Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 455 348 490
Rank change year-on-year -107 +142 -19
Contract jobs citing LDAP 235 177 358
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.77% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 129 234
10th Percentile £338 £277 £313
25th Percentile £439 £435 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £550 £625
90th Percentile £718 £665 £734
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £16.75 " £20.35
25th Percentile £17.50 " £24.73
Median hourly rate £20.00 £66.00 £32.05
Median % change year-on-year -69.70% +105.96% -8.44%
75th Percentile £22.50 " £39.36
90th Percentile £23.25 " £43.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £56.20 £32.05
% change year-on-year -64.41% +75.38% -8.44%

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 17,509 9,999 27,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.32% 31.24% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,687 7,171 19,195
10th Percentile £360 £338 £345
25th Percentile £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £623 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £505 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 90 239
10th Percentile £15.81 £20.74 £17.02
25th Percentile £28.43 £30.31 £26.13
Median hourly rate £47.13 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.72% - +8.43%
75th Percentile £60.00 £60.25 £53.00
90th Percentile £67.23 £66.28 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £44.92
% change year-on-year +1.11% +0.19% +9.55%

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 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 -120 117 £550 +10.00% 21
South East -50 36 £500 +5.26% 7
North of England -12 32 £473 +92.86% 7
North West -8 30 £460 +87.76% 6
South West -5 13 £500 +3.63% 1
Midlands -49 9 £313 -30.56% 5
West Midlands -45 5 - - 3
East Midlands -21 4 £313 -56.90% 2
East of England -18 3 - - 5
Yorkshire -23 2 £533 +18.33% 1
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 132 (56.17%) Active Directory
2 76 (32.34%) Microsoft
3 73 (31.06%) DNS
3 73 (31.06%) Azure
4 72 (30.64%) Windows
4 72 (30.64%) Linux
5 57 (24.26%) PowerShell
5 57 (24.26%) Social Skills
6 56 (23.83%) Python
7 54 (22.98%) Java
7 54 (22.98%) SQL
7 54 (22.98%) Oracle
8 53 (22.55%) SAML
9 52 (22.13%) AWS
10 47 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (19.15%) JIRA
11 45 (19.15%) VMware
12 44 (18.72%) Unix
12 44 (18.72%) DevOps
13 43 (18.30%) Kerberos
14 39 (16.60%) SQL Server
15 38 (16.17%) Migration
15 38 (16.17%) Security Cleared
15 38 (16.17%) ServiceNow
15 38 (16.17%) Single Sign-On
15 38 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (15.32%) SC Cleared
16 36 (15.32%) Finance
16 36 (15.32%) JavaScript
17 35 (14.89%) Bash Shell

