The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun OpenSSO
Rank - 608 574
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 0 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.048% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenSSO
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5085 4174 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.98% 8.23% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3256 2556 2270
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £562 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 187 155
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -16.00%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenSSO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenSSO Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenSSO
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO across the England region.

OpenSSO Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO 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 England region with a requirement for OpenSSO.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) JMX
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) BODI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BODI
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JMX
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sun