Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 447 571 528
Rank change year-on-year +124 -43 +15
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 486 306 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.42% 2.73% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 194 211
England median daily rate £513 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £382 £315 £325
90th Percentile £700 £663 £600
UK median daily rate £510 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +7.37% +11.76% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
England median hourly rate - £23.14 £59.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.98% +144.78%
UK median hourly rate - £23.14 £59.31
% change year-on-year - -60.98% +144.78%

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 14,208 11,207 10,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.80% 11.87% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,657 7,688 6,926
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £267 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £595
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 253 245
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.76 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 17 December 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
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 17 December 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 +117 310 £575 +15.00% 35
South East -3 59 £463 -10.63% 11
South West +6 50 £450 -14.29% 3
Midlands -19 26 £425 +30.77% 2
North of England -9 23 £455 +13.75% 5
West Midlands -15 22 £425 +30.77% 2
North West -6 16 £450 +12.50%
East of England +1 15 £600 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire -12 5 £500 +23.08% 1
East Midlands +10 4 £350 -
North East - 2 £548 - 4
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 165 (33.95%) SAML
2 141 (29.01%) Active Directory
3 140 (28.81%) LDAP
4 138 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 137 (28.19%) Microsoft
6 119 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
7 114 (23.46%) Identity Management
8 105 (21.60%) Windows
9 102 (20.99%) Java
9 102 (20.99%) DevOps
10 94 (19.34%) ITIL
11 85 (17.49%) Finance
12 83 (17.08%) Amazon AWS
13 80 (16.46%) Identity Access Management
14 70 (14.40%) PKI
15 69 (14.20%) SQL
16 67 (13.79%) Web Services
17 66 (13.58%) OAuth
18 65 (13.37%) Kerberos
18 65 (13.37%) Office 365
19 63 (12.96%) ServiceNow
19 63 (12.96%) Tomcat
19 63 (12.96%) Security Cleared
20 62 (12.76%) SOA
21 58 (11.93%) Migration
22 55 (11.32%) Apache
23 54 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
24 52 (10.70%) Python
24 52 (10.70%) SSL
24 52 (10.70%) JIRA

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 63 (12.96%) Tomcat
2 55 (11.32%) Apache
3 47 (9.67%) IIS
4 26 (5.35%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.70%) nginx
6 17 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.06%) Confluence
9 9 (1.85%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.65%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.44%) Mule
12 6 (1.23%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.82%) CMS
14 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (7.82%) Microsoft Project
3 37 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.50%) Teamcenter
2 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.23%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.82%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.62%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.41%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.21%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.21%) SAP IBP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 138 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (17.08%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (13.37%) Office 365
4 50 (10.29%) SaaS
5 49 (10.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 33 (6.79%) IaaS
7 31 (6.38%) PaaS
8 16 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (2.88%) Serverless
10 10 (2.06%) Apigee
10 10 (2.06%) AWS CodePipeline
10 10 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (2.06%) OneDrive
11 9 (1.85%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (1.65%) GitHub
13 7 (1.44%) Mimecast
13 7 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.37%) Kerberos
2 52 (10.70%) SSL
3 37 (7.61%) Firewall
4 29 (5.97%) VPN
5 20 (4.12%) HTTP
6 16 (3.29%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.09%) DNS
8 11 (2.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (2.26%) Skype
9 7 (1.44%) Internet
10 6 (1.23%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.23%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.03%) DMZ
11 5 (1.03%) Extranet
12 4 (0.82%) BGP
12 4 (0.82%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.82%) DHCP
12 4 (0.82%) Intranet
12 4 (0.82%) Network Security
12 4 (0.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.82%) Relational Database
2 27 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.94%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (2.26%) MySQL
5 11 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.06%) Redis
7 8 (1.65%) Amazon Aurora
8 7 (1.44%) SAP HANA
8 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.23%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.23%) DB2
9 6 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.23%) HBase
9 6 (1.23%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.23%) QlikView
9 6 (1.23%) Sqoop
10 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (10.70%) JIRA
2 30 (6.17%) Maven
3 25 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.53%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.32%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (2.26%) Artifactory
7 11 (2.26%) JMeter
8 7 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.44%) IBM UrbanCode
8 7 (1.44%) webpack
9 6 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.03%) Grunt
10 5 (1.03%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.03%) Subversion
10 5 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.82%) gulp
11 4 (0.82%) JUnit
12 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (17.49%) Finance
2 30 (6.17%) Banking
3 18 (3.70%) Retail
4 12 (2.47%) Law
5 8 (1.65%) Billing
5 8 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.65%) Publishing
6 7 (1.44%) Legal
7 5 (1.03%) Marketing
8 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) Military
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (20.99%) Architect
1 102 (20.99%) Developer
2 41 (8.44%) Consultant
3 40 (8.23%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (7.00%) Security Architect
5 29 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 28 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
8 23 (4.73%) Applications Engineer
9 21 (4.32%) Analyst
10 20 (4.12%) .NET Developer
10 20 (4.12%) Office 365 Engineer
11 18 (3.70%) Project Manager
12 16 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.29%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.09%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (2.67%) Administrator
14 13 (2.67%) ForgeRock Developer
14 13 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (33.95%) SAML
2 140 (28.81%) LDAP
3 67 (13.79%) Web Services
4 66 (13.58%) OAuth
5 48 (9.88%) .NET
5 48 (9.88%) OpenID
6 45 (9.26%) SailPoint
7 43 (8.85%) REST
8 33 (6.79%) SOAP
9 30 (6.17%) Spring
10 29 (5.97%) XML
11 25 (5.14%) WCF
12 20 (4.12%) SPNEGO
12 20 (4.12%) Spring Boot
13 17 (3.50%) Itk
13 17 (3.50%) Middleware
13 17 (3.50%) OAuth2
13 17 (3.50%) RESTful
14 16 (3.29%) HTML
15 14 (2.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.40%) PKI
2 28 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.53%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.29%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.67%) Clustering
7 13 (2.67%) User Experience
8 11 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.06%) Fintech
10 8 (1.65%) CMDB
10 8 (1.65%) Over-the-Top Content
10 8 (1.65%) Robotics
11 6 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.03%) NHS
12 5 (1.03%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.03%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 105 (21.60%) Windows
2 44 (9.05%) Linux
3 29 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.53%) Windows 10
5 19 (3.91%) Unix
6 10 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.82%) Android
8 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.41%) CentOS
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.46%) Identity Management
3 102 (20.99%) DevOps
4 94 (19.34%) ITIL
5 80 (16.46%) Identity Access Management
6 62 (12.76%) SOA
7 58 (11.93%) Migration
8 50 (10.29%) Workflow
9 48 (9.88%) Problem Management
9 48 (9.88%) Project Management
10 45 (9.26%) Change Management
11 43 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (7.61%) Quality Management
13 36 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 35 (7.20%) ITIL V2
15 34 (7.00%) Service Desk Management
16 32 (6.58%) Change Control
17 31 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 30 (6.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 102 (20.99%) Java
2 69 (14.20%) SQL
3 52 (10.70%) Python
4 44 (9.05%) JavaScript
5 37 (7.61%) PowerShell
6 36 (7.41%) C#
7 20 (4.12%) C++
8 8 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.44%) Perl
10 6 (1.23%) Ruby
11 5 (1.03%) ABAP
11 5 (1.03%) Go
12 3 (0.62%) C
13 2 (0.41%) Jython
13 2 (0.41%) Korn
13 2 (0.41%) PHP
13 2 (0.41%) SOQL
14 1 (0.21%) Erlang
14 1 (0.21%) VB
14 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.29%) Degree
4 10 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (1.44%) CCIE
6 7 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.44%) MCSE
7 6 (1.23%) CCNP
8 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.82%) CISSP
9 4 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.82%) MCSA
9 4 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.62%) CCNA
10 3 (0.62%) MCSD
10 3 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.53%) SLA
2 13 (2.67%) GDPR
3 12 (2.47%) QA
4 11 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (2.06%) PMO
5 10 (2.06%) PSD2
6 7 (1.44%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.03%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.62%) COBIT
8 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.41%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 141 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.76%) OpenAM
3 22 (4.53%) Docker
4 16 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.09%) OpenDJ
5 15 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (1.65%) vSphere
8 7 (1.44%) XenApp
9 6 (1.23%) HDFS
10 5 (1.03%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.82%) KVM
11 4 (0.82%) LXC
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.62%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.21%) NDS
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
2 45 (9.26%) Ansible
3 34 (7.00%) SCCM
4 23 (4.73%) Puppet
5 18 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (3.50%) HP Fortify
7 15 (3.09%) Terraform
8 12 (2.47%) SCOM
9 9 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.65%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 6 (1.23%) Ambari
12 6 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (1.23%) Oozie
13 5 (1.03%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.82%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.82%) MOM
14 4 (0.82%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 137 (28.19%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.96%) ServiceNow
3 42 (8.64%) ForgeRock
4 40 (8.23%) CA
5 36 (7.41%) BMC
6 31 (6.38%) Citrix
7 30 (6.17%) Oracle
8 25 (5.14%) Axway
9 23 (4.73%) Okta
10 22 (4.53%) VMware
11 18 (3.70%) Google
12 17 (3.50%) IBM
13 16 (3.29%) Cisco
14 14 (2.88%) Splunk
15 13 (2.67%) TIBCO
16 11 (2.26%) Dynatrace
16 11 (2.26%) SAP
17 10 (2.06%) NetIQ
18 9 (1.85%) CyberArk
19 8 (1.65%) Solace