Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 383 307 416
Rank change year-on-year -76 +109 -16
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 108 105 198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.39% 3.52% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 133
10th Percentile £391 £416 £401
25th Percentile £466 £488 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £574 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.32% +4.76% +0.96%
75th Percentile £675 £675 £625
90th Percentile £775 £755 £720
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £35.00
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £35.00

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 4,516 2,985 6,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.55% 16.41% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,299 2,203 4,612
10th Percentile £405 £363 £363
25th Percentile £469 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £638 £619 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 81
10th Percentile £15.03 £12.42 £13.00
25th Percentile £16.23 £13.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -11.63% -13.86%
75th Percentile £59.41 £27.13 £41.25
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.61 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.41% -0.56%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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
West London - 7 £563 -
South London +34 4 £700 +55.56% 1
Central London -11 4 £400 -34.69% 12
East London +9 1 - - 2
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 59 (54.63%) Azure
2 47 (43.52%) Active Directory
3 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
4 38 (35.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 37 (34.26%) Microsoft 365
5 37 (34.26%) SAML
6 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (28.70%) OAuth
8 28 (25.93%) Finance
9 27 (25.00%) AWS
9 27 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (23.15%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (21.30%) Windows
11 23 (21.30%) SaaS
11 23 (21.30%) Public Sector
11 23 (21.30%) Social Skills
11 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Intune
12 22 (20.37%) Identity Management
13 20 (18.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 19 (17.59%) REST
14 19 (17.59%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (17.59%) Degree
15 18 (16.67%) Web Services
15 18 (16.67%) Java
15 18 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 16 (14.81%) CSS
16 16 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (13.89%) LDAP
17 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
18 14 (12.96%) HTML

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 (7.41%) CMS
1 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) Apache
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.85%) Drupal
3 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Figma
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 59 (54.63%) Azure
2 38 (35.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 37 (34.26%) Microsoft 365
4 27 (25.00%) AWS
5 23 (21.30%) SaaS
6 6 (5.56%) Google Workspace
6 6 (5.56%) OneDrive
7 5 (4.63%) Power Platform
8 4 (3.70%) Mimecast
8 4 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (3.70%) Yammer
9 3 (2.78%) Serverless
10 2 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.85%) Azure Key Vault
10 2 (1.85%) GCP
10 2 (1.85%) PaaS
10 2 (1.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (1.85%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) HTTP
1 12 (11.11%) VPN
2 11 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (5.56%) DNS
4 5 (4.63%) DHCP
5 4 (3.70%) Kerberos
5 4 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.70%) SSL
5 4 (3.70%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.78%) Firewall
6 3 (2.78%) VLAN
7 2 (1.85%) Internet
7 2 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.85%) Skype
7 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.93%) IPv4
8 1 (0.93%) Network Security
8 1 (0.93%) SMTP
8 1 (0.93%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) MySQL
2 5 (4.63%) Power BI
3 4 (3.70%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.85%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio Code
2 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.85%) GitLab
2 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) Ant
3 1 (0.93%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 28 (25.93%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Public Sector
2 23 (21.30%) Social Skills
3 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.19%) Electronics
4 11 (10.19%) Manufacturing
4 11 (10.19%) Marketing
4 11 (10.19%) Publishing
5 8 (7.41%) German Language
6 6 (5.56%) French Language
7 3 (2.78%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.85%) Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Local Government
9 1 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Consultant
2 25 (23.15%) Architect
3 16 (14.81%) Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
4 11 (10.19%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Microsoft 365 Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Salesforce Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.78%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) IAM Consultant
9 3 (2.78%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.26%) SAML
2 31 (28.70%) OAuth
3 19 (17.59%) REST
4 18 (16.67%) Web Services
5 16 (14.81%) CSS
6 15 (13.89%) LDAP
7 14 (12.96%) HTML
8 13 (12.04%) Node.js
9 12 (11.11%) OpenID
10 8 (7.41%) .NET
10 8 (7.41%) SOAP
11 6 (5.56%) XML
12 5 (4.63%) OAuth2
12 5 (4.63%) SPML
13 4 (3.70%) J2EE
14 3 (2.78%) SailPoint
15 2 (1.85%) Flask
15 2 (1.85%) SQLAlchemy
15 2 (1.85%) Tailwind CSS
15 2 (1.85%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Social Media
2 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.70%) PKI
3 4 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (1.85%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.85%) iPad
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Social Network
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.93%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.93%) IVR
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.93%) Smart City
6 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.30%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Android
2 11 (10.19%) Apple iOS
2 11 (10.19%) Windows Mobile
3 7 (6.48%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.78%) Unix
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (23.15%) Identity Access Management
4 22 (20.37%) Identity Management
5 18 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 16 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (11.11%) DevOps
7 12 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
8 11 (10.19%) Cost Reduction
8 11 (10.19%) Decision-Making
8 11 (10.19%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.19%) Programme Management
8 11 (10.19%) Scrum
9 10 (9.26%) Migration
9 10 (9.26%) Privileged Access Management
9 10 (9.26%) Use Case
10 8 (7.41%) Security Architecture
10 8 (7.41%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) Java
2 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
3 13 (12.04%) Python
4 10 (9.26%) C#
5 9 (8.33%) Ruby
6 8 (7.41%) SQL
7 5 (4.63%) Apex Code
8 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.78%) C
10 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.85%) Perl
10 2 (1.85%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.85%) VBScript
10 2 (1.85%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) Go
11 1 (0.93%) Java 8
11 1 (0.93%) SOQL
11 1 (0.93%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.63%) CISSP
3 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) CISM
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.85%) CISA
5 2 (1.85%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) OSCP
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.85%) RHCE
5 2 (1.85%) SANS
6 1 (0.93%) CITP
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) GDPR
2 6 (5.56%) NIST
3 4 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.78%) QA
5 2 (1.85%) GRC
5 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.85%) PSD2
6 1 (0.93%) COBIT
6 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.93%) FISMA
6 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.93%) NCSC
System Software
1 47 (43.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.63%) XenApp
2 5 (4.63%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.70%) Docker
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.85%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (18.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 5 (4.63%) SCCM
4 4 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.78%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.78%) CASB
6 2 (1.85%) Ansible
6 2 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.85%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.85%) MIIS
7 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.93%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (11.11%) SAP
4 11 (10.19%) Samsung
5 9 (8.33%) VMware
6 8 (7.41%) Okta
6 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.48%) MuleSoft
8 6 (5.56%) Citrix
9 5 (4.63%) Ivanti
9 5 (4.63%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.70%) Clearswift
10 4 (3.70%) ForgeRock
10 4 (3.70%) MobileIron
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle
11 3 (2.78%) CyberArk
11 3 (2.78%) HP
12 2 (1.85%) OneLogin
12 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.85%) Splunk