The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing SAML 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £326
% change year-on-year
-4.94% +20.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAML across the West Midlands region.

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the West Midlands region.

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAML
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Portal
1 1 (100.00%) SAP GTS
1 1 (100.00%) PowerHA

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAML 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 SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP GTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP