Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 433 454 593
Rank change year-on-year +21 +139 -56
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 375 485 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.51% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.35% 3.50% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 331 185
England median daily rate £488 £525 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.30% +3.89%
10th Percentile £353 £375 £313
90th Percentile £684 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £525 £467
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.36% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
England median hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% +51.25% -60.98%
10th Percentile £52.00 £35.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £82.50 £35.00 £27.27
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +128.57% +51.25% -60.98%

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 11,195 13,873 11,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.56% 14.54% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,647 9,469 7,617
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 376 265
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.72% -22.78%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.89
90th Percentile £53.02 £46.88 £47.70
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -23.08%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -22 176 £475 -17.39% 20
South East +65 82 £525 +16.67% 6
North of England +48 43 £460 +1.66% 3
East of England +41 32 £415 -29.36% 6
South West -7 28 £530 +17.78% 2
North West +6 23 £455 - 1
Yorkshire +44 19 £475 +72.73%
Midlands +39 15 £550 +22.22% 7
West Midlands +31 13 £525 +16.67% 3
East Midlands +18 1 £550 +57.14% 4
North East - 1 £488 - 2
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 185 (49.33%) Active Directory
2 174 (46.40%) Azure
3 129 (34.40%) Windows
4 125 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 102 (27.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 83 (22.13%) Office 365
7 77 (20.53%) Web Services
8 76 (20.27%) Identity Access Management
9 75 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 68 (18.13%) AWS
11 67 (17.87%) Finance
12 66 (17.60%) Migration
13 65 (17.33%) SAML
14 55 (14.67%) DevOps
15 54 (14.40%) Identity Management
15 54 (14.40%) DNS
16 53 (14.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 52 (13.87%) LDAP
17 52 (13.87%) Security Cleared
17 52 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
18 49 (13.07%) Disaster Recovery
19 48 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
20 47 (12.53%) SC Cleared
21 46 (12.27%) Windows Server
22 45 (12.00%) SaaS
23 42 (11.20%) Linux
24 41 (10.93%) VMware
25 40 (10.67%) SQL Server
26 39 (10.40%) VPN
26 39 (10.40%) IaaS

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 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.20%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.60%) Skype for Business
4 20 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (4.53%) IIS
6 14 (3.73%) Apache
6 14 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.40%) Confluence
10 7 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.33%) JBoss
11 5 (1.33%) SAS
11 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.53%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.07%) InDesign
2 4 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.07%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.80%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 174 (46.40%) Azure
2 102 (27.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 83 (22.13%) Office 365
4 68 (18.13%) AWS
5 45 (12.00%) SaaS
6 39 (10.40%) IaaS
7 37 (9.87%) PaaS
8 17 (4.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 13 (3.47%) OneDrive
10 11 (2.93%) Mimecast
11 9 (2.40%) GCP
11 9 (2.40%) Power Platform
12 8 (2.13%) Amazon Cognito
12 8 (2.13%) GitHub
13 7 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.87%) Serverless
14 6 (1.60%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (1.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.40%) DNS
2 39 (10.40%) VPN
3 34 (9.07%) Firewall
4 28 (7.47%) DHCP
5 27 (7.20%) TCP/IP
6 26 (6.93%) Skype
7 22 (5.87%) SAN
8 20 (5.33%) NAS
9 19 (5.07%) Internet
10 16 (4.27%) Reverse Proxy
11 11 (2.93%) WAN
12 10 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (2.67%) HTTP
12 10 (2.67%) Network Security
12 10 (2.67%) SMTP
12 10 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.13%) Kerberos
13 8 (2.13%) POP3
13 8 (2.13%) VoIP
14 7 (1.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.40%) Power BI
5 7 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.87%) MySQL
5 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.07%) MS Access
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2017
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.80%) Lumira
9 3 (0.80%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (5.60%) Jenkins
2 18 (4.80%) JIRA
3 10 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.40%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.60%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.33%) Artifactory
6 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.07%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.80%) AppScan
8 3 (0.80%) Burp Suite
8 3 (0.80%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.80%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.80%) GitLab
8 3 (0.80%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.80%) Subversion
9 2 (0.53%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.27%) Swashbuckle
General
1 67 (17.87%) Finance
2 22 (5.87%) Public Sector
3 16 (4.27%) Retail
4 13 (3.47%) Publishing
5 11 (2.93%) Banking
6 8 (2.13%) Marketing
7 7 (1.87%) Law
8 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.07%) Electronics
10 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (16.00%) Developer
2 52 (13.87%) Architect
3 41 (10.93%) Consultant
4 26 (6.93%) Analyst
5 19 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (4.53%) Azure Engineer
7 16 (4.27%) Administrator
7 16 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
7 16 (4.27%) Security Architect
8 14 (3.73%) Azure Architect
9 13 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (3.20%) ServiceNow Developer
10 12 (3.20%) Technical Leader
11 11 (2.93%) Active Directory Engineer
12 9 (2.40%) IAM Consultant
12 9 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.40%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (2.13%) Identity Management Consultant
13 8 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.53%) Web Services
2 65 (17.33%) SAML
3 52 (13.87%) LDAP
4 37 (9.87%) OAuth
5 30 (8.00%) .NET
6 20 (5.33%) OpenID
7 18 (4.80%) HTML
8 17 (4.53%) REST
9 15 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 15 (4.00%) Middleware
9 15 (4.00%) Node.js
9 15 (4.00%) OAuth2
10 14 (3.73%) React
10 14 (3.73%) SailPoint
11 13 (3.47%) .NET Framework
11 13 (3.47%) SOAP
11 13 (3.47%) XML
12 12 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.93%) Entity Framework
14 10 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.20%) PKI
2 22 (5.87%) Replication
3 18 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (3.47%) User Experience
6 11 (2.93%) Clustering
6 11 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.40%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.40%) Robotics
8 9 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.07%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.07%) Life Science
10 4 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.07%) Social Media
10 4 (1.07%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 129 (34.40%) Windows
2 48 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (12.27%) Windows Server
4 42 (11.20%) Linux
5 33 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (8.53%) Windows 10
7 17 (4.53%) Unix
8 14 (3.73%) Android
8 14 (3.73%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.87%) VMS
11 7 (1.87%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.80%) CentOS
13 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.27%) Identity Access Management
2 66 (17.60%) Migration
3 55 (14.67%) DevOps
4 54 (14.40%) Identity Management
5 53 (14.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 52 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (13.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (9.60%) Information Security
9 24 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (6.40%) ITIL
9 24 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (6.40%) Project Management
10 22 (5.87%) Scrum
11 21 (5.60%) Computer Science
11 21 (5.60%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (5.60%) Workflow
12 20 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (5.33%) SOA
13 19 (5.07%) Privileged Access Management
13 19 (5.07%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 38 (10.13%) SQL
3 37 (9.87%) JavaScript
4 32 (8.53%) C#
5 26 (6.93%) Java
6 22 (5.87%) Python
7 14 (3.73%) Perl
8 10 (2.67%) C
9 9 (2.40%) PHP
9 9 (2.40%) VBScript
10 8 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.87%) Ruby
12 5 (1.33%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.33%) XPath
13 3 (0.80%) Go
13 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 52 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 47 (12.53%) SC Cleared
3 38 (10.13%) Degree
4 34 (9.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (7.20%) MCSE
6 17 (4.53%) CISSP
7 10 (2.67%) MCSA
8 9 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.87%) CISM
10 6 (1.60%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (1.33%) MCP
11 5 (1.33%) SAS Certification
12 4 (1.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.07%) CCNA
12 4 (1.07%) MCITP
13 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.80%) SANS
13 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.40%) SLA
2 13 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.93%) GDPR
4 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 3 (0.80%) NCSC
5 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.53%) PMO
5 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 185 (49.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.00%) Docker
4 7 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.60%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 5 (1.33%) vSphere
7 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.80%) XenApp
8 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.27%) Firmware
10 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.27%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.27%) vCloud
10 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (6.93%) SCCM
2 19 (5.07%) Terraform
3 18 (4.80%) PingFederate
4 15 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (3.47%) Puppet
6 12 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.93%) Ansible
8 10 (2.67%) AirWatch
8 10 (2.67%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 8 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (1.60%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (1.33%) Nessus
13 4 (1.07%) FortiGate
13 4 (1.07%) SCOM
13 4 (1.07%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.80%) Nagios
14 3 (0.80%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 125 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.93%) VMware
3 31 (8.27%) Cisco
4 18 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (4.53%) ServiceNow
6 16 (4.27%) Okta
6 16 (4.27%) Oracle
7 14 (3.73%) SAP
7 14 (3.73%) Splunk
8 13 (3.47%) Ping Identity
8 13 (3.47%) Workday
9 12 (3.20%) CA
9 12 (3.20%) Google
10 11 (2.93%) McAfee
10 11 (2.93%) Polycom
10 11 (2.93%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.67%) IBM
11 10 (2.67%) Pega
12 9 (2.40%) Adobe
12 9 (2.40%) Dell