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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAML 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -
SAML
England

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
700 682 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.32% 25.04% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 443 334
Median daily rate £388 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAML.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Liferay
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) OpenID
4 1 (25.00%) GSSP-JAVA
4 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) GWAPT
4 1 (25.00%) GPEN
4 1 (25.00%) Mule

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) Liferay
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (75.00%) SSH
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
1 1 (25.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (25.00%) GPEN
1 1 (25.00%) GSSP-JAVA
1 1 (25.00%) GWAPT
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) F5