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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 6 months to 29 June 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -38 +15 +67
Contract jobs citing SaaS 28 41 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 2.10% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.55% 7.26% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 18
10th Percentile £495 £440 £395
25th Percentile £603 £478 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £525 £486
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.97% -8.25%
75th Percentile £696 £550 £534
90th Percentile £725 £630 £576
England median daily rate £582 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +10.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £62.15
25th Percentile - - £62.38
Median hourly rate - - £64.00
75th Percentile - - £65.63
90th Percentile - - £65.85
England median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £64.00
% change year-on-year +230.36% -78.13% -20.00%

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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 789 565 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.45% 28.97% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 335 395
10th Percentile £185 £202 £228
25th Percentile £313 £325 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year - - +2.70%
75th Percentile £625 £539 £538
90th Percentile £691 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 61 14
10th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £18.16
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £23.41
Median % change year-on-year -18.42% -18.84% +37.71%
75th Percentile £23.00 £30.00 £39.31
90th Percentile £35.50 £46.50 £56.94
England median hourly rate £20.76 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.40% +5.25% -4.76%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the East of England.

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 6 months to 29 June 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
Cambridgeshire -10 15 £656 +75.00% 25
Hertfordshire -23 8 £678 +23.18% 8
Bedfordshire -9 4 £650 +30.00% 5
Suffolk - 1 - - 3
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 8 (28.57%) Security Management
2 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (28.57%) CISSP
2 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 8 (28.57%) Symantec
2 8 (28.57%) ISMS
2 8 (28.57%) Proofpoint
2 8 (28.57%) SIEM
2 8 (28.57%) ISACA
2 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (28.57%) FireEye
2 8 (28.57%) Mimecast
2 8 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (28.57%) Zscaler
2 8 (28.57%) NIST
3 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 6 (21.43%) Azure
3 6 (21.43%) BPMN
3 6 (21.43%) Data Management
3 6 (21.43%) Workflow
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
4 5 (17.86%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (17.86%) Data Governance

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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Mimecast
2 6 (21.43%) Azure
3 5 (17.86%) Collibra
4 4 (14.29%) AWS
5 1 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
1 5 (17.86%) Metadata
2 1 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Social Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Head of Information Security
3 5 (17.86%) Head of Information
3 5 (17.86%) Head of Security
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Strategy Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Site Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Strategy Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Django
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) IoT
2 2 (7.14%) Smart Home
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security Management
1 8 (28.57%) ISMS
1 8 (28.57%) Security Management
1 8 (28.57%) SIEM
1 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (21.43%) BPMN
2 6 (21.43%) Data Management
2 6 (21.43%) Workflow
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Data Governance
3 5 (17.86%) Data Lineage
3 5 (17.86%) Data Science
3 5 (17.86%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Agile
4 4 (14.29%) Coaching
4 4 (14.29%) Data Security
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Rust
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CISSP
1 8 (28.57%) ISACA
2 4 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (28.57%) NIST
2 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.57%) Good Clinical Practice
4 1 (3.57%) NCSC
4 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Argo
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) FireEye
1 8 (28.57%) Proofpoint
1 8 (28.57%) Symantec
1 8 (28.57%) Zscaler
2 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.57%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com