The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 398 398 398
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SAML 43 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 12
Median daily rate £563 £461 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.01% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £396 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £550 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £356
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00
SAML
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6954 7331 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.28% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5320 5321 5216
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 50 33
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £53.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in London

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
City of London +29 5 £675 +35.00%
Croydon - 4 £380 -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 35 (44.87%) Java
2 32 (41.03%) OAuth
3 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 27 (34.62%) LDAP
5 24 (30.77%) Oracle
6 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
6 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (28.21%) Linux
8 21 (26.92%) Kerberos
9 20 (25.64%) CISSP
10 18 (23.08%) DNS
10 18 (23.08%) HTTP
11 17 (21.79%) Windows
11 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
11 17 (21.79%) SQL
11 17 (21.79%) Finance
11 17 (21.79%) Information Security
12 16 (20.51%) Cisco
12 16 (20.51%) REST
13 15 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
13 15 (19.23%) Security Operations
13 15 (19.23%) Identity Management
14 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
14 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
15 13 (16.67%) SSL
15 13 (16.67%) Web Services
16 12 (15.38%) Python
16 12 (15.38%) Banking
16 12 (15.38%) PowerShell

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (5.13%) Mule
1 4 (5.13%) Mule ESB
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.28%) Jetty
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 5 (6.41%) SaaS
4 4 (5.13%) GitHub
5 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) LDAP
2 21 (26.92%) Kerberos
3 18 (23.08%) DNS
3 18 (23.08%) HTTP
4 13 (16.67%) SSL
5 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.69%) SSH
6 6 (7.69%) VPN
7 5 (6.41%) Internet
7 5 (6.41%) SMTP
8 2 (2.56%) DHCP
8 2 (2.56%) DMZ
8 2 (2.56%) Firewall
8 2 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.28%) LAN
9 1 (1.28%) Network Security
9 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.28%) SNMP
9 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) GIS
6 1 (1.28%) Infinispan
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
2 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.41%) JMeter
3 5 (6.41%) JUnit
3 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.41%) SonarQube
4 4 (5.13%) Maven
4 4 (5.13%) Subversion
5 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.28%) Gradle
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Architect
2 18 (23.08%) Developer
3 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
3 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
4 6 (7.69%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 6 (7.69%) Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.13%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Tester
7 3 (3.85%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Identity Management Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Wintel Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Administrator
8 2 (2.56%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) OAuth
2 16 (20.51%) REST
3 13 (16.67%) Web Services
4 10 (12.82%) RESTful
5 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 8 (10.26%) jQuery
6 8 (10.26%) OpenID
6 8 (10.26%) SOAP
7 7 (8.97%) Java EE
8 6 (7.69%) JMS
9 5 (6.41%) .NET
9 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.41%) HTML
9 5 (6.41%) Visualforce
9 5 (6.41%) WAP
10 4 (5.13%) SailPoint
10 4 (5.13%) Spring
11 3 (3.85%) CSS
11 3 (3.85%) HTML5
11 3 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.69%) CESG
4 5 (6.41%) Mashup
4 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.56%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.56%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Linux
2 17 (21.79%) Windows
3 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Unix
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) Information Security
3 15 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
3 15 (19.23%) Identity Management
3 15 (19.23%) Security Operations
4 10 (12.82%) Network Architecture
5 8 (10.26%) Business Continuity
5 8 (10.26%) CRM
5 8 (10.26%) Project Management
5 8 (10.26%) Scrum
5 8 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (8.97%) ITIL
6 7 (8.97%) Migration
6 7 (8.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (7.69%) Open Source
8 5 (6.41%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.41%) Functional Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) Java
2 17 (21.79%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.38%) Python
4 11 (14.10%) Perl
5 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.82%) VB
6 6 (7.69%) C#
7 5 (6.41%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) CISSP
2 10 (12.82%) CISA
2 10 (12.82%) CISM
2 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Degree
3 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) CCNA
4 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.69%) MCSA
4 6 (7.69%) MCSE
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) COBIT
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) XenApp
3 2 (2.56%) Firmware
3 2 (2.56%) Shibboleth
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) Samba
4 1 (1.28%) Snort
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) CloudHub
3 3 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.56%) HP Fortify
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.28%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.77%) Oracle
3 16 (20.51%) Cisco
4 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
4 10 (12.82%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (7.69%) MuleSoft
6 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.13%) HP
7 4 (5.13%) IBM
8 3 (3.85%) Citrix
8 3 (3.85%) Symantec
8 3 (3.85%) VMware
9 2 (2.56%) CA
9 2 (2.56%) Google
9 2 (2.56%) Nagra
9 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.56%) Siebel
9 2 (2.56%) Splunk
10 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.28%) Facebook