Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 461 481
Rank change year-on-year +63 +20 +89
Contract jobs citing Identity Access Management 639 494 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 323 253
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +13.51% -7.96%
10th Percentile £375 £340 £338
90th Percentile £675 £688 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
UK median hourly rate £29.36 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +14.58% - -

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 91,019 88,693 87,901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.75% 85.91% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,315 59,199 57,906
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,324 2,065 2,485
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +6.76% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.65 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +71 595 £550 +4.76% 80
London +41 359 £550 +4.76% 34
UK excluding London +51 266 £525 +5.00% 49
South East +13 91 £550 +4.17% 13
North of England +7 59 £490 +18.79% 15
Midlands +15 41 £550 +69.23% 6
West Midlands +11 40 £550 +69.23% 3
Scotland +9 34 £450 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -1 27 £450 +10.09% 7
North West -3 27 £500 - 7
South West -13 23 £525 -16.00% 1
East of England -13 20 £420 -6.67% 11
North East -4 5 £525 - 1
East Midlands +12 4 £600 - 3
Wales -34 2 £550 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 145 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (22.22%) Information Security
3 141 (22.07%) Active Directory
4 133 (20.81%) Finance
5 127 (19.87%) Microsoft
6 101 (15.81%) Amazon AWS
7 98 (15.34%) Cybersecurity
8 95 (14.87%) Banking
9 94 (14.71%) DevOps
10 92 (14.40%) Identity Management
11 89 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (13.77%) SIEM
13 83 (12.99%) CISSP
14 80 (12.52%) Management Information System
15 79 (12.36%) Single Sign-On
16 77 (12.05%) CyberArk
17 74 (11.58%) Windows
17 74 (11.58%) SailPoint
18 73 (11.42%) Network Security
19 71 (11.11%) Java
20 70 (10.95%) Firewall
21 68 (10.64%) Risk Management
21 68 (10.64%) SAML
22 66 (10.33%) Office 365
23 65 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
24 64 (10.02%) CISM
25 63 (9.86%) SQL
26 61 (9.55%) PKI
27 60 (9.39%) Azure Active Directory
28 56 (8.76%) Security Cleared

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 25 (3.91%) Apache
2 23 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.82%) Confluence
3 18 (2.82%) nginx
4 17 (2.66%) IIS
5 8 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.25%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.10%) Documentum
6 7 (1.10%) Liferay
7 5 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.47%) Mule
8 3 (0.47%) SAS
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.31%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 145 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (15.81%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (10.33%) Office 365
4 60 (9.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 55 (8.61%) SaaS
6 45 (7.04%) PaaS
7 36 (5.63%) IaaS
8 26 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (2.50%) Mimecast
10 15 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (1.72%) Sumo Logic
12 10 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (1.41%) Apigee
14 8 (1.25%) Serverless
15 6 (0.94%) Azure Functions
16 5 (0.78%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.78%) npm
16 5 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
16 5 (0.78%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.42%) Network Security
2 70 (10.95%) Firewall
3 42 (6.57%) VPN
4 31 (4.85%) SSL
5 25 (3.91%) LAN
5 25 (3.91%) WAN
6 23 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (3.60%) Kerberos
7 21 (3.29%) WLAN
8 15 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (2.19%) DNS
10 12 (1.88%) HTTP
10 12 (1.88%) SSH
10 12 (1.88%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.56%) MPLS
11 10 (1.56%) Unified Communications
11 10 (1.56%) Wireless
12 9 (1.41%) Skype
13 8 (1.25%) IPsec
14 6 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
1 8 (1.25%) MySQL
2 6 (0.94%) Big Data
2 6 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
2 6 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.78%) Data Lake
3 5 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (0.47%) DB2
5 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.16%) HBase
7 1 (0.16%) Impala
7 1 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (7.82%) Jenkins
2 40 (6.26%) JIRA
3 37 (5.79%) Maven
4 26 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 26 (4.07%) JUnit
5 9 (1.41%) GitLab
5 9 (1.41%) Jasmine
6 7 (1.10%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.10%) Mocha
6 7 (1.10%) Selenium
6 7 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.78%) Grunt
7 5 (0.78%) gulp
7 5 (0.78%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.78%) Protractor
7 5 (0.78%) TestNG
8 4 (0.63%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.47%) JMeter
General
1 133 (20.81%) Finance
2 95 (14.87%) Banking
3 19 (2.97%) Retail
4 17 (2.66%) Law
5 16 (2.50%) Legal
6 12 (1.88%) Marketing
6 12 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.10%) Billing
9 6 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.94%) Publishing
10 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.63%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (24.41%) Architect
2 105 (16.43%) Analyst
3 77 (12.05%) Security Architect
4 58 (9.08%) Consultant
5 53 (8.29%) Developer
6 45 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
7 42 (6.57%) Project Manager
8 35 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 32 (5.01%) Security Analyst
10 30 (4.69%) Business Analyst
11 26 (4.07%) IAM Specialist
11 26 (4.07%) Security Consultant
12 25 (3.91%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
12 25 (3.91%) Identity Management Analyst
13 24 (3.76%) Azure Architect
14 23 (3.60%) Security Engineer
15 21 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
16 20 (3.13%) IAM Project Manager
17 19 (2.97%) Identity Management Specialist
18 18 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (11.58%) SailPoint
2 68 (10.64%) SAML
3 51 (7.98%) OAuth
4 44 (6.89%) REST
5 41 (6.42%) OpenID
6 38 (5.95%) Spring
7 37 (5.79%) LDAP
8 29 (4.54%) Web Services
9 21 (3.29%) JMS
10 20 (3.13%) .NET
11 18 (2.82%) AngularJS
11 18 (2.82%) SPNEGO
12 14 (2.19%) JSON
13 13 (2.03%) Node.js
13 13 (2.03%) OAuth2
14 12 (1.88%) WCF
14 12 (1.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
15 11 (1.72%) HTML
15 11 (1.72%) XML
16 9 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.52%) Management Information System
2 65 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (9.55%) PKI
4 32 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (3.13%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.35%) Robotics
9 13 (2.03%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.72%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.56%) User Experience
13 9 (1.41%) CESG
13 9 (1.41%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
15 6 (0.94%) FMCG
16 5 (0.78%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.58%) Windows
2 42 (6.57%) Unix
3 35 (5.48%) Linux
4 20 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 14 (2.19%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.10%) Solaris
7 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.94%) AIX
9 3 (0.47%) HPUX
10 2 (0.31%) Android
10 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (22.22%) Information Security
2 98 (15.34%) Cybersecurity
3 94 (14.71%) DevOps
4 92 (14.40%) Identity Management
5 89 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (13.77%) SIEM
7 68 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 55 (8.61%) Privileged Access Management
8 55 (8.61%) Security Architecture
9 54 (8.45%) Project Management
10 53 (8.29%) ITIL
11 48 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (7.20%) SOA
13 40 (6.26%) Vulnerability Management
14 39 (6.10%) Cryptography
15 37 (5.79%) Analytics
16 36 (5.63%) TOGAF
17 35 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
18 32 (5.01%) Data Loss Prevention
18 32 (5.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (11.11%) Java
2 63 (9.86%) SQL
3 42 (6.57%) Python
4 25 (3.91%) JavaScript
5 23 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.97%) Java 8
7 17 (2.66%) C#
8 14 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.10%) Perl
9 7 (1.10%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.47%) C++
10 3 (0.47%) ES6
10 3 (0.47%) ES7
10 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.31%) BeanShell
11 2 (0.31%) PHP
11 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.16%) C
12 1 (0.16%) Groovy
12 1 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (12.99%) CISSP
2 64 (10.02%) CISM
3 56 (8.76%) Security Cleared
4 53 (8.29%) Degree
5 47 (7.36%) CISA
6 32 (5.01%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.44%) ISSAP
8 20 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.82%) CSSLP
10 16 (2.50%) DV Cleared
11 13 (2.03%) GCIH
11 13 (2.03%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (1.88%) GCFA
13 11 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
13 11 (1.72%) ISSEP
13 11 (1.72%) ISSMP
14 10 (1.56%) PhD
15 8 (1.25%) CCIE
15 8 (1.25%) CCNA
15 8 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 35 (5.48%) GDPR
3 30 (4.69%) QA
4 29 (4.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (3.91%) PCI DSS
6 24 (3.76%) HIPAA
7 21 (3.29%) FedRAMP
8 12 (1.88%) COBIT
9 11 (1.72%) HMG Infosec
9 11 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 11 (1.72%) JSP 440
9 11 (1.72%) PSD2
10 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
10 7 (1.10%) SLA
11 6 (0.94%) PMO
11 6 (0.94%) SEPA
12 5 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.31%) GxP
13 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 141 (22.07%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.76%) Docker
3 14 (2.19%) OpenAM
4 11 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.78%) OpenDJ
6 5 (0.78%) RACF
7 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.31%) HDFS
9 2 (0.31%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.31%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.31%) XenApp
9 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (12.36%) Single Sign-On
2 29 (4.54%) Ansible
3 27 (4.23%) CA Single Sign-On
4 25 (3.91%) CASB
5 23 (3.60%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.50%) SCCM
7 15 (2.35%) Terraform
8 14 (2.19%) Puppet
9 12 (1.88%) AirWatch
10 11 (1.72%) Istio
11 8 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (1.25%) FortiGate
11 8 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.78%) zSecure
14 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
15 3 (0.47%) WSUS
15 3 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 127 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.05%) CyberArk
3 43 (6.73%) ForgeRock
4 42 (6.57%) Oracle
5 31 (4.85%) CA
6 29 (4.54%) Google
7 27 (4.23%) Okta
7 27 (4.23%) ServiceNow
7 27 (4.23%) Splunk
8 25 (3.91%) Axway
9 19 (2.97%) Cisco
10 15 (2.35%) BMC
10 15 (2.35%) Citrix
11 14 (2.19%) IBM
11 14 (2.19%) SAP
12 13 (2.03%) Thycotic
13 12 (1.88%) Darktrace
13 12 (1.88%) HP
14 11 (1.72%) VMware
15 10 (1.56%) Intel