The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 11 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 Wales 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 69 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.50% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.55% 66.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£456 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.29% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +97.50%
Cloud Services Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
53 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.68% 0.59% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +100.00%
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 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
South Wales -18 3 £413 - 6
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Lync
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Workflow
2 8 (50.00%) Document Management
2 8 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) IaaS
3 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 7 (43.75%) Puppet
3 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) CMS
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
6 4 (25.00%) CentOS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (50.00%) Lync
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (25.00%) CMS
3 3 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) IaaS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) RSpec
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (25.00%) Memcached
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Mason
3 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) CentOS
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (50.00%) Document Management
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 8 (50.00%) Workflow
3 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Release Management
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
1 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) StatsD
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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