Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 15 October 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 45 39
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.14% 0.96% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.74% 6.15% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Watford median daily rate £463 £413 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -31.25% +50.00%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £513 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +24.24% -2.94% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 76 65 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.99% 15.63% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 26
Watford median daily rate £475 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +47.54% -23.75%
10th Percentile £130 £221 £190
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £26.00 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £15.50

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Watford

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Watford

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Watford over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (46.67%) EPoS
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) CMS
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
1 7 (46.67%) Content Management
1 7 (46.67%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (20.00%) PaaS
5 3 (20.00%) OpenStack

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (46.67%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) IaaS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) dBASE
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (13.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) EPoS
2 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Content Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) VMware