Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 September 2018 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)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 95 122
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 3 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.82% 0.24% 1.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.26% 1.99% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 43
North East median daily rate £463 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £401 £613 £403
90th Percentile £638 £638 £602
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.50 £55.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -57.27% +180.47% -39.19%

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 the North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 235 151 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.20% 12.20% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 113 145
North East median daily rate £420 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.61% -5.76%
10th Percentile £296 £208 £286
90th Percentile £589 £571 £533
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
North East median hourly rate £15.20 - £16.75
10th Percentile £13.49 - £13.16
90th Percentile £15.41 - £28.90
England median hourly rate £18.95 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% +8.97% -17.39%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the North East over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +1 9 £475 -24.00% 10
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (90.00%) PaaS
2 8 (80.00%) Open Source
3 7 (70.00%) IaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (50.00%) Decision-Making
5 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (30.00%) Product Management
6 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Data Management
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) PaaS
2 7 (70.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Boomi
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Server Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Server Support
1 5 (50.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Velocity
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) MVS
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) VME
3 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (30.00%) SFIA
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) APMG
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) vMotion
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (30.00%) BMC
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki