The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 June 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)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 35 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.63% 2.75% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 34.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £650 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +231.46% -1.95%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30 26 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 22.90% 7.95% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 23
Median daily rate £525 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £373 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £506 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (100.00%) PaaS
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Open Source
3 7 (70.00%) Contract Management
4 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (40.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) IaaS
7 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Agile Coach
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) Contract Management
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft