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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.88% 0.79% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.43% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
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
28 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.09% 2.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 0
Average daily rate £425 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 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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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 -12 6 £250 -47.36% 1
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
4 13 (61.90%) Puppet
4 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
4 13 (61.90%) IaaS
4 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
4 13 (61.90%) Ansible
5 9 (42.86%) PaaS
5 9 (42.86%) SOA
5 9 (42.86%) Clustering
5 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) DevOps
8 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (23.81%) Graphite
8 5 (23.81%) Lync
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) CRM
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (19.05%) Software Packaging
9 4 (19.05%) Ruby
9 4 (19.05%) CentOS
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (23.81%) Lync
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) IaaS
2 9 (42.86%) PaaS
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) NAS
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
1 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
2 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.76%) GitLab
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Author
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Author
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) Software Packaging
2 4 (19.05%) Memcached
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) CentOS
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
4 9 (42.86%) SOA
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 5 (23.81%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (14.29%) Use Case
8 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 2 (9.52%) Document Management
9 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Workflow
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) UML
10 1 (4.76%) BDD
10 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Ruby
1 4 (19.05%) Python
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
1 13 (61.90%) Ansible
2 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (23.81%) Graphite
3 4 (19.05%) StatsD
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Intune
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.76%) logstash
5 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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