Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 345 381 416
Rank change year-on-year +36 +35 +16
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 136 241 237
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.58% 3.48% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 169 162
Median daily rate £525 £535 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +6.20% +0.75%
10th Percentile £363 £405 £360
90th Percentile £773 £728 £695
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.49
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.49

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 3,804 6,917 6,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.27% 16.19% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,701 4,985 4,623
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 90 81
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +0.32% +3.83%
10th Percentile £12.44 £15.59 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.09 £53.75
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.86% -13.58%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +82 27 £513 -2.38% 5
South London +40 2 £438 -2.78%
West London +34 2 - - 1
East London +52 1 £700 +64.71%
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 57 (41.91%) Azure
2 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
3 43 (31.62%) SAML
4 37 (27.21%) Windows
4 37 (27.21%) Microsoft
5 34 (25.00%) LDAP
6 32 (23.53%) Finance
7 31 (22.79%) AWS
7 31 (22.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (19.85%) Identity Access Management
9 24 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 23 (16.91%) Firewall
10 23 (16.91%) DevOps
11 21 (15.44%) PKI
12 20 (14.71%) Identity Management
12 20 (14.71%) VPN
12 20 (14.71%) Office 365
13 19 (13.97%) SSL
13 19 (13.97%) Java
13 19 (13.97%) Python
13 19 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (13.24%) Migration
14 18 (13.24%) REST
14 18 (13.24%) PowerShell
15 17 (12.50%) SIEM
15 17 (12.50%) SQL
16 16 (11.76%) Workflow
16 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (11.03%) Linux
17 15 (11.03%) OAuth

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 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (4.41%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.68%) Apache
4 5 (3.68%) SAS
5 4 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.21%) IIS
6 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) nginx
8 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) InDesign
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.74%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.74%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (41.91%) Azure
2 31 (22.79%) AWS
2 31 (22.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 20 (14.71%) Office 365
4 15 (11.03%) PaaS
5 14 (10.29%) SaaS
6 12 (8.82%) IaaS
7 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.68%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (3.68%) GCP
7 5 (3.68%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.94%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.94%) G Suite
8 4 (2.94%) GitHub
8 4 (2.94%) Route 53
9 3 (2.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (1.47%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.47%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.91%) Firewall
2 20 (14.71%) VPN
3 19 (13.97%) SSL
4 12 (8.82%) IPsec
5 11 (8.09%) Kerberos
6 7 (5.15%) DNS
6 7 (5.15%) Network Security
7 6 (4.41%) DHCP
7 6 (4.41%) DMZ
8 5 (3.68%) Skype
8 5 (3.68%) SSH
8 5 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (2.94%) Extranet
9 4 (2.94%) HTTP
9 4 (2.94%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.94%) Intranet
9 4 (2.94%) LAN
9 4 (2.94%) VoIP
9 4 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.09%) Hadoop
3 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.41%) Apache Hive
4 6 (4.41%) Big Data
4 6 (4.41%) HBase
4 6 (4.41%) MySQL
4 6 (4.41%) Sqoop
5 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.68%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.47%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.94%) CircleCI
3 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.74%) CF BOSH
4 1 (0.74%) GitLab
4 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 32 (23.53%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.88%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Publishing
5 4 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.47%) Billing
6 2 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Police
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Architect
2 18 (13.24%) Developer
3 14 (10.29%) Consultant
4 11 (8.09%) Administrator
5 10 (7.35%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Security Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 7 (5.15%) Active Directory Architect
7 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) ServiceNow Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Salesforce Developer
9 5 (3.68%) SAS Administrator
9 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (2.94%) IT Support
10 4 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.62%) SAML
2 34 (25.00%) LDAP
3 18 (13.24%) REST
4 15 (11.03%) OAuth
5 13 (9.56%) OpenID
5 13 (9.56%) SOAP
6 12 (8.82%) Web Services
7 9 (6.62%) XSLT
8 7 (5.15%) ADSI
8 7 (5.15%) J2SE
9 6 (4.41%) OAuth2
9 6 (4.41%) XML
10 5 (3.68%) .NET
10 5 (3.68%) Apache Sling
10 5 (3.68%) Lucene
10 5 (3.68%) OSGi
10 5 (3.68%) SPNEGO
11 4 (2.94%) Visualforce
12 3 (2.21%) Middleware
12 3 (2.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) PKI
2 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.15%) User Experience
5 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.21%) Clustering
7 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) CESG
8 2 (1.47%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.47%) Replication
8 2 (1.47%) Social Media
9 1 (0.74%) DataPower
9 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.21%) Windows
2 15 (11.03%) Linux
2 15 (11.03%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.09%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.15%) Android
8 4 (2.94%) Unix
9 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.21%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.85%) Identity Access Management
2 23 (16.91%) DevOps
3 20 (14.71%) Identity Management
4 19 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.24%) Migration
6 17 (12.50%) SIEM
7 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (11.76%) Workflow
8 13 (9.56%) DevSecOps
8 13 (9.56%) Microservices
9 12 (8.82%) Data Protection
9 12 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (8.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 11 (8.09%) Analytics
10 11 (8.09%) Compliance Management
10 11 (8.09%) Server Management
11 10 (7.35%) Privileged Access Management
11 10 (7.35%) Service Management
12 9 (6.62%) Release Management
12 9 (6.62%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 19 (13.97%) Java
2 19 (13.97%) Python
3 18 (13.24%) PowerShell
4 17 (12.50%) SQL
5 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.15%) XPath
6 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.41%) Ruby
7 4 (2.94%) Apex Code
7 4 (2.94%) SOQL
7 4 (2.94%) SOSL
8 3 (2.21%) C#
8 3 (2.21%) Perl
8 3 (2.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (3.68%) SAS Certification
1 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) MCITP
3 3 (2.21%) MCSE
4 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.47%) ACSP
4 2 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (1.47%) CISMP
4 2 (1.47%) MCSA
4 2 (1.47%) MCTS
5 1 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) SSAE 16
2 7 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.15%) SLA
3 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.47%) COBIT
4 2 (1.47%) GDPR
4 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.47%) RMADS
5 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.62%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 7 (5.15%) Docker
4 6 (4.41%) HDFS
4 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (5.88%) Jamf Pro
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (5.88%) SCCM
3 7 (5.15%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.41%) Ambari
4 6 (4.41%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (4.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (4.41%) Oozie
5 3 (2.21%) CASB
5 3 (2.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.47%) Puppet
6 2 (1.47%) SCOM
6 2 (1.47%) Terraform
7 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.74%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.74%) Nessus
7 1 (0.74%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.82%) Okta
3 10 (7.35%) Cisco
3 10 (7.35%) Google
4 9 (6.62%) Adobe
4 9 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.88%) CA
5 8 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 8 (5.88%) VMware
6 6 (4.41%) Cloudera
6 6 (4.41%) Hortonworks
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle
7 5 (3.68%) Apple
7 5 (3.68%) SAP
7 5 (3.68%) Splunk
8 3 (2.21%) Citrix
8 3 (2.21%) Meraki
8 3 (2.21%) OneLogin
8 3 (2.21%) Samsung
9 2 (1.47%) F5