Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 285 398 379
Rank change year-on-year +113 -19 +92
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 86 194 268
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.42% 3.08% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 133 201
Median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £363 £369 £375
90th Percentile £725 £755 £698
England median daily rate £525 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.26% -
England median hourly rate £23.50 £57.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year -59.13% +53.37% +162.58%

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 2,517 6,298 6,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.54% 15.64% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,695 4,518 4,891
Median daily rate £533 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £700 £694 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 82 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% -11.46% -7.88%
10th Percentile £13.46 £12.79 £14.80
90th Percentile £45.85 £55.09 £54.85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% +3.90% +10.00%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +99 7 £600 +26.32% 2
South London +41 1 £450 +10.77%
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 55 (63.95%) Azure
2 35 (40.70%) Active Directory
2 35 (40.70%) SAML
3 27 (31.40%) Windows
4 26 (30.23%) PaaS
5 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 24 (27.91%) SaaS
6 20 (23.26%) Shell Script
6 20 (23.26%) VPN
7 19 (22.09%) DNS
7 19 (22.09%) Linux
7 19 (22.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
8 18 (20.93%) LDAP
8 18 (20.93%) Oracle
8 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
8 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
9 16 (18.60%) AWS
9 16 (18.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (17.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 15 (17.44%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
10 15 (17.44%) Web Services
10 15 (17.44%) DMZ
11 14 (16.28%) Finance
11 14 (16.28%) Migration
11 14 (16.28%) OAuth
12 13 (15.12%) C
13 12 (13.95%) Information Security
13 12 (13.95%) Workflow

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 11 (12.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 11 (12.79%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.33%) WordPress
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.16%) JBoss
6 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.16%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.16%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 55 (63.95%) Azure
2 26 (30.23%) PaaS
3 24 (27.91%) SaaS
4 16 (18.60%) AWS
4 16 (18.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (11.63%) Office 365
6 7 (8.14%) IaaS
7 4 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (4.65%) G Suite
8 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.33%) Akamai
9 2 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.33%) Asana
9 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.33%) Dropbox
9 2 (2.33%) GCP
9 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.33%) SurveyMonkey
9 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) VPN
2 19 (22.09%) DNS
3 15 (17.44%) DMZ
4 6 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (3.49%) HTTP
5 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.49%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.49%) SSL
5 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.33%) Skype
6 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.16%) IPsec
7 1 (1.16%) ISDN
7 1 (1.16%) LAN
7 1 (1.16%) PSTN
7 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.16%) VLAN
7 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle ODI
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.33%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) HBase
6 1 (1.16%) Lumira
6 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) Maven
2 1 (1.16%) Mocha
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Marketing
5 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Electronics
6 3 (3.49%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Police
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Developer
2 22 (25.58%) Architect
3 11 (12.79%) Cloud Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Security Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Technical Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) IAM Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Azure Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.70%) SAML
2 18 (20.93%) LDAP
3 15 (17.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (17.44%) Web Services
4 14 (16.28%) OAuth
5 11 (12.79%) .NET
6 9 (10.47%) OpenID
7 6 (6.98%) REST
7 6 (6.98%) SPML
7 6 (6.98%) WCF
7 6 (6.98%) XACML
8 3 (3.49%) React
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.33%) Kafka
9 2 (2.33%) Node.js
9 2 (2.33%) OAuth2
9 2 (2.33%) Spring
9 2 (2.33%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.16%) Jest
10 1 (1.16%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) PKI
2 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.49%) CESG
4 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.49%) Social Media
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) NHS
5 2 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) CMDB
6 1 (1.16%) DataPower
6 1 (1.16%) FMCG
6 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Linux
3 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.49%) Android
6 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.33%) Unix
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.16%) VMS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 15 (17.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 14 (16.28%) Migration
4 12 (13.95%) Dashboard Development
4 12 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
4 12 (13.95%) Information Security
4 12 (13.95%) Workflow
5 11 (12.79%) DevOps
5 11 (12.79%) SOA
6 10 (11.63%) Identity Management
7 8 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.98%) Microservices
8 6 (6.98%) SIEM
9 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.81%) Project Management
9 5 (5.81%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (4.65%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) Shell Script
2 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
3 13 (15.12%) C
4 9 (10.47%) Java
5 8 (9.30%) SQL
6 7 (8.14%) C#
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.81%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) Java 8
9 1 (1.16%) Java 9
9 1 (1.16%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
1 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) CISSP
4 7 (8.14%) Degree
5 5 (5.81%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.33%) CISMP
7 2 (2.33%) MCSE
8 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCNA
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CISM
8 1 (1.16%) CRISC
8 1 (1.16%) MCITP
8 1 (1.16%) MCP
8 1 (1.16%) MCSA
8 1 (1.16%) SANS
8 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.65%) GDPR
2 4 (4.65%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.33%) RMADS
4 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (40.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) Docker
3 3 (3.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) HDFS
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) IAG
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.65%) Terraform
4 3 (3.49%) Ansible
4 3 (3.49%) CASB
4 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.49%) SCCM
5 2 (2.33%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.33%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) Ambari
6 1 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.16%) Oozie
6 1 (1.16%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) Oracle
3 10 (11.63%) SAP
4 6 (6.98%) Google
5 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.49%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) New Relic
6 3 (3.49%) Northgate
6 3 (3.49%) Samsung
6 3 (3.49%) VMware
7 2 (2.33%) Adobe
7 2 (2.33%) CA
7 2 (2.33%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.33%) Databricks
7 2 (2.33%) Genesys
7 2 (2.33%) Okta
7 2 (2.33%) OneLogin
7 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.33%) Tableau
8 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock