The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun OpenSSO
Rank - 425 431
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenSSO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2356 1823 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.24% 8.13% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1272 1166
Average daily rate £488 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.35 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenSSO Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenSSO
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OpenSSO Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 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 London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 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