Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 420 461 580
Rank change year-on-year +41 +119 -27
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 316 442 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.37% 3.29% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 312 191
England median daily rate £500 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £326 £400 £313
90th Percentile £704 £700 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
England median hourly rate £80.00 - £23.14
10th Percentile £35.00 - £12.50
90th Percentile £82.50 - £27.99
UK median hourly rate £80.00 - £23.14

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 9,375 13,442 11,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.43% 14.97% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,370 9,060 7,604
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £269
90th Percentile £675 £656 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 332 254
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.53% -14.66%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.09 £11.08
90th Percentile £48.68 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -12.50%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +17 163 £500 -9.09% 21
South East +75 62 £525 +10.53% 6
North of England +61 36 £461 -7.29% 14
Midlands +45 19 £438 +2.94% 13
East of England +38 19 £403 -17.44% 4
North West +34 19 £463 +1.65% 5
West Midlands +39 18 £350 -17.65% 7
South West -19 18 £525 +16.67% 4
North East +25 9 £488 -5.34%
Yorkshire +48 8 £298 -40.50% 9
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 170 (53.80%) Active Directory
2 160 (50.63%) Azure
3 120 (37.97%) Microsoft
4 111 (35.13%) Windows
5 89 (28.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 82 (25.95%) Office 365
7 77 (24.37%) SAML
8 62 (19.62%) Migration
9 61 (19.30%) AWS
9 61 (19.30%) PowerShell
10 60 (18.99%) Identity Access Management
11 59 (18.67%) DevOps
11 59 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (18.67%) Finance
12 58 (18.35%) Identity Management
13 54 (17.09%) LDAP
13 54 (17.09%) Web Services
14 46 (14.56%) Windows Server
15 45 (14.24%) DNS
16 42 (13.29%) Security Cleared
16 42 (13.29%) OAuth
16 42 (13.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 40 (12.66%) VMware
17 40 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (12.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 38 (12.03%) SC Cleared
19 37 (11.71%) VPN
19 37 (11.71%) SQL Server
20 36 (11.39%) JavaScript
20 36 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification

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 30 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.28%) MS Exchange
3 18 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (5.38%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.11%) IIS
6 11 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.16%) Apache
7 10 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.90%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.90%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.58%) Confluence
10 5 (1.58%) SAS
11 3 (0.95%) JBoss
11 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.32%) nginx
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.27%) InDesign
2 4 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.95%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.63%) assyst
4 1 (0.32%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 160 (50.63%) Azure
2 89 (28.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 82 (25.95%) Office 365
4 61 (19.30%) AWS
5 34 (10.76%) SaaS
6 31 (9.81%) IaaS
7 30 (9.49%) PaaS
8 13 (4.11%) GCP
9 12 (3.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 11 (3.48%) OneDrive
11 10 (3.16%) Mimecast
12 8 (2.53%) GitHub
12 8 (2.53%) Power Platform
13 7 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (2.22%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (1.27%) G Suite
15 4 (1.27%) PowerApps
15 4 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.24%) DNS
2 37 (11.71%) VPN
3 33 (10.44%) Firewall
4 23 (7.28%) DHCP
5 22 (6.96%) Kerberos
5 22 (6.96%) Skype
5 22 (6.96%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.38%) SSL
7 15 (4.75%) SAN
8 14 (4.43%) NAS
9 12 (3.80%) Internet
10 11 (3.48%) Reverse Proxy
10 11 (3.48%) WAN
11 10 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (3.16%) HTTP
12 9 (2.85%) Network Security
12 9 (2.85%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.53%) IPsec
13 8 (2.53%) VLAN
14 7 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.01%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.16%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.85%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.53%) Power BI
6 7 (2.22%) Big Data
6 7 (2.22%) MySQL
6 7 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.58%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 5 (1.58%) HBase
8 5 (1.58%) Sqoop
9 4 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2017
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (4.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.48%) JIRA
3 8 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.22%) GitLab
5 5 (1.58%) Artifactory
6 4 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.27%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.95%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.95%) ER Studio
7 3 (0.95%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.95%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.95%) Subversion
8 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.32%) CF BOSH
8 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.32%) Mocha
8 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (18.67%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Public Sector
3 12 (3.80%) Banking
4 11 (3.48%) Publishing
5 9 (2.85%) Retail
6 5 (1.58%) Legal
6 5 (1.58%) Marketing
7 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (16.14%) Developer
2 41 (12.97%) Architect
3 33 (10.44%) Consultant
4 21 (6.65%) Analyst
5 19 (6.01%) Administrator
6 15 (4.75%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (3.48%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (3.16%) Azure Architect
9 10 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.85%) Active Directory Engineer
10 9 (2.85%) Security Engineer
10 9 (2.85%) ServiceNow Developer
10 9 (2.85%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.85%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (2.53%) Active Directory Architect
11 8 (2.53%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.53%) IT Support
11 8 (2.53%) Service Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (24.37%) SAML
2 54 (17.09%) LDAP
2 54 (17.09%) Web Services
3 42 (13.29%) OAuth
4 27 (8.54%) OpenID
5 25 (7.91%) REST
6 19 (6.01%) OAuth2
7 18 (5.70%) .NET
8 16 (5.06%) SOAP
9 15 (4.75%) SailPoint
10 12 (3.80%) HTML
10 12 (3.80%) XML
11 9 (2.85%) .NET Core
12 8 (2.53%) ADSI
12 8 (2.53%) Middleware
12 8 (2.53%) Node.js
12 8 (2.53%) React
12 8 (2.53%) Swagger
13 7 (2.22%) CSS
13 7 (2.22%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.86%) PKI
2 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.75%) Replication
4 12 (3.80%) Clustering
4 12 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.53%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.22%) User Experience
8 5 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.27%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.27%) Life Science
9 4 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.27%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.27%) Tandem
10 3 (0.95%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 111 (35.13%) Windows
2 46 (14.56%) Windows Server
3 40 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (10.44%) Windows 10
5 29 (9.18%) Linux
6 26 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.80%) Unix
8 10 (3.16%) Android
9 8 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.22%) VMS
10 7 (2.22%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.58%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.58%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.95%) CentOS
13 3 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.63%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (19.62%) Migration
2 60 (18.99%) Identity Access Management
3 59 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (18.67%) DevOps
4 58 (18.35%) Identity Management
5 42 (13.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 38 (12.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (7.59%) Information Security
8 23 (7.28%) Privileged Access Management
9 21 (6.65%) ITIL
10 20 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (6.01%) Workflow
12 18 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (5.38%) Computer Science
13 17 (5.38%) SIEM
14 16 (5.06%) Configuration Management
14 16 (5.06%) SOA
15 15 (4.75%) Microservices
15 15 (4.75%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (19.30%) PowerShell
2 36 (11.39%) JavaScript
3 27 (8.54%) SQL
4 26 (8.23%) Java
4 26 (8.23%) Python
5 24 (7.59%) C#
6 12 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.48%) Ruby
8 10 (3.16%) C
9 9 (2.85%) Perl
9 9 (2.85%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.53%) XPath
11 7 (2.22%) VBScript
12 3 (0.95%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.95%) Go
12 3 (0.95%) PHP
12 3 (0.95%) SOQL
12 3 (0.95%) SOSL
13 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 38 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (8.86%) Degree
5 20 (6.33%) MCSE
6 8 (2.53%) MCSA
7 7 (2.22%) CISSP
8 6 (1.90%) MCITP
9 5 (1.58%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.58%) ACSP
9 5 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.58%) MCTS
9 5 (1.58%) SAS Certification
10 4 (1.27%) CCNA
10 4 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) SLA
2 9 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.90%) SSAE 16
4 5 (1.58%) GDPR
5 4 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.95%) COBIT
6 3 (0.95%) NCSC
7 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 170 (53.80%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.38%) Docker
4 10 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.85%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 5 (1.58%) HDFS
7 4 (1.27%) NDS
7 4 (1.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (1.27%) vSphere
8 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.32%) Firmware
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.32%) vCloud
10 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (6.96%) SCCM
2 17 (5.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 15 (4.75%) AirWatch
3 15 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.75%) Terraform
4 12 (3.80%) Jamf Pro
5 11 (3.48%) Kubernetes
5 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (3.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 10 (3.16%) Puppet
7 9 (2.85%) PingFederate
8 7 (2.22%) Ansible
9 6 (1.90%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 5 (1.58%) Ambari
10 5 (1.58%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.58%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (1.58%) Oozie
11 4 (1.27%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.66%) VMware
3 32 (10.13%) Cisco
4 21 (6.65%) Oracle
5 16 (5.06%) Okta
6 15 (4.75%) Apple
7 13 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.80%) ServiceNow
8 12 (3.80%) Splunk
9 11 (3.48%) Google
9 11 (3.48%) Polycom
10 10 (3.16%) Adobe
10 10 (3.16%) Workday
11 9 (2.85%) CA
11 9 (2.85%) Dell
12 8 (2.53%) Meraki
13 7 (2.22%) Citrix
13 7 (2.22%) ForgeRock
13 7 (2.22%) McAfee
13 7 (2.22%) Ping Identity