The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 63 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAML 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£440 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £460 £588
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
206 215 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.96% 27.99% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 97 97
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 9
Average hourly rate £19.45 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAML
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) OAuth
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) OAuth
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix