Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LDAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LDAP over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 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.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 349 488 466
Rank change year-on-year +139 -22 -77
Contract jobs citing LDAP 174 352 465
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 1.32% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 232 281
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £300 £321 £325
90th Percentile £647 £736 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
Median hourly rate £50.50 £32.05 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.59% -8.44% -12.50%
10th Percentile £38.10 £20.35 £21.08
90th Percentile £62.90 £43.75 £73.38
UK median hourly rate £46.40 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +32.57% - -12.50%

LDAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,653 26,571 32,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.89% 31.98% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,539 18,721 23,153
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £333 £345 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 273 339
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23.30 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £64.95 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.91 £41.00
% change year-on-year -20.29% +7.10% +2.50%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LDAP in England.

Daily rate trend for LDAP in England

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LDAP in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LDAP in England.

Hourly rate trend for LDAP in England

LDAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing LDAP in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the England region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
London +165 99 £500 -9.09% 17
South East +122 36 £490 +8.89% 2
Midlands +88 16 £550 +33.33% 2
South West +82 11 £483 +7.22% 3
West Midlands +65 10 £450 +40.63% 1
North of England +90 6 £245 -40.61% 1
East Midlands +50 6 £700 +60.00%
North West +71 4 £241 -39.75%
Yorkshire +54 1 £450 +5.88%
East of England +40 1 £368 -22.22%
North East +33 1 £350 -28.21% 1
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP 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 England region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 107 (61.49%) Active Directory
2 71 (40.80%) Windows
3 65 (37.36%) Linux
4 63 (36.21%) Azure
5 55 (31.61%) DevOps
6 53 (30.46%) AWS
6 53 (30.46%) Java
7 50 (28.74%) Oracle
8 49 (28.16%) Microsoft
8 49 (28.16%) PowerShell
9 47 (27.01%) SQL Server
10 41 (23.56%) Unix
11 40 (22.99%) MySQL
11 40 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (22.41%) Web Services
13 38 (21.84%) Identity Access Management
14 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
14 37 (21.26%) SQL
14 37 (21.26%) Workflow
14 37 (21.26%) SailPoint
15 36 (20.69%) SAML
16 35 (20.11%) DNS
17 33 (18.97%) Python
18 32 (18.39%) Docker
19 31 (17.82%) XML
20 30 (17.24%) Security Cleared
21 28 (16.09%) OpenID
21 28 (16.09%) HTML
21 28 (16.09%) Terraform
22 27 (15.52%) Single Sign-On

