Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Single Sign-On skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Single Sign-On over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 219 209
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +47
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 36 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.17% 3.08% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 24
City of London median daily rate £520 £569 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -1.09% +16.46%
10th Percentile £363 £371 £352
90th Percentile £628 £790 £618
Central London median daily rate £500 £519 £575
% change year-on-year -3.61% -9.78% +12.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Single Sign-On is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,135 780 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.21% 11.36% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 627 625
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £321
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 9
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.35% -19.09% +61.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.00 £20.60
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.50 £56.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% -30.91% +61.76%

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Single Sign-On in the City of London

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Single Sign-On in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Single Sign-On in the City of London

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Single Sign-On in the City of London

Single Sign-On
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Single Sign-On in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Single Sign-On also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Single Sign-On.

1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) Identity Management
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (27.78%) OAuth
5 9 (25.00%) Banking
5 9 (25.00%) PKI
5 9 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) Migration
6 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (19.44%) Office 365
7 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) Information Security
8 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco
8 6 (16.67%) SAML
8 6 (16.67%) Python
8 6 (16.67%) OpenID
8 6 (16.67%) Patch Management
8 6 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
9 5 (13.89%) Spring Boot
9 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.89%) DevOps
9 5 (13.89%) Bitbucket
9 5 (13.89%) RESTful

Single Sign-On
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (19.44%) Office 365
4 5 (13.89%) PaaS
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (8.33%) IaaS
7 2 (5.56%) Datadog
7 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
7 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.78%) Apigee
8 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (2.78%) Heroku
8 1 (2.78%) Lucidchart
8 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) Extranet
3 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.56%) Skype
3 2 (5.56%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) DMVPN
4 1 (2.78%) DMZ
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.78%) Telepresence
4 1 (2.78%) VSAT
4 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospike
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.56%) Hazelcast
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.78%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) OAuth
2 6 (16.67%) OpenID
2 6 (16.67%) SAML
3 5 (13.89%) RESTful
3 5 (13.89%) Spring Boot
4 4 (11.11%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) Java EE
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (5.56%) Vert.x
7 1 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.78%) React
7 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) PKI
2 4 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Contactless
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Identity Management
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (16.67%) Information Security
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.11%) Security Management
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Information Security Management
7 3 (8.33%) ISMS
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.33%) Go
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Erlang
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSD
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
2 1 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (5.56%) NIST 800
2 2 (5.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.11%) OpenAM
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Docker
4 2 (5.56%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) OpenDJ
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.56%) CASB
3 2 (5.56%) Consul
3 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.56%) Nagios
3 2 (5.56%) PowerCLI
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) Symantec
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.11%) CyberArk
4 4 (11.11%) Okta
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) CA
5 3 (8.33%) Google
5 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.33%) Sophos
5 3 (8.33%) Tufin
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.56%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) Splunk
6 2 (5.56%) Veeam