The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 120 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.54% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 22.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
45 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.75% 2.39% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 23
Average daily rate £353 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.36% -1.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 8 - - 7
North Yorkshire -11 1 - - 7
South Yorkshire - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.67%) NetWeaver
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) PowerExchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Coordinator
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) 3PAR