Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Single Sign-On skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Single Sign-On over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 162 163
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 +16
Contract jobs citing Single Sign-On 19 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.04% 4.03% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 25
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -22.33%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £325
90th Percentile £475 £663 £775
England median daily rate £525 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.31 -
England median hourly rate - £23.14 £48.50
% change year-on-year - -52.29% +107.04%

Single Sign-On is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 626 496 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.85% 10.70% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 294 238
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.58% +42.50%
10th Percentile £279 £231 £275
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £16.41 £14.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +11.30% +3.80%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.11 £13.12
90th Percentile £28.25 £53.75 £15.99
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.14 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.13% -14.33% -

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Single Sign-On in the West Midlands

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Single Sign-On in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Single Sign-On in the West Midlands

Single Sign-On
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Single Sign-On in the West Midlands

Single Sign-On
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Single Sign-On in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Single Sign-On in the West Midlands

Single Sign-On
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Single Sign-On within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Birmingham +12 12 £403 -25.12%
Shropshire -52 3 £465 +12.73%
Coventry - 3 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 £413 - 1
Single Sign-On
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Single Sign-On 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Single Sign-On.

1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) SCCM
4 10 (52.63%) SaaS
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Identity Management
4 10 (52.63%) Office 365
5 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
5 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
7 7 (36.84%) PaaS
7 7 (36.84%) IaaS
8 5 (26.32%) Terraform
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) DevOps
8 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
8 5 (26.32%) Ansible
8 5 (26.32%) JIRA
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) SAML
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (21.05%) OneDrive
9 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) Technical Leadership

Single Sign-On
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (52.63%) Office 365
3 10 (52.63%) SaaS
4 7 (36.84%) IaaS
4 7 (36.84%) PaaS
5 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) OneDrive
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
6 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (10.53%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (10.53%) CloudFront
6 2 (10.53%) Serverless
7 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
2 3 (15.79%) FishEye
2 3 (15.79%) ScriptRunner
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Azure Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365 Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Identity Management
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
3 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 5 (26.32%) Terraform
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (15.79%) SCOM
5 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
5 2 (10.53%) Mesos
5 2 (10.53%) rkt
6 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) SAP