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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 216 261 252
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -9
Contract jobs citing SAML 36 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 4
Median daily rate £473 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £475 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.64 -
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
2329 2539 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.95% 25.70% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1684 1281
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hampshire - 21 £425 -
Berkshire +13 7 £550 +175.00%
Surrey +12 5 £488 +2.63%
Oxfordshire - 2 £451 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (52.94%) LDAP
2 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
3 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.06%) Linux
5 29 (42.65%) OpenID
6 26 (38.24%) OAuth
7 25 (36.76%) Identity Access Management
8 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
8 23 (33.82%) REST
8 23 (33.82%) SQL
9 21 (30.88%) .NET
10 20 (29.41%) Java
10 20 (29.41%) ForgeRock
10 20 (29.41%) OpenIDM
10 20 (29.41%) OpenAM
10 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
11 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
12 18 (26.47%) Web Services
12 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (25.00%) J2EE
13 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 16 (23.53%) Information Security
15 15 (22.06%) Windows
15 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
16 14 (20.59%) C#
16 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
16 14 (20.59%) React
16 14 (20.59%) jQuery
17 13 (19.12%) Selenium
17 13 (19.12%) Ajax

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 12 (17.65%) Apache
1 12 (17.65%) IIS
2 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) CMS
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) WildFly
6 1 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) Jetty
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.88%) PaaS
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.94%) LDAP
2 9 (13.24%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (11.76%) DNS
3 8 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.88%) Firewall
4 4 (5.88%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security
6 2 (2.94%) SMTP
6 2 (2.94%) SSH
6 2 (2.94%) SSL
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.82%) CouchDB
4 6 (8.82%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) MySQL
7 2 (2.94%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Selenium
2 12 (17.65%) SpecFlow
3 9 (13.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.29%) NUnit
5 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.82%) MSI
6 6 (8.82%) WiX
7 5 (7.35%) Babel
7 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
7 5 (7.35%) webpack
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (4.41%) Subversion
10 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.94%) JUnit
10 2 (2.94%) Maven
11 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.76%) Military
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Architect
3 14 (20.59%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Designer
5 8 (11.76%) Security Designer
5 8 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Security Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Access Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Consultant
12 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 1 (1.47%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) OpenID
2 26 (38.24%) OAuth
3 23 (33.82%) REST
4 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (26.47%) Web Services
6 17 (25.00%) J2EE
7 14 (20.59%) jQuery
7 14 (20.59%) React
8 13 (19.12%) Ajax
8 13 (19.12%) Breeze.js
8 13 (19.12%) Durandal
8 13 (19.12%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (19.12%) XML
9 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 12 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 8 (11.76%) Kendo UI
10 8 (11.76%) OAuth2
11 7 (10.29%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.29%) PKI
4 5 (7.35%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) Windows
3 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.82%) Unix
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Identity Access Management
2 16 (23.53%) Information Security
3 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) Full Text Search
4 12 (17.65%) Use Case
5 10 (14.71%) MVC
6 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.24%) Identity Management
6 9 (13.24%) Integration Testing
6 9 (13.24%) ITIL
6 9 (13.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 9 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Service Design
6 9 (13.24%) TDD
6 9 (13.24%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (13.24%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 9 (13.24%) Web Development
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.76%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) SQL
2 20 (29.41%) Java
3 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.59%) C#
5 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 12 (17.65%) TypeScript
6 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 7 (10.29%) VB
7 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.41%) Python
9 2 (2.94%) C
9 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) CISMP
3 3 (4.41%) CRISC
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) CISA
4 2 (2.94%) CISM
4 2 (2.94%) CISSP
4 2 (2.94%) GCFA
4 2 (2.94%) GCIH
4 2 (2.94%) SANS
5 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) vCloud
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) NDS
3 2 (2.94%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) OpenAM
1 20 (29.41%) OpenIDM
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.94%) Ansible
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.41%) ForgeRock
3 12 (17.65%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) DevExpress
5 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.82%) VMware
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.41%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.94%) BMC
8 2 (2.94%) Novell
8 2 (2.94%) Progress
8 2 (2.94%) Remedy
8 2 (2.94%) Sybase
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.47%) Sitecore