The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Identity Foundation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Identity Foundation over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)
Rank 617 611 575
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation 9 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.002% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.007% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £525
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 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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Windows Identity Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Windows Identity Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows Identity Foundation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Identity Foundation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Windows Identity Foundation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
England +5 9 £350 -26.31% 2
South East - 6 £400 -
Hampshire - 6 £400 -
Andover - 4 £400 -
London +8 2 £325 -31.57%
City of London - 2 £325 -
South West - 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Identity Foundation 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 Windows Identity Foundation.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) IIS
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (46.15%) React
5 6 (46.15%) Breeze.js
5 6 (46.15%) Durandal
5 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
5 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Selenium
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared

Windows Identity Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Identity Foundation 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 Windows Identity Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Extranet
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (23.08%) OLAP
5 3 (23.08%) OLTP
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (38.46%) Jasmine
3 2 (15.38%) NUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (7.69%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (38.46%) Military
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (46.15%) Breeze.js
3 6 (46.15%) Durandal
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (46.15%) React
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) OAuth2
4 5 (38.46%) OpenID
4 5 (38.46%) SAML
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 4 (30.77%) WF
5 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) B2B
5 3 (23.08%) B2C
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) TypeScript
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) NFS
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware