Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 118 121
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 68 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.76% 0.90% 1.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.91% 8.51% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 51
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £388 £350 £165
90th Percentile £609 £563 £573
South East median daily rate £500 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £19.61
South East median hourly rate - £36.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year - +86.13% +96.10%

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 763 388 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.78% 10.60% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 211 291
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £250
90th Percentile £624 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.73% -23.51% +35.24%
10th Percentile £14.35 £10.80 £11.68
90th Percentile £20.00 £16.07 £70.78
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.48% -15.36% -17.92%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +7 21 £488 +2.63% 37
Bracknell -4 14 £510 +45.71% 5
Slough - 3 £450 - 1
Maidenhead -8 2 - - 3
Wokingham -7 1 - -
Newbury -16 1 £500 +14.29% 1
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) PaaS
4 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (22.06%) VPN
6 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
7 14 (20.59%) Retail
8 12 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 12 (17.65%) Finance
8 12 (17.65%) Migration
8 12 (17.65%) Windows
8 12 (17.65%) DevOps
9 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
10 10 (14.71%) PgMP
10 10 (14.71%) IaaS
10 10 (14.71%) Programme Delivery
10 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.71%) PMI Certification
10 10 (14.71%) Project Management
10 10 (14.71%) Degree
10 10 (14.71%) Programme Management
11 9 (13.24%) Supplier Management
12 8 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (10.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 7 (10.29%) GitHub
13 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
13 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
13 7 (10.29%) DNS

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 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (29.41%) PaaS
3 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (14.71%) IaaS
5 7 (10.29%) GitHub
6 5 (7.35%) Office 365
7 4 (5.88%) OneDrive
7 4 (5.88%) Serverless
8 3 (4.41%) HP Helion
9 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (2.94%) SoftLayer
10 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) VPN
2 7 (10.29%) DNS
2 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) DHCP
3 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 5 (7.35%) MQTT
3 5 (7.35%) Network Security
4 4 (5.88%) Firewall
4 4 (5.88%) Skype
5 3 (4.41%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
1 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.94%) Hudson
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) JMeter
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
2 14 (20.59%) Retail
3 12 (17.65%) Finance
4 5 (7.35%) Automotive
5 3 (4.41%) Publishing
6 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) German Language
6 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) French Language
7 1 (1.47%) Games
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Architect
2 9 (13.24%) IT Manager
3 8 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (10.29%) IT Programme Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Programme Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Transformation Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Vendor Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) IT Director
8 3 (4.41%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Programme Director
8 3 (4.41%) Transformation Director
8 3 (4.41%) Transformation Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) REST
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) LDAP
5 3 (4.41%) .NET
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.41%) HTML
5 3 (4.41%) PostGIS
6 2 (2.94%) Node.js
6 2 (2.94%) SAML
7 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.47%) CSS
7 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.47%) HTML5
7 1 (1.47%) jQuery
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) Kafka
7 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Social Media
3 3 (4.41%) Infotainment
3 3 (4.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Robotics
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.41%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 12 (17.65%) DevOps
3 12 (17.65%) Migration
4 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.71%) Programme Delivery
5 10 (14.71%) Programme Management
5 10 (14.71%) Project Management
6 9 (13.24%) Supplier Management
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (8.82%) Contract Management
8 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) Data Integration
9 5 (7.35%) Presales
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Telematics
10 4 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (4.41%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) Java 8
5 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
1 10 (14.71%) PgMP
1 10 (14.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CISM
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) BitLocker
2 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Terraform
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.88%) Okta
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Samsung
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) Mirantis
6 1 (1.47%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore