Period
to 23 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 103 118
Rank change year-on-year +21 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing SaaS 88 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.23% 1.49% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.18% 10.33% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 49
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £360 £325 £188
90th Percentile £630 £574 £825
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £19.61
South East median hourly rate - - £19.61

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 787 581 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.95% 14.46% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 331 277
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +2.10%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £250
90th Percentile £624 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -28.61% +35.24%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £25.00 £38.35 £20.42
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.68% +22.56%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor 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 October 2018. 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 -3 39 £475 -2.56% 14
Bracknell +17 17 £413 +11.11% 5
Maidenhead +2 3 £490 +15.29% 4
Windsor +4 2 - -
Slough -16 1 - -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 50 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) VPN
3 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
5 18 (20.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 17 (19.32%) GitHub
6 17 (19.32%) .NET
6 17 (19.32%) Web Services
7 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (15.91%) PaaS
8 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
8 14 (15.91%) Windows
9 13 (14.77%) C#
9 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
9 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.77%) Logistics
9 13 (14.77%) Supplier Management
9 13 (14.77%) DevOps
9 13 (14.77%) Contract Management
9 13 (14.77%) Serverless
10 12 (13.64%) Public Cloud
10 12 (13.64%) DNS
11 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.50%) Finance
11 11 (12.50%) IaaS
12 10 (11.36%) Office 365
12 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
12 10 (11.36%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) CATIA
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (19.32%) GitHub
4 14 (15.91%) PaaS
5 13 (14.77%) Serverless
6 11 (12.50%) IaaS
7 10 (11.36%) Office 365
8 9 (10.23%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (7.95%) Azure Functions
10 4 (4.55%) OneDrive
11 3 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (2.27%) HP Helion
13 1 (1.14%) BrowserStack
13 1 (1.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) VPN
2 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.64%) DNS
4 9 (10.23%) Firewall
5 8 (9.09%) Internet
5 8 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (6.82%) Skype
7 4 (4.55%) DHCP
8 3 (3.41%) SSL
8 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.27%) Network Security
10 1 (1.14%) 3G
10 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.14%) LTE
10 1 (1.14%) NAS
10 1 (1.14%) SAN
10 1 (1.14%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.14%) SSH
10 1 (1.14%) VoLTE
10 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.41%) Big Data
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) webpack
5 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.27%) Hudson
5 2 (2.27%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) JMeter
5 2 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.14%) Mocha
General
1 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Back Office
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Publishing
5 2 (2.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Architect
1 22 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (11.36%) IT Manager
2 10 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 8 (9.09%) Vendor Manager
4 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Lead .NET Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Lead Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Angular Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.41%) IT Programme Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) Procurement Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) .NET
1 17 (19.32%) Web Services
2 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
2 10 (11.36%) HTML
3 9 (10.23%) AngularJS
4 8 (9.09%) CSS
4 8 (9.09%) Node.js
5 6 (6.82%) REST
6 5 (5.68%) SAML
7 4 (4.55%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) jQuery
9 2 (2.27%) JSON
9 2 (2.27%) LDAP
9 2 (2.27%) Spring
9 2 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.27%) XML
10 1 (1.14%) Akka
10 1 (1.14%) LAMP
10 1 (1.14%) LESS
10 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Licensing
2 8 (9.09%) Replication
3 6 (6.82%) Social Media
4 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.68%) PKI
5 4 (4.55%) User Experience
6 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.27%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
8 1 (1.14%) DataPower
8 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.41%) Android
4 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.77%) Contract Management
2 13 (14.77%) DevOps
2 13 (14.77%) Logistics
2 13 (14.77%) Supplier Management
3 10 (11.36%) Migration
4 8 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 8 (9.09%) Web Development
5 7 (7.95%) BDD
5 7 (7.95%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (7.95%) OO
5 7 (7.95%) TDD
6 6 (6.82%) Microservices
6 6 (6.82%) Project Management
6 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.77%) C#
3 10 (11.36%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.68%) SQL
7 4 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (2.27%) C
9 1 (1.14%) Java 8
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) PgMP
4 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.27%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.27%) MBA
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PhD
6 1 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) PMO
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) Docker
3 5 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.55%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) Terraform
3 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.68%) Puppet
4 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.14%) Ansible
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.14%) Netcool
5 1 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (1.14%) OpenView
5 1 (1.14%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Okta
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.41%) Samsung
4 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.14%) BMC
5 1 (1.14%) Concur
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Mirantis
5 1 (1.14%) Nokia
5 1 (1.14%) Remedy
5 1 (1.14%) VMware