Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 513 558
Rank change year-on-year +35 +45 -44
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 405 311 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.36% 3.42% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 193 196
England median daily rate £500 £465 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +0.27% +3.06%
10th Percentile £340 £353 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £470
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.60% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
England median hourly rate £37.49 £16.50 £22.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.21% -27.06% -27.38%
10th Percentile £32.61 £9.81 £14.27
90th Percentile £68.75 £74.34 £26.52
UK median hourly rate £37.49 £16.50 £23.43
% change year-on-year +127.21% -29.56% -35.38%

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 12,067 9,100 9,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.02% 10.68% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,112 6,073 6,214
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £286 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 211 261
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +33 241 £513 +2.50% 20
South West +51 52 £500 +25.00% 4
South East -41 37 £481 +13.24% 10
Midlands -5 32 £389 -19.01% 5
North of England -20 31 £434 +0.87% 2
West Midlands -9 22 £395 -21.00% 3
North West -14 21 £434 -1.42% 1
East of England -20 9 £363 -22.46% 5
Yorkshire -16 6 £450 +20.00%
East Midlands +4 5 £388 +3.33% 2
North East +35 4 £323 - 1
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 102 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 95 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 86 (21.23%) Microsoft
5 80 (19.75%) SAML
6 79 (19.51%) Identity Management
6 79 (19.51%) Finance
7 77 (19.01%) Security Cleared
8 76 (18.77%) Web Services
9 74 (18.27%) Identity Access Management
10 69 (17.04%) LDAP
11 67 (16.54%) DevOps
12 66 (16.30%) Windows
12 66 (16.30%) SQL
13 65 (16.05%) ITIL
14 58 (14.32%) Office 365
15 51 (12.59%) REST
15 51 (12.59%) JavaScript
16 50 (12.35%) Management Information System
17 47 (11.60%) Java
17 47 (11.60%) SOAP
17 47 (11.60%) Linux
18 46 (11.36%) Infrastructure Management
19 44 (10.86%) ServiceNow
20 42 (10.37%) OAuth
21 41 (10.12%) Oracle
21 41 (10.12%) PKI
22 40 (9.88%) SOA
23 39 (9.63%) SQL Server
24 38 (9.38%) .NET

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 33 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.42%) Apache
3 21 (5.19%) Mule
3 21 (5.19%) Mule ESB
4 20 (4.94%) IIS
5 18 (4.44%) CMS
6 16 (3.95%) Tomcat
7 15 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 13 (3.21%) Apache Solr
8 13 (3.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (2.72%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.73%) JBoss
11 7 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.48%) nginx
12 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.48%) Skype for Business
13 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.99%) EPiServer
Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 91 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (14.32%) Office 365
3 38 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (7.16%) SaaS
5 28 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (4.94%) IaaS
7 10 (2.47%) PaaS
8 8 (1.98%) npm
9 6 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.99%) Force.com
11 4 (0.99%) Heroku
11 4 (0.99%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.74%) Boomi
12 3 (0.74%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.49%) GitHub
13 2 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.91%) SSL
2 22 (5.43%) Firewall
3 17 (4.20%) Internet
4 14 (3.46%) DNS
5 13 (3.21%) Kerberos
6 11 (2.72%) VPN
7 10 (2.47%) FTP
8 8 (1.98%) DHCP
8 8 (1.98%) Network Security
8 8 (1.98%) SAN
8 8 (1.98%) SMTP
9 7 (1.73%) SMS
10 6 (1.48%) Skype
11 4 (0.99%) Extranet
11 4 (0.99%) HTTP
11 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.74%) MPLS
12 3 (0.74%) WAN
12 3 (0.74%) X.509
13 2 (0.49%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.46%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.96%) Endeca
6 12 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.72%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.22%) Big Data
9 8 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.74%) DB2
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (5.93%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.70%) JIRA
3 15 (3.70%) Selenium
4 11 (2.72%) Maven
5 10 (2.47%) JUnit
6 9 (2.22%) Grunt
6 9 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.98%) Bower
7 8 (1.98%) Gradle
7 8 (1.98%) gulp
7 8 (1.98%) SonarQube
8 6 (1.48%) GitLab
8 6 (1.48%) JMeter
8 6 (1.48%) Subversion
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 79 (19.51%) Finance
2 35 (8.64%) Banking
3 16 (3.95%) Military
4 15 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.70%) Retail
5 13 (3.21%) Law
6 9 (2.22%) Legal
7 6 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.48%) Marketing
7 6 (1.48%) Publishing
8 5 (1.23%) Billing
9 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (21.23%) Architect
2 74 (18.27%) Developer
3 47 (11.60%) Consultant
4 32 (7.90%) Analyst
5 23 (5.68%) Technical Architect
6 20 (4.94%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.94%) Project Manager
7 14 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.21%) .NET Developer
9 12 (2.96%) Security Consultant
10 11 (2.72%) IAM Consultant
10 11 (2.72%) Security Architect
10 11 (2.72%) Sitecore Architect
10 11 (2.72%) Support Engineer
11 10 (2.47%) DBA
11 10 (2.47%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (2.47%) Security Engineer
11 10 (2.47%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.22%) Administrator
12 9 (2.22%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.75%) SAML
2 76 (18.77%) Web Services
3 69 (17.04%) LDAP
4 51 (12.59%) REST
5 47 (11.60%) SOAP
6 42 (10.37%) OAuth
7 38 (9.38%) .NET
8 32 (7.90%) Spring
9 31 (7.65%) OpenID
10 28 (6.91%) RESTful
10 28 (6.91%) XML
11 26 (6.42%) Spring Security
12 24 (5.93%) HTML
13 23 (5.68%) OAuth2
14 17 (4.20%) ASP.NET
14 17 (4.20%) JSON
15 16 (3.95%) Lucene
15 16 (3.95%) SailPoint
15 16 (3.95%) Swagger
16 14 (3.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 41 (10.12%) PKI
3 23 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.70%) User Experience
6 14 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.46%) Replication
7 12 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.47%) CMDB
9 7 (1.73%) Clustering
9 7 (1.73%) Fintech
9 7 (1.73%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.48%) DataPower
11 5 (1.23%) EPoS
11 5 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.23%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.99%) NHS
12 4 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.30%) Windows
2 47 (11.60%) Linux
3 20 (4.94%) Unix
4 13 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.47%) Solaris
5 10 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.99%) HPUX
6 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.74%) SUSE
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.49%) Android
8 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.49%) CentOS
8 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.49%) zOS
9 1 (0.25%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.51%) Identity Management
3 74 (18.27%) Identity Access Management
4 67 (16.54%) DevOps
5 65 (16.05%) ITIL
6 46 (11.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 40 (9.88%) SOA
8 36 (8.89%) Microservices
9 33 (8.15%) Information Security
9 33 (8.15%) Migration
10 31 (7.65%) CRM
10 31 (7.65%) Project Management
10 31 (7.65%) Service Management
11 30 (7.41%) Scrum
12 29 (7.16%) Workflow
13 26 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (6.42%) SDLC
14 25 (6.17%) Analytics
15 24 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (5.93%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.30%) SQL
2 51 (12.59%) JavaScript
3 47 (11.60%) Java
4 23 (5.68%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.94%) C#
6 16 (3.95%) Python
7 11 (2.72%) PHP
8 9 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.73%) Java 8
9 7 (1.73%) Ruby
10 6 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.48%) Perl
10 6 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.23%) C++
12 4 (0.99%) Go
13 3 (0.74%) Erlang
13 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.74%) XPath
14 2 (0.49%) C
14 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.68%) Degree
4 17 (4.20%) CISSP
5 8 (1.98%) APMP
6 7 (1.73%) CISM
6 7 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.99%) CISA
8 4 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.99%) CRISC
8 4 (0.99%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.49%) CCIE
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ISACA
9 2 (0.49%) MCSE
9 2 (0.49%) OCA
9 2 (0.49%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.95%) QA
2 15 (3.70%) SLA
3 14 (3.46%) GDPR
4 11 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.98%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.48%) RMADS
8 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.49%) COBIT
9 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.25%) GCP
10 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.25%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.25%) PMO
10 1 (0.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 102 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.20%) Docker
3 11 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.99%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.99%) vSphere
7 3 (0.74%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.49%) RACF
9 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.25%) GridGain
9 1 (0.25%) IAG
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (9.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 19 (4.69%) Ansible
3 15 (3.70%) PingFederate
3 15 (3.70%) SCCM
4 14 (3.46%) OpenSSO
5 11 (2.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (2.47%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.98%) CASB
8 7 (1.73%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.73%) Puppet
9 6 (1.48%) Automic
9 6 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (1.48%) Graylog
9 6 (1.48%) logstash
9 6 (1.48%) Nagios
9 6 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.48%) Rundeck
10 5 (1.23%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.23%) WSUS
11 4 (0.99%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 86 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.86%) ServiceNow
3 41 (10.12%) Oracle
4 29 (7.16%) CA
5 22 (5.43%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.44%) Sitecore
7 16 (3.95%) IBM
7 16 (3.95%) Ping Identity
8 14 (3.46%) ATG
9 13 (3.21%) BEA
9 13 (3.21%) Cisco
9 13 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (3.21%) SAP
9 13 (3.21%) VMware
10 12 (2.96%) Okta
11 10 (2.47%) MuleSoft
12 9 (2.22%) Citrix
13 8 (1.98%) ForgeRock
13 8 (1.98%) Micro Focus
14 7 (1.73%) BMC