The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - 0.46% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Cheshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
13 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.76% 0.92% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 12
Average daily rate £563 - £635
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 - £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 - £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (60.00%) SSAE 16
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) ERP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Digital
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore