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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 122 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing SAML 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £363 £545 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - -
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
489 608 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.58% 21.53% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 376 313
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £35.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.93% +74.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 - 5 £406 -
SAML
South East

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Kerberos
2 6 (60.00%) LDAP
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) OAuth2
3 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) B2B
3 5 (50.00%) B2C
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) PKI
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) French Language
5 3 (30.00%) German Language
5 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
5 3 (30.00%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (60.00%) LDAP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Babel
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) gulp
General
1 3 (30.00%) French Language
1 3 (30.00%) German Language
1 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
1 3 (30.00%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) WSE
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSD
3 2 (20.00%) XSL
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) AppFabric
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) OAuth
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) B2B
1 5 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (20.00%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) MSF
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) ES6
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle