Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Identity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Identity Management over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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 Management
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 440 549
Rank change year-on-year -150 +109 +28
Contract jobs citing Identity Management 315 529 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.60% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 239 228
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% -3.16%
10th Percentile £296 £200 £299
90th Percentile £600 £633 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £485 £450
% change year-on-year -17.53% +7.78% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 3
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £52.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.73% +114.61% -
10th Percentile £16.50 £22.23 £13.30
90th Percentile £45.75 £59.31 £26.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £52.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -56.73% +181.08% -

Identity 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 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Identity Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Identity Management in the UK

Identity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Identity Management in the UK

Identity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Identity Management over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Identity Management in the UK

Identity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Identity Management in the UK

Identity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Identity Management over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Identity Management in the UK

Identity Management
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Identity Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -152 302 £450 -6.25% 42
London -111 166 £461 +2.50% 22
UK excluding London -47 146 £400 -17.53% 21
South East -20 46 £413 -17.50% 5
North of England -4 37 £450 -10.00% 8
Midlands +34 27 £350 -22.22% 2
North West +16 27 £475 -5.00% 5
West Midlands +14 15 £313 -26.47% 2
East of England -5 15 £490 +3.16% 1
East Midlands +8 12 £400 -20.00%
Scotland +2 12 £410 -2.96% 1
Yorkshire -19 10 £378 -24.50% 2
South West -4 9 £325 -35.00% 4

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Identity Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Identity Management.

1 108 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 105 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 92 (29.21%) Windows
4 66 (20.95%) Finance
4 66 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
6 57 (18.10%) Office 365
7 55 (17.46%) Oracle
8 46 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 44 (13.97%) Linux
11 41 (13.02%) Firewall
12 40 (12.70%) ITIL
13 37 (11.75%) SQL
13 37 (11.75%) VMware
13 37 (11.75%) SC Cleared
14 36 (11.43%) Migration
14 36 (11.43%) SQL Server
14 36 (11.43%) Web Services
15 34 (10.79%) SAML
15 34 (10.79%) Windows Server
16 33 (10.48%) SailPoint
16 33 (10.48%) Citrix
16 33 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (10.16%) Banking
18 30 (9.52%) DNS
18 30 (9.52%) Java
18 30 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (9.21%) Management Information System
20 28 (8.89%) Cisco

Identity 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 20 (6.35%) IIS
2 16 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.08%) Skype for Business
3 13 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.81%) Apache
5 10 (3.17%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.54%) CMS
7 7 (2.22%) IBM Notes
7 7 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.27%) nginx
8 4 (1.27%) SAS
9 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.95%) Confluence
9 3 (0.95%) JBoss
9 3 (0.95%) Jetty
9 3 (0.95%) WildFly
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.63%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 66 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (18.10%) Office 365
3 33 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (7.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.76%) PaaS
6 10 (3.17%) SaaS
7 9 (2.86%) IaaS
8 7 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.63%) GitHub
10 2 (0.63%) Serverless
11 1 (0.32%) Akamai
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.32%) G Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.02%) Firewall
2 30 (9.52%) DNS
3 26 (8.25%) SAN
4 23 (7.30%) LAN
5 20 (6.35%) DHCP
5 20 (6.35%) LDAP
5 20 (6.35%) WAN
6 17 (5.40%) Skype
7 15 (4.76%) VPN
8 13 (4.13%) Internet
8 13 (4.13%) NAS
9 12 (3.81%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.22%) SSL
10 7 (2.22%) Wireless
11 6 (1.90%) Network Security
12 5 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.59%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (1.59%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.59%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.27%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.54%) SAP HANA
6 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.95%) Big Data
9 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.63%) OLAP
10 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.81%) JIRA
2 8 (2.54%) Serena SBM
3 5 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.63%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Ant
7 1 (0.32%) Arsenale Dataplane
7 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.32%) eCATT
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.32%) JUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.32%) Maven
7 1 (0.32%) ProC
7 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (20.95%) Finance
2 32 (10.16%) Banking
3 12 (3.81%) Marketing
3 12 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.22%) Law
4 7 (2.22%) Publishing
4 7 (2.22%) Retail
5 4 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.95%) Electronics
6 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (20.63%) Architect
2 44 (13.97%) Analyst
3 32 (10.16%) Consultant
4 21 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.35%) Developer
6 11 (3.49%) Administrator
6 11 (3.49%) Identity Management Consultant
6 11 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (3.49%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (3.17%) .NET Developer
7 10 (3.17%) Security Specialist
8 9 (2.86%) Designer
8 9 (2.86%) Security Consultant
8 9 (2.86%) Support Specialist
9 8 (2.54%) C# Developer
9 8 (2.54%) CyberArk Engineer
9 8 (2.54%) Management Consultant
9 8 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.43%) Web Services
2 34 (10.79%) SAML
3 33 (10.48%) SailPoint
4 23 (7.30%) REST
5 20 (6.35%) OpenID
5 20 (6.35%) SOAP
6 16 (5.08%) .NET
7 15 (4.76%) OAuth2
7 15 (4.76%) Spring
8 13 (4.13%) OAuth
9 12 (3.81%) Swagger
9 12 (3.81%) WSDL
9 12 (3.81%) XML
10 11 (3.49%) Middleware
11 10 (3.17%) Spring Security
12 9 (2.86%) ASP.NET
12 9 (2.86%) WCF
13 8 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 28 (8.89%) PKI
4 27 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.81%) Clustering
6 11 (3.49%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.54%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.54%) Replication
8 7 (2.22%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.59%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.95%) User Experience
11 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.63%) Fintech
12 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.21%) Windows
2 44 (13.97%) Linux
3 34 (10.79%) Windows Server
4 25 (7.94%) Windows 10
5 23 (7.30%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (5.40%) Unix
7 11 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.17%) Solaris
9 9 (2.86%) zOS
10 7 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.22%) HPUX
11 5 (1.59%) AIX
11 5 (1.59%) SUSE
12 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.63%) Android
13 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.32%) CentOS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
2 46 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (12.70%) ITIL
4 36 (11.43%) Migration
5 26 (8.25%) DevOps
6 25 (7.94%) Project Management
7 23 (7.30%) Service Management
8 21 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.03%) Information Security
9 19 (6.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 18 (5.71%) High Availability
11 16 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.08%) Microservices
12 15 (4.76%) Change Management
12 15 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (4.76%) Load Balancing
12 15 (4.76%) Prototyping
12 15 (4.76%) SOA
12 15 (4.76%) Waterfall
13 14 (4.44%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.75%) SQL
2 30 (9.52%) Java
3 17 (5.40%) C#
4 15 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.49%) Python
6 5 (1.59%) Ruby
7 4 (1.27%) C
7 4 (1.27%) Perl
7 4 (1.27%) Scala
7 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.63%) ES6
9 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) VBA
9 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 9 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.54%) CCIE
5 8 (2.54%) Degree
5 8 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.54%) MCSE
6 7 (2.22%) CISM
6 7 (2.22%) CISSP
6 7 (2.22%) CRISC
7 6 (1.90%) MCSA
8 5 (1.59%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.59%) ACDT
8 5 (1.59%) ACHDS
8 5 (1.59%) ACTC
8 5 (1.59%) MCDST
8 5 (1.59%) MCP
8 5 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (2.54%) QA
3 5 (1.59%) GDPR
3 5 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.95%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.63%) PMO
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 108 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.86%) RACF
4 7 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.90%) vSphere
6 5 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.27%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.95%) Docker
8 3 (0.95%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.63%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.63%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.63%) XenApp
9 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.32%) Postfix
10 1 (0.32%) Squid
10 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (5.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 16 (5.08%) SCCM
2 8 (2.54%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.90%) WSUS
4 5 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.59%) Puppet
5 4 (1.27%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.95%) Control-M
6 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.95%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.95%) SCOM
6 3 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 105 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.46%) Oracle
3 37 (11.75%) VMware
4 33 (10.48%) Citrix
5 28 (8.89%) Cisco
6 25 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 22 (6.98%) IBM
8 18 (5.71%) ForgeRock
9 14 (4.44%) McAfee
10 13 (4.13%) SAP
11 12 (3.81%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.81%) EMC
11 12 (3.81%) WSO2
12 10 (3.17%) HP
13 9 (2.86%) CyberArk
13 9 (2.86%) NetApp
13 9 (2.86%) ServiceNow
14 8 (2.54%) Aveksa
14 8 (2.54%) CA
14 8 (2.54%) Lumension