Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 117 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +40
Contract jobs citing SaaS 56 54 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.38% 1.27% 1.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.14% 10.78% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 30
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% -24.00%
10th Percentile £325 £215 £248
90th Percentile £580 £825 £591
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.61 -
South East median hourly rate - £19.61 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +56.88% -50.00%

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 613 501 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.14% 11.77% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 259 170
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £605 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.03 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +24.34% -63.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.35 £22.12 £27.65
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +11 24 £500 +80.18% 9
Slough +13 8 £456 -23.96% 1
Bracknell -1 2 £393 +12.14%
Windsor - 2 - -
Maidenhead -23 1 £425 -43.33%
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 13 (23.21%) IaaS
5 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.64%) Finance
6 11 (19.64%) VPN
6 11 (19.64%) Office 365
6 11 (19.64%) PaaS
7 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.07%) MySQL
8 9 (16.07%) Web Services
9 8 (14.29%) HTML
9 8 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (14.29%) User Experience
10 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.50%) Degree
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.50%) CSS
10 7 (12.50%) Linux
10 7 (12.50%) SOA
10 7 (12.50%) Project Management
10 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
11 6 (10.71%) Firewall
11 6 (10.71%) Scrum
11 6 (10.71%) Internet
11 6 (10.71%) jQuery

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 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (8.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.21%) IaaS
3 11 (19.64%) Office 365
3 11 (19.64%) PaaS
4 8 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.79%) GitHub
7 1 (1.79%) Slack
7 1 (1.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) VPN
2 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 5 (8.93%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) NAS
3 5 (8.93%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (8.93%) SAN
3 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.36%) Intranet
5 3 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
6 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) IDOL
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Axure RP
3 4 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (7.14%) Grunt
3 4 (7.14%) gulp
3 4 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.79%) JBehave
5 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.79%) Mocha
5 1 (1.79%) Protractor
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Law
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) HTML
3 7 (12.50%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
4 6 (10.71%) Sass
4 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (8.93%) JSON
5 5 (8.93%) Node.js
5 5 (8.93%) XML
6 4 (7.14%) CSS3
6 4 (7.14%) HTML5
6 4 (7.14%) LESS
6 4 (7.14%) REST
6 4 (7.14%) SVG
6 4 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 3 (5.36%) JPA
7 3 (5.36%) JSP
7 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.36%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Animation
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) FMCG
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Life Science
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) HPUX
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) SOA
3 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum
5 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.93%) ETL
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) OO
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (7.14%) Software Licensing
6 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.36%) Deployment Diagram
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) Python
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CCIE
4 1 (1.79%) CCIP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Docker
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.79%) Rancher
3 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Samsung
4 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.57%) Trillium
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Workday
5 2 (3.57%) Zend
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Ensim
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Juniper
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter