The table below looks at the statistics for Shibboleth skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shibboleth over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank - 631 619
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category - 0.072% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £356
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6393 5567 5416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.44% 9.99% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3916 3066 2793
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 660 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £33.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Shibboleth
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Shibboleth Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Shibboleth
Daily Rate Trend

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

Shibboleth Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Novell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) NHS

Shibboleth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Novell