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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 117 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing SAML 4 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.60% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 2.86% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Average daily rate £400 £545 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
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
515 559 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.44% 20.80% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 313 316
Average daily rate £375 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £38.30 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 3 £400 -23.80%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
SAML
South East

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Software Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) WSE
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) C++

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Babel
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) WSE
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) MSF
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) ES6
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle