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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 73 63 76
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 1.34% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 29.79% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £450 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.73% +15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.15% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £12.10

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 108 47 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.50% 4.51% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 19
Median daily rate £506 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 8 £500 -13.04% 2
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) IaaS
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 4 (30.77%) Power BI
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Social Media
4 3 (23.08%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Software Licensing
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) ISO19770
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Opsview
6 1 (7.69%) Puppet
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared

SaaS
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Power BI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) CRM Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Training Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Trainer
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
2 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Trainer
2 1 (7.69%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Social Media
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Licensing
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (7.69%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Opsview
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle