The first table below looks at the demand for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 18 April 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 569 530 566
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +36
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 18 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.029% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 15
Average daily rate £383 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.45% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £520 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenSSO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OpenSSO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenSSO
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -86 15 £358 -35.00% 6
London -24 9 £538 -2.27% 2
East of England - 6 £318 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 3 £285 - 3
Scotland - 3 £400 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £285 - 3
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Folkestone - - - -
Kent - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (68.42%) PKI
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Apache
3 10 (52.63%) Sun
4 9 (47.37%) JAAS
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (42.11%) RESTful
6 7 (36.84%) HTML5
6 7 (36.84%) ForgeRock
6 7 (36.84%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) IIS
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) HTTP
6 7 (36.84%) Kerberos
7 6 (31.58%) Adobe
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) SOA
7 6 (31.58%) ETL
8 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 5 (26.32%) LDAP
8 5 (26.32%) CRM
8 5 (26.32%) Ant
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) BEA
8 5 (26.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (26.32%) Shell Script

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (36.84%) IIS
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (26.32%) CMS
4 5 (26.32%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (26.32%) Apache Solr
4 5 (26.32%) Mule
5 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
1 7 (36.84%) Kerberos
2 5 (26.32%) LDAP
2 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 5 (26.32%) X.509
2 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
3 3 (15.79%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) BODI
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Ant
1 5 (26.32%) Fiddler
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) JAAS
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) SOAP
2 8 (42.11%) RESTful
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) Lucene
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) SAML
6 3 (15.79%) OAuth
6 3 (15.79%) OpenID
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
7 2 (10.53%) JSP
7 2 (10.53%) Servlets
7 2 (10.53%) Struts
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) SOA
1 6 (31.58%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Process Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) B2B
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) MVVM
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) Tcl
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Sun
2 7 (36.84%) ForgeRock
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Adobe
4 5 (26.32%) BEA
4 5 (26.32%) ATG
4 5 (26.32%) Endeca
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) JBoss
7 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos
7 1 (5.26%) Informatica
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) KonyOne
7 1 (5.26%) Kony
7 1 (5.26%) Sencha
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