Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 438 483 513
Rank change year-on-year +45 +30 -187
Contract jobs citing LDAP 220 392 377
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.34% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 263 235
Median daily rate £513 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.54% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £313
90th Percentile £646 £669 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £26.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.84% +23.95% -68.33%
10th Percentile £13.75 £26.65 £21.25
90th Percentile £17.25 £41.33 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £26.65 £21.50
% change year-on-year -41.84% +23.95% -68.33%

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 16,996 29,277 30,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.38% 33.24% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,686 20,834 21,684
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £338 £330 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £626
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £473
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.17% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 263 316
Median hourly rate £37.60 £42.50 £41.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% +3.14% +2.04%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.50 £18.75
90th Percentile £69.50 £59.60 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.53 £41.41
% change year-on-year -15.72% +0.28% +2.86%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 +61 110 £525 -3.67% 13
South East +61 36 £475 +5.56% 14
Midlands +83 27 £500 +17.65% 9
West Midlands +71 25 £500 +51.52% 6
South West +19 21 £525 +16.67% 2
North of England +48 17 £425 -14.14% 5
North West +40 10 £425 - 4
East of England -2 7 £325 -2.99% 1
North East +24 6 £525 +1.94%
East Midlands +33 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +31 1 £400 -23.44% 1
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 138 (62.73%) Active Directory
2 94 (42.73%) Windows
3 88 (40.00%) Azure
4 74 (33.64%) PowerShell
5 73 (33.18%) Linux
6 71 (32.27%) DevOps
7 66 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 63 (28.64%) Java
9 55 (25.00%) AWS
10 52 (23.64%) SAML
11 51 (23.18%) SQL Server
11 51 (23.18%) Unix
11 51 (23.18%) Identity Access Management
12 47 (21.36%) PKI
13 46 (20.91%) DNS
13 46 (20.91%) Migration
14 45 (20.45%) Bash Shell
14 45 (20.45%) Single Sign-On
15 44 (20.00%) XML
16 41 (18.64%) SQL
16 41 (18.64%) Firewall
17 40 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
17 40 (18.18%) Oracle
17 40 (18.18%) Security Cleared
17 40 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
18 39 (17.73%) SOAP
19 38 (17.27%) Test Automation
20 37 (16.82%) SC Cleared
21 36 (16.36%) OpenID
21 36 (16.36%) Docker

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 14 (6.36%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.64%) Confluence
4 7 (3.18%) Apache
4 7 (3.18%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.18%) IIS
4 7 (3.18%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.73%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.73%) SAS
6 3 (1.36%) Documentum
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.45%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.91%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 88 (40.00%) Azure
2 55 (25.00%) AWS
3 40 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (10.00%) Office 365
5 14 (6.36%) GCP
6 10 (4.55%) IaaS
7 9 (4.09%) OneDrive
7 9 (4.09%) PaaS
8 7 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (3.18%) SaaS
9 6 (2.73%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.36%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.45%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.45%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.91%) DNS
2 41 (18.64%) Firewall
3 28 (12.73%) Kerberos
4 25 (11.36%) SSL
5 21 (9.55%) DHCP
5 21 (9.55%) TCP/IP
6 17 (7.73%) Network Security
7 16 (7.27%) VPN
7 16 (7.27%) WAN
8 14 (6.36%) HTTP
8 14 (6.36%) SMTP
9 10 (4.55%) LAN
10 7 (3.18%) HTTPS
10 7 (3.18%) SNMP
11 6 (2.73%) Internet
11 6 (2.73%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (2.27%) SSH
13 4 (1.82%) VLAN
13 4 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.82%) MySQL
3 20 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 17 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.45%) Big Data
7 10 (4.55%) HBase
8 9 (4.09%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.09%) Sqoop
9 7 (3.18%) Apache Hive
9 7 (3.18%) DB2
10 6 (2.73%) DB2 UDB
10 6 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.82%) Flink
12 4 (1.82%) JanusGraph
13 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.27%) JIRA
3 12 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 9 (4.09%) JUnit
6 8 (3.64%) GitLab
6 8 (3.64%) Selenium
7 7 (3.18%) Subversion
8 6 (2.73%) Ant
8 6 (2.73%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.73%) Maven
9 5 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.36%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket Server
12 1 (0.45%) CF BOSH
12 1 (0.45%) Charles Proxy
12 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.45%) Serena SBM
General
1 29 (13.18%) Finance
2 27 (12.27%) Public Sector
3 10 (4.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.82%) Retail
6 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.91%) Games
7 2 (0.91%) Law
7 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (16.36%) Developer
2 31 (14.09%) Architect
3 24 (10.91%) Administrator
4 23 (10.45%) Consultant
5 16 (7.27%) Analyst
5 16 (7.27%) Azure Developer
6 15 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) ServiceNow Developer
10 7 (3.18%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.73%) Active Directory Architect
11 6 (2.73%) Big Data Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (2.73%) SailPoint Architect
11 6 (2.73%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.64%) SAML
2 44 (20.00%) XML
3 39 (17.73%) SOAP
4 36 (16.36%) OpenID
5 33 (15.00%) Web Services
6 30 (13.64%) REST
7 27 (12.27%) SailPoint
8 26 (11.82%) Node.js
9 22 (10.00%) OAuth
10 21 (9.55%) HTML
11 18 (8.18%) JSON
12 17 (7.73%) Servlets
13 15 (6.82%) JSP
14 11 (5.00%) ADSI
15 8 (3.64%) .NET
15 8 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (3.64%) Middleware
16 7 (3.18%) Hibernate
17 6 (2.73%) SPML
17 6 (2.73%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.36%) PKI
2 31 (14.09%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.82%) Clustering
4 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 12 (5.45%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.09%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.27%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.27%) User Experience
8 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.36%) Blog
9 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.91%) DataPower
10 2 (0.91%) NHS
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 94 (42.73%) Windows
2 73 (33.18%) Linux
3 51 (23.18%) Unix
4 29 (13.18%) Windows Server
5 19 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.09%) Windows 10
8 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.64%) Solaris
9 8 (3.64%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.73%) AIX
10 6 (2.73%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (2.27%) CentOS
12 4 (1.82%) Android
13 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.91%) SUSE
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.27%) DevOps
2 51 (23.18%) Identity Access Management
3 46 (20.91%) Migration
4 40 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (17.27%) Test Automation
6 29 (13.18%) Identity Management
7 27 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (12.27%) Kanban
8 25 (11.36%) ITIL
8 25 (11.36%) Workflow
9 22 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 22 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (9.55%) Change Control
11 18 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (7.73%) High Availability
13 16 (7.27%) Open Source
13 16 (7.27%) Scrum
14 15 (6.82%) Service Management
15 14 (6.36%) Configuration Management
15 14 (6.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 74 (33.64%) PowerShell
2 63 (28.64%) Java
3 45 (20.45%) Bash Shell
4 41 (18.64%) SQL
5 35 (15.91%) Python
6 29 (13.18%) JavaScript
7 19 (8.64%) Perl
8 11 (5.00%) Ruby
9 10 (4.55%) BeanShell
9 10 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.18%) C
10 7 (3.18%) C#
10 7 (3.18%) XPath
11 6 (2.73%) Bourne shell
11 6 (2.73%) Korn
12 4 (1.82%) PHP
12 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.36%) Scala
13 3 (1.36%) VB
14 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) Degree
4 5 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.27%) SAS Certification
5 3 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.36%) CISSP
6 2 (0.91%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.91%) CCNA
6 2 (0.91%) CISM
6 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.45%) CCVP
7 1 (0.45%) CEH
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) GIAC
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.36%) NIST
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.45%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 138 (62.73%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.36%) Docker
3 23 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.00%) NDS
5 10 (4.55%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 10 (4.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 8 (3.64%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.18%) HDFS
8 6 (2.73%) RACF
8 6 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.27%) KVM
10 4 (1.82%) iptables
11 3 (1.36%) IAG
11 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.45%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.45%) OpenDJ
13 1 (0.45%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (20.45%) Single Sign-On
2 20 (9.09%) Ansible
3 16 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 16 (7.27%) Puppet
4 15 (6.82%) Terraform
5 12 (5.45%) Kibana
5 12 (5.45%) SCCM
6 10 (4.55%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 9 (4.09%) Grafana
7 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (4.09%) SCOM
7 9 (4.09%) Tivoli
8 8 (3.64%) SCOrch
9 7 (3.18%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (3.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (2.73%) Ambari
10 6 (2.73%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (2.73%) Oozie
10 6 (2.73%) Prometheus
10 6 (2.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.18%) Oracle
3 26 (11.82%) Red Hat
4 25 (11.36%) VMware
5 15 (6.82%) ForgeRock
6 13 (5.91%) IBM
7 12 (5.45%) ServiceNow
8 11 (5.00%) Cisco
8 11 (5.00%) NetIQ
9 10 (4.55%) Cloudera
9 10 (4.55%) Novell
9 10 (4.55%) SAP
9 10 (4.55%) Sun
10 9 (4.09%) HP
10 9 (4.09%) Splunk
11 8 (3.64%) NetApp
12 7 (3.18%) Hortonworks
12 7 (3.18%) Sybase
13 6 (2.73%) PeopleSoft
13 6 (2.73%) TIBCO