The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Shibboleth skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shibboleth over the 3 months to 28 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.

Internet2 Shibboleth
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 268 254
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.011% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.085% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £215
% change year-on-year +20.00% +74.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Shibboleth is in the system software 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 system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 964 1171 1215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.48% 13.04% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1126 1146
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 169 187
Median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +9.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Shibboleth
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Shibboleth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Shibboleth in the South East

Shibboleth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shibboleth in the South East

Shibboleth
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 Shibboleth within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxfordshire -5 1 £450 -
Shibboleth
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAML
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Gemalto
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) phpBB
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Shibboleth
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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) phpBB
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Tika
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Smarty
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Piwik
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Gemalto
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Zend