The first table below looks at the demand for Shibboleth skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shibboleth over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank 558 536 553
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.065% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £325 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £299
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4792 4604 4434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.69% 9.88% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2356 2159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 591 600
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.24% +7.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Shibboleth
UK

Shibboleth
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shibboleth across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Shibboleth Jobs Demand Trend in England

Shibboleth
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Shibboleth Daily Rate Trend in England

Shibboleth
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shibboleth across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Histogram in England

Shibboleth
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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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
London +19 1 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Shibboleth
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Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth.

1 9 (64.29%) SAML
2 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) LDAP
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) WSGI
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
6 4 (28.57%) Puppet
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) uWSGI
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)

Shibboleth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) CMS
3 4 (28.57%) GlassFish
3 4 (28.57%) uWSGI
4 2 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) IPsec
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) SAML
2 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 4 (28.57%) WSGI
2 4 (28.57%) ODBC
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
4 2 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) JSF
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Blog
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) C
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) OpenAM
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) McAfee
3 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe