The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenSSO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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.

Sun OpenSSO
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 621 634
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.036% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenSSO is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4683 5498 4440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.85% 11.28% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3093 3618 2758
Median daily rate £488 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 150
Median hourly rate £17.77 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.53% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.09 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

OpenSSO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OpenSSO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenSSO in England

OpenSSO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenSSO in England