The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Windows Identity Foundation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Identity Foundation over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)
England / South East
Rank - 262 263
Contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.065% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.28% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Windows Identity Foundation 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 2074 2177 2313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.41% 23.67% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1457 1341
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Windows Identity Foundation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Windows Identity Foundation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Identity Foundation in the South East

Windows Identity Foundation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Identity Foundation in the South East