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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 41 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.53% 0.46% 7.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 25.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£475 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
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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
16 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.27% 1.83% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 11
Average daily rate £538 £250 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £250 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) AOP
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) AOP
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft