The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 86 126
Rank change year-on-year -23 +40  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 23 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.00% 1.56% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.53% 14.83% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 14
Median daily rate £400 £413 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -11.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £358 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £44.50
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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 352 263 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.30% 10.55% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 157 169
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £545 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £15.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -68.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.73 £15.10 £44.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £20.30 £106.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bedfordshire -4 10 £550 +29.41% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 9 £225 -45.45% 12
Essex -11 3 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 13 (33.33%) PaaS
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) IaaS
4 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) Middleware
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) VMware
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
8 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 5 (12.82%) Java
8 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco
8 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) Information Security
8 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
9 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
9 4 (10.26%) Retail
9 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.26%) Firewall
9 4 (10.26%) Solaris
9 4 (10.26%) CISSP

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 3 (7.69%) Mule
1 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.56%) Odoo
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) PaaS
2 10 (25.64%) IaaS
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Integration Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Data Integration Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Middleware
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) REST
3 4 (10.26%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (7.69%) Java EE
4 3 (7.69%) Java SE
4 3 (7.69%) JSON
4 3 (7.69%) JSON Schema
4 3 (7.69%) OAuth
4 3 (7.69%) SOAP
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 3 (7.69%) WSDL
4 3 (7.69%) XSLT
5 2 (5.13%) Redux
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.56%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.26%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) AIX
5 3 (7.69%) HPUX
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
4 5 (12.82%) Information Security
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) Open Source
4 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Kanban
6 3 (7.69%) Microservices
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Security Management
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Groovy
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.69%) XPath
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CISSP
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.56%) CCIP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCSP
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CRISC
4 1 (2.56%) GIAC
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.56%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) webMethods
4 3 (7.69%) WSO2
5 2 (5.13%) Acronis
5 2 (5.13%) CyberArk
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Epicor
6 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.56%) Sage
6 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
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