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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 595 588 576
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.025% 0.12% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £538 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenSSO
UK

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
4027 4032 3464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.53% 8.56% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2415 1998
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 139 137
Average hourly rate £28.75 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.74% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.17 £41.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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
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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1 £538 +7.50%
OpenSSO
UK

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) BEA
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) ATG
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Endeca
2 3 (75.00%) Lucene
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Mule
2 3 (75.00%) Apigee
2 3 (75.00%) Mule ESB
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Mule
1 3 (75.00%) Mule ESB
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) BODI
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Lucene
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) EJB
4 1 (25.00%) JAXB
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (25.00%) JMX
4 1 (25.00%) JSF
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) Apigee
1 3 (75.00%) ATG
1 3 (75.00%) BEA
1 3 (75.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sun