The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 51 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 1.17% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.33% 13.33% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £513 £575 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.86% +31.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £355 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £635 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £423
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £12.10

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 60 60 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 10.03% 8.76% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 24
Median daily rate £525 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.00%  
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Workday
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CRM

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Architect
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) HR Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Mobility Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Workday