Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 454 447 493
Rank change year-on-year -7 +46 +23
Contract jobs citing LDAP 131 218 391
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.36% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 153 252
10th Percentile £254 £313 £313
25th Percentile £338 £413 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +1.01% +1.02%
75th Percentile £511 £575 £588
90th Percentile £579 £662 £672
UK median daily rate £450 £513 £483
% change year-on-year -12.20% +6.22% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £60.50 £15.50 £26.65
Median % change year-on-year +290.32% -41.84% +23.95%
UK median hourly rate £66.00 £15.50 £26.65
% change year-on-year +325.81% -41.84% +23.95%

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 12,836 16,006 29,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.43% 30.40% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,279 11,416 21,078
10th Percentile £327 £338 £331
25th Percentile £410 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £594 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 152 250
10th Percentile £22.10 £19.79 £18.50
25th Percentile £31.88 £31.11 £27.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.12% +7.76%
75th Percentile £57.50 £53.28 £52.50
90th Percentile £63.25 £69.95 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -2.17% +5.75% +6.10%

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 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 62 £450 -14.29% 11
South East +70 32 £450 -5.26% 4
North of England +58 13 £450 +5.88% 8
Midlands +19 13 £400 -11.11% 4
North West +35 11 £425 - 5
West Midlands 0 7 £400 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +29 5 £313 - 2
South West +41 3 £500 -4.76% 4
East of England +38 1 £250 -23.08%
Yorkshire +37 1 £450 +5.88% 1
North East +28 1 - - 2
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 86 (65.65%) Active Directory
2 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
3 42 (32.06%) Azure
4 39 (29.77%) DNS
5 35 (26.72%) Java
6 34 (25.95%) Windows
7 33 (25.19%) Linux
8 31 (23.66%) SQL
9 30 (22.90%) PowerShell
9 30 (22.90%) ServiceNow
10 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
11 27 (20.61%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (20.61%) SAML
12 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
12 26 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (19.08%) Identity Access Management
13 25 (19.08%) Oracle
13 25 (19.08%) Kerberos
14 23 (17.56%) Identity Management
15 22 (16.79%) JIRA
15 22 (16.79%) Unix
16 20 (15.27%) ITIL
16 20 (15.27%) Replication
17 19 (14.50%) Web Services
17 19 (14.50%) Azure Active Directory
17 19 (14.50%) AWS
18 18 (13.74%) Migration
18 18 (13.74%) PKI
19 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
19 17 (12.98%) SSL

