The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Saba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Saba over the 3 months to 6 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Saba Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Saba
Rank 610 589 547
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -42
Contract jobs citing Saba 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.021% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£451 £250 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.40% -54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £250 £550
% change year-on-year
+80.40% -54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Saba
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Saba within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Saba Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Saba
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Saba within the UK.

Saba Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Saba
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Saba within the UK.

Saba Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Saba
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Saba within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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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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
England -20 2 £451 +80.40%
Cheshire - 2 £451 -
North West - 2 £451 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £451 -

Saba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Saba 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 Saba.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) SumTotal
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (33.33%) CyberSource
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) WebEx
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Lumesse
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Taleo
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

Saba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Saba 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 Saba. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (16.67%) Taleo
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) SumTotal
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) CyberSource
3 1 (16.67%) Lumesse