The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 212 255 238
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -17
Contract jobs citing SAML 30 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 0.66% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 18
Median daily rate £400 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £399 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2030 2582 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.29% 27.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1660 1382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAML Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Buckinghamshire +27 10 £370 -
Berkshire +18 10 £550 +37.50%
Hampshire +25 8 £400 -
Surrey +16 2 £475 +2.70%
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South East region with a requirement for SAML.

1 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 33 (47.14%) LDAP
2 33 (47.14%) Linux
3 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 29 (41.43%) OAuth
5 23 (32.86%) Identity Access Management
6 22 (31.43%) REST
7 21 (30.00%) OpenID
8 19 (27.14%) Windows
8 19 (27.14%) SQL
9 18 (25.71%) Java
9 18 (25.71%) Oracle
10 17 (24.29%) Information Security
10 17 (24.29%) ForgeRock
10 17 (24.29%) OpenIDM
10 17 (24.29%) OpenAM
11 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
12 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (21.43%) J2EE
13 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
14 12 (17.14%) Use Case
14 12 (17.14%) XML
14 12 (17.14%) DNS
14 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
16 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
16 10 (14.29%) Web Services
16 10 (14.29%) OWASP
17 9 (12.86%) Drupal
17 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (12.86%) Drupal
2 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 6 (8.57%) Apache
4 4 (5.71%) JBoss
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.86%) WildFly
7 1 (1.43%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.43%) Jetty
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) LDAP
2 12 (17.14%) DNS
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (12.86%) NetScaler
4 8 (11.43%) SMTP
5 6 (8.57%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.71%) SSL
7 3 (4.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.86%) Firewall
8 2 (2.86%) Internet
8 2 (2.86%) Network Security
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.86%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Selenium
1 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) NUnit
2 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (5.71%) MSI
3 4 (5.71%) WiX
4 3 (4.29%) Babel
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.29%) webpack
5 2 (2.86%) Checkstyle
5 2 (2.86%) Cobertura
5 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (12.86%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Military
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Architect
2 17 (24.29%) Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Designer
4 12 (17.14%) Security Architect
5 9 (12.86%) Security Designer
6 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Access Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.29%) Email Designer
9 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Designer
11 1 (1.43%) Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Software Architect
11 1 (1.43%) Support Specialist
11 1 (1.43%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) OAuth
2 22 (31.43%) REST
3 21 (30.00%) OpenID
4 15 (21.43%) J2EE
5 12 (17.14%) XML
6 10 (14.29%) Web Services
7 9 (12.86%) .NET
7 9 (12.86%) Ajax
7 9 (12.86%) SailPoint
8 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (11.43%) jQuery
8 8 (11.43%) React
8 8 (11.43%) Spring
9 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.00%) Breeze.js
9 7 (10.00%) Durandal
9 7 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 7 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (8.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 19 (27.14%) Windows
3 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Identity Access Management
2 17 (24.29%) Information Security
3 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) Use Case
4 10 (14.29%) OWASP
5 9 (12.86%) Data Encryption
5 9 (12.86%) Identity Management
5 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (11.43%) TDD
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.00%) Full Text Search
7 7 (10.00%) MVC
7 7 (10.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Security Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) SOA
8 6 (8.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 18 (25.71%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) C#
4 8 (11.43%) TypeScript
5 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.14%) VB
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) CISMP
3 9 (12.86%) CRISC
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) CISA
5 2 (2.86%) CISM
5 2 (2.86%) CISSP
5 2 (2.86%) GCFA
5 2 (2.86%) GCIH
5 2 (2.86%) SANS
6 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) vCloud
3 2 (2.86%) NDS
3 2 (2.86%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) OpenAM
1 17 (24.29%) OpenIDM
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (4.29%) logstash
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.71%) Oracle
3 17 (24.29%) ForgeRock
4 9 (12.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.86%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) Palo Alto
5 7 (10.00%) Symantec
6 5 (7.14%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.86%) BMC
7 2 (2.86%) Novell
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.86%) Remedy
7 2 (2.86%) Splunk
7 2 (2.86%) Sybase
8 1 (1.43%) Google
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Progress
8 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.43%) Sitecore