Period
to 24 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenSSO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenSSO over the 6 months to 24 August 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.

Sun OpenSSO
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 887 884
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.042% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
UK median daily rate - £375 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.88% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenSSO is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10630 11834 9641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.06% 10.95% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7046 7610 5933
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +6.57% +6.35%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +6.41% +7.59% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 250 348
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +11.47% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.94
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.03 £40.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -36.00% +23.85% +0.62%

OpenSSO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenSSO in the UK

OpenSSO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenSSO in the UK