The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK
Rank 474 562 561
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -1
Contract jobs citing SAML 113 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.47% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 39 30
Median daily rate £475 £488 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £545
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13869 14440 13865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 28.89% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9525 9991 9330
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

SAML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAML within the UK.

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAML within the UK.

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAML
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +77 112 £475 -5.00% 25
London +42 60 £525 - 13
South East +33 29 £400 - 4
West Midlands +1 11 £488 +14.70% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £370 -
City of London +4 10 £538 -6.52% 3
Berkshire +26 9 £550 +37.50% 2
Milton Keynes +12 9 £363 -
Hampshire +9 7 £403 +0.62% 1
Warwick +5 6 £400 -5.88%
Warwickshire +4 6 £400 -5.88%
Bracknell - 6 £550 -
East of England +5 4 £480 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £480 -
Cambridge - 4 £480 -
North West +26 3 £450 -25.00% 3
Surrey +21 3 £475 +8.57%
Birmingham - 3 £763 - 2
Reading +9 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £475 -
Guildford - 2 £475 -
Cheshire - 2 £475 -
Midlands - 2 £450 -
South West +3 1 £320 -36.00% 2
Maidenhead -2 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands -6 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 -
Hook - 1 £405 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 with a requirement for SAML.

1 84 (36.52%) Java
2 79 (34.35%) Active Directory
3 76 (33.04%) Microsoft
4 70 (30.43%) LDAP
5 67 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (28.70%) OAuth
7 65 (28.26%) Oracle
8 64 (27.83%) Linux
9 51 (22.17%) Web Services
10 48 (20.87%) REST
11 47 (20.43%) Windows
11 47 (20.43%) SQL
12 42 (18.26%) Identity Access Management
13 41 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (16.52%) Finance
15 37 (16.09%) Identity Management
16 35 (15.22%) Kerberos
17 34 (14.78%) SQL Server
17 34 (14.78%) XML
17 34 (14.78%) Unix
18 32 (13.91%) .NET
18 32 (13.91%) SOAP
18 32 (13.91%) Open Source
19 29 (12.61%) JavaScript
20 28 (12.17%) RESTful
21 25 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (10.43%) HTTP
22 24 (10.43%) DNS
22 24 (10.43%) SSL
23 23 (10.00%) VMware

SAML
Top Related IT Skills 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 19 (8.26%) Drupal
1 19 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.83%) IIS
3 17 (7.39%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.96%) Apache
5 10 (4.35%) JBoss
6 8 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.61%) Mule
8 6 (2.61%) Mule ESB
8 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.17%) CMS
9 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.30%) Apache Qpid
11 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.48%) MS Office
3 7 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.43%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.96%) Office 365
4 14 (6.09%) PaaS
5 12 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (5.22%) SaaS
6 7 (3.04%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.04%) IaaS
7 4 (1.74%) GitHub
8 3 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.30%) Heroku
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (30.43%) LDAP
2 35 (15.22%) Kerberos
3 24 (10.43%) DNS
3 24 (10.43%) HTTP
3 24 (10.43%) SSL
4 12 (5.22%) Firewall
4 12 (5.22%) Internet
5 11 (4.78%) SMTP
5 11 (4.78%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 7 (3.04%) X.509
8 4 (1.74%) DMZ
8 4 (1.74%) SCCP
9 3 (1.30%) DHCP
9 3 (1.30%) SNMP
9 3 (1.30%) VPN
10 2 (0.87%) IPsec
10 2 (0.87%) Network Security
10 2 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.39%) Oracle Database
2 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.65%) MySQL
4 13 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.61%) OLTP
8 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.17%) Redis
9 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (8.70%) JIRA
2 11 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.91%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.48%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.04%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.04%) Subversion
7 5 (2.17%) Maven
7 5 (2.17%) Selenium
8 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.30%) JMeter
8 3 (1.30%) JUnit
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.30%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.87%) MSI
9 2 (0.87%) NUnit
9 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 38 (16.52%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Banking
3 10 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.17%) Advertising
5 4 (1.74%) Legal
5 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) French Language
6 3 (1.30%) Games
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (36.96%) Architect
2 65 (28.26%) Developer
3 30 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (7.83%) Java Developer
5 18 (7.83%) Security Architect
6 17 (7.39%) Consultant
7 15 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.78%) Analyst
8 11 (4.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.91%) Designer
10 8 (3.48%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.04%) Administrator
11 7 (3.04%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
13 5 (2.17%) Digital Architect
13 5 (2.17%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (28.70%) OAuth
2 51 (22.17%) Web Services
3 48 (20.87%) REST
4 34 (14.78%) XML
5 32 (13.91%) .NET
5 32 (13.91%) SOAP
6 28 (12.17%) RESTful
7 22 (9.57%) JSON
7 22 (9.57%) Middleware
8 20 (8.70%) J2EE
9 19 (8.26%) HTML
9 19 (8.26%) OpenID
10 18 (7.83%) Spring
11 17 (7.39%) OAuth2
12 16 (6.96%) XSLT
13 15 (6.52%) ASP.NET
13 15 (6.52%) XSD
14 13 (5.65%) .NET Framework
15 12 (5.22%) Node.js
16 11 (4.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.57%) PKI
2 21 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.48%) User Experience
6 8 (3.48%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.61%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (2.61%) Wiki
8 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.17%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.74%) Blog
9 4 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.74%) W3C
10 3 (1.30%) Clustering
10 3 (1.30%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.87%) Biometrics
11 2 (0.87%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.83%) Linux
2 47 (20.43%) Windows
3 34 (14.78%) Unix
4 16 (6.96%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 8 (3.48%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.61%) Solaris
10 4 (1.74%) CentOS
10 4 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.30%) Android
12 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.26%) Identity Access Management
3 37 (16.09%) Identity Management
4 32 (13.91%) Open Source
5 21 (9.13%) SOA
6 19 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (8.26%) ITIL
7 18 (7.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 17 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (7.39%) MVC
8 17 (7.39%) Scrum
9 16 (6.96%) Security Architecture
10 15 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.09%) ETL
11 14 (6.09%) Information Security
11 14 (6.09%) Service Design
12 13 (5.65%) TDD
13 12 (5.22%) OWASP
13 12 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (5.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.52%) Java
2 47 (20.43%) SQL
3 29 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.13%) C#
5 15 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.09%) Python
7 11 (4.78%) PHP
7 11 (4.78%) Ruby
8 7 (3.04%) VB
9 6 (2.61%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.17%) C
10 5 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.74%) Perl
11 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.74%) XAML
12 3 (1.30%) Scala
12 3 (1.30%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.30%) XPath
13 2 (0.87%) C++
14 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (9.57%) Degree
2 20 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.35%) CISMP
4 10 (4.35%) CRISC
5 7 (3.04%) CISM
5 7 (3.04%) CISSP
6 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.17%) CISA
7 5 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.17%) MCSE
8 4 (1.74%) CCNA
8 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.74%) MCSD
8 4 (1.74%) MCTS
8 4 (1.74%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.74%) PMP
9 3 (1.30%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (4.35%) QA
2 6 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.87%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (34.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.39%) Shibboleth
3 15 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.78%) vCloud
5 6 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.74%) vSphere
7 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.30%) XenApp
8 2 (0.87%) NDS
8 2 (0.87%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (8.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (6.09%) OpenAM
3 10 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
3 10 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 9 (3.91%) Puppet
5 8 (3.48%) OpenIDM
5 8 (3.48%) SCCM
6 7 (3.04%) logstash
7 6 (2.61%) HP Fortify
7 6 (2.61%) OpenView
7 6 (2.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.74%) CloudHub
9 4 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.30%) Graphite
10 3 (1.30%) Hyperic
10 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 76 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 65 (28.26%) Oracle
3 23 (10.00%) VMware
4 17 (7.39%) IBM
5 16 (6.96%) ForgeRock
6 15 (6.52%) MuleSoft
7 14 (6.09%) CheckPoint
7 14 (6.09%) Cisco
8 12 (5.22%) Citrix
9 10 (4.35%) CA
9 10 (4.35%) HP
9 10 (4.35%) Palo Alto
9 10 (4.35%) Symantec
10 9 (3.91%) Google
10 9 (3.91%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.48%) BMC
11 8 (3.48%) Sun
12 7 (3.04%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.17%) NetApp
13 5 (2.17%) Splunk
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