Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 106 133
Rank change year-on-year +34 +27 -38
Contract jobs citing SaaS 34 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.64% 0.078% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.78% 0.53% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 14
North East median daily rate £400 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -40.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £408
90th Percentile £638 £325 £537
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +114.47% -30.44%

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 230 187 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.84% 14.51% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 144 76
North East median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £236 £283
90th Percentile £588 £521 £522
England median daily rate £480 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
North East median hourly rate £15.20 - £14.60
10th Percentile £11.56 - £11.43
90th Percentile £15.41 - £30.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.55
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.83% -13.10%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +22 32 £400 +33.33% 6
Durham - 1 £250 - 2
Northumberland - 1 - -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 30 (88.24%) PaaS
2 29 (85.29%) ITIL
3 28 (82.35%) Open Source
4 27 (79.41%) Data Management
5 26 (76.47%) IaaS
6 24 (70.59%) Service Management
6 24 (70.59%) Change Management
7 23 (67.65%) ITIL V3
8 22 (64.71%) ServiceNow
8 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (64.71%) Management Information System
8 22 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (58.82%) VMS
10 17 (50.00%) Unix
10 17 (50.00%) Windows
10 17 (50.00%) Linux
10 17 (50.00%) Tivoli
11 16 (47.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
11 16 (47.06%) AIX
11 16 (47.06%) HPUX
11 16 (47.06%) Solaris
11 16 (47.06%) HP
11 16 (47.06%) BMC
11 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
11 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
12 15 (44.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (44.12%) ISPF
12 15 (44.12%) Job Entry Subsystem

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 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 30 (88.24%) PaaS
2 26 (76.47%) IaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
1 4 (11.76%) SMS
1 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
1 4 (11.76%) VPN
2 3 (8.82%) BGP
2 3 (8.82%) DHCP
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) IP Telephony
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) OSPF
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) PBX
3 1 (2.94%) PSTN
3 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Operational Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Operations Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Support
8 2 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Digital Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Digital Performance Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) MVS Support
9 1 (2.94%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) ISPF
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (64.71%) Management Information System
2 14 (41.18%) VSAM
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) VMS
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) Unix
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) AIX
3 16 (47.06%) HPUX
3 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Solaris
4 15 (44.12%) MVS
4 15 (44.12%) Windows 2000 Server
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
5 14 (41.18%) VME
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) ITIL
2 28 (82.35%) Open Source
3 27 (79.41%) Data Management
4 24 (70.59%) Change Management
4 24 (70.59%) Service Management
5 23 (67.65%) ITIL V3
6 22 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
9 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.71%) DevOps
11 4 (11.76%) Contract Management
11 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
11 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
11 4 (11.76%) Network Design
11 4 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 4 (11.76%) Product Management
11 4 (11.76%) Project Management
11 4 (11.76%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 15 (44.12%) C
2 15 (44.12%) JCL
2 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) CCDP
3 4 (11.76%) CCIE
3 4 (11.76%) CCNP
3 4 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) CISM
3 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 15 (44.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 14 (41.18%) RACF
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 14 (41.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) ServiceNow
2 16 (47.06%) BMC
2 16 (47.06%) HP
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Polycom
5 1 (2.94%) Zoho