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 34 (14.47%) Apache
2 21 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 19 (8.09%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.66%) IIS
5 16 (6.81%) Confluence
6 12 (5.11%) MS Exchange
7 11 (4.68%) nginx
8 6 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.55%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.70%) JBoss
10 4 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.28%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Fuse
12 2 (0.85%) Appian
12 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.85%) CMS
12 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 73 (31.06%) Azure
2 52 (22.13%) AWS
3 33 (14.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (8.94%) GCP
5 18 (7.66%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (7.23%) GitHub
6 17 (7.23%) SaaS
7 16 (6.81%) Google Workspace
8 15 (6.38%) PaaS
9 11 (4.68%) IaaS
9 11 (4.68%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.40%) AWS CodePipeline
11 7 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (2.13%) Apigee
13 4 (1.70%) Amazon Cognito
13 4 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.70%) Snowflake
14 3 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
14 3 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 73 (31.06%) DNS
2 43 (18.30%) Kerberos
3 30 (12.77%) SSL
4 24 (10.21%) DHCP
5 21 (8.94%) HTTP
5 21 (8.94%) VPN
6 20 (8.51%) Firewall
6 20 (8.51%) Network Security
7 19 (8.09%) SMTP
8 18 (7.66%) TCP/IP
9 13 (5.53%) FTP
10 12 (5.11%) SNMP
11 11 (4.68%) X.500
12 9 (3.83%) SAN
12 9 (3.83%) SSH
12 9 (3.83%) TACACS
13 8 (3.40%) 5G
13 8 (3.40%) LAN
14 7 (2.98%) VLAN
15 6 (2.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.64%) MySQL
3 24 (10.21%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (8.09%) Oracle Database
5 15 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.68%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.55%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.55%) Redis
8 6 (2.55%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.13%) Riak
10 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2019
10 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 45 (19.15%) JIRA
2 18 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.66%) TeamCity
3 17 (7.23%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.96%) Subversion
5 9 (3.83%) GitLab
6 7 (2.98%) Maven
7 6 (2.55%) Selenium
8 5 (2.13%) Serena SBM
8 5 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.70%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.70%) Gradle
10 3 (1.28%) Ant
10 3 (1.28%) NWDS
11 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.85%) JUnit
11 2 (0.85%) Mocha
11 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 57 (24.26%) Social Skills
2 36 (15.32%) Finance
3 27 (11.49%) Public Sector
4 23 (9.79%) Banking
5 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.26%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (2.55%) Retail
8 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.85%) International Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Law
10 2 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.43%) Marketing
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (12.77%) Consultant
2 26 (11.06%) Developer
3 24 (10.21%) Architect
4 23 (9.79%) Analyst
5 14 (5.96%) Administrator
6 7 (2.98%) CyberArk Specialist
6 7 (2.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (2.98%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (2.98%) Senior Developer
6 7 (2.98%) ServiceNow Developer
7 6 (2.55%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (2.55%) Business Analyst
7 6 (2.55%) IAM Specialist
7 6 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (2.55%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (2.13%) Applications Support
8 5 (2.13%) Data Analyst
8 5 (2.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.55%) SAML
2 34 (14.47%) OAuth
3 29 (12.34%) OpenID
4 25 (10.64%) XML
5 23 (9.79%) .NET
6 22 (9.36%) Web Services
7 21 (8.94%) HTML
7 21 (8.94%) REST
8 19 (8.09%) SOAP
9 18 (7.66%) SailPoint
10 17 (7.23%) OAuth2
11 14 (5.96%) Node.js
12 13 (5.53%) CSS
12 13 (5.53%) SPNEGO
13 12 (5.11%) AngularJS
13 12 (5.11%) JSON
14 11 (4.68%) LAMP
15 10 (4.26%) Middleware
16 9 (3.83%) CSS3
16 9 (3.83%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) PKI
2 21 (8.94%) Replication
3 16 (6.81%) Clustering
4 15 (6.38%) CMDB
5 10 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.55%) NHS
7 6 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.13%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.70%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.85%) DataPower
11 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.85%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (30.64%) Linux
1 72 (30.64%) Windows
2 44 (18.72%) Unix
3 32 (13.62%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.66%) Solaris
7 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (5.96%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (4.26%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.83%) AIX
11 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.13%) CentOS
13 3 (1.28%) Debian
14 2 (0.85%) CatOS
14 2 (0.85%) SUSE
14 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.43%) VMS
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.72%) DevOps
3 38 (16.17%) Migration
3 38 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (14.47%) Identity Access Management
5 33 (14.04%) ITIL
6 28 (11.91%) ITSM
7 27 (11.49%) High Availability
8 26 (11.06%) Change Management
9 20 (8.51%) Configuration Management
10 19 (8.09%) Change Control
10 19 (8.09%) Identity Management
11 16 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.81%) Scrum
12 14 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (5.96%) Workflow
13 13 (5.53%) Project Management
14 12 (5.11%) Problem Management
14 12 (5.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.26%) PowerShell
2 56 (23.83%) Python
3 54 (22.98%) Java
3 54 (22.98%) SQL
4 36 (15.32%) JavaScript
5 35 (14.89%) Bash Shell
6 24 (10.21%) Perl
7 19 (8.09%) Shell Script
8 15 (6.38%) PHP
9 13 (5.53%) C#
10 12 (5.11%) Ruby
11 6 (2.55%) Go
11 6 (2.55%) Korn
12 5 (2.13%) C
13 4 (1.70%) BeanShell
13 4 (1.70%) Groovy
13 4 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.70%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.70%) VB
13 4 (1.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (16.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (8.09%) MCSE
5 14 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.11%) CCNA
6 12 (5.11%) Degree
6 12 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.98%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.55%) RHCE
9 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.85%) CCNP
11 2 (0.85%) CISSP
11 2 (0.85%) IIBA
11 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.85%) LPIC
11 2 (0.85%) MOS
11 2 (0.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) NIST
2 7 (2.98%) NCSC
2 7 (2.98%) QA
3 6 (2.55%) GDPR
3 6 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.85%) HL7
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 132 (56.17%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.21%) Docker
4 16 (6.81%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 13 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (5.11%) vSphere
7 9 (3.83%) NFS
8 6 (2.55%) NDS
8 6 (2.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 6 (2.55%) OpenAM
9 4 (1.70%) Veritas File System
9 4 (1.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.28%) RACF
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.85%) KVM
11 2 (0.85%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (16.17%) Single Sign-On
2 33 (14.04%) Ansible
3 27 (11.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 21 (8.94%) Terraform
5 20 (8.51%) Kubernetes
6 14 (5.96%) WSUS
7 13 (5.53%) Tivoli
8 10 (4.26%) Control-M
8 10 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (4.26%) Puppet
8 10 (4.26%) QRadar
8 10 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (3.40%) SCCM
10 7 (2.98%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (2.98%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (2.55%) HP NNM
11 6 (2.55%) Nagios
11 6 (2.55%) Netcool
12 4 (1.70%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (32.34%) Microsoft
2 54 (22.98%) Oracle
3 45 (19.15%) VMware
4 38 (16.17%) ServiceNow
5 31 (13.19%) Red Hat
6 24 (10.21%) CyberArk
7 22 (9.36%) IBM
8 17 (7.23%) BMC
9 16 (6.81%) Splunk
10 14 (5.96%) Cisco
10 14 (5.96%) Qualys
11 11 (4.68%) EMC
11 11 (4.68%) Fortinet
11 11 (4.68%) Okta
12 10 (4.26%) SAP
13 9 (3.83%) CA
14 8 (3.40%) ForgeRock
14 8 (3.40%) Google
14 8 (3.40%) Micro Focus
14 8 (3.40%) Sybase