Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 446 572
Rank change year-on-year -1 +126 -22
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 406 486 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.27% 3.75% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 298 165
England median daily rate £475 £511 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +13.61% -3.85%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £350
90th Percentile £666 £652 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
England median hourly rate £57.50 £35.98 £20.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.81% +77.61% -65.84%
10th Percentile £39.25 £32.34 £12.38
90th Percentile £77.75 £71.10 £24.42
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.98 £20.26
% change year-on-year -2.72% +77.61% -65.84%

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 12,421 12,966 10,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.94% 13.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,389 8,772 6,759
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 368 223
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -17.96%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £10.55
90th Percentile £50.90 £48.48 £47.76
UK median hourly rate £20.95 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +10.00% -22.22%

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 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 -15 196 £500 -11.11% 32
South East +36 77 £525 +16.67% 17
North of England +35 45 £460 +5.14% 6
South West -31 40 £530 +6.00% 2
East of England +23 37 £415 -19.02% 7
North West +5 25 £460 +5.14% 4
Yorkshire +26 18 £475 +5.56% 1
Midlands +16 12 £425 +3.66% 4
West Midlands +10 7 £375 -16.67% 3
East Midlands +21 5 £438 +12.90% 1
North East - 2 £488 - 1
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 168 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 149 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (30.54%) Microsoft
4 104 (25.62%) Windows
5 97 (23.89%) SAML
6 90 (22.17%) Identity Access Management
7 83 (20.44%) LDAP
8 82 (20.20%) Web Services
9 80 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
10 79 (19.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 71 (17.49%) Office 365
12 67 (16.50%) Finance
13 66 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (14.78%) PowerShell
15 55 (13.55%) Identity Management
15 55 (13.55%) SQL
16 53 (13.05%) Linux
17 50 (12.32%) Migration
18 49 (12.07%) Java
18 49 (12.07%) ITIL
18 49 (12.07%) Security Cleared
19 47 (11.58%) SaaS
20 46 (11.33%) Windows Server
21 43 (10.59%) VMware
21 43 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
22 42 (10.34%) SCCM
23 41 (10.10%) Information Security
23 41 (10.10%) ServiceNow
24 40 (9.85%) OAuth
25 39 (9.61%) DevOps

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 32 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 31 (7.64%) MS Exchange
3 23 (5.67%) Apache
4 19 (4.68%) Skype for Business
5 15 (3.69%) IIS
6 13 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.97%) Confluence
10 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.23%) JBoss
11 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.74%) CICS
12 3 (0.74%) WordPress
13 2 (0.49%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.49%) nginx
13 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) assyst
1 3 (0.74%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 149 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (19.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 71 (17.49%) Office 365
5 47 (11.58%) SaaS
6 35 (8.62%) IaaS
7 33 (8.13%) PaaS
8 14 (3.45%) OneDrive
9 10 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (2.46%) Google Sheets
10 9 (2.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 8 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.97%) Serverless
12 6 (1.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 6 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.23%) Force.com
13 5 (1.23%) G Suite
13 5 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.99%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.11%) Firewall
2 34 (8.37%) DNS
3 30 (7.39%) VPN
4 22 (5.42%) SAN
4 22 (5.42%) Skype
5 18 (4.43%) DHCP
5 18 (4.43%) WAN
6 17 (4.19%) Internet
7 13 (3.20%) LAN
7 13 (3.20%) SSL
7 13 (3.20%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.96%) SMTP
9 11 (2.71%) Network Security
10 9 (2.22%) HTTP
10 9 (2.22%) Kerberos
10 9 (2.22%) NAS
10 9 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.72%) POP3
12 7 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.20%) MySQL
3 13 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.23%) MS Access
6 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.74%) Power BI
7 3 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.49%) Big Data
8 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.49%) DB2
8 2 (0.49%) GIS
8 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.93%) JIRA
2 17 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.69%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.97%) Bitbucket
4 8 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.97%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.99%) Subversion
5 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.74%) AppScan
6 3 (0.74%) Burp Suite
6 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.74%) webpack
7 2 (0.49%) Maven
7 2 (0.49%) Selenium
7 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.25%) GitLab
8 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.25%) MSTest
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 67 (16.50%) Finance
2 25 (6.16%) Law
3 23 (5.67%) Banking
4 22 (5.42%) Retail
5 13 (3.20%) Marketing
6 11 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.72%) Military
8 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.23%) Publishing
9 4 (0.99%) Billing
9 4 (0.99%) Electronics
9 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Automotive
10 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (17.73%) Developer
2 65 (16.01%) Architect
3 64 (15.76%) Consultant
4 28 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (6.65%) Security Architect
6 23 (5.67%) Analyst
7 18 (4.43%) ServiceNow Developer
7 18 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (3.69%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.69%) IAM Consultant
9 13 (3.20%) Azure Engineer
9 13 (3.20%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (3.20%) OpenAM Developer
10 12 (2.96%) Administrator
10 12 (2.96%) Identity Management Consultant
10 12 (2.96%) Project Manager
10 12 (2.96%) Salesforce Developer
11 11 (2.71%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
12 10 (2.46%) ForgeRock Developer
12 10 (2.46%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (23.89%) SAML
2 83 (20.44%) LDAP
3 82 (20.20%) Web Services
4 40 (9.85%) OAuth
5 28 (6.90%) OpenID
6 26 (6.40%) REST
7 25 (6.16%) .NET
7 25 (6.16%) HTML
7 25 (6.16%) SOAP
8 19 (4.68%) Middleware
8 19 (4.68%) XML
9 13 (3.20%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.20%) SailPoint
10 11 (2.71%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.71%) CSS
10 11 (2.71%) Node.js
10 11 (2.71%) RESTful
11 10 (2.46%) OAuth2
11 10 (2.46%) React
12 9 (2.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.40%) PKI
3 25 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.69%) Replication
7 13 (3.20%) User Experience
8 12 (2.96%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (2.46%) HACMP
10 10 (2.46%) Robotics
11 8 (1.97%) Clustering
12 7 (1.72%) CMDB
12 7 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.23%) Blackberry
14 5 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
15 4 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (25.62%) Windows
2 53 (13.05%) Linux
3 46 (11.33%) Windows Server
4 35 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (7.88%) Unix
6 22 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.19%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.71%) Solaris
8 11 (2.71%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.22%) Android
9 9 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.48%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.17%) Identity Access Management
2 66 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (13.55%) Identity Management
4 50 (12.32%) Migration
5 49 (12.07%) ITIL
6 43 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 41 (10.10%) Information Security
8 39 (9.61%) DevOps
9 38 (9.36%) Workflow
10 37 (9.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 34 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 30 (7.39%) Service Management
13 29 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (7.14%) Project Management
14 26 (6.40%) SDLC
14 26 (6.40%) Translating Business Requirements
15 25 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (5.42%) Scrum
18 20 (4.93%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (14.78%) PowerShell
2 55 (13.55%) SQL
3 49 (12.07%) Java
4 33 (8.13%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.67%) Perl
6 20 (4.93%) C#
7 11 (2.71%) Python
8 10 (2.46%) C
9 9 (2.22%) Apex Code
10 7 (1.72%) PHP
11 5 (1.23%) C++
11 5 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.23%) VBScript
12 4 (0.99%) SOQL
12 4 (0.99%) SOSL
13 3 (0.74%) COBOL
13 3 (0.74%) Java 8
13 3 (0.74%) Lua
13 3 (0.74%) Ruby
13 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.88%) Degree
4 29 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (5.91%) MCSE
6 20 (4.93%) CISSP
7 13 (3.20%) CISM
8 10 (2.46%) FFIEC
9 9 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.72%) MCSA
12 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.23%) MCP
12 5 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (0.74%) CCNP
14 3 (0.74%) CISA
14 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.74%) MCITP
14 3 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.13%) SLA
2 23 (5.67%) GDPR
3 15 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.99%) NIST
5 4 (0.99%) QA
6 3 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.74%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.74%) PMO
6 3 (0.74%) PSD2
7 2 (0.49%) GxP
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 168 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.67%) Docker
3 19 (4.68%) OpenAM
4 18 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.71%) KVM
5 11 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.46%) Shibboleth
6 10 (2.46%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.48%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.99%) OpenDJ
8 4 (0.99%) XenApp
8 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.74%) NDS
10 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.25%) LXC
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (10.34%) SCCM
2 18 (4.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (3.45%) PingFederate
4 13 (3.20%) Puppet
5 12 (2.96%) Terraform
6 11 (2.71%) CA Single Sign-On
7 10 (2.46%) Ansible
7 10 (2.46%) Oracle Identity Management
7 10 (2.46%) WSUS
8 9 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.72%) SCOM
10 5 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.23%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.23%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.74%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.74%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.74%) Nessus
12 3 (0.74%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.74%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 124 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.59%) VMware
3 41 (10.10%) ServiceNow
4 30 (7.39%) ForgeRock
5 29 (7.14%) Oracle
6 28 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (5.17%) Cisco
7 21 (5.17%) Google
8 20 (4.93%) Red Hat
9 18 (4.43%) CA
9 18 (4.43%) Okta
10 15 (3.69%) Pega
11 13 (3.20%) Ping Identity
12 11 (2.71%) Citrix
12 11 (2.71%) EMC
12 11 (2.71%) IBM
12 11 (2.71%) Veritas
13 10 (2.46%) 3PAR
13 10 (2.46%) BMC
13 10 (2.46%) SAP