Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 552 772 845
Rank change year-on-year +220 +73 -15
Contract jobs citing Okta 58 76 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.083% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 31
Median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £323 £400 £325
90th Percentile £638 £825 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £85.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.78% -85.59% -
10th Percentile £13.44 £10.73 £77.50
90th Percentile £37.73 £13.98 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +54.55% - -

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 19,688 38,791 42,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.89% 42.44% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,669 24,108 26,286
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £234 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.41% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 884 1,326 1,497
Median hourly rate £20.93 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.21 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +9.38% -5.44%

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 1 June 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Okta over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Okta in the UK

Okta
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 Okta within the UK over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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 +232 53 £500 -9.09% 3
UK excluding London +182 36 £475 -9.52% 3
London +154 19 £500 -21.57%
South East +134 11 £600 +12.94%
North of England - 9 £425 -
East of England +60 5 £463 -26.00%
South West +50 5 £488 -7.14% 3
North West - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
Scotland +46 3 £470 +15.69%
Midlands - 2 £305 -
Work from Home - 2 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £305 -
Wales - 1 £650 -
West Midlands - 1 £305 -

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 30 (51.72%) Azure
2 25 (43.10%) Single Sign-On
3 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.93%) Migration
5 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
5 21 (36.21%) Windows
6 19 (32.76%) OAuth
7 18 (31.03%) OpenID
7 18 (31.03%) SAML
8 16 (27.59%) AWS
9 14 (24.14%) Office 365
9 14 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (22.41%) Windows 10
10 13 (22.41%) Identity Access Management
10 13 (22.41%) SailPoint
10 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.69%) CyberArk
11 12 (20.69%) DNS
12 11 (18.97%) Java
12 11 (18.97%) ForgeRock
12 11 (18.97%) Microservices
13 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
13 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
13 10 (17.24%) NetIQ
13 10 (17.24%) .NET
14 9 (15.52%) Kerberos
14 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.52%) Jamf Pro
15 8 (13.79%) Centrify
15 8 (13.79%) DevSecOps

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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) Confluence
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Eloqua
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.45%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (51.72%) Azure
2 16 (27.59%) AWS
3 14 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (24.14%) Office 365
4 8 (13.79%) IaaS
5 7 (12.07%) G Suite
5 7 (12.07%) SaaS
6 6 (10.34%) PaaS
7 4 (6.90%) Power Platform
8 3 (5.17%) Azure Stack
9 2 (3.45%) Azure Functions
9 2 (3.45%) Serverless
10 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.72%) GCP
10 1 (1.72%) GitHub
10 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) DNS
2 9 (15.52%) Kerberos
3 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 5 (8.62%) Firewall
5 4 (6.90%) VPN
6 3 (5.17%) Skype
6 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.45%) LAN
7 2 (3.45%) SAN
7 2 (3.45%) SMTP
7 2 (3.45%) SNMP
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) VoIP
7 2 (3.45%) WLAN
8 1 (1.72%) BGP
8 1 (1.72%) MPLS
8 1 (1.72%) OSPF
8 1 (1.72%) RIP
8 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Power BI
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) OLTP
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.72%) Flink
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Ant
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) GitLab
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.72%) Finnish Language
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
4 1 (1.72%) German Language
4 1 (1.72%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.72%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Active Directory Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Active Directory Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) IAM Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) OAuth
2 18 (31.03%) OpenID
2 18 (31.03%) SAML
3 13 (22.41%) SailPoint
4 10 (17.24%) .NET
5 8 (13.79%) XML
6 6 (10.34%) LDAP
7 4 (6.90%) Swagger
7 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) Middleware
8 3 (5.17%) REST
8 3 (5.17%) Servlets
8 3 (5.17%) SOAP
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.45%) JSON
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (3.45%) XML Schema
9 2 (3.45%) XSL
9 2 (3.45%) XSLT
9 2 (3.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows 10
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.34%) Linux
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.45%) VMS
8 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Migration
2 13 (22.41%) Identity Access Management
3 11 (18.97%) Microservices
4 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.79%) DevOps
5 8 (13.79%) DevSecOps
6 7 (12.07%) Identity Management
6 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (12.07%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (8.62%) Information Security
8 5 (8.62%) ITIL
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.90%) ITSM
9 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.90%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) Software Distribution
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) Python
4 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.45%) AWK
5 2 (3.45%) Jython
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) sed
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CCA
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Docker
3 5 (8.62%) NDS
4 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (15.52%) Jamf Pro
3 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (8.62%) SCCM
5 4 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.17%) Terraform
7 2 (3.45%) Ansible
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
7 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.45%) WSUS
8 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) CyberArk
3 11 (18.97%) ForgeRock
4 10 (17.24%) NetIQ
5 8 (13.79%) Centrify
6 7 (12.07%) Symantec
6 7 (12.07%) VMware
7 6 (10.34%) Zscaler
8 5 (8.62%) Cisco
8 5 (8.62%) Google
8 5 (8.62%) Oracle
9 4 (6.90%) Citrix
9 4 (6.90%) Dell
9 4 (6.90%) NetApp
10 3 (5.17%) Adobe
10 3 (5.17%) Apple
10 3 (5.17%) Informatica
10 3 (5.17%) OpenText
10 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
10 3 (5.17%) Siebel