Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 81
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing SaaS 24 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.87% 1.41% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.39% 11.05% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 16
Reading median daily rate £500 £278 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.18% -21.83% -35.45%
10th Percentile £325 £188 £223
90th Percentile £580 £650 £533
Berkshire median daily rate £469 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +17.19% +11.11% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £19.61 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.61 -

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 231 190 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.98% 12.79% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 73 68
Reading median daily rate £403 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -10.45% -11.84%
10th Percentile £314 £193 £250
90th Percentile £584 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 1
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £19.61 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% -29.96% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.03 £14.50
% change year-on-year -19.58% +24.34% -63.75%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Reading

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Reading

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Reading

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Office 365
5 5 (20.83%) IaaS
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Law
6 4 (16.67%) Publishing
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Android
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (16.67%) PaaS
6 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.67%) User Experience
6 4 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (16.67%) Samsung
7 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (25.00%) Office 365
3 5 (20.83%) IaaS
4 4 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) PaaS
5 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) IDOL
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.17%) Mocha
2 1 (4.17%) Protractor
General
1 5 (20.83%) Law
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Publishing
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) User Researcher
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) HR Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior User Experience Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior User Researcher
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Sass
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) COM
3 1 (4.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Animation
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
1 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (8.33%) B2B
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCIP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Samsung
3 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Workday
5 1 (4.17%) Ensim
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.17%) Trillium
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter
5 1 (4.17%) VMware