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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)
Rank 592 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation 3 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.090% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £513 -
% change year-on-year
-18.04% -
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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 4 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 19 December 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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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 -40 3 £423 -17.56%
Altrincham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
North West - - - -

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) FastCGI
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
4 2 (33.33%) OAuth
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) XACML
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) UAG
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP

Windows Identity Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) FastCGI
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) XACML
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SAML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) UAG
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (33.33%) MIIS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore