The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 566 - 575
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 13 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% - 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
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£400 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4052 3479 3490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 7.22% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2084 1868
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 154 169
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £375 - 1
OpenSSO
UK

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (82.35%) HTML
1 28 (82.35%) Oracle
2 25 (73.53%) HTML5
3 23 (67.65%) CSS3
3 23 (67.65%) jQuery
3 23 (67.65%) OAuth
3 23 (67.65%) Open Source
3 23 (67.65%) OpenID
3 23 (67.65%) Tcl
3 23 (67.65%) Perl
3 23 (67.65%) PHP
3 23 (67.65%) CSS
4 19 (55.88%) MS Exchange
4 19 (55.88%) SMTP
5 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) Sun
8 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
9 6 (17.65%) PKI
9 6 (17.65%) Apache
9 6 (17.65%) JAAS
9 6 (17.65%) LDAP
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 6 (17.65%) Line Management
10 5 (14.71%) UNIX
10 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
10 5 (14.71%) IIS
10 5 (14.71%) Servlets
10 5 (14.71%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (14.71%) Shell Script

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (55.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (17.65%) Apache
4 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (14.71%) IIS
4 5 (14.71%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.88%) CMS
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.88%) Mule
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) SMTP
2 6 (17.65%) LDAP
3 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 4 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.82%) SSL
4 3 (8.82%) X.509
4 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) JasperReports
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
1 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) Fiddler
2 3 (8.82%) Ant
3 2 (5.88%) Hudson
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Perl Developer
4 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Portal Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) HTML
2 25 (73.53%) HTML5
3 23 (67.65%) CSS3
3 23 (67.65%) OpenID
3 23 (67.65%) jQuery
3 23 (67.65%) OAuth
3 23 (67.65%) CSS
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) JAAS
5 5 (14.71%) Spring
5 5 (14.71%) Servlets
6 4 (11.76%) SOAP
6 4 (11.76%) Struts
6 4 (11.76%) JSP
6 4 (11.76%) J2EE
6 4 (11.76%) RESTful
7 3 (8.82%) ICEfaces
7 3 (8.82%) JSF
7 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.88%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) Open Source
2 6 (17.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) UNIX
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Line Management
2 4 (11.76%) DevOps
2 4 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (5.88%) ETL
3 2 (5.88%) MVC
3 2 (5.88%) OO
3 2 (5.88%) CRM
3 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) TDD
4 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Perl
1 23 (67.65%) PHP
1 23 (67.65%) Tcl
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Oracle
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Sun
4 4 (11.76%) BEA
4 4 (11.76%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.88%) ATG
5 2 (5.88%) Endeca
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com