Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 532 555
Rank change year-on-year +71 +23 -19
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 425 276 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.52% 3.02% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 166 208
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £328 £356 £312
90th Percentile £686 £675 £657
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
England median hourly rate £35.98 £16.50 £59.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.06% -72.18% +125.04%
UK median hourly rate £35.98 £16.50 £59.31
% change year-on-year +118.06% -72.18% +52.08%

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 12,075 9,146 10,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.20% 10.87% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,085 6,054 6,874
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 208 242
England median hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -20.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.23 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £19.20 £19.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% -15.22% +15.00%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +53 237 £520 -0.95% 21
South West +48 56 £500 +25.00% 6
South East -39 44 £463 +2.78% 10
North of England -24 41 £438 -2.78% 5
North West -14 29 £438 -2.78% 4
East of England +7 22 £493 +9.44% 1
Midlands +5 22 £395 -21.00% 1
West Midlands -25 13 £405 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -27 8 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £388 -
North East +3 4 £323 -
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 114 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (26.35%) Active Directory
3 104 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 99 (23.29%) Microsoft
5 87 (20.47%) SAML
6 84 (19.76%) Identity Management
7 83 (19.53%) Windows
8 82 (19.29%) Security Cleared
9 78 (18.35%) Finance
10 76 (17.88%) Identity Access Management
11 74 (17.41%) LDAP
12 66 (15.53%) DevOps
13 62 (14.59%) Web Services
14 60 (14.12%) Office 365
15 58 (13.65%) OAuth
16 52 (12.24%) SQL
17 51 (12.00%) ITIL
17 51 (12.00%) Management Information System
18 50 (11.76%) PKI
19 46 (10.82%) Infrastructure Management
20 45 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
20 45 (10.59%) Java
21 44 (10.35%) SOA
21 44 (10.35%) Service Management
22 43 (10.12%) Linux
22 43 (10.12%) ServiceNow
23 41 (9.65%) Project Management
24 37 (8.71%) SOAP
24 37 (8.71%) SharePoint
24 37 (8.71%) JavaScript

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 37 (8.71%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.59%) CMS
3 20 (4.71%) IIS
4 19 (4.47%) Mule
4 19 (4.47%) Mule ESB
5 18 (4.24%) WebLogic Portal
6 17 (4.00%) Apache
7 16 (3.76%) Apache Solr
7 16 (3.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (3.06%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.59%) Skype for Business
10 10 (2.35%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.65%) nginx
13 5 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.18%) NetWeaver
13 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
Applications
1 12 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.47%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 104 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (14.12%) Office 365
3 45 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (7.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (6.35%) SaaS
6 14 (3.29%) IaaS
6 14 (3.29%) PaaS
7 7 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.41%) Heroku
9 5 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.18%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.94%) Force.com
10 4 (0.94%) G Suite
10 4 (0.94%) GitHub
10 4 (0.94%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.71%) npm
12 2 (0.47%) Boomi
12 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.65%) DNS
2 20 (4.71%) SSL
3 19 (4.47%) Kerberos
4 18 (4.24%) DHCP
5 16 (3.76%) Firewall
6 15 (3.53%) VPN
7 14 (3.29%) Internet
8 13 (3.06%) Skype
9 10 (2.35%) Network Security
10 9 (2.12%) SMS
11 8 (1.88%) SAN
12 6 (1.41%) Extranet
13 5 (1.18%) FTP
13 5 (1.18%) HTTP
13 5 (1.18%) LAN
14 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
14 4 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.71%) IPsec
15 3 (0.71%) WAN
15 3 (0.71%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 19 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.76%) Endeca
6 10 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.12%) Big Data
8 7 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.94%) Power BI
10 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.71%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.71%) DB2
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.71%) Semantic Layer
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.35%) JIRA
4 9 (2.12%) Selenium
5 7 (1.65%) Maven
5 7 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.18%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.94%) Grunt
7 4 (0.94%) JUnit
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.71%) Bower
8 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.71%) Gradle
8 3 (0.71%) gulp
8 3 (0.71%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.47%) Moq
9 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 78 (18.35%) Finance
2 35 (8.24%) Banking
3 26 (6.12%) Military
4 22 (5.18%) Retail
5 12 (2.82%) Legal
6 11 (2.59%) Marketing
7 9 (2.12%) Law
8 8 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.88%) Publishing
9 4 (0.94%) Billing
9 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (27.29%) Architect
2 66 (15.53%) Developer
3 45 (10.59%) Consultant
4 29 (6.82%) Security Architect
5 28 (6.59%) Technical Architect
6 26 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (5.41%) Analyst
8 22 (5.18%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.29%) Identity Management Architect
10 13 (3.06%) .NET Developer
10 13 (3.06%) Security Consultant
10 13 (3.06%) Sitecore Architect
11 12 (2.82%) Administrator
11 12 (2.82%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.82%) Support Engineer
12 11 (2.59%) IAM Consultant
12 11 (2.59%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.59%) ServiceNow Developer
13 10 (2.35%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (2.35%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (20.47%) SAML
2 74 (17.41%) LDAP
3 62 (14.59%) Web Services
4 58 (13.65%) OAuth
5 37 (8.71%) SOAP
6 35 (8.24%) REST
7 32 (7.53%) .NET
7 32 (7.53%) OpenID
8 28 (6.59%) Spring
9 26 (6.12%) RESTful
10 25 (5.88%) HTML
11 22 (5.18%) OAuth2
12 21 (4.94%) Spring Security
13 20 (4.71%) SailPoint
14 19 (4.47%) Lucene
15 18 (4.24%) AngularJS
16 16 (3.76%) XML
17 14 (3.29%) Apache Camel
17 14 (3.29%) Drools
18 12 (2.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 50 (11.76%) PKI
3 30 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.47%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.53%) CMDB
5 15 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.53%) User Experience
6 12 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.59%) Clustering
7 11 (2.59%) Replication
8 10 (2.35%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.12%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.12%) EPoS
9 9 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.41%) Fintech
10 6 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.18%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.53%) Windows
2 43 (10.12%) Linux
3 22 (5.18%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.29%) Unix
5 11 (2.59%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.35%) Solaris
7 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.18%) Android
8 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.18%) SUSE
9 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.47%) CentOS
12 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (19.76%) Identity Management
3 76 (17.88%) Identity Access Management
4 66 (15.53%) DevOps
5 51 (12.00%) ITIL
6 46 (10.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 44 (10.35%) Service Management
7 44 (10.35%) SOA
8 41 (9.65%) Project Management
9 36 (8.47%) CRM
10 33 (7.76%) Information Security
11 32 (7.53%) Microservices
11 32 (7.53%) Migration
12 31 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (7.06%) Workflow
14 28 (6.59%) Scrum
15 27 (6.35%) SDLC
16 26 (6.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 24 (5.65%) Release Management
18 23 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.24%) SQL
2 45 (10.59%) Java
3 37 (8.71%) JavaScript
4 32 (7.53%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.18%) Python
6 13 (3.06%) C#
7 11 (2.59%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.35%) PHP
9 8 (1.88%) Perl
10 7 (1.65%) Java 8
11 6 (1.41%) Ruby
12 4 (0.94%) C
12 4 (0.94%) C++
13 3 (0.71%) Go
13 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.71%) XPath
14 2 (0.47%) Erlang
14 2 (0.47%) Jython
14 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (19.29%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.76%) Degree
4 13 (3.06%) CISSP
5 10 (2.35%) APMP
6 9 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.65%) CISM
8 7 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.18%) MCSE
10 4 (0.94%) CISA
10 4 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.94%) CRISC
10 4 (0.94%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.71%) CCNP
11 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.71%) MCP
11 3 (0.71%) MCSA
12 2 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.24%) SLA
2 17 (4.00%) GDPR
2 17 (4.00%) QA
3 14 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.12%) PMO
5 7 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (1.65%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.41%) PSD2
7 5 (1.18%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.94%) RMADS
9 3 (0.71%) COBIT
9 3 (0.71%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.24%) GCP
System Software
1 112 (26.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.53%) Docker
3 14 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.82%) OpenAM
5 10 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.41%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.41%) vSphere
7 3 (0.71%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.24%) IAG
8 1 (0.24%) NFS
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (7.76%) CA Single Sign-On
2 20 (4.71%) SCCM
3 17 (4.00%) OpenSSO
4 13 (3.06%) Ansible
5 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (1.88%) WSUS
8 7 (1.65%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.65%) PingFederate
9 6 (1.41%) PowerCLI
10 5 (1.18%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.18%) Terraform
11 4 (0.94%) CASB
11 4 (0.94%) Puppet
12 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 3 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.71%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.12%) ServiceNow
3 30 (7.06%) Oracle
4 24 (5.65%) Sitecore
5 22 (5.18%) Red Hat
6 20 (4.71%) Cisco
6 20 (4.71%) SAP
7 18 (4.24%) CA
7 18 (4.24%) ForgeRock
7 18 (4.24%) VMware
8 17 (4.00%) ATG
9 16 (3.76%) BEA
9 16 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (3.06%) Citrix
11 12 (2.82%) BMC
11 12 (2.82%) IBM
12 10 (2.35%) Google
12 10 (2.35%) Ping Identity
13 9 (2.12%) Axway
14 8 (1.88%) EMC