The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.61% 1.89% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.00% 25.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +231.46% -1.95%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 50 35 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 15.34% 7.35% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 24
Median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft