Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 46 122
Rank change year-on-year -30 +76 -19
Contract jobs citing SaaS 23 127 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.93% 5.40% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.30% 39.08% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 108 2
North East median daily rate £400 £395 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -32.77% +56.67%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £486
90th Percentile £638 £550 £679
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £44.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -51.14% +20.55% +46.00%

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 187 325 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.66% 13.81% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 248 49
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -27.46% +51.97%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £313
90th Percentile £638 £525 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -
10th Percentile £13.45 £15.53 £26.25
90th Percentile £41.95 £55.25 £35.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -1.97% -12.20% -3.82%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -24 20 £400 +6.67% 5
Durham - 2 £250 - 2
Northumberland - 1 - -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 18 (78.26%) PaaS
2 17 (73.91%) IaaS
2 17 (73.91%) ITIL
3 15 (65.22%) Open Source
4 14 (60.87%) Windows
5 13 (56.52%) Linux
5 13 (56.52%) Service Management
5 13 (56.52%) Change Management
5 13 (56.52%) Data Management
5 13 (56.52%) ITIL V3
6 12 (52.17%) ServiceNow
6 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
6 12 (52.17%) Tivoli
6 12 (52.17%) Unix
7 11 (47.83%) HP
7 11 (47.83%) AIX
7 11 (47.83%) HPUX
7 11 (47.83%) Solaris
7 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
7 11 (47.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 11 (47.83%) BMC
7 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
7 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
8 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (43.48%) ISPF
8 10 (43.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 10 (43.48%) MVS
8 10 (43.48%) JCL

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 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (78.26%) PaaS
2 17 (73.91%) IaaS
3 7 (30.43%) Office 365
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
2 4 (17.39%) PBX
2 4 (17.39%) PSTN
2 4 (17.39%) Skype
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Operational Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Mainframe Support
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Lync Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) MVS Support
7 1 (4.35%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) ISPF
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (39.13%) VSAM
3 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 11 (47.83%) AIX
4 11 (47.83%) HPUX
4 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Solaris
5 10 (43.48%) MVS
5 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000 Server
6 9 (39.13%) VME
6 9 (39.13%) VMS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 15 (65.22%) Open Source
3 13 (56.52%) Change Management
3 13 (56.52%) Data Management
3 13 (56.52%) ITIL V3
3 13 (56.52%) Service Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Contract Management
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) SFIA
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
2 10 (43.48%) C
2 10 (43.48%) JCL
2 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 10 (43.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 9 (39.13%) RACF
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Tivoli
2 9 (39.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) ServiceNow
2 11 (47.83%) BMC
2 11 (47.83%) HP
2 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Polycom
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Zoho