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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 390 413 378
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£500 - £485
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 - £319
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1846 1705 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.08% 7.10% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1187 805
Average daily rate £450 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 55
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
1 7 (58.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 6 (50.00%) BEA
2 6 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) ATG
3 5 (41.67%) Lucene
3 5 (41.67%) Endeca
3 5 (41.67%) Mule
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (25.00%) ForgeRock
5 3 (25.00%) OpenIDM
5 3 (25.00%) OpenAM
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Mule
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (8.33%) JasperReports
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Management Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Lucene
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) JSF
4 2 (16.67%) ICEfaces
4 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (16.67%) Servlets
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Struts
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (25.00%) OpenIDM
2 3 (25.00%) OpenAM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
1 6 (50.00%) BEA
2 5 (41.67%) ATG
2 5 (41.67%) Endeca
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Dell