Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 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.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 495 441 421
Rank change year-on-year -54 -20 -121
Contract jobs citing LDAP 279 492 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 310 313
England median daily rate £525 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £316 £315 £280
90th Percentile £650 £638 £648
UK median daily rate £525 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.55% -41.37%
10th Percentile £37.50 £29.10 £13.21
90th Percentile £47.63 £45.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +46.55% -41.37%

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 23,517 33,329 30,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.75% 35.29% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,500 23,757 21,649
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 290 365
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.00 £18.60
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.88 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LDAP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 19 November 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
London -61 117 £550 - 20
South East -15 50 £500 +19.26% 14
East of England +33 38 £525 +25.00% 5
North of England +39 26 £400 -3.03% 9
South West -13 24 £476 +5.67% 3
Midlands +50 21 £450 +37.40% 4
West Midlands +45 18 £350 -10.26% 3
North West +10 12 £400 - 7
Yorkshire +29 7 £400 -3.03%
North East +24 7 £506 +4.92% 2
East Midlands +15 3 £538 +65.38% 1
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 153 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 110 (39.43%) Linux
3 90 (32.26%) Windows
4 75 (26.88%) PowerShell
5 74 (26.52%) Azure
6 69 (24.73%) Microsoft
7 66 (23.66%) DNS
8 63 (22.58%) Migration
9 61 (21.86%) DevOps
10 60 (21.51%) SAML
11 58 (20.79%) AWS
12 57 (20.43%) Unix
13 52 (18.64%) Single Sign-On
14 50 (17.92%) Security Cleared
15 49 (17.56%) Java
15 49 (17.56%) Identity Access Management
16 47 (16.85%) Python
17 44 (15.77%) SC Cleared
18 42 (15.05%) Relational Database
19 41 (14.70%) Web Services
20 40 (14.34%) SQL
21 39 (13.98%) Windows Server
22 38 (13.62%) Docker
23 37 (13.26%) VMware
24 35 (12.54%) Workflow
25 33 (11.83%) XML
25 33 (11.83%) OpenID
25 33 (11.83%) Ansible
26 32 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
26 32 (11.47%) Identity Management

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 26 (9.32%) Apache
2 20 (7.17%) IIS
3 16 (5.73%) JBoss
3 16 (5.73%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.58%) nginx
4 10 (3.58%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.87%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.87%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.51%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.15%) Confluence
8 6 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.15%) SAS
9 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.72%) Appian
Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.79%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 5 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.08%) CA PPM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 74 (26.52%) Azure
2 58 (20.79%) AWS
3 26 (9.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (6.09%) Office 365
5 10 (3.58%) Akamai
6 9 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.87%) GCP
7 8 (2.87%) SaaS
8 7 (2.51%) PaaS
9 5 (1.79%) GitHub
10 4 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.08%) IaaS
11 3 (1.08%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 66 (23.66%) DNS
2 31 (11.11%) Network Security
3 30 (10.75%) Firewall
4 24 (8.60%) TCP/IP
5 23 (8.24%) DHCP
6 22 (7.89%) WAN
7 21 (7.53%) HTTP
8 17 (6.09%) HTTPS
9 16 (5.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (5.38%) Kerberos
11 12 (4.30%) Internet
11 12 (4.30%) SAN
11 12 (4.30%) SMTP
12 9 (3.23%) IPsec
12 9 (3.23%) NAS
12 9 (3.23%) SSH
13 8 (2.87%) POP3
14 7 (2.51%) VLAN
14 7 (2.51%) VPN
15 6 (2.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.05%) Relational Database
2 31 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.66%) MySQL
4 11 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.43%) DB2
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.08%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.08%) MySQL Workbench
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.72%) Big Data
10 2 (0.72%) Cloudera CDH
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Navigator
11 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.23%) JIRA
3 7 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.15%) Artifactory
4 6 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.43%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.08%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.08%) GitLab
6 3 (1.08%) JUnit
6 3 (1.08%) Maven
6 3 (1.08%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.08%) Subversion
6 3 (1.08%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.36%) Mocha
General
1 24 (8.60%) Finance
2 19 (6.81%) Banking
3 14 (5.02%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.79%) Law
4 5 (1.79%) Retail
4 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.43%) Back Office
5 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Games
7 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (17.92%) Architect
2 46 (16.49%) Consultant
3 41 (14.70%) Developer
4 35 (12.54%) Administrator
5 19 (6.81%) Analyst
6 14 (5.02%) ServiceNow Developer
7 13 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.58%) Platform Architect
9 10 (3.58%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (2.87%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.51%) Azure Developer
12 7 (2.51%) ITSM Developer
12 7 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.15%) Active Directory Architect
13 6 (2.15%) IT Analyst
13 6 (2.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.51%) SAML
2 41 (14.70%) Web Services
3 33 (11.83%) OpenID
3 33 (11.83%) XML
4 28 (10.04%) SailPoint
5 23 (8.24%) .NET
6 20 (7.17%) REST
7 18 (6.45%) OAuth
7 18 (6.45%) SOAP
8 16 (5.73%) JSON
9 12 (4.30%) HTML
9 12 (4.30%) Node.js
10 9 (3.23%) Apache Sling
11 8 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (2.51%) J2EE
12 7 (2.51%) Middleware
13 6 (2.15%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (1.79%) ADSI
15 4 (1.43%) RESTful
15 4 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.53%) Data Centre
1 21 (7.53%) PKI
2 18 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.30%) BYOD
5 11 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.51%) Replication
8 6 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.79%) Clustering
9 5 (1.79%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.43%) CMDB
10 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.08%) User Experience
12 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (39.43%) Linux
2 90 (32.26%) Windows
3 57 (20.43%) Unix
4 39 (13.98%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.66%) CentOS
8 10 (3.58%) Solaris
8 10 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.87%) VMS
9 8 (2.87%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.51%) Mac OS
10 7 (2.51%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.79%) AIX
12 4 (1.43%) HPUX
13 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.58%) Migration
2 61 (21.86%) DevOps
3 49 (17.56%) Identity Access Management
4 35 (12.54%) Workflow
5 32 (11.47%) Identity Management
5 32 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (10.39%) ITIL
7 23 (8.24%) Microservices
7 23 (8.24%) Open Source
8 22 (7.89%) Change Management
9 19 (6.81%) Change Control
10 18 (6.45%) Kanban
10 18 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (6.09%) Configuration Management
11 17 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (5.73%) Test Automation
13 15 (5.38%) Problem Management
13 15 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.88%) PowerShell
2 49 (17.56%) Java
3 47 (16.85%) Python
4 40 (14.34%) SQL
5 31 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.39%) Bash Shell
7 25 (8.96%) Perl
8 15 (5.38%) C#
9 14 (5.02%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.58%) C
11 7 (2.51%) Ruby
11 7 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.79%) PHP
12 5 (1.79%) XPath
13 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.72%) Groovy
14 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.72%) VB
15 1 (0.36%) BeanShell
15 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 50 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.58%) CISSP
4 7 (2.51%) CISM
5 6 (2.15%) Degree
6 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.79%) SAS Certification
7 4 (1.43%) CCNA
8 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) MCSE
8 2 (0.72%) RHCE
8 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.36%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) SLA
2 8 (2.87%) GDPR
3 4 (1.43%) QA
4 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.08%) NIST
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) GAMP
6 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 153 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.62%) Docker
3 20 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.66%) NDS
4 13 (4.66%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 12 (4.30%) NFS
6 10 (3.58%) Samba
7 8 (2.87%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.51%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 6 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.15%) vSphere
10 5 (1.79%) KVM
11 4 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.43%) OpenAM
11 4 (1.43%) OpenDJ
11 4 (1.43%) OpenIDM
11 4 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.08%) Cronacle
12 3 (1.08%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (18.64%) Single Sign-On
2 33 (11.83%) Ansible
3 30 (10.75%) Kubernetes
4 28 (10.04%) Terraform
5 27 (9.68%) Puppet
6 15 (5.38%) Consul
6 15 (5.38%) Packer
7 11 (3.94%) Tivoli
8 10 (3.58%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 9 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (2.87%) Kibana
11 7 (2.51%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (2.15%) logstash
12 6 (2.15%) Nagios
13 5 (1.79%) Nessus
13 5 (1.79%) SCCM
13 5 (1.79%) SCOM
14 4 (1.43%) WMI
14 4 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.26%) VMware
3 31 (11.11%) Oracle
4 26 (9.32%) IBM
5 25 (8.96%) Red Hat
6 23 (8.24%) ServiceNow
7 19 (6.81%) Cisco
8 18 (6.45%) ForgeRock
9 13 (4.66%) F5
10 12 (4.30%) NetApp
10 12 (4.30%) NetIQ
11 9 (3.23%) Adobe
11 9 (3.23%) Citrix
11 9 (3.23%) Dell
11 9 (3.23%) Okta
12 8 (2.87%) EMC
12 8 (2.87%) Novell
12 8 (2.87%) Ping Identity
12 8 (2.87%) Splunk
13 7 (2.51%) SolarWinds