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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 508 532 551
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +19
Contract jobs citing SAML 101 80 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.56% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 22
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £370 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £525 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £356
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00
SAML
UK

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
14250 14189 13622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.07% 27.91% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10149 9658 9000
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 210 200
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 43 £563 +22.01% 2
South East +12 36 £438 -2.77% 2
North West -6 7 £370 -29.52% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £476 - 3
South West -1 2 £375 -17.58%
East of England +16 1 - - 1
North East -59 1 £403 +7.46%
SAML
UK

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 England region with a requirement for SAML.

1 78 (40.84%) LDAP
2 67 (35.08%) Java
3 62 (32.46%) Linux
3 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (31.94%) Microsoft
5 60 (31.41%) Active Directory
5 60 (31.41%) OAuth
6 52 (27.23%) Windows
7 48 (25.13%) JavaScript
8 47 (24.61%) SQL Server
9 42 (21.99%) REST
10 41 (21.47%) SQL
11 36 (18.85%) Oracle
11 36 (18.85%) Identity Access Management
12 35 (18.32%) .NET
12 35 (18.32%) Web Services
12 35 (18.32%) Kerberos
13 34 (17.80%) OpenID
13 34 (17.80%) Security Cleared
14 33 (17.28%) Apache
15 31 (16.23%) HTTP
16 30 (15.71%) Scrum
16 30 (15.71%) Windows Server
17 28 (14.66%) HTML
17 28 (14.66%) SC Cleared
18 27 (14.14%) DNS
18 27 (14.14%) Information Security
19 26 (13.61%) Identity Management
19 26 (13.61%) CRM
20 25 (13.09%) jQuery

