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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kerberos
Rank 533 534 486
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -48
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 43 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 36
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£375 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+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
7709 6701 7034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.11% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4163 3424 3398
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 382 600
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 2015.

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 30 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 2 March 2015. 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
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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 -24 40 £375 -25.00% 7
London +28 35 £375 -39.51% 6
City of London +10 11 £410 -27.43% 1
South East -29 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Hampshire -19 2 - -
Havant +3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Bromsgrove - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

Kerberos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 42 (52.50%) Windows
2 41 (51.25%) LDAP
2 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
3 37 (46.25%) DNS
4 29 (36.25%) Linux
5 28 (35.00%) DHCP
6 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
7 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
8 21 (26.25%) SQL
9 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 17 (21.25%) VMware
12 16 (20.00%) SAN
12 16 (20.00%) SSL
13 15 (18.75%) UNIX
13 15 (18.75%) Finance
13 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (17.50%) Internet
15 13 (16.25%) Firewall
15 13 (16.25%) ITIL
15 13 (16.25%) Java
15 13 (16.25%) HP
15 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
15 13 (16.25%) Big Data
15 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (15.00%) Network Design
16 12 (15.00%) Cisco
16 12 (15.00%) SNMP

Kerberos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 9 (11.25%) IIS
1 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.00%) Apache
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.75%) JBoss
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.50%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.25%) Lync
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) assyst
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.25%) LDAP
2 37 (46.25%) DNS
3 28 (35.00%) DHCP
4 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
5 16 (20.00%) SSL
5 16 (20.00%) SAN
6 14 (17.50%) Internet
7 13 (16.25%) Firewall
8 12 (15.00%) SNMP
9 9 (11.25%) IPsec
10 8 (10.00%) VLAN
10 8 (10.00%) NAS
10 8 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (10.00%) VPN
11 7 (8.75%) HTTP
11 7 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (8.75%) NetScaler
11 7 (8.75%) Wireshark
11 7 (8.75%) OSPF
11 7 (8.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) Big Data
2 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) HBase
4 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.25%) Maven
1 1 (1.25%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (7.50%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (10.00%) Analyst
1 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
2 7 (8.75%) Administrator
2 7 (8.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (8.75%) Architect
2 7 (8.75%) Developer
3 6 (7.50%) Server Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Specialist
4 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Data Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.75%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) REST
3 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.00%) Web Services
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.75%) XML
5 3 (3.75%) SOAP
6 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.50%) Spring
6 2 (2.50%) JSON
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.50%) SAML
7 1 (1.25%) SPNEGO
7 1 (1.25%) JAX-RS
7 1 (1.25%) WCF
7 1 (1.25%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.25%) OAuth
7 1 (1.25%) RESTful
7 1 (1.25%) Java EE
7 1 (1.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) PKI
2 6 (7.50%) Open Source
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) HACMP
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 42 (52.50%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Linux
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.75%) UNIX
6 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (8.75%) AIX
9 6 (7.50%) Solaris
9 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
10 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.00%) HPUX
12 2 (2.50%) Android
13 1 (1.25%) CentOS
13 1 (1.25%) Debian
13 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) Network Design
3 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.50%) Workflow
6 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.25%) Coaching
6 5 (6.25%) Microservices
6 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.00%) Network Management
7 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Document Management
7 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) Java
3 7 (8.75%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.75%) C++
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
7 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.00%) Degree
5 5 (6.25%) VCP4
5 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
7 2 (2.50%) OCP
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.25%) HP APS
8 1 (1.25%) MCP
8 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) MCTS
8 1 (1.25%) CIPD
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 7 (8.75%) ProxySG
4 7 (8.75%) DFS Replication
4 7 (8.75%) vSphere
5 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.00%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.00%) HDFS
7 3 (3.75%) Samba
7 3 (3.75%) NFS
7 3 (3.75%) Sendmail
7 3 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (3.75%) OCFS2
8 2 (2.50%) RACF
9 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.25%) Squid
9 1 (1.25%) Docker
9 1 (1.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Nagios
1 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (5.00%) Graphite
2 3 (3.75%) WSUS
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) VMware
3 13 (16.25%) HP
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco
4 12 (15.00%) NetApp
4 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.50%) Oracle
6 8 (10.00%) Juniper
7 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.75%) EMC
7 7 (8.75%) Blue Coat
7 7 (8.75%) ForgeRock
8 6 (7.50%) IBM
9 5 (6.25%) Sun
9 5 (6.25%) Dell
10 4 (5.00%) SaltStack
10 4 (5.00%) Cloudera
10 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.00%) Mitel
11 3 (3.75%) Veritas