The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 June 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 41 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 +33  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.69% 3.53% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.31% 25.30% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
Median daily rate £225 £413 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -4.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £388 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £425 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £16.25
% change year-on-year +231.46% +20.67%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 97 83 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.39% 13.95% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 97 102
Median daily rate £408 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £400 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Cambridge -10 6 £225 -45.45% 8
Huntingdon - 3 - - 1
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (6.67%) Django
2 1 (6.67%) Flask
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Laravel
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (6.67%) Symfony
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Test Management
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Becrypt
3 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Tufin
3 1 (6.67%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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