The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 238 234
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAML 18 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.61% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 20
Median daily rate £478 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £332 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £483 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.37% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
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 South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2213 2419 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.15% 24.81% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1616 1391
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 43
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.89 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in the South East

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in the South East over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in the South East

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Berkshire +19 6 £525 +44.82%
Hampshire -5 6 £463 +38.13% 1
West Sussex - 5 £475 -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for SAML.

1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (40.91%) REST
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) SOAP
4 14 (31.82%) SOA
5 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.27%) Scrum
6 12 (27.27%) XML
6 12 (27.27%) Oracle
7 11 (25.00%) OAuth
8 10 (22.73%) Windows
8 10 (22.73%) DNS
9 9 (20.45%) J2EE
9 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.18%) JSON
10 8 (18.18%) QA
10 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco
10 8 (18.18%) LDAP
10 8 (18.18%) Subversion
10 8 (18.18%) Maven
11 7 (15.91%) Retail
11 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
11 7 (15.91%) JMS
11 7 (15.91%) SQL

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (13.64%) Drupal
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 4 (9.09%) Mule
3 4 (9.09%) Mule ESB
3 4 (9.09%) nginx
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.64%) GitHub
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.82%) Office 365
6 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (18.18%) LDAP
3 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 5 (11.36%) SMTP
6 4 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (4.55%) HTTP
7 2 (4.55%) Internet
7 2 (4.55%) SMS
7 2 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.27%) LAN
8 1 (2.27%) SAN
8 1 (2.27%) WAN
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Maven
1 8 (18.18%) Subversion
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) Checkstyle
4 2 (4.55%) Cobertura
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Security Architect
4 4 (9.09%) MuleSoft Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) BPM Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) REST
2 15 (34.09%) SOAP
3 12 (27.27%) XML
4 11 (25.00%) OAuth
5 9 (20.45%) J2EE
6 8 (18.18%) JSON
7 7 (15.91%) .NET
7 7 (15.91%) JMS
8 6 (13.64%) Node.js
8 6 (13.64%) OAuth2
8 6 (13.64%) SailPoint
8 6 (13.64%) Spring
8 6 (13.64%) XSLT
9 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.09%) Apache CXF
9 4 (9.09%) CSS
9 4 (9.09%) HTML
9 4 (9.09%) XSD
10 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.82%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) SOA
3 12 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (13.64%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) Data Encryption
5 5 (11.36%) Microservices
5 5 (11.36%) Open Source
5 5 (11.36%) Use Case
6 4 (9.09%) Case Management
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
7 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) CISMP
1 6 (13.64%) CRISC
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) SANS
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) vCloud
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) NDS
5 1 (2.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (4.55%) logstash
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) Apigee
6 4 (9.09%) MuleSoft
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
7 3 (6.82%) Google
8 2 (4.55%) hybris
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Splunk
9 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.27%) Sybase
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