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (7.47%) Apache
1 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.90%) Confluence
3 10 (5.75%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.17%) IIS
5 7 (4.02%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.87%) CMS
7 5 (2.87%) nginx
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.72%) Documentum
9 3 (1.72%) JBoss
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.15%) Appian
10 2 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 63 (36.21%) Azure
2 53 (30.46%) AWS
3 17 (9.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (7.47%) GCP
5 11 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (6.32%) PaaS
6 9 (5.17%) GitHub
6 9 (5.17%) SaaS
7 8 (4.60%) IaaS
8 7 (4.02%) Office 365
9 4 (2.30%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.15%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.57%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.57%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.11%) DNS
2 26 (14.94%) Kerberos
3 25 (14.37%) Firewall
3 25 (14.37%) TCP/IP
4 22 (12.64%) DHCP
5 15 (8.62%) SMTP
5 15 (8.62%) SSL
5 15 (8.62%) WAN
6 14 (8.05%) HTTP
7 11 (6.32%) SNMP
8 7 (4.02%) Internet
8 7 (4.02%) Network Security
8 7 (4.02%) SAN
8 7 (4.02%) Skype
9 6 (3.45%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.45%) LAN
10 5 (2.87%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (2.87%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.87%) VLAN
11 4 (2.30%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 40 (22.99%) MySQL
3 23 (13.22%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.60%) DB2
4 8 (4.60%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.45%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.30%) Big Data
6 4 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.30%) HBase
6 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.30%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.72%) Flink
7 3 (1.72%) JanusGraph
7 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (13.79%) JIRA
2 20 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.90%) Subversion
4 11 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.75%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.75%) GitLab
5 10 (5.75%) Selenium
6 9 (5.17%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.60%) Ant
7 8 (4.60%) Maven
8 7 (4.02%) JUnit
9 6 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.87%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.15%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.57%) Serena SBM
General
1 25 (14.37%) Finance
2 12 (6.90%) Banking
3 11 (6.32%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.87%) Retail
6 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.30%) Marketing
7 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.72%) Law
7 3 (1.72%) Legal
8 2 (1.15%) Electronics
8 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.15%) Games
8 2 (1.15%) International Banking
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (14.94%) Architect
2 24 (13.79%) Developer
3 20 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (10.92%) Consultant
5 15 (8.62%) Analyst
6 9 (5.17%) Administrator
7 8 (4.60%) SailPoint Architect
8 6 (3.45%) IAM Consultant
8 6 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Azure Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (2.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Site Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.30%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.30%) ServiceNow Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.41%) Web Services
2 37 (21.26%) SailPoint
3 36 (20.69%) SAML
4 31 (17.82%) XML
5 28 (16.09%) HTML
5 28 (16.09%) OpenID
6 26 (14.94%) SOAP
7 22 (12.64%) OAuth
8 19 (10.92%) .NET
9 18 (10.34%) Node.js
9 18 (10.34%) Servlets
10 17 (9.77%) JSP
11 14 (8.05%) SPML
12 10 (5.75%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.75%) REST
13 9 (5.17%) Middleware
14 8 (4.60%) Celery
14 8 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (4.02%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) PKI
2 18 (10.34%) Clustering
3 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (5.17%) CMDB
5 9 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.60%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.45%) Blog
7 6 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.30%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.72%) DataPower
10 3 (1.72%) IVR
10 3 (1.72%) User Experience
11 2 (1.15%) CESG
11 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (40.80%) Windows
2 65 (37.36%) Linux
3 41 (23.56%) Unix
4 25 (14.37%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.60%) AIX
10 8 (4.60%) Solaris
11 7 (4.02%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.87%) CentOS
12 5 (2.87%) Debian
13 4 (2.30%) Android
13 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.72%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.61%) DevOps
2 40 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (21.84%) Identity Access Management
4 37 (21.26%) Workflow
5 26 (14.94%) ITIL
5 26 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (14.37%) Test Automation
7 24 (13.79%) Migration
8 22 (12.64%) High Availability
9 21 (12.07%) Identity Management
10 20 (11.49%) Configuration Management
11 19 (10.92%) Project Management
12 16 (9.20%) Kanban
13 15 (8.62%) Infrastructure as Code
13 15 (8.62%) Scrum
14 14 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (7.47%) Microservices
16 12 (6.90%) Project Planning
17 11 (6.32%) Change Management
17 11 (6.32%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.46%) Java
2 49 (28.16%) PowerShell
3 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.26%) SQL
4 33 (18.97%) Python
5 17 (9.77%) Shell Script
6 15 (8.62%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.62%) Perl
7 14 (8.05%) C#
8 13 (7.47%) BeanShell
9 9 (5.17%) C
10 8 (4.60%) Bourne shell
10 8 (4.60%) Korn
11 6 (3.45%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.30%) PHP
12 4 (2.30%) Ruby
12 4 (2.30%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.72%) VB
14 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.32%) Degree
4 8 (4.60%) CISSP
5 6 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.45%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.72%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.15%) CCNA
7 2 (1.15%) CEH
7 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.15%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.15%) GIAC
7 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.57%) CCVP
8 1 (0.57%) LPIC
8 1 (0.57%) RHCE
8 1 (0.57%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.15%) GDPR
2 2 (1.15%) NCSC
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) NIST
3 1 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (61.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.39%) Docker
3 22 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.32%) NDS
5 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
6 9 (5.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 8 (4.60%) RACF
8 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.30%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 4 (2.30%) IAG
9 4 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.15%) Snort
12 1 (0.57%) HDFS
12 1 (0.57%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.57%) Postfix
12 1 (0.57%) RHEV
12 1 (0.57%) Samba
12 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (16.09%) Terraform
2 27 (15.52%) Single Sign-On
3 26 (14.94%) Kubernetes
4 25 (14.37%) Ansible
5 20 (11.49%) Puppet
6 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (6.90%) Kibana
8 10 (5.75%) Grafana
8 10 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (5.17%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (4.60%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 8 (4.60%) Tivoli
11 7 (4.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (2.87%) SCOM
13 4 (2.30%) Prometheus
13 4 (2.30%) ZABBIX
14 3 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
15 2 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 2 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (28.74%) Oracle
2 49 (28.16%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.37%) VMware
4 22 (12.64%) Red Hat
5 19 (10.92%) ServiceNow
6 17 (9.77%) SAP
7 15 (8.62%) IBM
7 15 (8.62%) Sybase
8 14 (8.05%) Novell
9 12 (6.90%) Sun
10 11 (6.32%) ForgeRock
11 10 (5.75%) CyberArk
11 10 (5.75%) NetIQ
12 9 (5.17%) Cisco
12 9 (5.17%) HP
13 8 (4.60%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (4.60%) SaltStack
14 7 (4.02%) CA
14 7 (4.02%) Splunk
15 5 (2.87%) Citrix