Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 November 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +56
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.71% 0.18% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.56% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Leicestershire median daily rate £550 £301 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.03% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £513 £325 £403
% change year-on-year +57.69% -19.25% +17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 61 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 10.76% 8.26% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 12
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.29% -28.21%
10th Percentile £188 £283 £218
90th Percentile £475 £476 £449
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £360
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.12% -10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £17.75 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.29 £18.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.04% +44.00% -47.92%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Leicestershire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Leicestershire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 4 £550 +83.03% 7
SaaS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HSRP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Payroll Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Meraki
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com