The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 93 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.33% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.67% 11.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £419
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.80% 2.84% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 37
Average daily rate £350 £125 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
SaaS
Yorkshire

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Leeds -5 2 £450 - 2
SaaS
Yorkshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) Force.com
5 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) VCAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (10.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Release Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix