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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 21 May 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 412 387 309
Rank change year-on-year -25 -78 +90
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 183 88 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.72% 2.03% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 47 88
10th Percentile £400 £398 £363
25th Percentile £463 £469 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £563 £550
Median % change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £663 £675
90th Percentile £726 £775 £766
England median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £31.25 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -45.83% - -
75th Percentile £33.75 £65.00 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £24.25 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -59.58% - -

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 6,718 4,326 3,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.27% 17.74% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,105 3,220 2,367
10th Percentile £423 £400 £350
25th Percentile £513 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £530 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% -
75th Percentile £700 £630 £615
90th Percentile £791 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 13 34
10th Percentile £14.95 £15.01 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.25 £12.52
Median hourly rate £23.91 £40.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.23% +110.53% -19.15%
75th Percentile £35.00 £65.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.13% +30.26% +2.70%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 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
Central London -17 19 £588 +46.88% 4
West London -8 3 £650 +15.56% 1
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 London region with a requirement for Single Sign-On.

1 77 (42.08%) Azure
2 65 (35.52%) Active Directory
3 61 (33.33%) Windows
4 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
5 41 (22.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (21.31%) PowerShell
7 38 (20.77%) Finance
8 37 (20.22%) Agile
9 33 (18.03%) Migration
10 32 (17.49%) LDAP
10 32 (17.49%) AWS
11 30 (16.39%) ServiceNow
11 30 (16.39%) DevOps
11 30 (16.39%) VMware
12 29 (15.85%) Linux
13 28 (15.30%) Social Skills
14 27 (14.75%) ITIL
15 25 (13.66%) Information Security
15 25 (13.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 24 (13.11%) SAML
16 24 (13.11%) Microsoft 365
17 22 (12.02%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (12.02%) Python
17 22 (12.02%) IIS
17 22 (12.02%) Firewall
17 22 (12.02%) Identity Management
18 21 (11.48%) Banking
18 21 (11.48%) DNS
18 21 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (11.48%) Terraform

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 22 (12.02%) IIS
2 14 (7.65%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.65%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (4.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (3.83%) Apache
5 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.64%) Confluence
6 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.09%) CMS
7 2 (1.09%) Drupal
7 2 (1.09%) nginx
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.55%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.55%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 77 (42.08%) Azure
2 41 (22.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 32 (17.49%) AWS
4 24 (13.11%) Microsoft 365
5 16 (8.74%) Azure Monitor
6 14 (7.65%) IaaS
6 14 (7.65%) PaaS
6 14 (7.65%) SaaS
7 10 (5.46%) GCP
8 9 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (4.92%) Mimecast
9 8 (4.37%) Google Workspace
10 6 (3.28%) GitHub
11 5 (2.73%) OpenShift
12 4 (2.19%) Amazon S3
12 4 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.19%) Serverless
13 3 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (1.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 3 (1.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.02%) Firewall
2 21 (11.48%) DNS
3 19 (10.38%) SSL
4 15 (8.20%) DHCP
5 12 (6.56%) DMZ
6 10 (5.46%) HTTP
6 10 (5.46%) Network Security
7 8 (4.37%) Internet
7 8 (4.37%) VPN
7 8 (4.37%) WAN
8 5 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.19%) IPsec
9 4 (2.19%) SAN
9 4 (2.19%) SD-WAN
9 4 (2.19%) SMTP
9 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.19%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.64%) NAS
10 3 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.64%) SAP HANA
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.64%) Tableau
3 3 (1.64%) Tableau Server
4 2 (1.09%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (8.20%) JIRA
2 11 (6.01%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.73%) IBM UrbanCode
4 5 (2.73%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.64%) Postman
6 3 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.09%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.09%) GitLab
7 2 (1.09%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.09%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.55%) Maven
8 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 38 (20.77%) Finance
2 28 (15.30%) Social Skills
3 21 (11.48%) Banking
4 9 (4.92%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.83%) Legal
6 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.28%) Retail
7 5 (2.73%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.19%) Marketing
9 3 (1.64%) Billing
9 3 (1.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (1.64%) Private Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Law
10 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.55%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.55%) German Language
11 1 (0.55%) International Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (27.32%) Architect
2 19 (10.38%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (8.20%) Developer
3 15 (8.20%) Security Architect
4 14 (7.65%) Consultant
5 11 (6.01%) Analyst
5 11 (6.01%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (6.01%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) Azure Architect
8 7 (3.83%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) AWS Architect
9 6 (3.28%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) Designer
9 6 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 5 (2.73%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.49%) LDAP
2 24 (13.11%) SAML
3 17 (9.29%) Middleware
4 14 (7.65%) Web Services
5 11 (6.01%) OAuth
6 10 (5.46%) CSS
6 10 (5.46%) OpenID
6 10 (5.46%) SailPoint
7 9 (4.92%) .NET
8 8 (4.37%) HTML
8 8 (4.37%) JDBC
8 8 (4.37%) REST
8 8 (4.37%) SOAP
9 7 (3.83%) JSON
10 6 (3.28%) 802.1X
10 6 (3.28%) XML
11 5 (2.73%) Azure Blueprints
11 5 (2.73%) J2EE
11 5 (2.73%) Kafka
11 5 (2.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) PKI
2 13 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.83%) User Experience
5 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.73%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.19%) DataPower
7 4 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.64%) Clustering
8 3 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.09%) Blog
9 2 (1.09%) CMDB
9 2 (1.09%) FMCG
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
10 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.33%) Windows
2 29 (15.85%) Linux
3 17 (9.29%) Unix
4 14 (7.65%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.46%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.09%) SUSE
8 2 (1.09%) VMS
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.22%) Agile
2 33 (18.03%) Migration
3 30 (16.39%) DevOps
4 27 (14.75%) ITIL
5 25 (13.66%) Information Security
6 22 (12.02%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (12.02%) Identity Management
7 18 (9.84%) Patch Management
8 16 (8.74%) CI/CD
8 16 (8.74%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (8.74%) Security Architecture
9 14 (7.65%) Change Management
9 14 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (6.01%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (6.01%) ITSM
10 11 (6.01%) OWASP
10 11 (6.01%) Project Management
11 10 (5.46%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.46%) Technology Roadmap
11 10 (5.46%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.31%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.02%) Python
3 20 (10.93%) SQL
4 16 (8.74%) Java
4 16 (8.74%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.20%) Bash
6 12 (6.56%) C
7 8 (4.37%) Perl
8 6 (3.28%) C#
9 3 (1.64%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (0.55%) Groovy
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.65%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) CISSP
5 3 (1.64%) CCNA
5 3 (1.64%) CISA
5 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.64%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) CISM
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) GIAC
7 1 (0.55%) IISP
7 1 (0.55%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) NIST
2 10 (5.46%) SLA
3 7 (3.83%) GDPR
4 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.73%) QA
6 4 (2.19%) NCSC
7 2 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.09%) GRC
7 2 (1.09%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.55%) COBIT
8 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (35.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.29%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (5.46%) Docker
5 9 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (4.37%) Firmware
7 5 (2.73%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.09%) OpenAM
9 2 (1.09%) OpenDJ
9 2 (1.09%) OpenIDM
9 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.09%) vSphere
9 2 (1.09%) XenApp
9 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (13.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 21 (11.48%) Terraform
3 17 (9.29%) Ansible
4 11 (6.01%) Kubernetes
4 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (5.46%) SCCM
6 9 (4.92%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.19%) QRadar
8 3 (1.64%) Nessus
8 3 (1.64%) Puppet
8 3 (1.64%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.09%) Perfmon
9 2 (1.09%) Sysprep
9 2 (1.09%) WSUS
10 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.55%) CASB
10 1 (0.55%) MIIS
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.39%) ServiceNow
2 30 (16.39%) VMware
3 20 (10.93%) Citrix
4 15 (8.20%) Google
5 14 (7.65%) IBM
5 14 (7.65%) Okta
6 13 (7.10%) Splunk
7 12 (6.56%) CA
8 8 (4.37%) Oracle
8 8 (4.37%) Palo Alto
9 7 (3.83%) CyberArk
9 7 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.83%) SAP
10 6 (3.28%) Zscaler
11 5 (2.73%) Dynatrace
11 5 (2.73%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.19%) ForgeRock
12 4 (2.19%) Ivanti
13 3 (1.64%) Tufin