Period
to 19 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Okta products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Okta over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 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 Okta, Inc.

Okta
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 561 640 805
Rank change year-on-year +79 +165 +30
Contract jobs citing Okta 42 101 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 71 58
Median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £414 £305 £244
90th Percentile £703 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £431 £538
% change year-on-year +15.94% -19.77% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +369.39% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Okta 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 17,686 30,843 41,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 43.01% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,195 19,624 25,961
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 1,268 1,486
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.34% +7.41% +2.41%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.71 £10.75
90th Percentile £60.78 £50.00 £47.09
Median hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.24% +6.06% +3.13%

Okta
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Okta as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Okta in the UK

Okta
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Okta.

Daily rate trend for Okta in the UK

Okta
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Okta over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Okta in the UK

Okta
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Okta.

Hourly rate trend for Okta in the UK

Okta
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 Okta within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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 +127 38 £513 +20.59% 4
London +88 27 £550 +22.22% 3
UK excluding London +145 8 £500 +15.94% 1
Work from Home - 8 £463 -
South West +89 4 £500 -16.67%
South East +112 3 £525 +21.74% 1
East of England +69 1 £413 +26.92%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Okta 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 Okta.

1 29 (69.05%) Azure
2 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (26.19%) DNS
5 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (23.81%) DevOps
6 10 (23.81%) Project Delivery
7 9 (21.43%) Identity Management
7 9 (21.43%) AWS
7 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.05%) Finance
8 8 (19.05%) LDAP
8 8 (19.05%) SailPoint
8 8 (19.05%) Terraform
9 7 (16.67%) Microservices
9 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (16.67%) SAML
10 6 (14.29%) JIRA
10 6 (14.29%) OpenID
10 6 (14.29%) VMware
10 6 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
10 6 (14.29%) ServiceNow
10 6 (14.29%) CyberArk
11 5 (11.90%) ForgeRock
11 5 (11.90%) Docker
11 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management

Okta
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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) nginx
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (69.05%) Azure
2 12 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (21.43%) AWS
4 5 (11.90%) Mimecast
5 4 (9.52%) G Suite
5 4 (9.52%) GCP
5 4 (9.52%) GitHub
6 3 (7.14%) Office 365
6 3 (7.14%) Stackdriver
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.38%) Cloudflare
7 1 (2.38%) Kong
7 1 (2.38%) PaaS
7 1 (2.38%) SaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Serverless
7 1 (2.38%) Slack
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) MPLS
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.38%) GitLab
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) IAM Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) CyberArk Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) SailPoint Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Customer Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) LDAP
1 8 (19.05%) SailPoint
2 7 (16.67%) SAML
3 6 (14.29%) OpenID
4 5 (11.90%) OAuth
5 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 3 (7.14%) Node.js
5 3 (7.14%) OAuth2
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) Kafka
7 1 (2.38%) SOAP
7 1 (2.38%) Web Services
7 1 (2.38%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) DevOps
1 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
1 10 (23.81%) Project Delivery
2 9 (21.43%) Identity Management
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (16.67%) Microservices
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) Information Security
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.90%) Time Management
5 4 (9.52%) Email Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (7.14%) Fintech
6 3 (7.14%) Line Management
6 3 (7.14%) Observability
6 3 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) BeanShell
4 2 (4.76%) Go
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) NIST
2 1 (2.38%) NIST 800
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) NDS
3 2 (4.76%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Terraform
2 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 6 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (11.90%) SCCM
4 4 (9.52%) Packer
4 4 (9.52%) Prometheus
5 3 (7.14%) Grafana
5 3 (7.14%) Kustomize
6 1 (2.38%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 6 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
3 5 (11.90%) ForgeRock
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 4 (9.52%) Google
5 3 (7.14%) PagerDuty
6 2 (4.76%) NetIQ
6 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.76%) Splunk
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Novell
7 1 (2.38%) RedGate
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos