Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 471 369 364
Rank change year-on-year -102 -5 +24
Contract jobs citing LDAP 410 532 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.96% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 330 439
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £470 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +1.62% +8.82% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 14
England median hourly rate £22.75 £67.89 £46.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.49% +44.51% +20.46%
10th Percentile £21.13 £39.25 £26.48
90th Percentile £73.13 £74.62 £59.31
UK median hourly rate £22.75 £67.89 £46.98
% change year-on-year -66.49% +44.51% +61.06%

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 30,899 27,188 28,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.76% 32.22% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,915 18,875 20,046
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £291
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +5.62% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 354 387
England median hourly rate £42.38 £41.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.53 £14.25
90th Percentile £65.83 £53.75 £56.13
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.33% +7.14%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -91 220 £531 +1.19% 27
South East -55 68 £425 - 10
North of England -36 49 £413 +3.13% 5
South West +8 29 £525 +22.09% 2
North West -24 24 £413 +3.13% 2
East of England -15 22 £435 +2.72% 4
Midlands -38 19 £355 -16.96%
Yorkshire -26 16 £390 +5.76% 3
West Midlands -41 11 £410 -6.82%
North East +6 9 £440 -2.22%
East Midlands +1 8 £300 -9.09%
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 188 (45.85%) Linux
2 128 (31.22%) Active Directory
3 111 (27.07%) Java
4 104 (25.37%) Unix
5 101 (24.63%) Windows
6 96 (23.41%) SQL
7 93 (22.68%) Kerberos
8 92 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (22.20%) Security Cleared
10 82 (20.00%) DevOps
11 80 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 77 (18.78%) Oracle
12 77 (18.78%) Web Services
12 77 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
13 74 (18.05%) Finance
13 74 (18.05%) Single Sign-On
14 71 (17.32%) Python
15 70 (17.07%) Ansible
16 68 (16.59%) Red Hat
17 65 (15.85%) Docker
17 65 (15.85%) Git (software)
18 64 (15.61%) Firewall
18 64 (15.61%) Microsoft
19 61 (14.88%) VMware
19 61 (14.88%) SAML
20 55 (13.41%) DNS
20 55 (13.41%) SQL Server
20 55 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
21 54 (13.17%) Migration
22 53 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 32 (7.80%) Tomcat
2 30 (7.32%) Apache
2 30 (7.32%) nginx
3 27 (6.59%) WebLogic
4 25 (6.10%) Apache Spark
4 25 (6.10%) IIS
5 16 (3.90%) Confluence
5 16 (3.90%) JBoss
5 16 (3.90%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.41%) Gunicorn
6 14 (3.41%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.95%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.46%) FileNet
12 5 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 77 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 19 (4.63%) IaaS
3 19 (4.63%) PaaS
4 18 (4.39%) Office 365
5 14 (3.41%) Route 53
5 14 (3.41%) Serverless
6 13 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (2.44%) SaaS
8 7 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.71%) AWS CloudTrail
8 7 (1.71%) GitHub
9 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.46%) npm
9 6 (1.46%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.49%) Boomi
12 2 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 93 (22.68%) Kerberos
2 64 (15.61%) Firewall
3 55 (13.41%) DNS
4 41 (10.00%) Network Security
5 37 (9.02%) TCP/IP
6 35 (8.54%) SSL
7 32 (7.80%) HTTP
8 30 (7.32%) DHCP
9 21 (5.12%) VPN
10 18 (4.39%) SAN
10 18 (4.39%) SSH
11 17 (4.15%) LAN
12 14 (3.41%) Skype
12 14 (3.41%) SMTP
12 14 (3.41%) VoIP
12 14 (3.41%) WAN
13 13 (3.17%) IMAP
14 9 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (2.20%) MPLS
14 9 (2.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.51%) Hadoop
3 38 (9.27%) MySQL
4 27 (6.59%) Big Data
5 20 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.63%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.17%) Apache Hive
8 11 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (2.44%) HBase
9 10 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.20%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.71%) Cloudera CDH
11 7 (1.71%) Impala
11 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 5 (1.22%) DB2
12 5 (1.22%) QlikView
13 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.80%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.61%) JIRA
4 15 (3.66%) Artifactory
4 15 (3.66%) Maven
5 12 (2.93%) Bitbucket
6 9 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (2.20%) Subversion
6 9 (2.20%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.46%) Gerrit
7 6 (1.46%) Selenium
8 5 (1.22%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.98%) JDeveloper
9 4 (0.98%) JUnit
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.73%) Xcode
11 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
General
1 74 (18.05%) Finance
2 40 (9.76%) Banking
3 15 (3.66%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.93%) Law
5 11 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.20%) Legal
7 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.98%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Back Office
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
10 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) International Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (20.49%) Developer
2 48 (11.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (10.73%) Architect
4 43 (10.49%) Administrator
4 43 (10.49%) Consultant
5 25 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 19 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
8 18 (4.39%) Security Engineer
8 18 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (3.90%) Big Data Engineer
9 16 (3.90%) Data Engineer
9 16 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (3.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.17%) Unix Administrator
10 13 (3.17%) Unix Engineer
11 12 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (2.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (18.78%) Web Services
2 61 (14.88%) SAML
3 50 (12.20%) SOAP
4 46 (11.22%) REST
5 43 (10.49%) XML
6 33 (8.05%) HTML
7 32 (7.80%) OAuth
8 29 (7.07%) Middleware
9 27 (6.59%) SailPoint
10 24 (5.85%) Node.js
11 22 (5.37%) OAuth2
12 21 (5.12%) .NET
12 21 (5.12%) Kafka
13 18 (4.39%) J2EE
14 14 (3.41%) LAMP
14 14 (3.41%) RESTful
15 11 (2.68%) CSS
16 10 (2.44%) JSON
16 10 (2.44%) JSP
17 9 (2.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 34 (8.29%) PKI
4 18 (4.39%) Clustering
5 15 (3.66%) Replication
6 14 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.93%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.68%) DataPower
8 11 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.20%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.20%) User Experience
10 8 (1.95%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.71%) Fintech
11 7 (1.71%) Web 2.0
12 6 (1.46%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 188 (45.85%) Linux
2 104 (25.37%) Unix
3 101 (24.63%) Windows
4 53 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (9.02%) Ubuntu
6 36 (8.78%) CentOS
6 36 (8.78%) Windows Server
7 23 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (5.37%) Solaris
9 19 (4.63%) AIX
10 18 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.22%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.98%) Debian
13 4 (0.98%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.98%) SUSE
13 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (20.00%) DevOps
3 55 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (13.17%) Migration
5 48 (11.71%) Identity Access Management
6 44 (10.73%) Configuration Management
7 43 (10.49%) Identity Management
8 42 (10.24%) ITIL
9 40 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (9.02%) Scrum
11 32 (7.80%) Workflow
12 28 (6.83%) Information Security
13 26 (6.34%) Analytics
13 26 (6.34%) Service Management
14 22 (5.37%) SOA
15 21 (5.12%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (4.88%) Capacity Management
16 20 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (4.88%) Test Automation
17 19 (4.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.07%) Java
2 96 (23.41%) SQL
3 71 (17.32%) Python
4 52 (12.68%) PowerShell
5 42 (10.24%) Shell Script
6 38 (9.27%) JavaScript
7 37 (9.02%) Bash Shell
8 35 (8.54%) Perl
9 16 (3.90%) C#
10 13 (3.17%) BeanShell
11 11 (2.68%) PHP
11 11 (2.68%) Ruby
12 8 (1.95%) Groovy
12 8 (1.95%) XPath
13 7 (1.71%) C++
14 6 (1.46%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.46%) PyPy
14 6 (1.46%) Scala
15 5 (1.22%) VB
15 5 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (22.20%) Security Cleared
2 80 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.90%) Degree
4 9 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.95%) CCNP
5 8 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.46%) CCNA
7 5 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.73%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.73%) RHCE
9 2 (0.49%) CISSP
9 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.49%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.24%) CIPD
10 1 (0.24%) MBA
10 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.39%) QA
2 17 (4.15%) SLA
3 11 (2.68%) GDPR
4 10 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.73%) PMO
9 2 (0.49%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 128 (31.22%) Active Directory
2 65 (15.85%) Docker
3 40 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.41%) NFS
5 14 (3.41%) vSphere
6 12 (2.93%) Samba
7 11 (2.68%) HDFS
8 10 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 10 (2.44%) XenApp
9 8 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.71%) iptables
11 5 (1.22%) KVM
11 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.22%) Postfix
11 5 (1.22%) Varnish
11 5 (1.22%) vCloud
12 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.98%) Squid
Systems Management
1 74 (18.05%) Single Sign-On
2 70 (17.07%) Ansible
3 33 (8.05%) Puppet
4 30 (7.32%) Terraform
5 23 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.39%) Kubernetes
7 16 (3.90%) CA Single Sign-On
8 9 (2.20%) BladeLogic
8 9 (2.20%) Nagios
8 9 (2.20%) NetBackup
8 9 (2.20%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (1.71%) RSA Archer
10 6 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.46%) Forum Sentry
10 6 (1.46%) Grafana
10 6 (1.46%) Oozie
10 6 (1.46%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.46%) Salt
11 5 (1.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 77 (18.78%) Oracle
2 68 (16.59%) Red Hat
3 64 (15.61%) Microsoft
4 61 (14.88%) VMware
5 47 (11.46%) ServiceNow
6 30 (7.32%) Cisco
7 23 (5.61%) Sun
8 22 (5.37%) IBM
9 19 (4.63%) Cloudera
9 19 (4.63%) Splunk
10 18 (4.39%) Citrix
10 18 (4.39%) ForgeRock
10 18 (4.39%) HP
11 15 (3.66%) Axway
12 14 (3.41%) CyberArk
12 14 (3.41%) Dell
13 13 (3.17%) F5
13 13 (3.17%) Veritas
14 12 (2.93%) Centrify
15 11 (2.68%) McAfee