The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank 580 555 565
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.079% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £327 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £407 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £335 £299
% change year-on-year
-4.85% +12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5078 4950 4727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.88% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2460 2233
Average daily rate £325 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 636 653
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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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
England -21 4 £350 +4.47% 2
London +9 1 £500 - 1
Telford - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -

Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) SAML
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (50.00%) LDAP
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
6 4 (40.00%) Apache
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
6 4 (40.00%) PHP
6 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (40.00%) LAN

Shibboleth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Lync
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) X.509
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) JSF
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Security
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Blog
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (10.00%) OpenAM
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) McAfee
3 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Google
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter
6 1 (10.00%) webMethods
6 1 (10.00%) Software AG
6 1 (10.00%) JBoss
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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