The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 60 49 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.24% 0.22% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.04% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £600 £483 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.35% -  
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 - £11.05

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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 49 14 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 11.58% 3.13% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Essex

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in Essex

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Harlow - 1 £600 -
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle CX
2 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Odoo
3 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (20.00%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle CX
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Epicor
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) SolidFire
2 1 (20.00%) VMware