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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.75% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.87% +65.00%
Cloud Services Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.88% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.69% -11.00%
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 2 £350 - 1
SaaS
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SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) CRM
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (41.18%) Workflow
3 7 (41.18%) Document Management
3 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (41.18%) Lync
3 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (35.29%) Puppet
4 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (35.29%) IaaS
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Ruby
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Memcached
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) StatsD
6 4 (23.53%) Ansible

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
1 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
1 7 (41.18%) Lync
1 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (23.53%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP LE
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP PP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) IaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) RSpec
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Development Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (11.76%) Administrator
1 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Memcached
2 4 (23.53%) Software Packaging
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Mason
5 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) CRM
3 7 (41.18%) Workflow
3 7 (41.18%) Document Management
3 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Ruby
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) StatsD
2 4 (23.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) SAP