Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Identity Access Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Identity Access Management over the 6 months to 13 June 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.

Identity & Access Management
UK > England
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 305 335 349
Rank change year-on-year +30 +14 +65
Contract jobs citing Identity Access Management 383 270 604
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.70% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.81% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 206 418
10th Percentile £375 £363 £400
25th Percentile £450 £463 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £638 £613 £638
90th Percentile £725 £713 £700
UK median daily rate £540 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.86% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £66.00 £46.67
Median % change year-on-year -77.27% +41.42% +117.07%
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £56.20 £46.67
% change year-on-year -42.17% +20.42% +117.07%

Identity Access Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 42,931 33,486 72,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 88.13% 86.21% 87.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,492 22,703 49,072
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
25th Percentile £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,282 916 1,822
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.50 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.00 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% +7.14%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Identity Access Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Identity Access Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Identity Access Management in England

Identity Access Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Identity Access Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Identity Access Management in England

Identity Access Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Identity Access Management in England over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Identity Access Management in England

Identity Access Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Identity Access Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Identity Access Management in England

Identity Access Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Identity Access Management within the England region over the 6 months to 13 June 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 +36 219 £575 +9.52% 32
Midlands -2 35 £381 -27.38% 9
South East +15 34 £500 -6.98% 8
West Midlands +1 28 £350 -36.36% 8
North of England -20 28 £517 -13.83% 9
South West -11 19 £500 +4.00% 5
North West +9 16 £500 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire -19 9 £538 -12.24% 3
East of England +2 8 £513 +0.99% 3
East Midlands +3 7 £463 +68.18% 1
North East +12 4 £600 +54.84% 2
Identity Access Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Identity Access Management 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 England region with a requirement for Identity Access Management.

1 138 (36.03%) Azure
2 107 (27.94%) Active Directory
3 103 (26.89%) Finance
4 100 (26.11%) Cybersecurity
5 79 (20.63%) Social Skills
6 78 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 71 (18.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 62 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (14.88%) Information Security
9 57 (14.88%) AWS
10 56 (14.62%) DevOps
11 53 (13.84%) Security Architecture
12 49 (12.79%) SAML
12 49 (12.79%) OAuth
13 48 (12.53%) Windows
13 48 (12.53%) Privileged Access Management
14 45 (11.75%) Network Security
15 43 (11.23%) Security Cleared
16 40 (10.44%) Risk Management
17 38 (9.92%) Firewall
17 38 (9.92%) Banking
17 38 (9.92%) OpenID
18 37 (9.66%) SC Cleared
19 35 (9.14%) PowerShell
19 35 (9.14%) Microsoft 365
19 35 (9.14%) SailPoint
19 35 (9.14%) Project Management
19 35 (9.14%) CyberArk
19 35 (9.14%) Kubernetes
20 33 (8.62%) Java

