Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 September 2019 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 98 123
Rank change year-on-year +14 +25 -19
Contract jobs citing SaaS 19 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 1.38% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.40% 7.81% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 16
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +35.29% -10.53%
10th Percentile £456 £478 £341
90th Percentile £625 £738 £506
South East median daily rate £519 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +3.75% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £80.00 - £36.50

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 352 333 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.99% 17.65% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 186 185
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £433 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -2.70% +4.59%
10th Percentile £255 £203 £307
90th Percentile £625 £675 £575
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -34.48% +30.34%
10th Percentile £20.90 £18.50 £27.00
90th Percentile £34.20 £19.50 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +86.84% +15.15% -16.69%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +16 19 £550 -2.22% 8
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 12 (63.16%) Azure
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) AWS
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) PaaS
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management
5 4 (21.05%) Security Management
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
5 4 (21.05%) PKI
5 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 4 (21.05%) CyberArk
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Pega
5 4 (21.05%) OWASP
5 4 (21.05%) SailPoint
5 4 (21.05%) IaaS

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Azure
2 6 (31.58%) AWS
3 5 (26.32%) PaaS
4 4 (21.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Azure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Information Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Product Owner
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Salesforce Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Salesforce Solution Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) SailPoint
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (21.05%) OWASP
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Security Management
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SSCP
1 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (21.05%) NIST
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) CyberArk
2 4 (21.05%) Okta
2 4 (21.05%) Pega
3 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.53%) SAP