The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 53 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAML 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% - 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% - 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.12%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 151 261 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 28.07% 27.02% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 189 160
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in Cheshire

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SAML.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) OpenID
3 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) OAuth2
4 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
4 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) X.509

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) X.509
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 3 (50.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix