Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 118 179
Rank change year-on-year -55 +61 +43
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 8 4 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.20% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 1.14% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 36
10th Percentile £390 £533 £341
25th Percentile £503 £544 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £551 £588 £438
Median % change year-on-year -6.17% +34.29% -15.87%
75th Percentile £616 £656 £500
90th Percentile £626 £668 £546
Central London median daily rate £551 £600 £425
% change year-on-year -8.13% +41.18% -15.00%

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 631 350 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.69% 17.58% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 272 774
10th Percentile £400 £313 £325
25th Percentile £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £625
90th Percentile £766 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £538
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 16
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 " £13.69
Median hourly rate £60.75 £23.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +164.13% +27.78% -3.74%
75th Percentile £82.81 " £21.00
90th Percentile £94.78 " £21.50
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +26.09% +17.95% +4.28%

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

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Single Sign-On in the City of London.

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Single Sign-On in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Single Sign-On in the City of London.

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

Single Sign-On
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Single Sign-On within the City of London region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £525 -
Single Sign-On
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 5 (62.50%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SAML
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Apigee
5 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Detection
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Apigee
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
4 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Keycloak
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
2 1 (12.50%) OpenID
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SailPoint
2 1 (12.50%) SPNEGO
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Architecture Roadmap
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Threat Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Web SSO
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) MIIS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Okta
3 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) VMware