Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 86 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - -
Contract jobs citing SAML 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 2.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £500 -
North West median daily rate £398 £525 £423
% change year-on-year -24.29% +24.26% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £33.64

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 345 377 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.82% 25.89% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 288 359
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £299
90th Percentile £526 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £34.75 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.30 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (40.00%) SABSA
3 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) OAuth
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet

SAML
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) OAuth
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) SABSA
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow