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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 6 months to 19 August 2022 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 55 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 +38
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 5 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.81% 0.80% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.01% 2.84% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
10th Percentile £500 - £369
25th Percentile £603 - £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £663 £350 £563
Median % change year-on-year +89.29% -37.78% +6.64%
75th Percentile £722 £475 £653
90th Percentile £725 £550 £681
East of England median daily rate £650 £550 £516
% change year-on-year +18.18% +6.54% -6.14%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 233 176 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.06% 28.21% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 100 103
10th Percentile £230 £170 £313
25th Percentile £313 £325 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £569 £578 £578
90th Percentile £688 £625 £650
East of England median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 2
10th Percentile - £11.25 £14.64
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £16.20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £18.80
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -28.19% +7.43%
75th Percentile £15.75 £14.50 £21.40
90th Percentile - £21.67 £22.96
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.11 £22.82
% change year-on-year +9.85% -38.17% +34.24%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge +3 6 £625 - 31
Peterborough - 6 £669 -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (57.14%) Symantec
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
1 8 (57.14%) Internet
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security Management
1 8 (57.14%) Security Management
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
1 8 (57.14%) Proofpoint
1 8 (57.14%) ISMS
1 8 (57.14%) SIEM
1 8 (57.14%) ISACA
1 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (57.14%) Mimecast
1 8 (57.14%) FireEye
1 8 (57.14%) Cyber Essentials
1 8 (57.14%) Zscaler
1 8 (57.14%) NIST
1 8 (57.14%) Incident Response
2 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
5 3 (21.43%) Social Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Mimecast
2 4 (28.57%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 3 (21.43%) Social Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Head of Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Head of Information
2 5 (35.71%) Head of Security
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Information Strategy Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Site Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Apollo GraphQL
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) D3.js
1 1 (7.14%) GraphQL
1 1 (7.14%) Highcharts JS
1 1 (7.14%) Material-UI
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) React
1 1 (7.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) IoT
2 2 (14.29%) Smart Home
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (57.14%) Incident Response
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security Management
1 8 (57.14%) ISMS
1 8 (57.14%) Security Management
1 8 (57.14%) SIEM
1 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) RBAC
4 2 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Business Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Development
5 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Rust
2 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
1 8 (57.14%) ISACA
2 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) Cyber Essentials
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (57.14%) NIST
2 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (7.14%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Argo
2 1 (7.14%) Grafana
2 1 (7.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) FireEye
1 8 (57.14%) Proofpoint
1 8 (57.14%) Symantec
1 8 (57.14%) Zscaler
2 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto