Period
to 20 August 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 20 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.

Identity & Access Management
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 465 444
Rank change year-on-year +59 -21 +125
Contract jobs citing Identity Access Management 596 436 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 294 361
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +1.56%
10th Percentile £356 £318 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £17.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -39.66% -7.94%
10th Percentile £21.25 £11.80 £17.20
90th Percentile £55.05 £23.20 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +71.43% -39.66% -7.94%

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 88,137 81,858 92,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.22% 85.56% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,117 53,624 60,753
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £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 2,365 2,065 2,308
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.53% +5.79% +8.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.42 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £47.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +10.91%

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 20 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Identity Access Management over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 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 +60 548 £543 +8.50% 90
London +62 374 £550 +7.84% 42
UK excluding London -5 205 £500 - 56
South East -19 70 £575 +8.90% 14
North of England -10 41 £413 -17.50% 14
Midlands +5 35 £600 +45.45% 10
Scotland -21 34 £425 -22.73% 7
West Midlands +8 33 £590 +43.03% 8
North West -8 23 £425 -15.00% 6
Yorkshire -1 17 £425 -8.60% 8
South West -11 16 £538 +51.41% 6
East of England -10 12 £500 +11.11% 4
East Midlands -2 5 £600 - 2
Wales -25 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 147 (24.66%) Finance
2 130 (21.81%) Microsoft
3 121 (20.30%) Active Directory
4 120 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 118 (19.80%) Information Security
6 108 (18.12%) Identity Management
7 107 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
8 97 (16.28%) Windows
9 95 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (15.77%) Single Sign-On
11 92 (15.44%) DevOps
12 87 (14.60%) SAML
13 86 (14.43%) SailPoint
14 76 (12.75%) Banking
14 76 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
15 74 (12.42%) CISSP
16 69 (11.58%) Management Information System
16 69 (11.58%) CyberArk
17 66 (11.07%) TOGAF
17 66 (11.07%) OAuth
18 65 (10.91%) Oracle
19 63 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 63 (10.57%) SIEM
20 62 (10.40%) Project Management
21 61 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
21 61 (10.23%) Privileged Access Management
22 60 (10.07%) Java
22 60 (10.07%) SOA
23 59 (9.90%) Office 365
24 55 (9.23%) PKI

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 23 (3.86%) Apache
2 22 (3.69%) IIS
2 22 (3.69%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.02%) nginx
4 15 (2.52%) Confluence
5 13 (2.18%) MS Exchange
6 12 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (0.84%) Documentum
9 5 (0.84%) Liferay
9 5 (0.84%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.50%) Mule
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (3.86%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.68%) SAP ERP
2 11 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 1 (0.17%) iTrent
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 120 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (9.90%) Office 365
4 35 (5.87%) SaaS
5 22 (3.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (2.68%) PaaS
7 15 (2.52%) IaaS
8 8 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.84%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.67%) GitHub
10 4 (0.67%) Lucidchart
10 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.34%) Boomi
12 2 (0.34%) G Suite
12 2 (0.34%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.89%) Firewall
2 45 (7.55%) Network Security
3 40 (6.71%) SSL
4 27 (4.53%) Kerberos
5 18 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (2.85%) VPN
7 15 (2.52%) Unified Communications
8 13 (2.18%) Internet
8 13 (2.18%) IPsec
9 12 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (2.01%) SMS
10 11 (1.85%) LAN
11 10 (1.68%) HTTP
11 10 (1.68%) WAN
12 9 (1.51%) SSH
13 8 (1.34%) DNS
14 6 (1.01%) DHCP
14 6 (1.01%) FTP
15 5 (0.84%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (2.18%) SAP HANA
3 8 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.01%) Big Data
5 6 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (1.01%) MySQL
6 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.50%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.50%) QlikView
7 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.34%) GIS
8 2 (0.34%) HBase
8 2 (0.34%) Impala
8 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (5.70%) Jenkins
2 30 (5.03%) JIRA
2 30 (5.03%) Maven
3 12 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.68%) JUnit
5 9 (1.51%) Artifactory
6 8 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.17%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.17%) Zephyr
8 5 (0.84%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.67%) GitLab
9 4 (0.67%) JMeter
9 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.50%) JBehave
10 3 (0.50%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.50%) Subversion
11 2 (0.34%) FishEye
11 2 (0.34%) Grunt
11 2 (0.34%) JSHint
General
1 147 (24.66%) Finance
2 76 (12.75%) Banking
3 17 (2.85%) Retail
4 12 (2.01%) Law
4 12 (2.01%) Legal
5 10 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.51%) Marketing
7 7 (1.17%) Publishing
8 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
10 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.50%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.50%) Games
12 2 (0.34%) Front Office
12 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 197 (33.05%) Architect
2 88 (14.77%) Security Architect
3 79 (13.26%) Analyst
4 64 (10.74%) Consultant
5 53 (8.89%) Developer
6 50 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (5.87%) Identity Management Architect
8 34 (5.70%) Project Manager
9 33 (5.54%) Business Analyst
10 32 (5.37%) Java Developer
11 31 (5.20%) IAM Consultant
12 24 (4.03%) Technical Architect
13 22 (3.69%) Security Consultant
14 20 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
15 18 (3.02%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
15 18 (3.02%) Identity Management Consultant
16 17 (2.85%) CyberArk Engineer
16 17 (2.85%) Security Manager
17 16 (2.68%) IAM Specialist
17 16 (2.68%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.60%) SAML
2 86 (14.43%) SailPoint
3 66 (11.07%) OAuth
4 47 (7.89%) LDAP
5 35 (5.87%) REST
6 30 (5.03%) Middleware
7 23 (3.86%) .NET
7 23 (3.86%) RESTful
8 22 (3.69%) Web Services
9 21 (3.52%) OpenID
10 19 (3.19%) Node.js
10 19 (3.19%) SPNEGO
10 19 (3.19%) Spring
11 16 (2.68%) WCF
12 15 (2.52%) JMS
12 15 (2.52%) JSON
12 15 (2.52%) XML
13 14 (2.35%) Windows Identity Foundation
14 12 (2.01%) OAuth2
14 12 (2.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 61 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (9.23%) PKI
4 33 (5.54%) Mobile App
5 32 (5.37%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.34%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.34%) Fintech
8 8 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.17%) CESG
9 7 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
11 5 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.28%) Windows
2 54 (9.06%) Unix
3 43 (7.21%) Linux
4 14 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.18%) Solaris
6 11 (1.85%) Android
6 11 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.67%) AIX
8 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.50%) CentOS
9 3 (0.50%) HPUX
9 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.80%) Information Security
2 108 (18.12%) Identity Management
3 95 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (15.44%) DevOps
5 76 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
6 66 (11.07%) TOGAF
7 63 (10.57%) SIEM
7 63 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (10.40%) Project Management
9 61 (10.23%) Privileged Access Management
10 60 (10.07%) SOA
11 52 (8.72%) Analytics
11 52 (8.72%) Security Architecture
12 48 (8.05%) ITIL
13 47 (7.89%) Risk Management
14 45 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (6.54%) Enterprise Architecture
16 34 (5.70%) Business Analysis
17 33 (5.54%) Cryptography
18 30 (5.03%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.07%) Java
2 51 (8.56%) SQL
3 39 (6.54%) Python
4 25 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.85%) C#
7 7 (1.17%) Java 8
8 5 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.84%) BeanShell
9 4 (0.67%) C++
9 4 (0.67%) VBA
10 3 (0.50%) C
10 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.34%) Clojure
11 2 (0.34%) Erlang
11 2 (0.34%) Go
11 2 (0.34%) Lua
11 2 (0.34%) Perl
11 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 74 (12.42%) CISSP
2 53 (8.89%) CISM
3 45 (7.55%) Security Cleared
4 40 (6.71%) Degree
5 31 (5.20%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.86%) CISA
7 22 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.36%) TOGAF Certification
9 19 (3.19%) CCNA
10 8 (1.34%) ISSAP
10 8 (1.34%) ISSEP
11 7 (1.17%) AWS Certification
11 7 (1.17%) CCSA
11 7 (1.17%) CEH
11 7 (1.17%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.01%) GIAC
13 5 (0.84%) CISMP
14 4 (0.67%) CRISC
14 4 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.04%) GDPR
2 32 (5.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 26 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (4.36%) PCI DSS
4 25 (4.19%) QA
5 21 (3.52%) COBIT
6 14 (2.35%) PSD2
7 11 (1.85%) SLA
8 10 (1.68%) HIPAA
8 10 (1.68%) HMG Infosec
9 8 (1.34%) Actionable Recommendations
9 8 (1.34%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.67%) FedRAMP
11 4 (0.67%) GCP
11 4 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.67%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.67%) PMO
12 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 121 (20.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.68%) OpenAM
4 9 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.67%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.67%) Docker
7 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.50%) RACF
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.34%) HDFS
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.34%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) IAG
9 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
9 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 94 (15.77%) Single Sign-On
2 24 (4.03%) SCCM
3 21 (3.52%) CA Single Sign-On
4 17 (2.85%) Ansible
5 11 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 9 (1.51%) PingFederate
7 8 (1.34%) CASB
7 8 (1.34%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.67%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.34%) Puppet
12 2 (0.34%) SCOM
12 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.34%) zSecure
Vendors
1 130 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.58%) CyberArk
3 65 (10.91%) Oracle
4 50 (8.39%) ForgeRock
5 33 (5.54%) CA
6 31 (5.20%) IBM
7 26 (4.36%) SAP
7 26 (4.36%) ServiceNow
8 25 (4.19%) Google
8 25 (4.19%) Ping Identity
9 23 (3.86%) Splunk
10 21 (3.52%) Apigee
10 21 (3.52%) Axway
11 19 (3.19%) Okta
12 18 (3.02%) BMC
12 18 (3.02%) Citrix
12 18 (3.02%) VMware
13 16 (2.68%) Cisco
14 8 (1.34%) Symantec
15 6 (1.01%) McAfee