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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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 455 463 377
Rank change year-on-year +8 -86 +108
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 327 204 194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.92% 2.50% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 135 135
10th Percentile £371 £331 £350
25th Percentile £457 £403 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £647 £600 £638
90th Percentile £750 £725 £725
UK median daily rate £563 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
10th Percentile £34.13 - -
25th Percentile £38.44 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate £46.25 £60.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -22.92% - -
75th Percentile £53.44 £65.00 -
90th Percentile £57.38 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £46.40
% change year-on-year -41.67% +29.31% +95.80%

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 11,215 8,156 5,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.75% 15.96% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,219 5,765 4,004
10th Percentile £360 £350 £304
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £751 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £569 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +9.47% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 105 116
10th Percentile £12.84 £15.00 £12.51
25th Percentile £15.25 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.21 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -5.21% +19.03% +5.41%
75th Percentile £41.64 £47.63 £25.66
90th Percentile £67.75 £61.60 £47.67
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.94% +93.75% +5.26%

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Single Sign-On in England.

Daily rate trend for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Single Sign-On in England over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Single Sign-On in England.

Hourly rate trend for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Single Sign-On in England over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -13 208 £575 +0.44% 25
North of England -31 40 £600 +6.67% 12
North West -21 27 £624 +18.81% 5
South East -31 19 £491 +9.76% 9
Midlands -41 19 £500 - 11
East Midlands -12 13 £500 -3.38% 5
Yorkshire -26 8 £590 +37.21% 3
West Midlands -39 6 £585 +17.00% 6
North East -6 5 £625 +6.38% 4
South West -21 5 £313 -15.25% 5
East of England -18 1 - - 4
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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.

1 151 (46.18%) Azure
2 124 (37.92%) Active Directory
3 105 (32.11%) Windows
4 92 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 74 (22.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 73 (22.32%) LDAP
7 64 (19.57%) Agile
7 64 (19.57%) PowerShell
8 63 (19.27%) Finance
9 58 (17.74%) Migration
10 57 (17.43%) Social Skills
11 56 (17.13%) Identity Management
12 54 (16.51%) ITIL
13 53 (16.21%) VMware
14 52 (15.90%) SAML
15 50 (15.29%) AWS
16 49 (14.98%) Microsoft 365
17 48 (14.68%) DevOps
18 47 (14.37%) ServiceNow
19 46 (14.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
20 45 (13.76%) DNS
21 41 (12.54%) SSL
21 41 (12.54%) Firewall
22 40 (12.23%) Linux
23 38 (11.62%) SQL
23 38 (11.62%) SaaS
24 37 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (11.31%) Information Security
24 37 (11.31%) Banking
25 36 (11.01%) Management Information System

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 36 (11.01%) IIS
2 32 (9.79%) Tomcat
3 24 (7.34%) WebSphere
3 24 (7.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (4.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 15 (4.59%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.28%) Apache
7 7 (2.14%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.53%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.22%) Confluence
9 4 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.22%) nginx
9 4 (1.22%) SAS
10 3 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.61%) CMS
11 2 (0.61%) Drupal
12 1 (0.31%) JBoss
12 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.92%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 151 (46.18%) Azure
2 74 (22.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 50 (15.29%) AWS
4 49 (14.98%) Microsoft 365
5 38 (11.62%) SaaS
6 26 (7.95%) PaaS
7 25 (7.65%) IaaS
8 18 (5.50%) Azure Monitor
9 17 (5.20%) Azure DevOps
10 12 (3.67%) GCP
11 11 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (3.36%) Mimecast
12 9 (2.75%) Google Workspace
12 9 (2.75%) OneDrive
12 9 (2.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 8 (2.45%) GitHub
13 8 (2.45%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.53%) Apigee
14 5 (1.53%) Serverless
14 5 (1.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.76%) DNS
2 41 (12.54%) Firewall
2 41 (12.54%) SSL
3 28 (8.56%) DHCP
4 21 (6.42%) HTTP
5 16 (4.89%) SMTP
6 15 (4.59%) WAN
7 13 (3.98%) Internet
7 13 (3.98%) Network Security
8 12 (3.67%) DMZ
8 12 (3.67%) SD-WAN
9 11 (3.36%) POP3
9 11 (3.36%) VPN
10 9 (2.75%) Kerberos
10 9 (2.75%) TCP/IP
11 7 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.83%) SAN
13 4 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.22%) IPsec
13 4 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.53%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.22%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (0.92%) Metadata
7 2 (0.61%) DB2
7 2 (0.61%) MaxDB
7 2 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.31%) GIS
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.03%) JIRA
2 16 (4.89%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.06%) IBM UrbanCode
5 7 (2.14%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.53%) NWDS
6 5 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.53%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.61%) NWDI
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.31%) Gradle
9 1 (0.31%) Maven
9 1 (0.31%) Postman
9 1 (0.31%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 63 (19.27%) Finance
2 57 (17.43%) Social Skills
3 37 (11.31%) Banking
4 20 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.12%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.75%) Legal
6 9 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.14%) Marketing
7 7 (2.14%) Retail
8 5 (1.53%) Billing
8 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.22%) Law
9 4 (1.22%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.92%) Electronics
10 3 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (0.92%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
11 2 (0.61%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (23.24%) Architect
2 37 (11.31%) Developer
3 25 (7.65%) Security Architect
4 23 (7.03%) Azure Engineer
5 22 (6.73%) Analyst
6 21 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.89%) Consultant
9 15 (4.59%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.59%) Wintel Engineer
10 14 (4.28%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) Active Directory Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) ServiceNow Developer
11 10 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) WebSphere Engineer
12 9 (2.75%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (2.45%) Azure Architect
13 8 (2.45%) Technical Architect
14 7 (2.14%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.32%) LDAP
2 52 (15.90%) SAML
3 34 (10.40%) Web Services
4 33 (10.09%) OAuth
5 32 (9.79%) Middleware
6 26 (7.95%) OpenID
7 23 (7.03%) REST
8 22 (6.73%) HTML
9 20 (6.12%) XML
10 17 (5.20%) SOAP
11 15 (4.59%) .NET
11 15 (4.59%) CSS
12 14 (4.28%) SailPoint
13 13 (3.98%) J2EE
14 10 (3.06%) JDBC
15 9 (2.75%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.75%) ODBC
16 7 (2.14%) Azure Blueprints
16 7 (2.14%) Kafka
16 7 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.01%) Management Information System
2 32 (9.79%) PKI
3 19 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.20%) CMDB
5 14 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.67%) Clustering
6 12 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.45%) DataPower
9 8 (2.45%) User Experience
10 6 (1.83%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.53%) NHS
12 3 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.92%) Legacy Systems
12 3 (0.92%) Replication
13 2 (0.61%) BYOD
13 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 105 (32.11%) Windows
2 40 (12.23%) Linux
3 27 (8.26%) Unix
3 27 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (4.89%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (3.98%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.83%) AIX
9 5 (1.53%) VMS
10 2 (0.61%) Android
10 2 (0.61%) SUSE
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.57%) Agile
2 58 (17.74%) Migration
3 56 (17.13%) Identity Management
4 54 (16.51%) ITIL
5 48 (14.68%) DevOps
6 37 (11.31%) Information Security
7 35 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (10.40%) Identity Access Management
9 25 (7.65%) Change Management
9 25 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (7.65%) Decision-Making
9 25 (7.65%) ITSM
9 25 (7.65%) Project Management
9 25 (7.65%) Security Architecture
10 23 (7.03%) CI/CD
10 23 (7.03%) Data Loss Prevention
10 23 (7.03%) OWASP
11 22 (6.73%) Patch Management
12 21 (6.42%) Application Security
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 38 (11.62%) SQL
3 30 (9.17%) Python
4 29 (8.87%) Java
5 21 (6.42%) Bash
6 20 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.67%) Perl
8 11 (3.36%) C
9 9 (2.75%) C#
10 7 (2.14%) VB
11 6 (1.83%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.22%) PHP
13 3 (0.92%) ABAP
13 3 (0.92%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.92%) Ruby
14 1 (0.31%) Groovy
14 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.56%) Degree
4 16 (4.89%) CISSP
5 13 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (3.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (3.06%) CISM
8 8 (2.45%) CCSK
8 8 (2.45%) CCSP
9 6 (1.83%) CISA
10 5 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.92%) CCNA
11 3 (0.92%) CSSLP
11 3 (0.92%) MCSE
11 3 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.61%) CGEIT
12 2 (0.61%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.65%) NIST
2 21 (6.42%) SLA
3 11 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.06%) NCSC
5 8 (2.45%) GDPR
6 4 (1.22%) QA
7 3 (0.92%) COBIT
7 3 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.61%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.61%) GRC
8 2 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.61%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (37.92%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.03%) Docker
4 18 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.45%) Firmware
8 6 (1.83%) vSphere
9 5 (1.53%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.22%) OpenAM
10 4 (1.22%) OpenIDM
10 4 (1.22%) XenApp
11 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.61%) OpenDJ
12 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (14.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 27 (8.26%) Ansible
3 24 (7.34%) Terraform
4 22 (6.73%) Kubernetes
5 20 (6.12%) CA Single Sign-On
5 20 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (3.98%) SCCM
7 9 (2.75%) vCenter Server
8 8 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.53%) Nessus
10 5 (1.53%) Puppet
10 5 (1.53%) QRadar
11 4 (1.22%) CASB
11 4 (1.22%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.92%) MOM
12 3 (0.92%) PingFederate
12 3 (0.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 92 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 53 (16.21%) VMware
3 47 (14.37%) ServiceNow
4 30 (9.17%) IBM
5 24 (7.34%) CA
6 23 (7.03%) Citrix
7 20 (6.12%) Splunk
8 19 (5.81%) Google
8 19 (5.81%) Okta
8 19 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (5.50%) Oracle
10 17 (5.20%) Cisco
11 15 (4.59%) SAP
12 12 (3.67%) CyberArk
13 11 (3.36%) HP
13 11 (3.36%) Palo Alto
14 10 (3.06%) Dynatrace
14 10 (3.06%) Zscaler
15 9 (2.75%) McAfee
15 9 (2.75%) Symantec