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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 54 49
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.86% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 15.38% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate - £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
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
21 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.26% 5.62% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 12
Average daily rate £363 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +30.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) ESRI
1 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) ESRI
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft