Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 60 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +25
Contract jobs citing SAML 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.78% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.90% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate £425 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

SAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 207 183 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.88% 26.64% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 96 131
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £300 £286 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Cambridge median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +59.29% -35.43%
10th Percentile £31.38 £32.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.03 £100.00 £44.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% +11.11% -8.73%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in Cambridge

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SAML.

1 5 (83.33%) Identity Management
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) OpenID
3 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 2 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) AWK
4 1 (16.67%) Fedora
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) OpenVPN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Service Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) OAuth
2 2 (33.33%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Fedora
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) sed
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle