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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun OpenSSO
UK
Rank - - 611
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4450 4928 4359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.02% 9.33% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2970 3128 2567
Median daily rate £463 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +8.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 134 163
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

OpenSSO
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OpenSSO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO 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 OpenSSO.

1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) BEA
2 4 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (50.00%) ATG
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) Endeca
2 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (50.00%) Lucene
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Mule
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (50.00%) OpenAM
2 4 (50.00%) Apigee
2 4 (50.00%) Mule ESB

OpenSSO
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Mule
1 4 (50.00%) Mule ESB
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Endeca
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SOA Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Lucene
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Loose Coupling
3 3 (37.50%) Separation of Concerns
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (50.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
1 4 (50.00%) Apigee
1 4 (50.00%) ATG
1 4 (50.00%) BEA