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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England / South East
Rank 219 248 239
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing SAML 21 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.10% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.42% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 19
Median daily rate £409 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £450 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £513 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2005 2154 2356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.01% 24.82% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1465 1361
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 28 February 2017.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +12 9 £432 - 2
Berkshire +20 6 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £353 - 1
Surrey -1 1 - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) LDAP
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) OAuth
4 13 (28.26%) Data Encryption
4 13 (28.26%) Oracle
5 12 (26.09%) Windows
5 12 (26.09%) SMTP
5 12 (26.09%) DNS
5 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) Retail
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco
7 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (19.57%) SailPoint
7 9 (19.57%) NetScaler
7 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
8 8 (17.39%) CRISC
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 8 (17.39%) Drupal
8 8 (17.39%) CISMP
8 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (15.22%) QA
9 7 (15.22%) Symantec
9 7 (15.22%) SSL
9 7 (15.22%) REST
9 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
10 6 (13.04%) vCloud

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 8 (17.39%) Drupal
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.52%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) LDAP
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) SMTP
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (19.57%) NetScaler
4 7 (15.22%) SSL
5 3 (6.52%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
6 2 (4.35%) HTTP
6 2 (4.35%) SMS
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Redis
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
3 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.35%) Checkstyle
3 2 (4.35%) Cobertura
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Security Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Designer
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Email Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Security Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) BPM Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SOA Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Designer
7 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Identity Management Specialist
8 1 (2.17%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) OAuth
2 9 (19.57%) SailPoint
3 7 (15.22%) REST
4 5 (10.87%) J2EE
4 5 (10.87%) SOAP
4 5 (10.87%) Spring
4 5 (10.87%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) JSON
5 4 (8.70%) XSD
6 3 (6.52%) .NET
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.52%) Apache CXF
6 3 (6.52%) Middleware
7 2 (4.35%) CSS
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) JAX-RS
7 2 (4.35%) OAuth2
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.35%) Web Services
7 2 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Data Encryption
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) Identity Management
3 6 (13.04%) SOA
3 6 (13.04%) UML
4 5 (10.87%) Microservices
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) Analytics
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.52%) MVC
7 2 (4.35%) Campaign Management
7 2 (4.35%) SOLID
7 2 (4.35%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) CISMP
1 8 (17.39%) CRISC
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CISA
5 1 (2.17%) CISM
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (2.17%) GCFA
5 1 (2.17%) GCIH
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) SANS
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.22%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) vCloud
3 3 (6.52%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Docker
4 1 (2.17%) NDS
4 1 (2.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (6.52%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco
3 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
4 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 3 (6.52%) Google
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) hybris
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Capita
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Novell
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Sybase
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