Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 347 347 374
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 +48
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 71 141 251
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.09% 3.43% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 102 184
Median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £406
90th Percentile £675 £750 £746
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £80.00 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -

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 3,401 4,115 6,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.10% 15.11% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,527 3,041 5,142
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £375 £315 £361
90th Percentile £700 £700 £681
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 77
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -9.42% -17.15%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.42 £13.19
90th Percentile £68.00 £26.75 £45.38
Median hourly rate £23.11 £17.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +32.29% -0.20% +2.94%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +46 5 £625 +25.63% 7
West London +34 5 £563 - 1
South London +43 1 £650 +30.00%
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
1 36 (50.70%) Azure
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 25 (35.21%) SAML
4 24 (33.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (32.39%) Microsoft 365
6 21 (29.58%) Windows
7 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (23.94%) AWS
7 17 (23.94%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (22.54%) PowerShell
9 13 (18.31%) VMware
10 12 (16.90%) Finance
11 11 (15.49%) LDAP
11 11 (15.49%) SaaS
11 11 (15.49%) PaaS
12 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (14.08%) OAuth
12 10 (14.08%) Identity Management
13 9 (12.68%) Web Services
13 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
13 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (11.27%) IaaS
14 8 (11.27%) REST
14 8 (11.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
14 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Cloud
15 7 (9.86%) ServiceNow
15 7 (9.86%) DevOps
15 7 (9.86%) Information Security

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 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (50.70%) Azure
2 24 (33.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 23 (32.39%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (23.94%) AWS
5 11 (15.49%) PaaS
5 11 (15.49%) SaaS
6 8 (11.27%) IaaS
7 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.63%) GCP
8 3 (4.23%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.82%) Serverless
9 2 (2.82%) Slack
9 2 (2.82%) Trello
9 2 (2.82%) Zapier
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.41%) Dropbox
10 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
1 7 (9.86%) VPN
2 6 (8.45%) DNS
2 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) SSL
3 5 (7.04%) DHCP
4 4 (5.63%) Multicast
4 4 (5.63%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (5.63%) Skype
4 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.23%) DMZ
5 3 (4.23%) Firewall
5 3 (4.23%) Internet
5 3 (4.23%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.23%) LAN
5 3 (4.23%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) VLAN
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) MySQL
1 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.41%) GIS
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Electronics
4 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.63%) Marketing
4 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Billing
7 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Architect
2 16 (22.54%) Consultant
3 8 (11.27%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Security Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) IAM Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) SAML
2 11 (15.49%) LDAP
3 10 (14.08%) OAuth
4 9 (12.68%) Web Services
5 8 (11.27%) REST
6 7 (9.86%) OpenID
7 5 (7.04%) ODBC
7 5 (7.04%) SailPoint
8 4 (5.63%) .NET
8 4 (5.63%) CSS
8 4 (5.63%) HTML
9 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.23%) JDBC
9 3 (4.23%) SOAP
9 3 (4.23%) XML
10 2 (2.82%) Ajax
10 2 (2.82%) jQuery
10 2 (2.82%) Node.js
10 2 (2.82%) SPML
10 2 (2.82%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Cloud
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.45%) PKI
3 5 (7.04%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.04%) Social Media
4 4 (5.63%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) User Experience
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.82%) Social Network
7 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.45%) Linux
4 5 (7.04%) Android
4 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (23.94%) Identity Access Management
2 10 (14.08%) Identity Management
3 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (11.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (9.86%) DevOps
5 7 (9.86%) Information Security
6 6 (8.45%) Change Management
6 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) Privileged Access Management
7 5 (7.04%) Scrum
7 5 (7.04%) SDLC
7 5 (7.04%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) Analytics
8 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
8 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.04%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
5 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.82%) VBScript
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) Java 8
6 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) CISSP
4 2 (2.82%) CISA
4 2 (2.82%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.41%) CWSP
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) OSCP
5 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) NIST
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) NIST 800
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) Docker
4 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) KVM
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.23%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (8.45%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.23%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.23%) CASB
3 3 (4.23%) PowerCLI
4 2 (2.82%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.63%) HP
4 4 (5.63%) Okta
4 4 (5.63%) Samsung
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) Forcepoint
5 3 (4.23%) ForgeRock
5 3 (4.23%) Intel
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) Ping Identity
5 3 (4.23%) Remedy
6 2 (2.82%) BMC
6 2 (2.82%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.82%) Google
6 2 (2.82%) NetIQ
6 2 (2.82%) OneLogin
6 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com