Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 841 878
Rank change year-on-year -14 +37 -4
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 11 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.091% 0.096% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
UK median daily rate £520 £365 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.47% -29.81% +9.47%
10th Percentile £510 £329 £510
90th Percentile £538 £540 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate - £365 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 12,065 10,380 9,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.07% 10.90% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,197 6,743 6,081
UK median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 253 313
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.67 £48.95 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -15.19% -1.33% -10.71%

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

OpenSSO
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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 -20 11 £520 +42.47%
London -21 11 £520 +45.45%

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO 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 OpenSSO.

1 11 (100.00%) CRM
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
1 11 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 11 (100.00%) PKI
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
2 10 (90.91%) Mule ESB
2 10 (90.91%) RESTful
2 10 (90.91%) Mule
2 10 (90.91%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (90.91%) ATG
2 10 (90.91%) CMS
2 10 (90.91%) B2C
2 10 (90.91%) BEA
2 10 (90.91%) WebLogic Portal
2 10 (90.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (90.91%) SOAP
3 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 9 (81.82%) Lucene
3 9 (81.82%) Endeca
3 9 (81.82%) Apache Solr
3 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
3 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager

OpenSSO
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 10 (90.91%) CMS
1 10 (90.91%) Mule
1 10 (90.91%) Mule ESB
1 10 (90.91%) SharePoint
1 10 (90.91%) Sitecore CMS
1 10 (90.91%) WebLogic Portal
2 9 (81.82%) Apache Solr
3 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Endeca
1 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
1 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
2 9 (81.82%) Technical Architect
3 8 (72.73%) Sitecore Architect
4 7 (63.64%) Web Architect
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) RESTful
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) Lucene
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) CRM
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) B2C
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 11 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 10 (90.91%) ATG
2 10 (90.91%) BEA