Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 231 283
Rank change year-on-year -4 +52 +28
Contract jobs citing SAML 9 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
City of London median daily rate £550 £675 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +35.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £478 £350 £313
90th Percentile £606 £713 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £650 £500
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2427 2342 3444
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.23% 34.46% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1954 1976 2763
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £355 £315 £305
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 17
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £21.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.60% -13.33% -22.84%
10th Percentile £20.75 £17.08 £11.05
90th Percentile £29.62 £49.29 £80.50
Central London median hourly rate £24.42 £21.00 £27.37
% change year-on-year +16.30% -23.27% -14.49%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the City of London

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 5 (55.56%) OpenID
1 5 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) OAuth
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) CA
3 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 3 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hazelcast
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) EasyMock
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Mockito
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) IAM Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) CyberArk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) CyberArk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) OpenID
2 3 (33.33%) OAuth
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) JDBC
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Kafka
4 1 (11.11%) ODBC
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CSSLP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) OCA
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GPG13
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) CA
2 3 (33.33%) CyberArk
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) AlgoSec
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Facebook
4 1 (11.11%) FireEye
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Qualys
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
4 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec