Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 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.

Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 884 882
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.022% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
UK median daily rate £650 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £450 £264 £323
90th Percentile £658 £375 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +28.57% -20.00% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Windows Identity Foundation is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32971 31981 32228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.98% 30.38% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23277 22154 22091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 367 553
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Windows Identity Foundation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Identity Foundation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Identity Foundation in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Identity Foundation in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Identity Foundation in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +19 10 £650 +85.71%
London -11 6 £650 +160.00%
UK excluding London +35 4 £450 +28.57%
East of England - 3 £450 -
North of England +61 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation 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 Windows Identity Foundation.

1 9 (90.00%) SAML
2 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) Axway
3 6 (60.00%) PKI
3 6 (60.00%) SPNEGO
3 6 (60.00%) SailPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) LDAP
3 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 6 (60.00%) Kerberos
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) BMC
3 6 (60.00%) CA
3 6 (60.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (60.00%) ForgeRock
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (50.00%) nginx
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL V2
5 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
5 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management

Windows Identity Foundation
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (60.00%) LDAP
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) Extranet
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) OLTP
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Application Development Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) SAML
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) SailPoint
3 6 (60.00%) SPNEGO
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) JSP
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V2
3 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Traceability Matrix
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) B2C
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Axway
1 6 (60.00%) BMC
1 6 (60.00%) CA
1 6 (60.00%) ForgeRock
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle