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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 549 538 502
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 8 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.002% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.031% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
3837 3205 2665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.26% 7.29% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 1888 1467
Average daily rate £425 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 133 198
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.75 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.98 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) OAuth
2 8 (42.11%) jQuery
2 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 8 (42.11%) OpenID
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
2 8 (42.11%) Tcl
2 8 (42.11%) CSS3
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (26.32%) CA SiteMinder
4 5 (26.32%) SOAP
4 5 (26.32%) Adobe
4 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
4 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (26.32%) PKI
5 4 (21.05%) ForgeRock
5 4 (21.05%) OpenIDM
5 4 (21.05%) OpenAM
5 4 (21.05%) ATG
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) WebLogic Portal
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr
2 4 (21.05%) Mule
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Management Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Perl Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) OAuth
1 8 (42.11%) jQuery
1 8 (42.11%) OpenID
1 8 (42.11%) HTML5
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) CSS3
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) SOAP
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Lucene
5 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (5.26%) Servlets
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) ICEfaces
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 5 (26.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) SOA
1 5 (26.32%) ETL
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Perl
1 8 (42.11%) PHP
1 8 (42.11%) Tcl
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (21.05%) OpenIDM
2 4 (21.05%) OpenAM
3 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
3 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Adobe
3 4 (21.05%) ForgeRock
3 4 (21.05%) ATG
3 4 (21.05%) Endeca
3 4 (21.05%) BEA
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) Dell