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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 228 232 239
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing SAML 18 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.32% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 1.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 1
Average daily rate £450 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £369
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +42.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +3 8 £400 +1.26% 2
Surrey -4 6 £450 -18.18% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £400 -26.60% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) LDAP
4 11 (42.31%) Unix
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) Apache
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
6 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
6 9 (34.62%) PKI
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
7 8 (30.77%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 7 (26.92%) PHP
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
8 7 (26.92%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) SAN
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) Reverse Proxy

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) LDAP
2 7 (26.92%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (26.92%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) MySQL
4 5 (19.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Babel
3 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) gulp
3 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Military
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Security Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
6 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
6 3 (11.54%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Server Support
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) React
4 6 (23.08%) SOAP
5 5 (19.23%) Ajax
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (19.23%) Breeze.js
5 5 (19.23%) Durandal
5 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
5 5 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (19.23%) OAuth2
5 5 (19.23%) OpenID
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 4 (15.38%) REST
6 4 (15.38%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) PKI
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) CESG
5 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Unix
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
1 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) CRM
4 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Release Management
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Software Optimisation
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) PHP
4 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 5 (19.23%) TypeScript
6 3 (11.54%) C
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) ES6
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Python
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) NDS
3 4 (15.38%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Novell
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe