The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 116 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 +18  
Contract jobs citing SAML 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.16% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £363 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -33.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 -

SAML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 326 430 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.94% 17.47% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 262 378
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.28 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.51% +30.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SAML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in Berkshire

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAML in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in Berkshire

SAML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +15 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
SAML
South East

SAML
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SAML.

1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) CISMP
3 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 7 (50.00%) CRISC
3 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (35.71%) vCloud
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) J2EE
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) JBoss
7 2 (14.29%) Apache
7 2 (14.29%) LDAP
7 2 (14.29%) JMS

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) BPM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SOA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Email Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) Apache CXF
3 2 (14.29%) Ehcache
3 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 2 (14.29%) JDBC
3 2 (14.29%) JMS
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) OAuth
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) WSDL
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) XSD
3 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) BPEL
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISMP
1 7 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Kibana
2 1 (7.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.14%) Capita
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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