The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 June 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 97 104
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Contract jobs citing SAML 1 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.056% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 3.48% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 7
Median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £450
% change year-on-year +5.45% -10.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 396 460 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.02% 23.42% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 315 319
Median daily rate £388 £373 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +36.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.27 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £59.31 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in Hampshire

SAML
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover +6 1 - -
SAML
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SAML.

1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
1 6 (50.00%) OAuth
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) SMTP
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) Data Encryption
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (25.00%) PKI
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SMTP
3 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) SMS
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Email Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) OAuth
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) JSF
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Data Encryption
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SANS
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Gemalto
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) SAP