Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 374 312
Rank change year-on-year -65 -62 +80
Contract jobs citing LDAP 490 570 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.96% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 344 531
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +0.83%
10th Percentile £336 £286 £310
90th Percentile £638 £625 £581
UK median daily rate £475 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +5.85% +5.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 19
England median hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.10% -44.23% +79.31%
10th Percentile £20.40 £13.21 £43.79
90th Percentile £73.75 £40.00 £59.31
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +68.10% -44.23% +79.31%

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 33,078 29,136 30,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.50% 32.55% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,556 20,397 21,137
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 366 357
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.25 £17.88 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.13 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +4.41% +10.34% -2.13%

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 24 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor 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 24 September 2018. 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 -25 263 £550 +4.76% 36
South East -28 104 £421 +5.25% 13
North of England -53 35 £400 +10.73% 5
East of England -2 33 £425 -4.92% 7
South West -3 26 £438 +6.71% 3
Midlands -55 24 £325 -5.80% 5
Yorkshire -15 17 £390 +7.59% 3
North West -21 15 £400 +3.23% 2
East Midlands -5 12 £325 +8.33% 5
West Midlands -47 12 £360 -20.00%
North East -40 3 £483 +37.86%
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 217 (44.29%) Linux
2 170 (34.69%) Active Directory
3 153 (31.22%) Kerberos
4 147 (30.00%) Windows
5 145 (29.59%) Java
6 136 (27.76%) SAML
7 128 (26.12%) Single Sign-On
8 123 (25.10%) Unix
9 107 (21.84%) Microsoft
10 100 (20.41%) SQL
11 99 (20.20%) Oracle
12 94 (19.18%) Ansible
13 89 (18.16%) PKI
14 85 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
15 80 (16.33%) Security Cleared
16 79 (16.12%) DNS
17 76 (15.51%) Finance
18 75 (15.31%) Python
18 75 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
18 75 (15.31%) DevOps
19 71 (14.49%) Firewall
20 70 (14.29%) Identity Management
21 69 (14.08%) PowerShell
22 67 (13.67%) SC Cleared
22 67 (13.67%) Docker
22 67 (13.67%) SQL Server
23 66 (13.47%) Red Hat
24 64 (13.06%) XML
25 63 (12.86%) Git (software)
26 62 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure

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 56 (11.43%) Apache
2 45 (9.18%) Tomcat
3 40 (8.16%) nginx
4 36 (7.35%) IIS
5 31 (6.33%) WebLogic
6 26 (5.31%) Apache Spark
7 20 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (3.67%) Skype for Business
8 18 (3.67%) WebSphere
9 16 (3.27%) JBoss
10 14 (2.86%) Gunicorn
11 12 (2.45%) Confluence
12 11 (2.24%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.84%) Appian
13 9 (1.84%) MS Exchange
13 9 (1.84%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (1.84%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (3.67%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.61%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 75 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.49%) PaaS
4 21 (4.29%) IaaS
5 19 (3.88%) SaaS
6 18 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (3.27%) Office 365
8 14 (2.86%) Route 53
8 14 (2.86%) Serverless
9 13 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (1.63%) Datadog
12 6 (1.22%) GitHub
13 5 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.02%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (1.02%) npm
13 5 (1.02%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.82%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.61%) Boomi
15 3 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 153 (31.22%) Kerberos
2 79 (16.12%) DNS
3 71 (14.49%) Firewall
4 48 (9.80%) SSL
5 38 (7.76%) HTTP
6 37 (7.55%) DHCP
7 28 (5.71%) VPN
8 27 (5.51%) Network Security
8 27 (5.51%) TCP/IP
9 20 (4.08%) Internet
10 18 (3.67%) SAN
11 16 (3.27%) Skype
12 15 (3.06%) VoIP
12 15 (3.06%) Wireshark
13 13 (2.65%) Diameter Protocol
13 13 (2.65%) LAN
13 13 (2.65%) OpenLDAP
14 12 (2.45%) 3G
14 12 (2.45%) 4G
15 10 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.16%) Hadoop
3 38 (7.76%) MySQL
4 31 (6.33%) Big Data
5 28 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.06%) HBase
8 14 (2.86%) DB2
9 12 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.24%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.04%) QlikView
12 9 (1.84%) Data Mining
12 9 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.63%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.63%) Redis
14 6 (1.22%) Pentaho
14 6 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
14 6 (1.22%) Sqoop
15 5 (1.02%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.12%) Artifactory
4 27 (5.51%) Bitbucket
4 27 (5.51%) JIRA
5 18 (3.67%) Maven
6 17 (3.47%) JDeveloper
7 11 (2.24%) SoapUI
7 11 (2.24%) Subversion
8 7 (1.43%) IBM UrbanCode
9 6 (1.22%) Selenium
10 5 (1.02%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.02%) JUnit
10 5 (1.02%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.61%) Zephyr
General
1 76 (15.51%) Finance
2 39 (7.96%) Banking
3 18 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.65%) Legal
5 8 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.43%) Law
6 7 (1.43%) Marketing
7 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Games
8 5 (1.02%) Publishing
8 5 (1.02%) Retail
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) German Language
9 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (19.59%) Developer
2 58 (11.84%) Architect
3 54 (11.02%) Administrator
4 46 (9.39%) Consultant
5 33 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (5.92%) Java Developer
8 24 (4.90%) Analyst
8 24 (4.90%) Security Architect
9 23 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
11 21 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 19 (3.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.67%) Big Data Engineer
14 17 (3.47%) Data Engineer
14 17 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
16 15 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
17 14 (2.86%) ServiceNow Consultant
18 13 (2.65%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (27.76%) SAML
2 64 (13.06%) XML
3 58 (11.84%) Web Services
4 44 (8.98%) SOAP
5 38 (7.76%) OAuth
6 37 (7.55%) HTML
6 37 (7.55%) Middleware
7 34 (6.94%) .NET
8 23 (4.69%) Kafka
8 23 (4.69%) REST
9 21 (4.29%) J2EE
9 21 (4.29%) Node.js
9 21 (4.29%) SailPoint
10 20 (4.08%) WCF
11 19 (3.88%) SPNEGO
12 15 (3.06%) CSS
12 15 (3.06%) OAuth2
12 15 (3.06%) Spring
13 13 (2.65%) RESTful
14 12 (2.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (18.16%) PKI
2 32 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.29%) Clustering
5 17 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.47%) Replication
6 13 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.45%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.84%) User Experience
10 8 (1.63%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.63%) Smartcard
10 8 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.43%) IVR
11 7 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.22%) DataPower
12 6 (1.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 217 (44.29%) Linux
2 147 (30.00%) Windows
3 123 (25.10%) Unix
4 54 (11.02%) Windows Server
5 53 (10.82%) Ubuntu
6 46 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (7.76%) CentOS
8 28 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (4.49%) Solaris
11 11 (2.24%) AIX
12 9 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.63%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.43%) Debian
14 7 (1.43%) SUSE
15 6 (1.22%) FreeBSD
15 6 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.22%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (15.31%) DevOps
3 70 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 61 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (11.84%) ITIL
6 51 (10.41%) Migration
7 50 (10.20%) SOA
8 46 (9.39%) Configuration Management
9 37 (7.55%) Identity Access Management
10 36 (7.35%) Workflow
11 34 (6.94%) Scrum
12 32 (6.53%) Project Management
13 30 (6.12%) Release Management
14 28 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
15 27 (5.51%) Capacity Management
16 25 (5.10%) Analytics
17 24 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 24 (4.90%) Open Source
17 24 (4.90%) SDLC
18 23 (4.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (29.59%) Java
2 100 (20.41%) SQL
3 75 (15.31%) Python
4 69 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 48 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 39 (7.96%) Perl
7 33 (6.73%) Bash Shell
8 30 (6.12%) C#
9 27 (5.51%) C++
10 26 (5.31%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.24%) PHP
12 10 (2.04%) Ruby
13 6 (1.22%) BeanShell
13 6 (1.22%) Scala
14 5 (1.02%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.02%) C
14 5 (1.02%) Go
14 5 (1.02%) PyPy
15 4 (0.82%) Groovy
16 3 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 67 (13.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.63%) CCNP
4 8 (1.63%) Degree
5 7 (1.43%) CCNA
5 7 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.43%) MCSE
6 5 (1.02%) RHCE
6 5 (1.02%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.82%) CISSP
7 4 (0.82%) RHCVA
8 3 (0.61%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.20%) CCA
9 1 (0.20%) GIAC
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.90%) SLA
2 21 (4.29%) QA
3 13 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.45%) GDPR
5 11 (2.24%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.61%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.61%) PMO
8 2 (0.41%) GPG13
8 2 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 67 (13.67%) Docker
3 44 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (2.65%) Samba
7 12 (2.45%) vSphere
8 11 (2.24%) iptables
8 11 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (2.04%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 10 (2.04%) KVM
9 10 (2.04%) NFS
10 9 (1.84%) XenApp
11 8 (1.63%) Postfix
12 7 (1.43%) Firmware
12 7 (1.43%) HDFS
12 7 (1.43%) Squid
12 7 (1.43%) Varnish
13 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 128 (26.12%) Single Sign-On
2 94 (19.18%) Ansible
3 51 (10.41%) CA Single Sign-On
4 35 (7.14%) Puppet
5 34 (6.94%) Terraform
6 27 (5.51%) Kubernetes
7 22 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (3.47%) Oracle Identity Management
8 17 (3.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 16 (3.27%) HP Fortify
10 14 (2.86%) Nagios
11 11 (2.24%) HP ALM
12 10 (2.04%) SELinux
12 10 (2.04%) yum
13 9 (1.84%) NetBackup
14 8 (1.63%) HAProxy
14 8 (1.63%) SCOM
14 8 (1.63%) ZABBIX
15 7 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (1.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 107 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 99 (20.20%) Oracle
3 66 (13.47%) Red Hat
4 57 (11.63%) VMware
5 46 (9.39%) Cisco
6 42 (8.57%) ServiceNow
7 37 (7.55%) BMC
8 32 (6.53%) HP
9 31 (6.33%) CA
10 26 (5.31%) Citrix
11 23 (4.69%) Axway
12 21 (4.29%) Splunk
13 20 (4.08%) ForgeRock
13 20 (4.08%) McAfee
14 17 (3.47%) Okta
15 16 (3.27%) Centrify
16 15 (3.06%) CyberArk
17 14 (2.86%) Cloudera
18 13 (2.65%) IBM
18 13 (2.65%) Sun