Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 440 601 533
Rank change year-on-year +161 -68 +17
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 474 253 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.55% 2.40% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 163 236
England median daily rate £525 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
90th Percentile £699 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 12
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £59.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -60.98% +76.31%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £59.31
% change year-on-year +51.25% -60.98% +76.31%

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 13,361 10,559 11,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.28% 11.56% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,086 7,120 7,328
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 241 251
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.83 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +118 287 £575 +15.00% 38
South East +1 60 £450 -11.76% 8
South West +7 48 £450 -14.29% 6
North of England -24 29 £478 +6.11% 6
East of England +24 26 £513 +10.81% 3
North West -6 25 £500 +11.11% 5
Midlands -9 21 £450 +24.14% 6
West Midlands -14 14 £450 +38.46% 2
East Midlands +17 7 £350 - 4
Yorkshire -27 4 £275 -38.89%
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 163 (34.39%) SAML
2 132 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (26.79%) Microsoft
5 125 (26.37%) LDAP
6 114 (24.05%) Active Directory
7 105 (22.15%) Windows
8 96 (20.25%) Identity Management
9 92 (19.41%) Java
10 89 (18.78%) OAuth
11 86 (18.14%) Finance
12 81 (17.09%) ITIL
13 80 (16.88%) PKI
14 79 (16.67%) DevOps
15 78 (16.46%) Identity Access Management
15 78 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
16 71 (14.98%) Kerberos
17 62 (13.08%) OpenID
18 61 (12.87%) SOA
18 61 (12.87%) SQL
19 58 (12.24%) Security Cleared
19 58 (12.24%) ServiceNow
20 55 (11.60%) CA Single Sign-On
21 54 (11.39%) Migration
21 54 (11.39%) Office 365
22 52 (10.97%) Tomcat
23 51 (10.76%) Web Services
24 49 (10.34%) Project Management
24 49 (10.34%) SaaS
25 47 (9.92%) Problem-Solving

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 52 (10.97%) Tomcat
2 45 (9.49%) Apache
3 38 (8.02%) IIS
4 26 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.22%) CMS
6 17 (3.59%) nginx
7 15 (3.16%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.32%) Mule
9 9 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.90%) MS Exchange
9 9 (1.90%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.69%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.27%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.27%) Confluence
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.05%) NetWeaver
13 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (7.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 32 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (2.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.27%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.63%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.42%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.21%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 130 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (11.39%) Office 365
4 49 (10.34%) SaaS
5 39 (8.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (5.49%) IaaS
7 25 (5.27%) PaaS
8 15 (3.16%) Apigee
9 14 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (2.53%) Serverless
11 10 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.69%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (1.69%) Mimecast
13 7 (1.48%) Amazon S3
13 7 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.98%) Kerberos
2 47 (9.92%) SSL
3 28 (5.91%) Firewall
3 28 (5.91%) VPN
4 22 (4.64%) DNS
5 21 (4.43%) HTTP
6 16 (3.38%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.95%) DHCP
8 12 (2.53%) Skype
9 10 (2.11%) Internet
10 6 (1.27%) Extranet
10 6 (1.27%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.27%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.27%) OSPF
11 5 (1.05%) BGP
11 5 (1.05%) DMZ
11 5 (1.05%) LAN
11 5 (1.05%) Network Security
12 4 (0.84%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.70%) Relational Database
2 25 (5.27%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.11%) MySQL
5 10 (2.11%) Redis
6 9 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
7 8 (1.69%) DB2
8 7 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.27%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.27%) HBase
9 6 (1.27%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.27%) QlikView
9 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.27%) Sqoop
10 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (7.59%) JIRA
2 24 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.01%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.01%) Maven
4 18 (3.80%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.11%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.48%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.05%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.84%) Grunt
9 4 (0.84%) JUnit
9 4 (0.84%) Subversion
9 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.63%) Bower
10 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 86 (18.14%) Finance
2 43 (9.07%) Banking
3 20 (4.22%) Retail
4 14 (2.95%) Law
5 12 (2.53%) Military
6 11 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.11%) Legal
7 10 (2.11%) Marketing
8 7 (1.48%) Publishing
9 6 (1.27%) Billing
10 4 (0.84%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (27.43%) Architect
2 84 (17.72%) Developer
3 51 (10.76%) Solutions Architect
4 47 (9.92%) Security Architect
5 35 (7.38%) Consultant
6 27 (5.70%) Java Developer
7 25 (5.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (4.43%) Analyst
9 20 (4.22%) .NET Developer
10 17 (3.59%) Project Manager
11 16 (3.38%) Applications Engineer
12 14 (2.95%) Administrator
12 14 (2.95%) Applications Architect
12 14 (2.95%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.74%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (2.53%) ServiceNow Consultant
15 11 (2.32%) Azure Engineer
15 11 (2.32%) IT Architect
15 11 (2.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (34.39%) SAML
2 125 (26.37%) LDAP
3 89 (18.78%) OAuth
4 62 (13.08%) OpenID
5 51 (10.76%) Web Services
6 47 (9.92%) .NET
7 39 (8.23%) SailPoint
8 34 (7.17%) SOAP
9 33 (6.96%) REST
10 28 (5.91%) XML
11 25 (5.27%) WCF
12 22 (4.64%) OAuth2
13 21 (4.43%) RESTful
14 20 (4.22%) HTML
14 20 (4.22%) SPNEGO
14 20 (4.22%) Spring
15 15 (3.16%) Middleware
16 14 (2.95%) J2EE
17 13 (2.74%) COM+
17 13 (2.74%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.88%) PKI
2 34 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.91%) Mobile App
5 25 (5.27%) Data Centre
6 19 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.16%) Clustering
8 12 (2.53%) CMDB
8 12 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.32%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.11%) Fintech
10 10 (2.11%) User Experience
11 9 (1.90%) EPoS
12 7 (1.48%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.48%) Robotics
13 6 (1.27%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.27%) Fixed Income
14 5 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 105 (22.15%) Windows
2 45 (9.49%) Linux
3 26 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.43%) Unix
5 20 (4.22%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.48%) Android
7 7 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.42%) SUSE
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) AIX
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (20.25%) Identity Management
3 81 (17.09%) ITIL
4 79 (16.67%) DevOps
5 78 (16.46%) Identity Access Management
6 61 (12.87%) SOA
7 54 (11.39%) Migration
8 49 (10.34%) Project Management
9 47 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (8.02%) Change Management
11 37 (7.81%) Workflow
12 36 (7.59%) Infrastructure Management
12 36 (7.59%) Service Management
13 35 (7.38%) Problem Management
14 33 (6.96%) Release Management
15 31 (6.54%) Security Architecture
16 30 (6.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 28 (5.91%) E-Commerce
17 28 (5.91%) Quality Management
18 27 (5.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 92 (19.41%) Java
2 61 (12.87%) SQL
3 45 (9.49%) Python
4 41 (8.65%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.17%) C#
6 33 (6.96%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.22%) C++
8 10 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.90%) Perl
10 5 (1.05%) C
10 5 (1.05%) Ruby
11 4 (0.84%) ABAP
11 4 (0.84%) Go
11 4 (0.84%) Jython
12 3 (0.63%) Korn
13 2 (0.42%) PHP
13 2 (0.42%) SOQL
13 2 (0.42%) VBScript
14 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.16%) Degree
4 12 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.69%) CCNP
6 8 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (1.48%) CCIE
7 7 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.27%) MCSE
9 5 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.63%) CCNA
11 3 (0.63%) CISSP
11 3 (0.63%) MCSA
11 3 (0.63%) MCTS
11 3 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.22%) SLA
2 17 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.16%) PSD2
4 14 (2.95%) GDPR
5 13 (2.74%) QA
6 12 (2.53%) PMO
7 9 (1.90%) Actionable Recommendations
8 7 (1.48%) Data Quality
9 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.84%) COBIT
11 2 (0.42%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.42%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.42%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 114 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.22%) OpenAM
3 19 (4.01%) Docker
4 15 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.90%) vSphere
7 8 (1.69%) XenApp
8 6 (1.27%) HDFS
8 6 (1.27%) OpenDJ
8 6 (1.27%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.84%) KVM
9 4 (0.84%) LXC
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.42%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (11.60%) CA Single Sign-On
2 42 (8.86%) Ansible
3 27 (5.70%) SCCM
4 18 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (3.59%) HP Fortify
6 15 (3.16%) Puppet
7 12 (2.53%) Terraform
8 10 (2.11%) SCOM
9 9 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.27%) Ambari
10 6 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (1.27%) Kubernetes
10 6 (1.27%) Oozie
10 6 (1.27%) PowerCLI
11 5 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (1.05%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 5 (1.05%) OpenSSO
11 5 (1.05%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.84%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.84%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 127 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.24%) ServiceNow
3 38 (8.02%) BMC
3 38 (8.02%) CA
4 34 (7.17%) Citrix
5 32 (6.75%) ForgeRock
6 28 (5.91%) Oracle
7 24 (5.06%) VMware
8 22 (4.64%) Axway
8 22 (4.64%) Cisco
8 22 (4.64%) SAP
9 21 (4.43%) Google
10 20 (4.22%) IBM
10 20 (4.22%) Okta
11 13 (2.74%) TIBCO
12 10 (2.11%) CyberArk
13 8 (1.69%) EMC
13 8 (1.69%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.69%) Solace
14 7 (1.48%) NetIQ