The table below looks at the statistics for Kerberos skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kerberos over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kerberos
Rank 578 552 523
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -29
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 45 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 24
Average daily rate £343 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £481 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £24.23 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.54% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7370 7607 6728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.54% 14.87% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4346 4206 3499
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 449 391
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Kerberos
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kerberos within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Kerberos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kerberos
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kerberos within the UK.

Kerberos Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kerberos
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kerberos within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Kerberos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kerberos
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kerberos within the UK.

Kerberos Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kerberos
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kerberos within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 38 £388 +3.33% 5
London -15 19 £475 +26.66% 5
South East +19 15 £330 -5.71%
Hampshire +21 13 £330 -
Scotland +4 7 £321 -
Hook - 7 £335 -
City of London +42 6 £465 +13.41% 2
Erskine - 6 £321 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £321 -
North East - 4 £388 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Durham - 2 £388 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Southwark - 2 £250 -
Portsmouth - 2 £245 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Kerberos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kerberos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kerberos.

1 90 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 73 (46.20%) LDAP
3 67 (42.41%) Linux
4 64 (40.51%) DNS
5 56 (35.44%) Microsoft
6 48 (30.38%) Replication
7 44 (27.85%) Windows
8 39 (24.68%) Security Cleared
9 38 (24.05%) PKI
10 37 (23.42%) DevOps
11 36 (22.78%) X.500
12 31 (19.62%) Finance
13 29 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (16.46%) SAML
14 26 (16.46%) SQL
15 25 (15.82%) SC Cleared
15 25 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (13.92%) Java
16 22 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (13.29%) Identity Management
17 21 (13.29%) Hadoop
18 20 (12.66%) HP
18 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.03%) Puppet
20 18 (11.39%) Mentoring
20 18 (11.39%) MCTS
20 18 (11.39%) MCP
20 18 (11.39%) Unix
20 18 (11.39%) Python
21 16 (10.13%) SAN

Kerberos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kerberos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kerberos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.86%) Apache
2 9 (5.70%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.06%) Apache Pig
4 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.43%) SAS
4 7 (4.43%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.16%) IIS
5 5 (3.16%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.90%) GroupWise
7 3 (1.90%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) JBoss
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.90%) IaaS
3 3 (1.90%) Office 365
3 3 (1.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (46.20%) LDAP
2 64 (40.51%) DNS
3 36 (22.78%) X.500
4 16 (10.13%) SAN
5 15 (9.49%) HTTP
6 8 (5.06%) Firewall
7 7 (4.43%) SSL
8 6 (3.80%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.16%) DHCP
9 5 (3.16%) LAN
9 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.16%) WAN
10 4 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.90%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.90%) DMZ
11 3 (1.90%) VLAN
11 3 (1.90%) VPN
12 2 (1.27%) BOOTP
12 2 (1.27%) Internet
12 2 (1.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.29%) Hadoop
2 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.49%) Big Data
3 15 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.06%) Apache Hive
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.53%) MySQL
7 3 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.90%) HBase
7 3 (1.90%) IBM BigInsights
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.90%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Gerrit
1 7 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) Gradle
5 1 (0.63%) Hudson
5 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) MSI
5 1 (0.63%) NUnit
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.63%) WiX
General
1 31 (19.62%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Back Office
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (20.89%) Active Directory Engineer
2 21 (13.29%) Analyst
3 19 (12.03%) Administrator
4 16 (10.13%) Developer
5 15 (9.49%) Architect
6 12 (7.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 12 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.33%) DBA
7 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.06%) SQL DBA
9 8 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Data Administrator
10 7 (4.43%) Hadoop Administrator
10 7 (4.43%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.80%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
11 6 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.46%) SAML
2 12 (7.59%) .NET
2 12 (7.59%) Java EE
2 12 (7.59%) OpenID
2 12 (7.59%) REST
2 12 (7.59%) SOAP
3 10 (6.33%) OAuth2
4 9 (5.70%) Web Services
5 8 (5.06%) Kafka
5 8 (5.06%) XML
6 6 (3.80%) Middleware
7 5 (3.16%) Akka
7 5 (3.16%) HTML
8 4 (2.53%) JSON
8 4 (2.53%) OAuth
9 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.90%) CSS
9 3 (1.90%) J2EE
9 3 (1.90%) Software Packaging
10 2 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.38%) Replication
2 38 (24.05%) PKI
3 11 (6.96%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.80%) BYOD
6 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.90%) DataPower
7 3 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) Wiki
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) SCORM
9 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 67 (42.41%) Linux
2 44 (27.85%) Windows
3 25 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (11.39%) Unix
5 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.43%) Android
8 7 (4.43%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.16%) Solaris
9 5 (3.16%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.90%) VMS
10 3 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.90%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.27%) Debian
11 2 (1.27%) Fedora
11 2 (1.27%) SUSE
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.27%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.42%) DevOps
2 22 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.29%) Identity Management
4 18 (11.39%) Mentoring
5 15 (9.49%) SOA
6 14 (8.86%) Analytics
6 14 (8.86%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.23%) Open Source
7 13 (8.23%) Validation
8 12 (7.59%) Customer Analytics
8 12 (7.59%) Front End Development
9 11 (6.96%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.33%) EAI
11 9 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.70%) ETL
12 8 (5.06%) CAD
12 8 (5.06%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.06%) ITIL
13 7 (4.43%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.43%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.46%) SQL
2 22 (13.92%) Java
3 18 (11.39%) Python
4 13 (8.23%) Bash Shell
4 13 (8.23%) C#
4 13 (8.23%) Perl
4 13 (8.23%) PowerShell
4 13 (8.23%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.33%) Ruby
6 8 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.80%) Korn
7 6 (3.80%) VBScript
8 5 (3.16%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.16%) R
9 4 (2.53%) C
10 2 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) C-shell
10 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (15.82%) SC Cleared
4 18 (11.39%) MCP
4 18 (11.39%) MCTS
5 12 (7.59%) Degree
6 11 (6.96%) MCSE
7 2 (1.27%) OCP
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 90 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.86%) Terminal Services
3 8 (5.06%) Apache Flume
3 8 (5.06%) NFS
4 7 (4.43%) HDFS
5 6 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.53%) Samba
6 4 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.63%) RACF
9 1 (0.63%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.63%) Squid
9 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.63%) vCloud
9 1 (0.63%) vSphere
9 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (12.03%) Puppet
2 14 (8.86%) FreeIPA
3 12 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.06%) Oozie
5 7 (4.43%) Ambari
6 6 (3.80%) SELinux
7 3 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Intune
8 2 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.27%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.63%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.63%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.63%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.63%) Nagios
9 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.63%) zSecure
Vendors
1 56 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.66%) HP
3 14 (8.86%) Atlassian
3 14 (8.86%) CA
3 14 (8.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.59%) EMC
4 12 (7.59%) IBM
4 12 (7.59%) Oracle
5 8 (5.06%) NetApp
5 8 (5.06%) VMware
6 6 (3.80%) Splunk
7 5 (3.16%) Cisco
7 5 (3.16%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.53%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (2.53%) Sun
8 4 (2.53%) Veritas
9 3 (1.90%) F5
9 3 (1.90%) Lotus
9 3 (1.90%) Novell
9 3 (1.90%) Tableau