The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 64 58 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.07% 1.33% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.81% 45.45% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £500 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  
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 - £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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 74 22 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 9.91% 2.93% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 14
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £360 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Milton Keynes

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Milton Keynes

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) IaaS
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (33.33%) Power BI
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Social Media
4 3 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) ISO19770
6 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Opsview
6 1 (8.33%) Puppet
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) CRM Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Training Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Trainer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Trainer
2 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) ITSM
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (8.33%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Opsview
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle