Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 363 352 474
Rank change year-on-year -11 +122 -10
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 185 308 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.57% 4.20% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 234 131
London median daily rate £485 £565 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.16% +13.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £362 £413 £350
90th Percentile £704 £725 £650
England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 - £23.14

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 5,184 7,329 5,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.08% 15.72% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,768 5,459 4,378
London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +6.77%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 80 58
London median hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -26.21% +43.06%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.31 £11.94
90th Percentile £48.51 £45.96 £165.00
England median hourly rate £18.13 £17.50 £17.26
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.42% -16.76%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +51 49 £425 -16.67% 5
South London +49 13 £425 -5.56% 1
East London +33 2 £738 +13.46% 4
West London +11 2 - - 3
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 93 (50.27%) Active Directory
2 92 (49.73%) Azure
3 72 (38.92%) Windows
4 63 (34.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 59 (31.89%) Microsoft
6 50 (27.03%) AWS
7 48 (25.95%) Finance
8 44 (23.78%) SAML
9 37 (20.00%) Office 365
9 37 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
10 32 (17.30%) Windows Server
11 28 (15.14%) Migration
12 27 (14.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 26 (14.05%) Windows 10
14 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (13.51%) DevOps
15 24 (12.97%) Security Cleared
15 24 (12.97%) VMware
15 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (12.43%) LDAP
16 23 (12.43%) PKI
17 22 (11.89%) SaaS
18 20 (10.81%) OAuth
18 20 (10.81%) SC Cleared
18 20 (10.81%) JavaScript
19 19 (10.27%) SQL Server
19 19 (10.27%) Web Services
19 19 (10.27%) DNS
19 19 (10.27%) Salesforce.com
19 19 (10.27%) Identity Management

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 15 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.49%) IIS
3 8 (4.32%) Apache
4 7 (3.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.70%) SAS
5 5 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.16%) Confluence
7 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.16%) InDesign
2 4 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 92 (49.73%) Azure
2 63 (34.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 50 (27.03%) AWS
4 37 (20.00%) Office 365
5 22 (11.89%) SaaS
6 17 (9.19%) PaaS
7 16 (8.65%) IaaS
8 8 (4.32%) Amazon Cognito
9 7 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (3.78%) OneDrive
9 7 (3.78%) Serverless
10 6 (3.24%) GCP
11 5 (2.70%) GitHub
12 4 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (2.16%) Amazon S3
12 4 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (2.16%) G Suite
12 4 (2.16%) Mimecast
12 4 (2.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.27%) DNS
2 15 (8.11%) DHCP
2 15 (8.11%) VPN
3 13 (7.03%) Firewall
3 13 (7.03%) Kerberos
4 9 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (4.32%) Skype
6 7 (3.78%) WAN
7 6 (3.24%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (3.24%) Network Security
7 6 (3.24%) SSL
7 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.70%) LAN
8 5 (2.70%) SAN
8 5 (2.70%) SSH
8 5 (2.70%) VoIP
9 4 (2.16%) IPsec
9 4 (2.16%) MPLS
9 4 (2.16%) VLAN
10 3 (1.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.24%) MySQL
5 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.62%) Big Data
8 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.62%) Lumira
8 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.08%) DB2
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.54%) Redis
10 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.70%) JIRA
3 4 (2.16%) CircleCI
3 4 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.62%) GitLab
5 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.54%) Mocha
6 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.54%) MSTest
6 1 (0.54%) NUnit
6 1 (0.54%) Swashbuckle
General
1 48 (25.95%) Finance
2 18 (9.73%) Public Sector
3 12 (6.49%) Publishing
4 11 (5.95%) Banking
4 11 (5.95%) Marketing
5 4 (2.16%) Electronics
5 4 (2.16%) Legal
5 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Billing
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (17.30%) Architect
2 29 (15.68%) Developer
3 18 (9.73%) Analyst
4 15 (8.11%) Security Architect
5 13 (7.03%) Administrator
6 10 (5.41%) Consultant
7 9 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.86%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Salesforce Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (3.24%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) Active Directory Specialist
11 5 (2.70%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.70%) SAS Administrator
11 5 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.78%) SAML
2 23 (12.43%) LDAP
3 20 (10.81%) OAuth
4 19 (10.27%) OpenID
4 19 (10.27%) Web Services
5 15 (8.11%) REST
6 12 (6.49%) OAuth2
7 8 (4.32%) .NET
7 8 (4.32%) SailPoint
8 7 (3.78%) J2SE
9 6 (3.24%) HTML
9 6 (3.24%) SOAP
10 5 (2.70%) Apache Sling
10 5 (2.70%) CSS
10 5 (2.70%) Lucene
10 5 (2.70%) OSGi
10 5 (2.70%) SPNEGO
10 5 (2.70%) XSLT
11 4 (2.16%) Node.js
11 4 (2.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.43%) PKI
2 9 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.24%) User Experience
4 6 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.16%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.16%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.16%) Social Media
6 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.92%) Windows
2 32 (17.30%) Windows Server
3 26 (14.05%) Windows 10
4 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (9.19%) Linux
6 16 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.41%) Android
9 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.16%) Unix
9 4 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.08%) CentOS
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 28 (15.14%) Migration
3 27 (14.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 25 (13.51%) DevOps
5 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (10.27%) Identity Management
7 17 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (8.65%) SIEM
9 15 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (8.11%) ITIL
10 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.03%) Workflow
11 12 (6.49%) Microservices
11 12 (6.49%) Service Management
12 11 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (5.95%) Scrum
12 11 (5.95%) Security Architecture
12 11 (5.95%) TOGAF
13 10 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 18 (9.73%) SQL
3 17 (9.19%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.57%) Java
5 11 (5.95%) C#
6 9 (4.86%) Python
7 7 (3.78%) C
8 4 (2.16%) PHP
8 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.16%) XPath
9 3 (1.62%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.86%) Degree
5 8 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.32%) MCSE
6 7 (3.78%) CISM
6 7 (3.78%) CISSP
7 6 (3.24%) MCSA
7 6 (3.24%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (2.70%) SAS Certification
9 4 (2.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (2.16%) CCNA
10 3 (1.62%) MCITP
11 1 (0.54%) ACSP
11 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.54%) MCTS
11 1 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) SLA
2 10 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.62%) COBIT
3 3 (1.62%) SSAE 16
4 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 93 (50.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.32%) Docker
4 4 (2.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (9.19%) SCCM
2 11 (5.95%) AirWatch
3 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.78%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (3.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (3.24%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.62%) Nessus
7 3 (1.62%) Terraform
8 2 (1.08%) HP Fortify
8 2 (1.08%) SCOM
8 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.54%) Ansible
9 1 (0.54%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.54%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (31.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.97%) VMware
3 19 (10.27%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (9.73%) Cisco
5 15 (8.11%) Okta
6 13 (7.03%) CA
7 10 (5.41%) SAP
7 10 (5.41%) Splunk
8 9 (4.86%) Adobe
8 9 (4.86%) Google
9 8 (4.32%) Dell
10 7 (3.78%) Apple
11 6 (3.24%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.70%) EMC
12 5 (2.70%) IBM
12 5 (2.70%) NetApp
13 4 (2.16%) Citrix
13 4 (2.16%) Meraki
13 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.16%) Samsung