Period
to 23 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 39 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 +53 +23
Contract jobs citing SaaS 30 167 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.82% 4.42% 2.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.49% 17.15% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 73 43
Median daily rate £575 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £351
90th Percentile £696 £635 £635
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 23 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £80.00 -

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 286 974 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.90% 25.79% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 574 480
Median daily rate £515 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £370 £250 £313
90th Percentile £675 £625 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 55 14
Median hourly rate £52.25 £62.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.40% +233.33% +29.31%
10th Percentile £10.19 £19.10 £13.20
90th Percentile £64.95 £82.50 £36.58
Median hourly rate £26.25 £34.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +97.14% +6.06%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +32 16 £575 +6.98% 12
Newbury +29 7 £425 -15.00% 2
Slough +8 2 £480 -4.48%
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (26.67%) NetSuite
3 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 7 (23.33%) AWS
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (20.00%) PaaS
5 6 (20.00%) Azure
5 6 (20.00%) IaaS
5 6 (20.00%) Data Strategy
6 5 (16.67%) Serverless
6 5 (16.67%) WebRTC
6 5 (16.67%) Workday
6 5 (16.67%) Terraform
6 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 5 (16.67%) VoIP
6 5 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (16.67%) FreeSWITCH
6 5 (16.67%) Kamailio
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Azure Functions
8 3 (10.00%) NIST
8 3 (10.00%) DevSecOps
8 3 (10.00%) Cloud Native
8 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
8 3 (10.00%) Boomi

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Azure
2 6 (20.00%) IaaS
2 6 (20.00%) PaaS
3 5 (16.67%) Serverless
4 4 (13.33%) Azure Functions
5 3 (10.00%) Boomi
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.67%) GCP
6 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
6 2 (6.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
1 5 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) GitLab
1 2 (6.67%) Terragrunt
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Data Strategist
1 5 (16.67%) Design Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Consultant
2 2 (6.67%) Data Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Data Manager
2 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Product Architect
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) FreeSWITCH
1 5 (16.67%) WebRTC
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Data Strategy
4 5 (16.67%) ERP
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (10.00%) DevSecOps
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Project Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Security Management
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.33%) SIEM
8 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.33%) Thought Leadership
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CISA
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) NIST
2 2 (6.67%) GDPR
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) NIST 800
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Kamailio
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) CASB
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Workday
4 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Anaplan
6 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.33%) Callidus
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica