The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 60 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 1.52% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.51% 29.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £41.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-71.01% +119.73%
SaaS
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
37 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.05% 5.18% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 0
Average daily rate £427 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 26 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Wales - 4 - -
South Wales -4 1 £375 -6.25% 3
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Lync
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (18.75%) Puppet
5 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (18.75%) Ansible
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Intune
5 3 (18.75%) IaaS
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) FrameMaker
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Adobe
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 6 (37.50%) Lync
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) FrameMaker
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) MPLS
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) NAS
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) GitLab
3 1 (6.25%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Author
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Author
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (18.75%) Document Management
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Intune
2 1 (6.25%) Graphite
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.25%) logstash
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) Adobe
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Sitecore