The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 88 93
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 25 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.41% 1.51% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.97% 24.39% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 8
Median daily rate £481 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.31% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.00
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 Hampshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 179 123 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.06% 6.17% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 89 84
Median daily rate £445 £445 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £9.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.15% +408.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £23.10 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Hampshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Hampshire

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in Hampshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Portsmouth +4 6 £475 -52.50% 4
Basingstoke -6 5 £400 +18.51% 3
Southampton - 3 £550 - 1
SaaS
South East

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

1 30 (56.60%) DevOps
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Software Engineering
4 16 (30.19%) Product Management
5 15 (28.30%) TDD
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
6 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (22.64%) Linux
8 11 (20.75%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
9 10 (18.87%) Project Management
9 10 (18.87%) Puppet
10 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
10 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
10 9 (16.98%) Python
11 8 (15.09%) LDAP
11 8 (15.09%) PHP
11 8 (15.09%) Oracle
11 8 (15.09%) XML
11 8 (15.09%) DNS
11 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.09%) VMware
11 8 (15.09%) Back Office
11 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
12 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.21%) Video on Demand
12 7 (13.21%) REST
12 7 (13.21%) Change Management
12 7 (13.21%) ITIL

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (11.32%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) JBoss
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.32%) PaaS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) IaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Veeva
5 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.09%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) LDAP
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) HTTP
4 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
4 4 (7.55%) LAN
4 4 (7.55%) SSL
4 4 (7.55%) WAN
5 3 (5.66%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) 4G
6 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.77%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) PBX
7 1 (1.89%) Skype
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP
7 1 (1.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) GDB
3 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (11.32%) Architect
2 5 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) ETL Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Engagement Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Client Services Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.77%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) XML
2 7 (13.21%) REST
3 6 (11.32%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) Sensu
5 4 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) .NET
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
7 2 (3.77%) HTML
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.89%) Ajax
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) SAML
8 1 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Video on Demand
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.66%) User Experience
6 2 (3.77%) Life Science
7 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.89%) MPEG
7 1 (1.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) CentOS
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Unix
5 2 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) DevOps
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Software Engineering
4 16 (30.19%) Product Management
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
5 15 (28.30%) TDD
6 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (18.87%) Project Management
8 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.21%) Change Management
9 7 (13.21%) ITIL
10 6 (11.32%) Data Extraction
10 6 (11.32%) ERP
11 5 (9.43%) Data Integration
11 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
12 4 (7.55%) ETL
12 4 (7.55%) Information Security
12 4 (7.55%) Migration
12 4 (7.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) PHP
4 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) CISSP
1 4 (7.55%) GCIH
1 4 (7.55%) GIAC
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) RHCSA
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.89%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Docker
2 6 (11.32%) KVM
2 6 (11.32%) Xen
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 4 (7.55%) Grafana
3 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.55%) logstash
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Splunk
4 4 (7.55%) SaltStack
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) IBM