The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 110 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing SAML 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.077% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£545 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £638
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAML
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
551 579 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 22.26% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 317 237
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAML across the Berkshire region.

SAML Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 1 £525 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
SAML
South East

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAML.

1 22 (84.62%) CISSP
1 22 (84.62%) Identity Management
1 22 (84.62%) TOGAF
1 22 (84.62%) Enterprise Architecture
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
1 22 (84.62%) OAuth
1 22 (84.62%) OpenID
2 21 (80.77%) Information Security
3 20 (76.92%) DV Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) Business Development
6 7 (26.92%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) B2B
8 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.85%) Struts
8 1 (3.85%) HTML
8 1 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) SQL

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Management Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) OAuth
1 22 (84.62%) OpenID
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Struts
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Security
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Identity Management
1 22 (84.62%) TOGAF
1 22 (84.62%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (80.77%) Information Security
3 14 (53.85%) Business Development
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) CISSP
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 20 (76.92%) DV Cleared
3 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) IBM