The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK / England
Rank 463 537 529
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -8
Contract jobs citing SAML 104 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 30
Median daily rate £475 £500 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £565 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £545
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12682 13587 12744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 29.22% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8765 9475 8722
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 244 169
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.70 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in England

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the England region.

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 53 £550 +4.76% 11
South East +26 28 £400 - 3
West Midlands +10 11 £488 +14.70% 2
East of England +1 4 £480 +6.66%
North West +24 3 £450 -25.00% 3
Midlands - 2 £450 -
South West +12 1 £320 -36.00% 2
East Midlands -1 1 £375 - 1
SAML
UK

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for SAML.

1 77 (35.16%) Java
1 77 (35.16%) Active Directory
2 74 (33.79%) Microsoft
3 68 (31.05%) LDAP
4 65 (29.68%) OAuth
5 64 (29.22%) Oracle
6 59 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (26.48%) Linux
8 48 (21.92%) Web Services
9 47 (21.46%) Windows
9 47 (21.46%) REST
10 46 (21.00%) SQL
11 42 (19.18%) Identity Access Management
12 41 (18.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 37 (16.89%) Identity Management
13 37 (16.89%) Finance
14 34 (15.53%) SQL Server
14 34 (15.53%) XML
14 34 (15.53%) Kerberos
15 31 (14.16%) .NET
15 31 (14.16%) SOAP
16 30 (13.70%) Open Source
17 29 (13.24%) Unix
18 28 (12.79%) JavaScript
19 25 (11.42%) RESTful
20 24 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (10.96%) HTTP
20 24 (10.96%) SSL
21 23 (10.50%) VMware
22 22 (10.05%) DNS

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 19 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.22%) Drupal
2 18 (8.22%) IIS
3 17 (7.76%) WebLogic
4 15 (6.85%) Apache
5 9 (4.11%) JBoss
6 7 (3.20%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (3.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.74%) Mule
7 6 (2.74%) Mule ESB
7 6 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.28%) CMS
8 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.37%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (1.37%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.20%) MS Office
3 6 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.31%) Office 365
4 14 (6.39%) PaaS
5 12 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (5.48%) SaaS
6 7 (3.20%) IaaS
7 6 (2.74%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.83%) GitHub
9 3 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.37%) Heroku
10 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (31.05%) LDAP
2 34 (15.53%) Kerberos
3 24 (10.96%) HTTP
3 24 (10.96%) SSL
4 22 (10.05%) DNS
5 12 (5.48%) Internet
6 11 (5.02%) Firewall
6 11 (5.02%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (4.57%) NetScaler
7 10 (4.57%) SMTP
8 7 (3.20%) X.509
9 4 (1.83%) DMZ
9 4 (1.83%) SCCP
10 3 (1.37%) DHCP
10 3 (1.37%) SNMP
10 3 (1.37%) VPN
11 2 (0.91%) IPsec
11 2 (0.91%) Network Security
11 2 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.76%) Oracle Database
2 17 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.94%) MySQL
4 13 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.11%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.74%) OLTP
8 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.28%) Redis
9 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (8.22%) JIRA
2 11 (5.02%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.11%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.20%) Subversion
6 6 (2.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.28%) Maven
7 5 (2.28%) Selenium
8 3 (1.37%) JMeter
8 3 (1.37%) JUnit
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.37%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.91%) Cobertura
9 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.91%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.91%) NUnit
9 2 (0.91%) WiX
General
1 37 (16.89%) Finance
2 19 (8.68%) Banking
3 10 (4.57%) Retail
4 5 (2.28%) Advertising
5 4 (1.83%) Legal
5 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.37%) French Language
6 3 (1.37%) Games
6 3 (1.37%) Marketing
7 2 (0.91%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (37.90%) Architect
2 59 (26.94%) Developer
3 29 (13.24%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (8.22%) Security Architect
6 17 (7.76%) Consultant
7 15 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.11%) Analyst
9 9 (4.11%) Designer
10 8 (3.65%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.20%) Administrator
11 7 (3.20%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 5 (2.28%) Integration Specialist
13 5 (2.28%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (29.68%) OAuth
2 48 (21.92%) Web Services
3 47 (21.46%) REST
4 34 (15.53%) XML
5 31 (14.16%) .NET
5 31 (14.16%) SOAP
6 25 (11.42%) RESTful
7 22 (10.05%) JSON
8 21 (9.59%) Middleware
9 20 (9.13%) J2EE
10 18 (8.22%) HTML
10 18 (8.22%) OpenID
10 18 (8.22%) Spring
11 17 (7.76%) OAuth2
12 16 (7.31%) XSLT
13 15 (6.85%) ASP.NET
13 15 (6.85%) XSD
14 13 (5.94%) .NET Framework
15 12 (5.48%) Node.js
16 11 (5.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.05%) PKI
2 21 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.65%) User Experience
7 7 (3.20%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.28%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.28%) Semantic Web
9 5 (2.28%) Wiki
10 4 (1.83%) RSA SecurID
10 4 (1.83%) W3C
11 3 (1.37%) Clustering
11 3 (1.37%) Data Conversion
11 3 (1.37%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.91%) Blog
12 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.48%) Linux
2 47 (21.46%) Windows
3 29 (13.24%) Unix
4 16 (7.31%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.65%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.74%) Solaris
9 5 (2.28%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.83%) CentOS
10 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.37%) Android
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.18%) Identity Access Management
3 37 (16.89%) Identity Management
4 30 (13.70%) Open Source
5 19 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (8.68%) ITIL
5 19 (8.68%) SOA
6 18 (8.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 17 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (7.76%) Scrum
8 16 (7.31%) MVC
8 16 (7.31%) Security Architecture
9 15 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.39%) Service Design
11 13 (5.94%) ETL
11 13 (5.94%) Information Security
11 13 (5.94%) TDD
12 12 (5.48%) OWASP
12 12 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (5.02%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.16%) Java
2 46 (21.00%) SQL
3 28 (12.79%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.59%) C#
5 15 (6.85%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.94%) Python
7 11 (5.02%) PHP
8 6 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.74%) VB
9 5 (2.28%) Ruby
9 5 (2.28%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.83%) Perl
10 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.83%) XAML
11 3 (1.37%) C
11 3 (1.37%) SPARQL
11 3 (1.37%) XPath
12 2 (0.91%) C++
12 2 (0.91%) Scala
13 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (9.59%) Degree
2 19 (8.68%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.57%) CISMP
4 10 (4.57%) CRISC
5 7 (3.20%) CISM
5 7 (3.20%) CISSP
6 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.28%) CISA
7 5 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.28%) MCSE
8 4 (1.83%) CCNA
8 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.83%) MCSD
8 4 (1.83%) MCTS
8 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.83%) PMP
9 3 (1.37%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.11%) QA
3 6 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.28%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.91%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (35.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.48%) Shibboleth
4 11 (5.02%) vCloud
5 6 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.83%) vSphere
7 3 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.37%) XenApp
8 2 (0.91%) NDS
8 2 (0.91%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (8.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (6.39%) OpenAM
3 10 (4.57%) CA Single Sign-On
3 10 (4.57%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (4.57%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.65%) OpenIDM
4 8 (3.65%) Puppet
4 8 (3.65%) SCCM
5 7 (3.20%) logstash
6 6 (2.74%) HP Fortify
6 6 (2.74%) OpenView
6 6 (2.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 5 (2.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (2.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (1.83%) CloudHub
9 3 (1.37%) Graphite
9 3 (1.37%) Hyperic
9 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 74 (33.79%) Microsoft
2 64 (29.22%) Oracle
3 23 (10.50%) VMware
4 16 (7.31%) ForgeRock
4 16 (7.31%) IBM
5 15 (6.85%) MuleSoft
6 14 (6.39%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.39%) Cisco
7 12 (5.48%) Citrix
8 10 (4.57%) CA
8 10 (4.57%) HP
8 10 (4.57%) Palo Alto
8 10 (4.57%) Symantec
9 9 (4.11%) Google
9 9 (4.11%) ServiceNow
10 8 (3.65%) BMC
10 8 (3.65%) Sun
11 7 (3.20%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.28%) NetApp
12 5 (2.28%) Splunk
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