The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 556 553 543
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 13 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.058% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £700 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £700 £508
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3680 3434 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.57% 7.39% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1968 1833
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 157 161
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.39 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £40.76 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
OpenSSO
UK

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 July 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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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
East of England - 11 £300 -
London +3 2 £400 - 2
OpenSSO
UK

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (72.41%) HTML
2 20 (68.97%) Oracle
3 18 (62.07%) HTML5
4 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 16 (55.17%) jQuery
4 16 (55.17%) CSS3
5 15 (51.72%) Open Source
5 15 (51.72%) OpenID
5 15 (51.72%) OAuth
5 15 (51.72%) Perl
5 15 (51.72%) PHP
5 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
5 15 (51.72%) SMTP
5 15 (51.72%) Tcl
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 10 (34.48%) Java
6 10 (34.48%) PKI
7 8 (27.59%) RESTful
7 8 (27.59%) SOAP
7 8 (27.59%) Sun
8 7 (24.14%) BEA
8 7 (24.14%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
8 7 (24.14%) SOA
9 6 (20.69%) Apache
9 6 (20.69%) JAAS
9 6 (20.69%) Adobe
10 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
10 5 (17.24%) CA SiteMinder

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) WebLogic Portal
2 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.69%) Apache
4 5 (17.24%) Mule
4 5 (17.24%) Apache Solr
4 5 (17.24%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.24%) IIS
4 5 (17.24%) CMS
5 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) SMTP
2 5 (17.24%) LDAP
3 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 4 (13.79%) Kerberos
4 3 (10.34%) SSL
4 3 (10.34%) X.509
4 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.90%) JasperReports
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Fiddler
2 3 (10.34%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (6.90%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Portal Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Mobility Architect
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) HTML5
3 16 (55.17%) CSS3
3 16 (55.17%) jQuery
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) OAuth
4 15 (51.72%) OpenID
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) SOAP
6 8 (27.59%) RESTful
7 6 (20.69%) JAAS
8 5 (17.24%) Lucene
8 5 (17.24%) J2EE
9 4 (13.79%) Struts
9 4 (13.79%) JSP
9 4 (13.79%) Servlets
9 4 (13.79%) Spring
10 3 (10.34%) SAML
11 2 (6.90%) WebCenter
11 2 (6.90%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Open Source
2 10 (34.48%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) SOA
2 5 (17.24%) ETL
2 5 (17.24%) CRM
2 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) MVVM
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Perl
1 15 (51.72%) PHP
1 15 (51.72%) Tcl
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Sun
4 7 (24.14%) BEA
5 6 (20.69%) Adobe
6 5 (17.24%) ATG
6 5 (17.24%) Endeca
7 4 (13.79%) ForgeRock
8 2 (6.90%) JBoss
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Sencha
9 1 (3.45%) KonyOne
9 1 (3.45%) Kony
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