The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 112 109 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.58% 19.30% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£383 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £44.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.19%
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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
48 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.98% 2.61% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 20
Average daily rate £350 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
West Yorkshire +2 3 £450 +63.63% 8
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
North Yorkshire -1 1 £315 +8.62% 6
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) Force.com
5 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
5 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Coordinator
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (7.14%) Mason
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) MVVM
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.14%) Brocade
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp