Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 September 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 381 285 406
Rank change year-on-year -96 +121 -30
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 168 77 191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.88% 3.36% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 52 128
10th Percentile £410 £364 £366
25th Percentile £500 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -17.39%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £575
90th Percentile £735 £686 £691
England median daily rate £573 £525 £485
% change year-on-year +9.05% +8.25% -7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate - £16.17 £80.00
% change year-on-year - -79.79% -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,825 2,291 6,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.42% 16.97% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,294 1,637 4,455
10th Percentile £410 £350 £340
25th Percentile £485 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £706 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 72
10th Percentile £15.24 £12.73 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.00 £14.35 £16.14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.03% -8.60% +3.70%
75th Percentile £38.75 £37.75 £44.01
90th Percentile £61.36 £47.54 £50.94
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.17 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.13% +0.84% +14.29%

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Single Sign-On in London

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Single Sign-On in London

Single Sign-On
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Single Sign-On in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Single Sign-On in London

Single Sign-On
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Single Sign-On in London

Single Sign-On
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. 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
Central London -52 4 £584 -10.19% 17
West London - 3 £690 - 2
South London +4 2 £750 +66.67%
East London - 1 - - 1
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Single Sign-On.

1 96 (57.14%) Azure
2 79 (47.02%) Active Directory
3 64 (38.10%) OAuth
4 62 (36.90%) Microsoft
5 61 (36.31%) SAML
6 58 (34.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 46 (27.38%) Microsoft 365
8 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (26.19%) Social Skills
9 42 (25.00%) Finance
9 42 (25.00%) AWS
10 38 (22.62%) Java
11 36 (21.43%) LDAP
12 34 (20.24%) Windows
13 30 (17.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 27 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (16.07%) OAuth2
15 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Intune
16 25 (14.88%) OpenID
16 25 (14.88%) Identity Access Management
17 24 (14.29%) Degree
18 23 (13.69%) Migration
18 23 (13.69%) VMware
18 23 (13.69%) Tomcat
19 22 (13.10%) SQL
20 21 (12.50%) Python
20 21 (12.50%) SaaS
20 21 (12.50%) PowerShell
20 21 (12.50%) Public Sector
21 20 (11.90%) REST

Single Sign-On
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (13.69%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.74%) Apache
3 12 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 11 (6.55%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (4.17%) IIS
7 6 (3.57%) CMS
7 6 (3.57%) Confluence
7 6 (3.57%) nginx
8 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.19%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.19%) Drupal
10 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.19%) Figma
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (57.14%) Azure
2 58 (34.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 46 (27.38%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (25.00%) AWS
5 21 (12.50%) SaaS
6 9 (5.36%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.57%) Apigee
7 6 (3.57%) Google Workspace
7 6 (3.57%) IaaS
7 6 (3.57%) Power Platform
7 6 (3.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 6 (3.57%) Serverless
8 5 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.98%) Mimecast
8 5 (2.98%) Yammer
9 4 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.38%) GCP
10 3 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.19%) PaaS
11 2 (1.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.52%) VPN
2 14 (8.33%) SSL
3 11 (6.55%) DNS
4 10 (5.95%) Firewall
4 10 (5.95%) Unified Communications
5 9 (5.36%) HTTP
6 8 (4.76%) DHCP
6 8 (4.76%) Kerberos
7 7 (4.17%) VLAN
7 7 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.98%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.38%) IPv4
9 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.79%) Intranet
11 2 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (1.19%) SMTP
12 1 (0.60%) DMZ
12 1 (0.60%) LAN
12 1 (0.60%) Network Security
12 1 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 12 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.14%) Big Data
4 12 (7.14%) Parquet
4 12 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.76%) Tableau
6 7 (4.17%) MySQL
7 5 (2.98%) Power BI
8 3 (1.79%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.19%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.60%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (8.33%) JIRA
2 12 (7.14%) Hudson
2 12 (7.14%) IntelliJ
2 12 (7.14%) Maven
2 12 (7.14%) Subversion
3 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio Code
4 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.19%) GitLab
5 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.60%) Ant
6 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.60%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 44 (26.19%) Social Skills
2 42 (25.00%) Finance
3 21 (12.50%) Public Sector
4 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.36%) Banking
5 9 (5.36%) Digital Economy
6 8 (4.76%) German Language
6 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.17%) Electronics
7 7 (4.17%) Marketing
7 7 (4.17%) Publishing
8 6 (3.57%) French Language
9 4 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (20.24%) Architect
2 26 (15.48%) Consultant
3 13 (7.74%) Developer
4 12 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (4.76%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
6 8 (4.76%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 8 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) Salesforce Developer
8 6 (3.57%) Security Architect
9 5 (2.98%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (2.98%) Security Engineer
9 5 (2.98%) Senior Architect
9 5 (2.98%) Ubuntu Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (38.10%) OAuth
2 61 (36.31%) SAML
3 36 (21.43%) LDAP
4 27 (16.07%) OAuth2
5 25 (14.88%) OpenID
6 20 (11.90%) REST
7 13 (7.74%) Spring
7 13 (7.74%) Web Services
8 12 (7.14%) Apache Avro
8 12 (7.14%) CSS
8 12 (7.14%) Node.js
9 10 (5.95%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (5.95%) HTML
10 9 (5.36%) SailPoint
10 9 (5.36%) Spring Boot
11 8 (4.76%) .NET
11 8 (4.76%) Java Concurrency
11 8 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.57%) SPNEGO
12 6 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.95%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (5.36%) PKI
3 7 (4.17%) Social Media
4 6 (3.57%) Legacy Applications
5 5 (2.98%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.98%) User Experience
6 4 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.79%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.19%) iPad
8 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.19%) YubiKey
9 1 (0.60%) BYOD
9 1 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.24%) Windows
2 16 (9.52%) Linux
3 15 (8.93%) Unix
4 12 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 12 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.76%) Android
5 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.98%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (14.88%) Identity Access Management
4 23 (13.69%) Migration
5 20 (11.90%) Identity Management
6 19 (11.31%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 17 (10.12%) DevOps
8 16 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (8.93%) Software Engineering
10 14 (8.33%) Web SSO
11 13 (7.74%) Analytics
11 13 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.74%) Decision-Making
11 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
12 12 (7.14%) Use Case
13 11 (6.55%) B2B
13 11 (6.55%) Microservices
13 11 (6.55%) Scrum
13 11 (6.55%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.62%) Java
2 22 (13.10%) SQL
3 21 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 21 (12.50%) Python
4 13 (7.74%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.14%) Java 8
5 12 (7.14%) Kotlin
5 12 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 12 (7.14%) Scala
6 11 (6.55%) C#
6 11 (6.55%) Ruby
7 9 (5.36%) C
8 7 (4.17%) Apex Code
9 6 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.19%) Go
11 2 (1.19%) Perl
11 2 (1.19%) PHP
11 2 (1.19%) VBScript
11 2 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.98%) RHCE
5 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.79%) CISSP
6 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (1.19%) CISA
7 2 (1.19%) CISM
7 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) MCSE
7 2 (1.19%) SANS
8 1 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.60%) IIBA
8 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.60%) SSCP
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) GDPR
2 13 (7.74%) NIST
3 7 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.79%) QA
6 2 (1.19%) NIST 800
6 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.19%) PSD2
7 1 (0.60%) COBIT
7 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.60%) FISMA
7 1 (0.60%) GRC
7 1 (0.60%) NCSC
System Software
1 79 (47.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.95%) Docker
3 9 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.57%) XenApp
4 6 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.38%) OpenAM
6 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.60%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (17.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 13 (7.74%) SCCM
5 12 (7.14%) Oozie
6 8 (4.76%) Ansible
6 8 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
6 8 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (4.76%) Kibana
6 8 (4.76%) logstash
7 5 (2.98%) Terraform
8 3 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.19%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.19%) Grafana
9 2 (1.19%) MIIS
9 2 (1.19%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.69%) VMware
3 20 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (10.12%) Okta
5 14 (8.33%) ForgeRock
5 14 (8.33%) Oracle
6 11 (6.55%) CA
6 11 (6.55%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.95%) Google
7 10 (5.95%) Ivanti
7 10 (5.95%) Ping Identity
8 9 (5.36%) Citrix
8 9 (5.36%) ServiceNow
9 8 (4.76%) SAP
10 7 (4.17%) BMC
10 7 (4.17%) MuleSoft
10 7 (4.17%) Samsung
11 4 (2.38%) CyberArk
11 4 (2.38%) Meraki
11 4 (2.38%) Splunk