Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ForgeRock products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ForgeRock over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within ForgeRock.

ForgeRock
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 815 812
Rank change year-on-year +49 -3 +33
Contract jobs citing ForgeRock 115 52 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.054% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 33 67
UK median daily rate £563 £575 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +31.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £406 £426 £360
90th Percentile £738 £656 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £85.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ForgeRock is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,013 41,859 49,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 43.78% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,752 25,594 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,569 1,382 1,638
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - -5.58% +1.48%

ForgeRock
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ForgeRock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ForgeRock in the UK

ForgeRock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ForgeRock.

Contractor daily rate trend for ForgeRock in the UK

ForgeRock
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ForgeRock over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ForgeRock in the UK

ForgeRock
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ForgeRock within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
England +36 111 £575 - 6
London +23 87 £600 +4.35% 5
UK excluding London -4 27 £440 -12.00% 2
South East -13 16 £500 +2.04% 1
Yorkshire -7 8 £390 -37.60%
North of England -15 8 £390 -37.60%
Scotland - 3 £388 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ForgeRock 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 with a requirement for ForgeRock.

1 49 (42.61%) Identity Access Management
2 38 (33.04%) DevOps
2 38 (33.04%) OpenAM
3 37 (32.17%) Windows
4 36 (31.30%) SailPoint
5 35 (30.43%) SAML
6 31 (26.96%) Identity Management
7 30 (26.09%) Single Sign-On
8 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
9 25 (21.74%) Oracle
10 24 (20.87%) CA
11 23 (20.00%) Java
11 23 (20.00%) LDAP
11 23 (20.00%) Finance
11 23 (20.00%) Banking
12 22 (19.13%) Tomcat
12 22 (19.13%) Python
12 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
13 21 (18.26%) Kerberos
13 21 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (18.26%) Analytics
14 20 (17.39%) Unix
15 19 (16.52%) IBM
15 19 (16.52%) ServiceNow
16 18 (15.65%) Ansible
16 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (15.65%) OAuth
16 18 (15.65%) Middleware
16 18 (15.65%) Linux
17 17 (14.78%) Apache

ForgeRock
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (19.13%) Tomcat
2 17 (14.78%) Apache
3 16 (13.91%) IIS
4 12 (10.43%) nginx
5 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.96%) MS Exchange
5 8 (6.96%) Skype for Business
6 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.87%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.87%) Confluence
9 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.74%) Magento
1 2 (1.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.04%) Office 365
4 7 (6.09%) Boomi
5 6 (5.22%) IaaS
5 6 (5.22%) Mimecast
5 6 (5.22%) PaaS
5 6 (5.22%) SaaS
5 6 (5.22%) Yammer
6 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.26%) Kerberos
2 14 (12.17%) SSL
3 9 (7.83%) SSH
4 8 (6.96%) DNS
4 8 (6.96%) HTTP
5 7 (6.09%) DHCP
5 7 (6.09%) Firewall
5 7 (6.09%) NetScaler
5 7 (6.09%) Unified Communications
6 6 (5.22%) SMS
6 6 (5.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.87%) Internet
7 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) Big Data
3 1 (0.87%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) JIRA
2 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (20.00%) Banking
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Back Office
3 6 (5.22%) Publishing
4 4 (3.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Games
5 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.13%) Architect
2 16 (13.91%) Consultant
3 14 (12.17%) CyberArk Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Security Architect
6 8 (6.96%) IAM Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Designer
7 7 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Security Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (6.09%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) ForgeRock Consultant
8 6 (5.22%) Identity Management Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) ForgeRock Developer
9 5 (4.35%) ForgeRock Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) SailPoint
2 35 (30.43%) SAML
3 23 (20.00%) LDAP
4 18 (15.65%) Middleware
4 18 (15.65%) OAuth
5 13 (11.30%) REST
5 13 (11.30%) SPNEGO
5 13 (11.30%) WCF
5 13 (11.30%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 9 (7.83%) XML
7 5 (4.35%) Drools
7 5 (4.35%) Spring
7 5 (4.35%) Web Services
8 4 (3.48%) JSON
8 4 (3.48%) OpenID
8 4 (3.48%) SOAP
8 4 (3.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.61%) OAuth2
10 2 (1.74%) HTML
10 2 (1.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) PKI
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Handset
2 8 (6.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.09%) Replication
3 7 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.61%) Robotics
5 2 (1.74%) BBC
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.87%) Fintech
6 1 (0.87%) Life Science
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.17%) Windows
2 20 (17.39%) Unix
3 18 (15.65%) Linux
4 12 (10.43%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.83%) Solaris
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.09%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.61%) Identity Access Management
2 38 (33.04%) DevOps
3 31 (26.96%) Identity Management
4 21 (18.26%) Analytics
5 16 (13.91%) ITIL
6 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.04%) Privileged Access Management
6 15 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (13.04%) SOA
7 14 (12.17%) Project Management
7 14 (12.17%) Web SSO
8 13 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (9.57%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (9.57%) Information Security
9 11 (9.57%) Migration
10 10 (8.70%) ITIL V2
10 10 (8.70%) Quality Management
10 10 (8.70%) Risk Management
10 10 (8.70%) Service Desk Management
10 10 (8.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) Java
2 22 (19.13%) Python
3 15 (13.04%) SQL
4 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.74%) Java 8
6 1 (0.87%) C#
6 1 (0.87%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) CISM
1 14 (12.17%) CISSP
2 13 (11.30%) CCNA
2 13 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.09%) CCSA
3 7 (6.09%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) AWS Certification
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) PSD2
2 7 (6.09%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (2.61%) GDPR
4 2 (1.74%) QA
5 1 (0.87%) COBIT
5 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (33.04%) OpenAM
2 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
3 16 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.43%) OpenDJ
5 9 (7.83%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.61%) OpenIDM
7 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.87%) NFS
8 1 (0.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (26.09%) Single Sign-On
2 18 (15.65%) Ansible
3 14 (12.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 8 (6.96%) PingFederate
5 7 (6.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Nagios
6 5 (4.35%) SCOM
7 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.61%) Terraform
8 2 (1.74%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) Oracle
3 24 (20.87%) CA
4 19 (16.52%) IBM
4 19 (16.52%) ServiceNow
5 17 (14.78%) BMC
6 16 (13.91%) CyberArk
6 16 (13.91%) VMware
7 14 (12.17%) Axway
7 14 (12.17%) Splunk
8 9 (7.83%) Apigee
8 9 (7.83%) Sitecore
9 8 (6.96%) Google
9 8 (6.96%) Polycom
9 8 (6.96%) Sonus
10 7 (6.09%) Dell
10 7 (6.09%) SAP
10 7 (6.09%) Sun
11 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.22%) Symantec