The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 109 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.61% 13.04% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £281 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £381 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £440 £403
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +152.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
SaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
107 69 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.34% 2.70% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 39 32
Average daily rate £375 £338 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +74.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the West Midlands region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
Solihull -4 2 - - 3
Birmingham - 2 £475 - 8
Staffordshire - 1 £105 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Lync
4 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) COBIT
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (16.67%) SABSA
5 2 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) SABSA
4 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) CISA
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
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