The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OpenSSO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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.

Sun OpenSSO
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 423 433
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.042% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenSSO is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2323 2376 1891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.35% 11.11% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1693 1291
Median daily rate £520 £480 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £332 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -17.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.99 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

OpenSSO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing OpenSSO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenSSO in London

OpenSSO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenSSO in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenSSO in London