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 11 (8.40%) Apache
2 9 (6.87%) IIS
3 8 (6.11%) Confluence
3 8 (6.11%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.29%) CMS
6 3 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.53%) Appian
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.06%) Azure
2 19 (14.50%) AWS
2 19 (14.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (7.63%) IaaS
3 10 (7.63%) PaaS
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (4.58%) GCP
5 6 (4.58%) GitHub
6 5 (3.82%) OpenShift
6 5 (3.82%) SaaS
7 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.76%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.76%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.77%) DNS
2 25 (19.08%) Kerberos
3 17 (12.98%) SSL
4 16 (12.21%) HTTP
5 13 (9.92%) SMTP
6 12 (9.16%) X.500
7 11 (8.40%) FTP
7 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.87%) Firewall
9 8 (6.11%) DHCP
10 6 (4.58%) HTTPS
10 6 (4.58%) LAN
11 5 (3.82%) WAN
12 4 (3.05%) NAS
12 4 (3.05%) Network Security
12 4 (3.05%) SAN
12 4 (3.05%) SNMP
12 4 (3.05%) SSH
12 4 (3.05%) VPN
13 3 (2.29%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.58%) MySQL
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.53%) KDB
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.76%) Power BI
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) JIRA
2 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.82%) Subversion
2 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.82%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.05%) Artifactory
3 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.05%) Serena SBM
4 2 (1.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.53%) Burp Suite
4 2 (1.53%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (1.53%) Maven
4 2 (1.53%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.76%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.29%) International Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (15.27%) Consultant
2 17 (12.98%) Developer
3 11 (8.40%) Administrator
4 10 (7.63%) Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) Architect
6 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.58%) ServiceNow Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.82%) SailPoint Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.05%) Azure Developer
9 4 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Identity Management Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Management Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.29%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) CyberArk Consultant
10 3 (2.29%) CyberArk Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.61%) SAML
2 19 (14.50%) Web Services
3 14 (10.69%) REST
3 14 (10.69%) XML
4 13 (9.92%) SailPoint
5 12 (9.16%) .NET
5 12 (9.16%) OpenID
6 10 (7.63%) JDBC
6 10 (7.63%) Node.js
6 10 (7.63%) OAuth
7 8 (6.11%) HTML
8 7 (5.34%) J2EE
8 7 (5.34%) SOAP
9 6 (4.58%) Middleware
9 6 (4.58%) Spring
10 5 (3.82%) ADSI
10 5 (3.82%) JSON
11 4 (3.05%) Ajax
11 4 (3.05%) OAuth2
12 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Replication
2 18 (13.74%) PKI
3 9 (6.87%) CMDB
4 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.11%) Clustering
5 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.29%) DataPower
7 3 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.53%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.53%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.95%) Windows
2 33 (25.19%) Linux
3 22 (16.79%) Unix
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.82%) Solaris
7 4 (3.05%) AIX
7 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.29%) VMS
8 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.53%) CatOS
9 2 (1.53%) CentOS
9 2 (1.53%) SUSE
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.76%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (19.08%) Identity Access Management
3 23 (17.56%) Identity Management
4 20 (15.27%) ITIL
5 18 (13.74%) Migration
6 16 (12.21%) DevOps
7 14 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.69%) Change Management
7 14 (10.69%) High Availability
8 13 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (9.92%) ITSM
9 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.63%) Workflow
11 9 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (6.87%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (5.34%) Change Control
13 7 (5.34%) Data Migration
13 7 (5.34%) Kanban
13 7 (5.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.72%) Java
2 31 (23.66%) SQL
3 30 (22.90%) PowerShell
4 13 (9.92%) Python
5 12 (9.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.16%) Perl
6 8 (6.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.11%) Ruby
6 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.34%) BeanShell
8 5 (3.82%) XPath
9 4 (3.05%) C#
9 4 (3.05%) VBScript
10 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.29%) VB
11 2 (1.53%) AWK
11 2 (1.53%) Go
11 2 (1.53%) Groovy
11 2 (1.53%) sed
11 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.11%) MCSE
5 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.29%) CISSP
7 3 (2.29%) Degree
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.53%) RHCE
8 2 (1.53%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) CISA
9 1 (0.76%) CISM
9 1 (0.76%) IIBA
9 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.76%) MOS
9 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) GDPR
2 4 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) GxP
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) NIST
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (65.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.98%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.63%) Docker
5 6 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.05%) NDS
6 4 (3.05%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 4 (3.05%) NFS
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.53%) Firmware
8 2 (1.53%) KVM
8 2 (1.53%) OCFS2
8 2 (1.53%) OpenAM
8 2 (1.53%) Postfix
8 2 (1.53%) qmail
8 2 (1.53%) Samba
8 2 (1.53%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.53%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.53%) Xen
8 2 (1.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (20.61%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (6.87%) Ansible
3 7 (5.34%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.58%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.82%) Control-M
5 5 (3.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.82%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (3.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.82%) MIIS
5 5 (3.82%) PingFederate
5 5 (3.82%) QRadar
5 5 (3.82%) SCCM
5 5 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.05%) Icinga
6 4 (3.05%) Netcool
6 4 (3.05%) Terraform
7 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.29%) Puppet
7 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.90%) ServiceNow
3 25 (19.08%) Oracle
4 16 (12.21%) CyberArk
4 16 (12.21%) VMware
5 14 (10.69%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.63%) ForgeRock
6 10 (7.63%) IBM
7 7 (5.34%) Qualys
8 6 (4.58%) Okta
8 6 (4.58%) Splunk
9 5 (3.82%) BMC
9 5 (3.82%) Cisco
9 5 (3.82%) EMC
9 5 (3.82%) Infoblox
9 5 (3.82%) NetIQ
9 5 (3.82%) Remedy
9 5 (3.82%) SAP
9 5 (3.82%) Sun
10 4 (3.05%) HP