Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Identity Access Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Identity Access Management over the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Identity & Access Management
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 407 462 450
Rank change year-on-year +55 -12 +122
Contract jobs citing Identity Access Management 615 452 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 304 317
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £338
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
UK median hourly rate £29.36 £24.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -22.58% -
10th Percentile £23.75 £21.25 £27.60
90th Percentile £29.68 £24.50 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -22.58% -

Identity Access Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,860 85,218 90,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.73% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,647 56,432 59,904
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,410 2,058 2,457
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% +4.55%

Identity Access Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Identity Access Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Identity Access Management over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Identity Access Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Identity Access Management within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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 +67 569 £550 +10.00% 94
London +58 379 £550 +6.28% 44
UK excluding London +26 219 £525 +5.00% 51
South East -13 74 £571 +8.19% 4
North of England -16 44 £490 +11.36% 15
Midlands +16 35 £550 +41.94% 10
West Midlands +15 35 £550 +44.26% 5
Scotland +4 32 £450 -21.74% 1
North West -15 23 £500 +11.11% 8
South West 0 19 £525 +7.14% 8
Yorkshire -7 19 £450 +11.46% 6
East of England -12 16 £420 -6.67% 13
East Midlands +9 4 £600 - 5
Wales -26 3 £550 +10.00%
North East -3 2 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Identity Access Management 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 Identity Access Management.

1 141 (22.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (22.76%) Active Directory
3 135 (21.95%) Information Security
4 132 (21.46%) Finance
5 131 (21.30%) Microsoft
6 110 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
7 108 (17.56%) DevOps
8 96 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
9 95 (15.45%) SIEM
10 94 (15.28%) Identity Management
11 93 (15.12%) Management Information System
12 89 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (14.47%) Banking
13 86 (13.98%) SAML
14 84 (13.66%) CISSP
15 83 (13.50%) SailPoint
16 79 (12.85%) CyberArk
17 77 (12.52%) Single Sign-On
18 72 (11.71%) Windows
18 72 (11.71%) CISM
19 70 (11.38%) OAuth
20 69 (11.22%) Network Security
21 68 (11.06%) Project Management
22 64 (10.41%) PKI
22 64 (10.41%) Office 365
23 61 (9.92%) Privileged Access Management
24 60 (9.76%) Risk Management
25 59 (9.59%) Java
26 56 (9.11%) Firewall
27 55 (8.94%) Degree

Identity Access Management
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 24 (3.90%) Apache
2 22 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.58%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.25%) IIS
4 19 (3.09%) Confluence
5 17 (2.76%) nginx
6 9 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.14%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.98%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.81%) Liferay
9 5 (0.81%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.49%) Mule
11 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.33%) CMS
11 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.49%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.33%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 141 (22.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (10.41%) Office 365
4 55 (8.94%) SaaS
5 53 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (4.39%) PaaS
7 24 (3.90%) IaaS
8 21 (3.41%) Apigee
9 16 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (2.60%) Mimecast
10 10 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.98%) Sumo Logic
12 5 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.81%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.81%) Serverless
13 4 (0.65%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.65%) GitHub
13 4 (0.65%) Lucidchart
13 4 (0.65%) npm
13 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.22%) Network Security
2 56 (9.11%) Firewall
3 39 (6.34%) SSL
4 31 (5.04%) VPN
5 28 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 21 (3.41%) LAN
7 20 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (3.25%) WAN
8 16 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (2.60%) WLAN
9 13 (2.11%) IPsec
10 12 (1.95%) HTTP
11 11 (1.79%) DNS
11 11 (1.79%) Skype
12 10 (1.63%) SSH
12 10 (1.63%) Wireless
13 9 (1.46%) SMS
13 9 (1.46%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.30%) TCP/IP
15 7 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.30%) SAP HANA
3 7 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.98%) Big Data
4 6 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (0.98%) MySQL
5 5 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.49%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.49%) QlikView
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.33%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.33%) HBase
8 2 (0.33%) Impala
8 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (7.97%) Jenkins
2 34 (5.53%) JIRA
3 30 (4.88%) Maven
4 19 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 17 (2.76%) JUnit
6 7 (1.14%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.98%) GitLab
7 6 (0.98%) Grunt
7 6 (0.98%) Jasmine
7 6 (0.98%) Mocha
7 6 (0.98%) Selenium
8 5 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.65%) gulp
9 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.49%) Subversion
10 3 (0.49%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.33%) Bower
11 2 (0.33%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 132 (21.46%) Finance
2 89 (14.47%) Banking
3 18 (2.93%) Legal
4 16 (2.60%) Law
5 12 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.79%) Marketing
6 11 (1.79%) Retail
7 10 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.14%) Publishing
9 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.65%) Automotive
11 3 (0.49%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 187 (30.41%) Architect
2 90 (14.63%) Security Architect
3 85 (13.82%) Analyst
4 56 (9.11%) Solutions Architect
5 55 (8.94%) Developer
6 50 (8.13%) Consultant
7 40 (6.50%) Project Manager
8 33 (5.37%) Java Developer
9 26 (4.23%) Identity Management Architect
10 24 (3.90%) Security Analyst
11 21 (3.41%) Security Engineer
12 20 (3.25%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.25%) IAM Consultant
12 20 (3.25%) Security Consultant
12 20 (3.25%) Technical Architect
13 19 (3.09%) Azure Architect
13 19 (3.09%) Cloud Architect
13 19 (3.09%) CyberArk Engineer
14 18 (2.93%) IAM Specialist
15 16 (2.60%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.98%) SAML
2 83 (13.50%) SailPoint
3 70 (11.38%) OAuth
4 53 (8.62%) OpenID
5 38 (6.18%) LDAP
5 38 (6.18%) REST
6 28 (4.55%) Spring
7 25 (4.07%) Middleware
8 22 (3.58%) Node.js
9 21 (3.41%) Web Services
10 20 (3.25%) .NET
10 20 (3.25%) JMS
11 18 (2.93%) SPNEGO
12 16 (2.60%) OAuth2
13 15 (2.44%) RESTful
14 13 (2.11%) JSON
15 11 (1.79%) AngularJS
15 11 (1.79%) HTML
15 11 (1.79%) WCF
15 11 (1.79%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.12%) Management Information System
2 64 (10.41%) PKI
3 55 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 29 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 18 (2.93%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.44%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.28%) Data Centre
9 14 (2.28%) Mainframe
10 13 (2.11%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.11%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.63%) User Experience
12 9 (1.46%) CESG
12 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.46%) Robotics
13 7 (1.14%) FMCG
14 6 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.71%) Windows
2 47 (7.64%) Unix
3 28 (4.55%) Linux
4 17 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.30%) Android
6 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (21.95%) Information Security
2 108 (17.56%) DevOps
3 96 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
4 95 (15.45%) SIEM
5 94 (15.28%) Identity Management
6 89 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (11.06%) Project Management
8 61 (9.92%) Privileged Access Management
9 60 (9.76%) Risk Management
10 55 (8.94%) Security Architecture
11 54 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (8.13%) Analytics
12 50 (8.13%) TOGAF
13 49 (7.97%) SOA
14 48 (7.80%) ITIL
15 39 (6.34%) Cryptography
16 38 (6.18%) Enterprise Architecture
16 38 (6.18%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (5.53%) Risk Assessment
18 33 (5.37%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.59%) Java
2 47 (7.64%) SQL
3 43 (6.99%) Python
4 30 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.76%) C#
5 17 (2.76%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.95%) Java 8
7 8 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.98%) TypeScript
9 5 (0.81%) C++
9 5 (0.81%) Perl
10 4 (0.65%) C
11 3 (0.49%) ES6
11 3 (0.49%) ES7
12 2 (0.33%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.33%) Clojure
12 2 (0.33%) Erlang
12 2 (0.33%) Go
12 2 (0.33%) PHP
12 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (13.66%) CISSP
2 72 (11.71%) CISM
3 55 (8.94%) Degree
4 49 (7.97%) Security Cleared
5 41 (6.67%) CISA
6 29 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 19 (3.09%) CCNA
8 15 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
9 14 (2.28%) GCIH
9 14 (2.28%) ISSAP
10 13 (2.11%) CSSLP
11 12 (1.95%) GCFA
12 11 (1.79%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (1.30%) CEH
15 7 (1.14%) AWS Certification
15 7 (1.14%) CCSA
15 7 (1.14%) ISSEP
16 6 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 32 (5.20%) GDPR
3 31 (5.04%) QA
4 22 (3.58%) HIPAA
5 18 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (2.93%) PCI DSS
6 16 (2.60%) FedRAMP
6 16 (2.60%) PSD2
7 15 (2.44%) COBIT
8 9 (1.46%) Actionable Recommendations
9 8 (1.30%) Data Quality
9 8 (1.30%) SLA
10 7 (1.14%) HMG Infosec
10 7 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (1.14%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.65%) PMO
12 3 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.49%) NIST 800
System Software
1 140 (22.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.09%) OpenAM
3 18 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.95%) Docker
5 9 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.81%) RACF
7 4 (0.65%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.49%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.33%) HDFS
9 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.16%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.16%) vSphere
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 77 (12.52%) Single Sign-On
2 28 (4.55%) CASB
3 27 (4.39%) Ansible
4 22 (3.58%) CA Single Sign-On
5 19 (3.09%) SCCM
6 15 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.79%) AirWatch
7 11 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.46%) Terraform
9 8 (1.30%) Puppet
9 8 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 7 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
10 7 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (0.98%) Istio
12 5 (0.81%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.81%) zSecure
13 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.49%) XenMobile
15 2 (0.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 131 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 79 (12.85%) CyberArk
3 54 (8.78%) Oracle
4 53 (8.62%) ForgeRock
5 33 (5.37%) CA
6 32 (5.20%) Google
7 30 (4.88%) Splunk
8 27 (4.39%) IBM
8 27 (4.39%) ServiceNow
9 26 (4.23%) Okta
10 23 (3.74%) SAP
11 21 (3.41%) Cisco
12 20 (3.25%) Axway
13 18 (2.93%) VMware
14 16 (2.60%) BMC
15 14 (2.28%) Thycotic
16 13 (2.11%) Darktrace
16 13 (2.11%) Ping Identity
17 12 (1.95%) Citrix
18 8 (1.30%) Intel