Period
to

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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 525 465 369
Rank change year-on-year -60 -96 +112
Contract jobs citing LDAP 255 203 205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.28% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 140 154
10th Percentile £407 £319 £313
25th Percentile £463 £424 £427
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £588
90th Percentile £750 £669 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £498 £500
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 £17.50 £66.00
Median % change year-on-year +242.86% -73.48% +105.96%
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £66.00 £56.20
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.44% +75.38%

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 19,187 15,821 11,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 26.77% 30.53% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,389 11,388 8,200
10th Percentile £400 £353 £338
25th Percentile £469 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £510 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.75% +2.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £612 £594
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 159 98
10th Percentile £20.23 £19.25 £20.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.35 £31.25
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.17% +2.22%
75th Percentile £67.36 £56.50 £57.88
90th Percentile £76.64 £65.63 £66.83
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +13.89% -2.17% +2.32%

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 30 June 2022.

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
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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -63 112 £575 +15.00% 13
South East -31 34 £520 +4.00% 9
Midlands -26 24 £550 +76.00% 8
East of England +3 21 £475 - 2
North of England -61 20 £615 +31.90% 6
West Midlands -33 13 £600 +92.00% 4
South West -21 12 £475 -5.00% 4
North West -45 12 £630 +40.00% 5
East Midlands -3 11 £465 +48.80% 4
Yorkshire -29 8 £515 -3.29% 1
South Coast - 4 £750 -
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 122 (47.84%) Active Directory
2 92 (36.08%) Windows
3 90 (35.29%) Linux
4 84 (32.94%) DNS
5 74 (29.02%) Single Sign-On
6 69 (27.06%) Python
7 60 (23.53%) Java
7 60 (23.53%) Social Skills
8 59 (23.14%) Kerberos
9 58 (22.75%) Microsoft
9 58 (22.75%) Agile
10 53 (20.78%) Azure
11 50 (19.61%) Security Cleared
11 50 (19.61%) SAML
12 48 (18.82%) Firewall
13 46 (18.04%) Unix
13 46 (18.04%) SC Cleared
13 46 (18.04%) PKI
13 46 (18.04%) AWS
14 45 (17.65%) PowerShell
15 43 (16.86%) Ansible
16 42 (16.47%) ServiceNow
16 42 (16.47%) TCP/IP
17 41 (16.08%) SQL
18 40 (15.69%) Oracle
19 39 (15.29%) ITIL
19 39 (15.29%) Cybersecurity
20 38 (14.90%) Bash
21 37 (14.51%) Web Services
22 35 (13.73%) DHCP

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 28 (10.98%) Apache
2 17 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.27%) IIS
4 15 (5.88%) Confluence
4 15 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.10%) nginx
6 8 (3.14%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.75%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.96%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.18%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.18%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.18%) SAS
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.39%) JBoss
11 1 (0.39%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.18%) Chatbot
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.78%) Azure
2 46 (18.04%) AWS
3 29 (11.37%) PaaS
4 23 (9.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (7.84%) IaaS
5 20 (7.84%) SaaS
6 19 (7.45%) GCP
7 13 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (4.31%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (3.92%) GitHub
9 10 (3.92%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.14%) Nutanix
11 7 (2.75%) Amazon S3
12 6 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.96%) Apigee
14 4 (1.57%) Akamai
14 4 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.57%) Serverless
14 4 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 84 (32.94%) DNS
2 59 (23.14%) Kerberos
3 48 (18.82%) Firewall
4 42 (16.47%) TCP/IP
5 35 (13.73%) DHCP
6 30 (11.76%) SSL
7 28 (10.98%) HTTP
7 28 (10.98%) SMTP
8 18 (7.06%) HTTPS
9 15 (5.88%) Network Security
9 15 (5.88%) SSH
10 14 (5.49%) POP3
11 13 (5.10%) FTP
12 11 (4.31%) SNMP
13 10 (3.92%) X.500
14 9 (3.53%) IPsec
14 9 (3.53%) VPN
15 7 (2.75%) Internet
15 7 (2.75%) MQTT
16 5 (1.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.02%) MySQL
2 21 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.71%) Redis
6 11 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.53%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.75%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.18%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.18%) MS Access
10 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.78%) Flink
12 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.02%) JIRA
3 11 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.53%) JMeter
4 9 (3.53%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.14%) Subversion
6 7 (2.75%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.35%) RSpec
8 5 (1.96%) Serena SBM
9 3 (1.18%) Locust
9 3 (1.18%) NWDS
9 3 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.18%) Robot Framework
9 3 (1.18%) TestCafe
10 2 (0.78%) GitLab
10 2 (0.78%) Maven
11 1 (0.39%) Gradle
11 1 (0.39%) JUnit
11 1 (0.39%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 60 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 30 (11.76%) Banking
3 25 (9.80%) Finance
4 24 (9.41%) Public Sector
5 15 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.10%) Investment Banking
7 12 (4.71%) Documentation Skills
8 9 (3.53%) Legal
8 9 (3.53%) Telecoms
9 8 (3.14%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.75%) Automotive
11 3 (1.18%) International Banking
11 3 (1.18%) Law
11 3 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (1.18%) Retail
12 1 (0.39%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.39%) Marketing
12 1 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (13.73%) Architect
2 27 (10.59%) Developer
3 18 (7.06%) Security Engineer
4 17 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (5.49%) Administrator
5 14 (5.49%) Analyst
6 13 (5.10%) Consultant
7 11 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (4.31%) Security Architect
7 11 (4.31%) ServiceNow Developer
8 10 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 10 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (3.53%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 9 (3.53%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.14%) Technical Support
10 8 (3.14%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (2.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 6 (2.35%) Active Directory Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (19.61%) SAML
2 37 (14.51%) Web Services
3 30 (11.76%) XML
4 26 (10.20%) OAuth
5 23 (9.02%) REST
6 22 (8.63%) HTML
7 20 (7.84%) Middleware
8 18 (7.06%) OpenID
9 17 (6.67%) SailPoint
10 15 (5.88%) Kafka
11 13 (5.10%) J2EE
11 13 (5.10%) JDBC
11 13 (5.10%) JSON
12 12 (4.71%) CSS
12 12 (4.71%) ODBC
13 11 (4.31%) SOAP
14 10 (3.92%) .NET
14 10 (3.92%) AngularJS
15 7 (2.75%) OAuth2
15 7 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.04%) PKI
2 22 (8.63%) Replication
3 20 (7.84%) CMDB
4 18 (7.06%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.10%) Data Centre
6 12 (4.71%) Clustering
7 11 (4.31%) Private Cloud
8 8 (3.14%) DataPower
8 8 (3.14%) IoT
9 6 (2.35%) Derivative
9 6 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.18%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.18%) Legacy Systems
12 3 (1.18%) User Experience
13 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.08%) Windows
2 90 (35.29%) Linux
3 46 (18.04%) Unix
4 27 (10.59%) Windows Server
5 24 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.10%) CentOS
8 10 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.53%) SUSE
10 8 (3.14%) Debian
10 8 (3.14%) Mac OS
10 8 (3.14%) Solaris
11 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (1.96%) VMS
13 5 (1.96%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.18%) AIX
15 1 (0.39%) HPUX
15 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.75%) Agile
2 39 (15.29%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (15.29%) ITIL
3 35 (13.73%) Migration
4 33 (12.94%) Identity Access Management
5 31 (12.16%) DevOps
6 29 (11.37%) Identity Management
6 29 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (10.20%) SIEM
8 25 (9.80%) ITSM
9 20 (7.84%) Configuration Management
10 19 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (7.45%) Scrum
10 19 (7.45%) Security Management
10 19 (7.45%) Service Delivery
11 18 (7.06%) Data Loss Prevention
11 18 (7.06%) Project Management
11 18 (7.06%) Security Architecture
12 17 (6.67%) Web SSO
12 17 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.06%) Python
2 60 (23.53%) Java
3 45 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 41 (16.08%) SQL
5 38 (14.90%) Bash
6 26 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 24 (9.41%) Perl
8 11 (4.31%) Go
9 10 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.35%) C#
10 6 (2.35%) VB
11 5 (1.96%) Ruby
12 4 (1.57%) C
12 4 (1.57%) C++
12 4 (1.57%) C-shell
13 3 (1.18%) ABAP
13 3 (1.18%) PHP
13 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 46 (18.04%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.45%) Degree
4 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.53%) CISSP
6 8 (3.14%) MCSE
7 6 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.18%) CISA
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.18%) MBA
8 3 (1.18%) PhD
8 3 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.78%) CISM
9 2 (0.78%) CISMP
9 2 (0.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.45%) NIST
3 15 (5.88%) GDPR
4 10 (3.92%) RMADS
4 10 (3.92%) SLA
5 7 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.75%) SOC 2
6 6 (2.35%) QA
7 3 (1.18%) OASIS TOSCA
8 2 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.78%) NCSC
9 1 (0.39%) COBIT
9 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 122 (47.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (5.10%) Docker
6 11 (4.31%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 11 (4.31%) NFS
7 6 (2.35%) KVM
7 6 (2.35%) vSphere
8 4 (1.57%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (1.18%) LXC
9 3 (1.18%) OpenAM
9 3 (1.18%) OpenIDM
9 3 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.18%) Samba
9 3 (1.18%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.78%) Firmware
10 2 (0.78%) Snort
10 2 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 74 (29.02%) Single Sign-On
2 43 (16.86%) Ansible
3 26 (10.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 23 (9.02%) Kubernetes
5 19 (7.45%) CA Single Sign-On
5 19 (7.45%) Puppet
6 14 (5.49%) Terraform
7 9 (3.53%) HAProxy
7 9 (3.53%) QRadar
7 9 (3.53%) Tivoli
8 8 (3.14%) Control-M
8 8 (3.14%) SCCM
8 8 (3.14%) vCenter Server
9 7 (2.75%) Dell DRAC
9 7 (2.75%) Grafana
9 7 (2.75%) Jamf Pro
9 7 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Management
10 6 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 58 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.47%) ServiceNow
3 40 (15.69%) Oracle
4 30 (11.76%) IBM
5 29 (11.37%) VMware
6 23 (9.02%) Red Hat
6 23 (9.02%) Splunk
7 22 (8.63%) CyberArk
8 20 (7.84%) CA
9 19 (7.45%) HP
10 17 (6.67%) Okta
11 16 (6.27%) Cisco
12 13 (5.10%) SAP
13 11 (4.31%) BMC
13 11 (4.31%) ForgeRock
13 11 (4.31%) LogRhythm
14 10 (3.92%) Dell
15 9 (3.53%) Google
16 8 (3.14%) F5
17 7 (2.75%) Qualys