Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Shibboleth skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shibboleth over the 6 months to 22 November 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
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 881 887
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -42
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 3 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.023% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 17
UK median daily rate £240 £394 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +83.14% -38.57%
10th Percentile £228 £316 £205
90th Percentile £350 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £375 £210
% change year-on-year -36.67% +78.57% -38.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Shibboleth is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12996 13026 11515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.60% 12.35% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 8163 6558
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
10th Percentile £156 £173 £158
90th Percentile £610 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 885 1239
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.04
90th Percentile £47.08 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +4.92%

Shibboleth
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Shibboleth as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Shibboleth in the UK

Shibboleth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shibboleth in the UK

Shibboleth
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shibboleth over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shibboleth in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 3 £240 -39.05% 2
UK excluding London +21 2 £238 -36.67%
South West +5 2 £238 -35.81%
London -36 1 £350 -22.22% 2

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for Shibboleth.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) G Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Snow
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SAML

Shibboleth
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) G Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) OAuth
2 1 (33.33%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Snow
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) VMware