Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 343 372 425
Rank change year-on-year +29 +53 +22
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 151 263 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.51% 3.72% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 191 150
London median daily rate £525 £550 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% +4.62%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £356
90th Percentile £740 £738 £675
England median daily rate £503 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £80.00 - £31.31

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 4,307 7,068 5,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.21% 16.16% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,127 5,169 4,457
London median daily rate £550 £550 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.96% +4.80%
10th Percentile £313 £360 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 85 69
London median hourly rate £20.50 £23.84 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.99% -4.35% +12.42%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.13 £11.81
90th Percentile £39.37 £45.54 £70.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -12.50%

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Single Sign-On in London

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in London over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Single Sign-On in London

Single Sign-On
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in London.

Contractor 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 16 February 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 +59 34 £425 -17.07% 9
South London +35 7 £500 +11.11% 2
West London +25 2 - - 1
East London +53 1 £700 +9.80% 2
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 71 (47.02%) Active Directory
2 65 (43.05%) Azure
3 51 (33.77%) Windows
4 49 (32.45%) SAML
5 39 (25.83%) Microsoft
5 39 (25.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 37 (24.50%) Finance
7 33 (21.85%) AWS
8 32 (21.19%) DevOps
8 32 (21.19%) LDAP
9 28 (18.54%) Migration
10 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
10 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (15.89%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (15.23%) Firewall
11 23 (15.23%) OAuth
11 23 (15.23%) Office 365
12 22 (14.57%) Windows 10
13 21 (13.91%) REST
13 21 (13.91%) Windows Server
14 20 (13.25%) OpenID
14 20 (13.25%) Python
14 20 (13.25%) PKI
15 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
15 18 (11.92%) SSL
16 17 (11.26%) VPN
16 17 (11.26%) Kerberos
16 17 (11.26%) Java
16 17 (11.26%) Linux
16 17 (11.26%) VMware

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 (5.30%) Apache
1 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (4.64%) IIS
3 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.31%) SAS
4 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) InDesign
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.66%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (43.05%) Azure
2 39 (25.83%) Azure Active Directory
3 33 (21.85%) AWS
4 23 (15.23%) Office 365
5 11 (7.28%) SaaS
6 9 (5.96%) PaaS
7 8 (5.30%) IaaS
8 7 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (3.31%) GCP
10 4 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (2.65%) G Suite
10 4 (2.65%) GitHub
10 4 (2.65%) Route 53
11 3 (1.99%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.99%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (1.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.23%) Firewall
2 18 (11.92%) SSL
3 17 (11.26%) Kerberos
3 17 (11.26%) VPN
4 12 (7.95%) IPsec
5 11 (7.28%) DNS
6 8 (5.30%) DHCP
6 8 (5.30%) Network Security
7 7 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.97%) LAN
8 6 (3.97%) WAN
9 5 (3.31%) HTTP
9 5 (3.31%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.31%) SSH
9 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.31%) VoIP
10 4 (2.65%) DMZ
10 4 (2.65%) Extranet
10 4 (2.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.62%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.96%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.97%) Big Data
5 6 (3.97%) MySQL
5 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.31%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.31%) HBase
6 5 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.31%) Sqoop
7 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.32%) Lumira
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.65%) CircleCI
4 3 (1.99%) JIRA
5 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.32%) GitLab
6 1 (0.66%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.66%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.66%) Mocha
6 1 (0.66%) Swashbuckle
General
1 37 (24.50%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Public Sector
3 11 (7.28%) Banking
4 10 (6.62%) Publishing
5 5 (3.31%) Legal
6 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
8 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (16.56%) Developer
2 22 (14.57%) Architect
3 12 (7.95%) Administrator
4 11 (7.28%) Consultant
4 11 (7.28%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 11 (7.28%) Security Engineer
5 10 (6.62%) Analyst
6 8 (5.30%) Active Directory Architect
7 6 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Salesforce Developer
7 6 (3.97%) ServiceNow Developer
7 6 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (3.97%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.31%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (3.31%) SAS Administrator
8 5 (3.31%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.65%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (2.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (2.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.45%) SAML
2 32 (21.19%) LDAP
3 23 (15.23%) OAuth
4 21 (13.91%) REST
5 20 (13.25%) OpenID
6 12 (7.95%) OAuth2
6 12 (7.95%) SOAP
6 12 (7.95%) Web Services
7 8 (5.30%) ADSI
7 8 (5.30%) XSLT
8 7 (4.64%) J2SE
9 5 (3.31%) .NET
9 5 (3.31%) Apache Sling
9 5 (3.31%) Lucene
9 5 (3.31%) OSGi
9 5 (3.31%) SPNEGO
9 5 (3.31%) XML
10 4 (2.65%) HTML
10 4 (2.65%) Node.js
10 4 (2.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) PKI
2 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.31%) User Experience
3 5 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.65%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.99%) Clustering
5 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.99%) Replication
5 3 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.77%) Windows
2 22 (14.57%) Windows 10
3 21 (13.91%) Windows Server
4 17 (11.26%) Linux
5 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.96%) Android
8 5 (3.31%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.65%) Unix
10 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.32%) CentOS
10 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.19%) DevOps
2 28 (18.54%) Migration
3 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.89%) Identity Access Management
4 15 (9.93%) Identity Management
4 15 (9.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 15 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.93%) SIEM
5 14 (9.27%) Data Protection
5 14 (9.27%) DevSecOps
6 13 (8.61%) ITIL
6 13 (8.61%) Microservices
6 13 (8.61%) Workflow
7 12 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.28%) Compliance Management
8 11 (7.28%) High Availability
8 11 (7.28%) Server Management
9 10 (6.62%) Analytics
9 10 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
2 20 (13.25%) Python
3 17 (11.26%) Java
4 16 (10.60%) PowerShell
4 16 (10.60%) SQL
5 8 (5.30%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.30%) XPath
6 5 (3.31%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.31%) C#
6 5 (3.31%) Ruby
7 4 (2.65%) Apex Code
7 4 (2.65%) C
7 4 (2.65%) SOQL
7 4 (2.65%) SOSL
8 3 (1.99%) Perl
8 3 (1.99%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) Degree
3 5 (3.31%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.99%) MCSA
4 3 (1.99%) MCSE
5 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.32%) ACSP
5 2 (1.32%) CCNA
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) MCITP
5 2 (1.32%) MCTS
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) SSAE 16
2 6 (3.97%) SLA
3 4 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.99%) COBIT
5 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (47.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.62%) Docker
3 8 (5.30%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.31%) HDFS
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.95%) AirWatch
3 11 (7.28%) SCCM
4 9 (5.96%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (5.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (3.97%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.31%) Ambari
7 5 (3.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (3.31%) Oozie
8 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.99%) Terraform
10 2 (1.32%) HP Fortify
10 2 (1.32%) Nessus
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (1.32%) Puppet
10 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.66%) Ansible
11 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.26%) VMware
3 16 (10.60%) Cisco
4 13 (8.61%) Okta
5 11 (7.28%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (5.96%) Adobe
7 8 (5.30%) Apple
7 8 (5.30%) CA
8 7 (4.64%) Dell
8 7 (4.64%) Google
8 7 (4.64%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.31%) Cloudera
9 5 (3.31%) Hortonworks
9 5 (3.31%) SAP
9 5 (3.31%) Splunk
10 4 (2.65%) EMC
10 4 (2.65%) Meraki
10 4 (2.65%) NetApp
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle
11 3 (1.99%) CyberArk