The first table below looks at the demand for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 196 221 214
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.014% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.26% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £700 £400
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
507 386 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.62% 5.43% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 277 342
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 10
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £41.60 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenSSO across the City of London region.

OpenSSO Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenSSO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenSSO.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) BEA
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JasperReports

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenSSO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenSSO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) JasperReports
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 2 (100.00%) WebCenter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) BEA
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