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 3 months to 30 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 152 190
Rank change year-on-year -8 +38  
Contract jobs citing SAML 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.26% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £550 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £300 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +12.90% -13.88%  
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 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 1153 1136 1651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.02% 32.53% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 964 1307
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £26.80 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.81% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £16.52 £17.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.94 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 30 April 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 10 (62.50%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) LDAP
2 7 (43.75%) Identity Management
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (31.25%) OpenID
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Office 365
5 4 (25.00%) Shibboleth
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (18.75%) Privileged Access Management
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) CA
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (18.75%) CyberArk
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Mac OS

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 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TACACS
3 1 (6.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Identity Management Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) CyberArk Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) CyberArk Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) OpenID
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) OAuth
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSD
3 2 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
1 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Identity Management
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Privileged Access Management
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) OWASP
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CSSLP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) OCA
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) GPG13
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (6.25%) OpenAM
5 1 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) CA
4 3 (18.75%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.25%) AlgoSec
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) FireEye
5 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Qualys
5 1 (6.25%) Rapid7
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Tufin
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