Identity Access Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.83%) Confluence
3 5 (1.31%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.78%) Apache
5 3 (0.78%) JBoss
5 3 (0.78%) Jetty
5 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) Liferay
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 138 (36.03%) Azure
2 71 (18.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 57 (14.88%) AWS
4 35 (9.14%) Microsoft 365
5 28 (7.31%) GCP
6 23 (6.01%) SaaS
7 17 (4.44%) PaaS
8 15 (3.92%) IaaS
9 10 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (2.35%) Azure Key Vault
10 9 (2.35%) GitHub
11 7 (1.83%) Kong
11 7 (1.83%) Serverless
12 6 (1.57%) OneDrive
13 5 (1.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.31%) Google Workspace
14 4 (1.04%) Amazon Cognito
14 4 (1.04%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (1.04%) Azure App Service
15 3 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.75%) Network Security
2 38 (9.92%) Firewall
3 24 (6.27%) VoIP
4 17 (4.44%) LAN
4 17 (4.44%) WAN
5 14 (3.66%) PBX
6 13 (3.39%) DNS
6 13 (3.39%) RTP
7 12 (3.13%) SAN
8 11 (2.87%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.87%) VPN
9 9 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.09%) HTTP
11 7 (1.83%) MPLS
12 6 (1.57%) Broadband
12 6 (1.57%) SDH
12 6 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.31%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.31%) NAS
14 4 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.09%) MySQL
4 7 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.78%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.78%) Redis
7 3 (0.78%) Riak
8 2 (0.52%) Big Data
8 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.26%) Bigtable
9 1 (0.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (5.48%) JIRA
2 16 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.66%) LoadRunner
4 10 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.35%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.09%) GitLab
7 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.31%) Gradle
9 4 (1.04%) Maven
9 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.78%) kappa
10 3 (0.78%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.26%) JUnit
12 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 103 (26.89%) Finance
2 79 (20.63%) Social Skills
3 38 (9.92%) Banking
4 31 (8.09%) Public Sector
5 30 (7.83%) Telecoms
6 18 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.39%) Back Office
8 12 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (2.61%) Influencing Skills
10 9 (2.35%) Documentation Skills
11 8 (2.09%) Legal
12 7 (1.83%) International Banking
13 6 (1.57%) Retail
14 3 (0.78%) Law
14 3 (0.78%) Marketing
14 3 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.52%) German Language
15 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (26.89%) Architect
2 56 (14.62%) Consultant
3 50 (13.05%) Analyst
4 41 (10.70%) Security Architect
5 28 (7.31%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.53%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (6.27%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.96%) IAM Consultant
9 17 (4.44%) Security Engineer
9 17 (4.44%) Security Manager
10 16 (4.18%) Security Consultant
11 15 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (3.92%) Developer
12 14 (3.66%) Identity Management Architect
12 14 (3.66%) Test Analyst
13 13 (3.39%) Azure Architect
14 12 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
14 12 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 12 (3.13%) IAM Specialist
14 12 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.79%) OAuth
1 49 (12.79%) SAML
2 38 (9.92%) OpenID
3 35 (9.14%) SailPoint
4 27 (7.05%) LDAP
5 19 (4.96%) OAuth2
6 15 (3.92%) REST
7 11 (2.87%) .NET
7 11 (2.87%) HTML
7 11 (2.87%) SOAP
8 10 (2.61%) CSS
8 10 (2.61%) Web Services
9 8 (2.09%) Middleware
9 8 (2.09%) Node.js
10 7 (1.83%) Kafka
10 7 (1.83%) SPML
11 6 (1.57%) Spring
11 6 (1.57%) XML
12 5 (1.31%) jQuery
12 5 (1.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.70%) Cloud Native
3 17 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.92%) PKI
5 14 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.09%) Cyberattack
8 7 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.31%) CESG
10 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.04%) Replication
11 4 (1.04%) User Experience
12 3 (0.78%) BYOD
12 3 (0.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.53%) Windows
2 32 (8.36%) Linux
3 22 (5.74%) Unix
4 9 (2.35%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) SUSE
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.11%) Cybersecurity
2 62 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (14.88%) Information Security
4 56 (14.62%) DevOps
5 53 (13.84%) Security Architecture
6 48 (12.53%) Privileged Access Management
7 40 (10.44%) Risk Management
8 35 (9.14%) Project Management
9 33 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (8.36%) Identity Management
11 31 (8.09%) Migration
12 30 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (7.05%) Project Delivery
14 25 (6.53%) SIEM
15 24 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
15 24 (6.27%) Scrum
15 24 (6.27%) TOGAF
16 23 (6.01%) Use Case
16 23 (6.01%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (5.48%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.14%) PowerShell
2 33 (8.62%) Java
3 25 (6.53%) SQL
4 17 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.39%) Python
6 7 (1.83%) C#
7 6 (1.57%) Ruby
8 5 (1.31%) Scala
9 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.04%) Go
9 4 (1.04%) Perl
9 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.04%) VBScript
10 3 (0.78%) Groovy
10 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.52%) C
11 2 (0.52%) C++
11 2 (0.52%) Java 8
11 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (11.23%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.62%) Degree
4 31 (8.09%) CISSP
5 20 (5.22%) CISM
6 10 (2.61%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (1.57%) GIAC
8 5 (1.31%) CISA
8 5 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.31%) FFIEC
8 5 (1.31%) PMP
9 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.78%) CEH
10 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.78%) SANS
11 2 (0.52%) CCNP
11 2 (0.52%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.52%) ISACA
11 2 (0.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.74%) NIST
2 21 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.87%) GRC
4 7 (1.83%) COBIT
5 6 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.57%) QA
5 6 (1.57%) SLA
6 4 (1.04%) GDPR
6 4 (1.04%) PMO
7 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 107 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.66%) Docker
3 10 (2.61%) OpenAM
4 9 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.57%) OpenDJ
6 5 (1.31%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 5 (1.31%) NDS
6 5 (1.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 5 (1.31%) OpenIDM
7 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.52%) NFS
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.26%) KVM
9 1 (0.26%) Samba
9 1 (0.26%) SRDF
9 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (9.14%) Kubernetes
2 30 (7.83%) Single Sign-On
3 23 (6.01%) Terraform
4 13 (3.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 7 (1.83%) Ansible
5 7 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.83%) Puppet
6 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.31%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 5 (1.31%) PingFederate
8 4 (1.04%) FreeIPA
8 4 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (1.04%) SCCM
9 3 (0.78%) CASB
9 3 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.78%) Istio
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.52%) MIIS
Vendors
1 78 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.14%) CyberArk
3 24 (6.27%) Oracle
4 19 (4.96%) Google
5 18 (4.70%) Okta
6 15 (3.92%) SolarWinds
7 14 (3.66%) ForgeRock
8 11 (2.87%) Cisco
9 10 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.61%) VMware
10 9 (2.35%) NetIQ
11 8 (2.09%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.09%) SAP
12 7 (1.83%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.57%) F5
14 5 (1.31%) ArcSight
14 5 (1.31%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.31%) Juniper
14 5 (1.31%) NetScout
14 5 (1.31%) Radware