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
21 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.18% 5.67% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 2
Average daily rate £440 £365 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% -25.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £309 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £403 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
3 1 (20.00%) Games

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) BBC
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Business Development
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) HND
1 2 (40.00%) Degree