The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 160 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -6
Contract jobs citing SAML 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.39% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £675 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00
SAML
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1223 1790 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.87% 30.22% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1461 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) LDAP
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) CISA
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) JSON

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LDAP
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) DMZ
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
1 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Security Management Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
1 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) JSON-LD
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) PLM
3 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Source Code Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CISA
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (12.50%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk