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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 422 411 409
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.056% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£500 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £293 £700
% change year-on-year
- -58.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
1817 1795 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.79% 7.83% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1164 1001
Average daily rate £438 £420 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.60 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.20 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy