The first table below looks at the demand for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 241 232 237
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing SAML 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.035% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.15% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £381 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £475 £600
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2292 2025 2364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.18% 23.84% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1059 1177
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SAML
England

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £363 -
East Sussex - - - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Shibboleth
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Google
4 4 (36.36%) Lync
4 4 (36.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (27.27%) Google Apps
5 3 (27.27%) Twitter
5 3 (27.27%) MCTS
5 3 (27.27%) Blog
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) McAfee
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAML 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 SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Lync
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Apps
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Deployment Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) SAP CAF
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) SPML
3 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) Breeze.js
3 1 (9.09%) Durandal
3 1 (9.09%) JSF
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) OAuth
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blog
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Shibboleth
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) XenMobile
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) MIIS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Google
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Serena
5 1 (9.09%) webMethods
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Software AG