Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 448 487 522
Rank change year-on-year +39 +35 +51
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 425 403 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.30% 3.34% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 219 184
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% -
10th Percentile £375 £338 £354
90th Percentile £657 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £464
% change year-on-year - +7.82% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
England median hourly rate - £37.49 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +127.21% -27.06%
UK median hourly rate £12.40 £37.49 £16.50
% change year-on-year -66.94% +127.21% -29.56%

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 12,868 12,058 8,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.92% 13.03% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,606 8,079 5,990
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £285
90th Percentile £675 £635 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 276 208
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -18.60% +2.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.97 £48.92 £54.13
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -20.45% +4.76%

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 26 April 2019.

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
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 26 April 2019. 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 +28 219 £525 +0.96% 5
South East +69 84 £475 -5.00% 3
South West -26 54 £450 -10.00%
North of England +4 29 £500 +18.69% 5
Midlands -8 24 £413 +6.11% 4
West Midlands -6 19 £396 +0.32% 3
East of England +21 15 £625 +72.41%
North West +8 14 £455 +8.01% 1
Yorkshire +17 8 £500 +11.11% 2
North East +3 7 £515 +59.69% 2
East Midlands +16 5 £438 +12.90% 1
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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.

1 155 (36.47%) Active Directory
2 128 (30.12%) Microsoft
3 123 (28.94%) LDAP
4 121 (28.47%) SAML
5 112 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 95 (22.35%) Identity Management
7 92 (21.65%) ITIL
8 91 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (20.47%) Identity Access Management
10 82 (19.29%) Office 365
11 80 (18.82%) Java
12 76 (17.88%) DevOps
13 73 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
14 70 (16.47%) ForgeRock
15 69 (16.24%) Finance
16 68 (16.00%) Windows
17 66 (15.53%) SQL
18 65 (15.29%) Web Services
19 62 (14.59%) Azure Active Directory
20 57 (13.41%) Security Cleared
21 56 (13.18%) ServiceNow
22 52 (12.24%) Migration
23 51 (12.00%) SCCM
23 51 (12.00%) REST
24 49 (11.53%) Workflow
25 48 (11.29%) SaaS
26 47 (11.06%) PowerShell
27 44 (10.35%) Apache
28 42 (9.88%) VMware
29 41 (9.65%) SharePoint

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 44 (10.35%) Apache
2 41 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 37 (8.71%) Tomcat
4 36 (8.47%) IIS
5 22 (5.18%) Skype for Business
6 19 (4.47%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.59%) nginx
7 11 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.88%) Confluence
9 6 (1.41%) WordPress
10 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.24%) GemFire
12 1 (0.24%) Mendix
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.47%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.71%) assyst
2 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 112 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (19.29%) Office 365
3 73 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (14.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 48 (11.29%) SaaS
6 25 (5.88%) OneDrive
7 22 (5.18%) PaaS
8 18 (4.24%) IaaS
9 10 (2.35%) Serverless
10 9 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.65%) Boomi
13 6 (1.41%) Slack
14 5 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.18%) G Suite
14 5 (1.18%) GitHub
15 4 (0.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.71%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.18%) Firewall
2 28 (6.59%) SSL
3 25 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 23 (5.41%) Skype
5 16 (3.76%) SAN
5 16 (3.76%) WAN
6 15 (3.53%) DNS
7 14 (3.29%) VPN
8 9 (2.12%) Internet
8 9 (2.12%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.65%) DHCP
10 7 (1.65%) LAN
11 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.18%) Network Security
13 3 (0.71%) IMAP
13 3 (0.71%) MPLS
13 3 (0.71%) VoIP
14 2 (0.47%) HTTP
14 2 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.12%) Relational Database
1 26 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.47%) MySQL
2 19 (4.47%) RDBMS
3 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.71%) Big Data
10 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.71%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.47%) GIS
11 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (8.71%) JIRA
2 14 (3.29%) Maven
3 13 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.88%) Bitbucket
4 8 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.88%) webpack
5 7 (1.65%) JMeter
5 7 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.41%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.71%) FishEye
7 3 (0.71%) MSTest
7 3 (0.71%) NUnit
7 3 (0.71%) QUnit
7 3 (0.71%) ScriptRunner
7 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.47%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (16.24%) Finance
2 32 (7.53%) Banking
3 19 (4.47%) Law
4 18 (4.24%) Retail
5 16 (3.76%) Military
6 6 (1.41%) Billing
7 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.94%) Legal
8 4 (0.94%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (20.94%) Developer
2 73 (17.18%) Architect
3 69 (16.24%) Consultant
4 33 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (5.65%) ForgeRock Developer
6 24 (5.65%) Office 365 Engineer
7 21 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
8 18 (4.24%) Analyst
9 17 (4.00%) Security Architect
9 17 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.53%) Administrator
10 15 (3.53%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.29%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.29%) IAM Consultant
12 13 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.06%) ForgeRock Consultant
13 12 (2.82%) Applications Engineer
13 12 (2.82%) Identity Management Specialist
13 12 (2.82%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (28.94%) LDAP
2 121 (28.47%) SAML
3 65 (15.29%) Web Services
4 51 (12.00%) REST
5 40 (9.41%) OAuth
6 32 (7.53%) OpenID
7 30 (7.06%) SailPoint
8 28 (6.59%) XML
9 23 (5.41%) SOAP
10 19 (4.47%) Itk
11 18 (4.24%) WCF
12 17 (4.00%) Middleware
12 17 (4.00%) OAuth2
12 17 (4.00%) Spring
13 15 (3.53%) Node.js
14 14 (3.29%) .NET
14 14 (3.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
15 13 (3.06%) SPNEGO
16 11 (2.59%) JDBC
17 10 (2.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.65%) PKI
3 22 (5.18%) User Experience
4 20 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.76%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.82%) CMDB
8 10 (2.35%) HACMP
9 7 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.41%) Replication
11 5 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.94%) Clustering
12 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.94%) NHS
12 4 (0.94%) Robotics
12 4 (0.94%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.00%) Windows
2 39 (9.18%) Windows Server
3 38 (8.94%) Linux
4 26 (6.12%) Unix
5 13 (3.06%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.35%) Solaris
7 9 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.47%) CentOS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.35%) Identity Management
2 92 (21.65%) ITIL
3 91 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (20.47%) Identity Access Management
5 76 (17.88%) DevOps
6 52 (12.24%) Migration
7 49 (11.53%) Workflow
8 39 (9.18%) Problem Management
9 37 (8.71%) Project Management
10 33 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 33 (7.76%) SOA
11 30 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (6.59%) Information Security
12 28 (6.59%) Scrum
12 28 (6.59%) Test Automation
13 27 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (6.35%) Service Delivery
14 26 (6.12%) Analytics
14 26 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (6.12%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.82%) Java
2 66 (15.53%) SQL
3 47 (11.06%) PowerShell
4 35 (8.24%) Python
5 34 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.53%) Perl
7 13 (3.06%) C#
8 8 (1.88%) C++
8 8 (1.88%) Ruby
9 5 (1.18%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.94%) ABAP
10 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.94%) SOQL
10 4 (0.94%) SOSL
11 3 (0.71%) C
11 3 (0.71%) Java 8
11 3 (0.71%) Lua
12 2 (0.47%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.94%) Degree
4 11 (2.59%) MCSE
4 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.35%) CISM
5 10 (2.35%) CISSP
6 9 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.41%) MCP
9 5 (1.18%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.18%) CISA
10 4 (0.94%) MCSA
11 3 (0.71%) APMP
11 3 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.47%) CCNP
12 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.00%) SLA
2 15 (3.53%) GDPR
3 14 (3.29%) QA
4 11 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.65%) PMO
6 6 (1.41%) PSD2
7 5 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (1.18%) JSP 440
7 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.94%) Def Stans
9 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.47%) GxP
10 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 155 (36.47%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.41%) OpenAM
3 37 (8.71%) Docker
4 17 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.82%) Shibboleth
5 12 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.82%) VMware NSX
6 11 (2.59%) KVM
7 9 (2.12%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.88%) OpenDJ
9 6 (1.41%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 5 (1.18%) NDS
10 5 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.24%) LXC
13 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.24%) XenApp
13 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (12.00%) SCCM
2 26 (6.12%) CA Single Sign-On
3 16 (3.76%) Ansible
4 15 (3.53%) Puppet
5 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (3.06%) WSUS
7 12 (2.82%) SCOM
8 10 (2.35%) Terraform
9 8 (1.88%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.88%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
10 6 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (0.94%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.94%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 4 (0.94%) PingFederate
12 3 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.71%) MOM
12 3 (0.71%) Nagios
12 3 (0.71%) rkt
Vendors
1 128 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.47%) ForgeRock
3 56 (13.18%) ServiceNow
4 42 (9.88%) VMware
5 40 (9.41%) Oracle
6 28 (6.59%) CA
7 22 (5.18%) Cisco
8 19 (4.47%) BMC
9 17 (4.00%) Axway
10 12 (2.82%) Google
10 12 (2.82%) IronPort
11 11 (2.59%) EMC
11 11 (2.59%) Ping Identity
11 11 (2.59%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.35%) 3PAR
12 10 (2.35%) IBM
12 10 (2.35%) NetIQ
12 10 (2.35%) Okta
12 10 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (2.35%) Veritas