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 33 (17.28%) Apache
2 18 (9.42%) IIS
3 17 (8.90%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.71%) CMS
6 8 (4.19%) Drupal
7 7 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.14%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.62%) JBoss
9 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.09%) Mule
10 4 (2.09%) Mule ESB
10 4 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.57%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.57%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.76%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.24%) MS Office
4 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.05%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.24%) Office 365
2 10 (5.24%) SaaS
3 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.62%) Boomi
5 5 (2.62%) GitHub
6 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.05%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 78 (40.84%) LDAP
2 35 (18.32%) Kerberos
3 31 (16.23%) HTTP
4 27 (14.14%) DNS
5 23 (12.04%) SSL
6 15 (7.85%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.81%) SSH
8 12 (6.28%) HTTPS
9 10 (5.24%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (4.71%) SAN
11 8 (4.19%) CTI
12 7 (3.66%) Internet
13 6 (3.14%) Firewall
13 6 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (3.14%) SMTP
13 6 (3.14%) VPN
14 4 (2.09%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.09%) SMS
14 4 (2.09%) X.509
15 3 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (24.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.85%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.28%) CouchDB
4 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.71%) SAP Data Services
7 8 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.66%) InterSystems Cache
8 7 (3.66%) MySQL
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.57%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.05%) Big Data
12 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.28%) Selenium
3 11 (5.76%) SpecFlow
4 10 (5.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 9 (4.71%) JIRA
5 9 (4.71%) Subversion
5 9 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.19%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.19%) JUnit
6 8 (4.19%) Maven
7 7 (3.66%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.14%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.62%) Babel
9 5 (2.62%) JMeter
9 5 (2.62%) NUnit
9 5 (2.62%) SonarQube
9 5 (2.62%) webpack
10 4 (2.09%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.09%) MSI
General
1 18 (9.42%) Finance
2 14 (7.33%) Banking
3 9 (4.71%) Military
4 7 (3.66%) Marketing
5 3 (1.57%) French Language
5 3 (1.57%) Games
5 3 (1.57%) German Language
5 3 (1.57%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.57%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.57%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (40.31%) Developer
2 34 (17.80%) Architect
3 21 (10.99%) Consultant
4 17 (8.90%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.38%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.76%) Applications Developer
6 11 (5.76%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.24%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.71%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.71%) Security Consultant
8 9 (4.71%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.19%) Security Support Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.66%) Designer
10 7 (3.66%) Drupal Developer
10 7 (3.66%) Security Designer
10 7 (3.66%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.14%) Analyst
12 5 (2.62%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (31.41%) OAuth
2 42 (21.99%) REST
3 35 (18.32%) .NET
3 35 (18.32%) Web Services
4 34 (17.80%) OpenID
5 28 (14.66%) HTML
6 25 (13.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (13.09%) jQuery
7 22 (11.52%) HTML5
7 22 (11.52%) XML
8 21 (10.99%) AngularJS
9 20 (10.47%) RESTful
10 19 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (9.42%) CSS
12 17 (8.90%) OAuth2
13 16 (8.38%) .NET Framework
14 15 (7.85%) JSON
15 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET
15 14 (7.33%) SOAP
16 13 (6.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) PKI
2 14 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.81%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.28%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.71%) User Experience
6 7 (3.66%) CESG
7 6 (3.14%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.14%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.62%) Mashup
8 5 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.09%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.57%) Semantic Web
11 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.05%) Online Banking
11 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.46%) Linux
2 52 (27.23%) Windows
3 30 (15.71%) Windows Server
4 20 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (9.95%) Unix
6 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.66%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.62%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.85%) Identity Access Management
3 30 (15.71%) Scrum
4 27 (14.14%) Information Security
5 26 (13.61%) CRM
5 26 (13.61%) Identity Management
6 21 (10.99%) Workflow
7 19 (9.95%) ITIL
8 18 (9.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 16 (8.38%) Web Development
10 15 (7.85%) Security Operations
11 13 (6.81%) Integration Testing
11 13 (6.81%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 12 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.28%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.28%) Microservices
12 12 (6.28%) MVC
12 12 (6.28%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (5.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.08%) Java
2 48 (25.13%) JavaScript
3 41 (21.47%) SQL
4 23 (12.04%) C#
4 23 (12.04%) PowerShell
4 23 (12.04%) VB
5 17 (8.90%) PHP
6 15 (7.85%) Python
7 13 (6.81%) Perl
8 11 (5.76%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.76%) TypeScript
9 10 (5.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.19%) C
10 8 (4.19%) Lua
11 5 (2.62%) Apex Code
11 5 (2.62%) C++
12 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.05%) Scala
14 1 (0.52%) Ruby
14 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.99%) CISSP
4 13 (6.81%) Degree
5 10 (5.24%) CISA
5 10 (5.24%) CISM
6 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.14%) CCNA
7 6 (3.14%) MCSA
7 6 (3.14%) MCSE
7 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.52%) CCIE
10 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) COBIT
2 3 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 60 (31.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.66%) Varnish
4 4 (2.09%) Shibboleth
4 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.57%) XenApp
6 2 (1.05%) Firmware
6 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.52%) Docker
7 1 (0.52%) Samba
7 1 (0.52%) Snort
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (8.90%) OpenAM
2 15 (7.85%) OpenIDM
3 8 (4.19%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.62%) SCCM
5 4 (2.09%) CloudHub
6 3 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.05%) Ansible
7 2 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.05%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.05%) yum
8 1 (0.52%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.52%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.52%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 36 (18.85%) Oracle
3 21 (10.99%) ForgeRock
4 19 (9.95%) Cisco
5 14 (7.33%) VMware
6 13 (6.81%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.24%) CheckPoint
7 10 (5.24%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (4.71%) SAP
9 6 (3.14%) Dell
9 6 (3.14%) MuleSoft
10 5 (2.62%) DevExpress
10 5 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.09%) F5
11 4 (2.09%) HP
11 4 (2.09%) hybris
11 4 (2.09%) IBM
12 3 (1.57%) Citrix
12 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.57%) Symantec
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Methods Professional Services Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £340 per annum Initial contract until December 2016
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £340 per day, Initial contract until December 16'
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago