Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 August 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)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 561 540
Rank change year-on-year +113 -21 0
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 478 258 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.72% 2.56% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 166 225
England median daily rate £500 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.85% +0.65%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £350
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.31% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
England median hourly rate £35.98 £20.26 £59.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.61% -65.84% +332.60%
UK median hourly rate £35.98 £20.26 £59.31
% change year-on-year +77.61% -65.84% +332.60%

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,839 10,072 11,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.75% 11.42% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,682 6,729 7,482
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £265
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 216 233
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.74% -20.99% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.45 £12.80
90th Percentile £49.57 £47.50 £50.70
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
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 Single Sign-On within the England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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 +109 263 £550 +6.02% 24
South East -2 62 £450 - 10
South West +34 51 £500 +17.37% 3
North of England -1 39 £438 -2.78% 5
East of England +10 34 £513 +13.89% 1
North West +1 31 £438 -1.69% 1
Midlands +9 27 £410 +26.15% 1
West Midlands -17 17 £450 +38.46% 1
East Midlands +9 9 £388 -
Yorkshire -21 8 £450 - 4
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 England region with a requirement for Single Sign-On.

1 143 (29.92%) SAML
2 137 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (25.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 121 (25.31%) Microsoft
5 118 (24.69%) LDAP
6 113 (23.64%) Active Directory
7 98 (20.50%) Identity Management
8 97 (20.29%) Windows
9 92 (19.25%) Identity Access Management
10 82 (17.15%) DevOps
11 77 (16.11%) Finance
12 74 (15.48%) ITIL
13 73 (15.27%) OAuth
14 72 (15.06%) SQL
15 71 (14.85%) Security Cleared
16 70 (14.64%) PKI
17 67 (14.02%) Java
18 66 (13.81%) Office 365
19 63 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
20 62 (12.97%) ServiceNow
20 62 (12.97%) Web Services
21 55 (11.51%) SOA
22 53 (11.09%) Project Management
23 52 (10.88%) Linux
24 51 (10.67%) Kerberos
25 50 (10.46%) Service Management
26 49 (10.25%) Migration
26 49 (10.25%) SSL
26 49 (10.25%) JavaScript
27 48 (10.04%) Management Information System

Single Sign-On
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 37 (7.74%) Tomcat
2 36 (7.53%) Apache
3 34 (7.11%) IIS
4 32 (6.69%) SharePoint
5 21 (4.39%) CMS
6 20 (4.18%) nginx
7 12 (2.51%) Mule
7 12 (2.51%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.51%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.88%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.88%) Mule ESB
9 8 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.26%) NetWeaver
11 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 26 (5.44%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.05%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 123 (25.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (13.81%) Office 365
3 63 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (8.58%) SaaS
5 32 (6.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.14%) PaaS
7 14 (2.93%) IaaS
8 11 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.88%) Serverless
11 8 (1.67%) Mimecast
12 7 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.46%) GitHub
13 6 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (1.26%) Heroku
13 6 (1.26%) OneDrive
14 5 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.05%) G Suite
14 5 (1.05%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.67%) Kerberos
2 49 (10.25%) SSL
3 30 (6.28%) DNS
4 21 (4.39%) DHCP
4 21 (4.39%) Firewall
4 21 (4.39%) VPN
5 19 (3.97%) HTTP
6 15 (3.14%) Internet
6 15 (3.14%) Skype
6 15 (3.14%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.09%) Extranet
7 10 (2.09%) SMS
8 7 (1.46%) SAN
9 6 (1.26%) Network Security
10 5 (1.05%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.05%) LAN
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.63%) SNMP
11 3 (0.63%) WAN
11 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.09%) Big Data
6 9 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.88%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.67%) Endeca
8 7 (1.46%) DB2
8 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.26%) MySQL
10 5 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.05%) Power BI
11 4 (0.84%) HBase
11 4 (0.84%) Redis
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.84%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (4.60%) Git (software)
1 22 (4.60%) JIRA
2 20 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.93%) Maven
4 12 (2.51%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.67%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.46%) Selenium
6 7 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.84%) Subversion
9 2 (0.42%) ERwin
9 2 (0.42%) Grunt
9 2 (0.42%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (0.42%) JUnit
9 2 (0.42%) Visual Composer
10 1 (0.21%) Introscope
10 1 (0.21%) NWDS
10 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (16.11%) Finance
2 38 (7.95%) Banking
3 17 (3.56%) Military
3 17 (3.56%) Retail
4 14 (2.93%) Law
5 13 (2.72%) Legal
5 13 (2.72%) Marketing
6 9 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.46%) Publishing
8 4 (0.84%) Automotive
9 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 118 (24.69%) Architect
2 88 (18.41%) Developer
3 52 (10.88%) Consultant
4 39 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (7.11%) Security Architect
6 25 (5.23%) Analyst
7 22 (4.60%) Java Developer
7 22 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 19 (3.97%) .NET Developer
9 17 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (3.35%) Security Consultant
11 15 (3.14%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.14%) Technical Architect
12 14 (2.93%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.72%) Security Engineer
13 13 (2.72%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 13 (2.72%) ServiceNow Developer
14 11 (2.30%) Administrator
14 11 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (2.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (29.92%) SAML
2 118 (24.69%) LDAP
3 73 (15.27%) OAuth
4 62 (12.97%) Web Services
5 42 (8.79%) REST
6 38 (7.95%) .NET
7 36 (7.53%) SailPoint
8 30 (6.28%) SOAP
9 29 (6.07%) HTML
10 25 (5.23%) OpenID
11 24 (5.02%) XML
12 22 (4.60%) SPNEGO
13 20 (4.18%) RESTful
14 19 (3.97%) OAuth2
14 19 (3.97%) Spring
14 19 (3.97%) WCF
15 14 (2.93%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.93%) Middleware
15 14 (2.93%) Windows Identity Foundation
16 13 (2.72%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.64%) PKI
2 48 (10.04%) Management Information System
3 34 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.02%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (3.56%) Clustering
8 15 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.93%) User Experience
10 13 (2.72%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.09%) Fintech
12 9 (1.88%) CMDB
12 9 (1.88%) EPoS
12 9 (1.88%) Replication
13 8 (1.67%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
14 5 (1.05%) Smartcard
14 5 (1.05%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 97 (20.29%) Windows
2 52 (10.88%) Linux
3 30 (6.28%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.97%) Unix
5 11 (2.30%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.09%) Solaris
7 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.05%) Android
9 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.05%) SUSE
10 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (20.50%) Identity Management
3 92 (19.25%) Identity Access Management
4 82 (17.15%) DevOps
5 74 (15.48%) ITIL
6 55 (11.51%) SOA
7 53 (11.09%) Project Management
8 50 (10.46%) Service Management
9 49 (10.25%) Migration
10 44 (9.21%) Infrastructure Management
11 34 (7.11%) Release Management
11 34 (7.11%) Scrum
12 31 (6.49%) CRM
12 31 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (6.07%) Workflow
14 28 (5.86%) Information Security
15 26 (5.44%) ITIL V3
15 26 (5.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 25 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (5.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 72 (15.06%) SQL
2 67 (14.02%) Java
3 49 (10.25%) JavaScript
4 42 (8.79%) PowerShell
5 36 (7.53%) Python
6 20 (4.18%) C#
7 14 (2.93%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.88%) C++
9 8 (1.67%) Perl
9 8 (1.67%) PHP
10 7 (1.46%) Ruby
11 6 (1.26%) C
11 6 (1.26%) Java 8
12 4 (0.84%) Jython
13 3 (0.63%) ABAP
13 3 (0.63%) Go
13 3 (0.63%) Korn
13 3 (0.63%) XPath
14 2 (0.42%) Erlang
14 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.56%) Degree
3 14 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.09%) APMP
4 10 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.05%) CISSP
6 5 (1.05%) MCSE
6 5 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.84%) MCSA
8 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.63%) MCP
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.42%) CCNP
9 2 (0.42%) CISM
9 2 (0.42%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.60%) SLA
2 18 (3.77%) GDPR
3 17 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (3.14%) QA
5 11 (2.30%) PMO
6 9 (1.88%) PSD2
7 7 (1.46%) Actionable Recommendations
8 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.63%) COBIT
9 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.63%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.63%) RMADS
9 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.42%) GCP
10 2 (0.42%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 113 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.77%) Docker
3 16 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.14%) OpenAM
4 15 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (2.51%) vSphere
7 10 (2.09%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.84%) HDFS
9 4 (0.84%) OpenDJ
9 4 (0.84%) XenApp
10 3 (0.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.42%) KVM
11 2 (0.42%) LXC
12 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.21%) IAG
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (8.37%) CA Single Sign-On
2 35 (7.32%) Ansible
3 23 (4.81%) SCCM
4 11 (2.30%) Terraform
5 10 (2.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (2.09%) PowerCLI
6 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (1.88%) Puppet
7 8 (1.67%) OpenSSO
8 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.46%) PingFederate
8 7 (1.46%) WSUS
9 6 (1.26%) HP Fortify
10 5 (1.05%) CASB
10 5 (1.05%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.84%) Ambari
11 4 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.84%) Oozie
11 4 (0.84%) SCOM
11 4 (0.84%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 121 (25.31%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.97%) ServiceNow
3 30 (6.28%) ForgeRock
4 29 (6.07%) Oracle
5 26 (5.44%) BMC
6 25 (5.23%) CA
6 25 (5.23%) Cisco
7 24 (5.02%) Citrix
7 24 (5.02%) SAP
8 23 (4.81%) VMware
9 22 (4.60%) Axway
10 15 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (2.93%) Google
11 14 (2.93%) IBM
11 14 (2.93%) Sitecore
12 12 (2.51%) CyberArk
12 12 (2.51%) Okta
13 11 (2.30%) EMC
14 10 (2.09%) Marketo
14 10 (2.09%) Veeam