Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 406 491 446
Rank change year-on-year +85 -45 +22
Contract jobs citing LDAP 132 238 468
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.19% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 166 314
Median daily rate £498 £525 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.24% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £309 £316 £313
90th Percentile £600 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £525 £491
% change year-on-year -7.14% +6.87% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £60.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -5.88% +73.47%
10th Percentile £57.75 £23.25 £26.65
90th Percentile £63.25 £47.25 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £66.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +55.29% - +73.47%

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 10,671 20,081 31,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.80% 30.38% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,584 14,300 22,668
Median daily rate £490 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £315 £334 £325
90th Percentile £663 £651 £638
UK median daily rate £480 £495 £480
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 180 244
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +10.34% +4.22%
10th Percentile £22.29 £17.11 £17.80
90th Percentile £62.03 £78.75 £60.18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year -2.17% +9.93% +5.94%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +63 67 £500 -4.76% 21
South East +128 28 £450 +5.88% 4
South West +76 14 £525 +5.00% 3
Midlands +51 14 £400 +19.40% 4
West Midlands +34 10 £400 +19.40% 1
North of England +83 3 £450 +1.41% 6
East of England +39 3 £375 -28.57% 1
East Midlands +36 2 - - 3
North West +56 1 £450 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +49 1 £450 +12.50% 3
North East +34 1 - - 1
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 42 (31.82%) Oracle
3 39 (29.55%) Linux
3 39 (29.55%) Azure
4 37 (28.03%) Security Cleared
4 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
5 34 (25.76%) SailPoint
6 32 (24.24%) Java
7 31 (23.48%) DNS
8 30 (22.73%) AWS
9 29 (21.97%) SC Cleared
10 28 (21.21%) Windows
11 26 (19.70%) Web Services
11 26 (19.70%) PowerShell
12 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (18.18%) Identity Management
13 24 (18.18%) Kerberos
14 23 (17.42%) SQL
14 23 (17.42%) ServiceNow
14 23 (17.42%) Identity Access Management
15 22 (16.67%) ITIL
16 21 (15.91%) Unix
16 21 (15.91%) SAML
16 21 (15.91%) VMware
16 21 (15.91%) Single Sign-On
16 21 (15.91%) DevOps
17 20 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (14.39%) High Availability
18 19 (14.39%) Ansible
19 18 (13.64%) Problem-Solving

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 12 (9.09%) Apache
2 10 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.30%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.55%) CMS
5 5 (3.79%) Confluence
5 5 (3.79%) IIS
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (3.79%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.03%) nginx
7 3 (2.27%) JBoss
7 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.76%) Liferay
9 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.55%) Azure
2 30 (22.73%) AWS
3 18 (13.64%) SaaS
4 16 (12.12%) IaaS
4 16 (12.12%) PaaS
5 13 (9.85%) GitHub
6 12 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (8.33%) GCP
8 10 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (7.58%) Office 365
9 2 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.52%) Datadog
9 2 (1.52%) Serverless
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.48%) DNS
2 24 (18.18%) Kerberos
3 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 15 (11.36%) SSL
5 9 (6.82%) X.500
6 8 (6.06%) Firewall
6 8 (6.06%) HTTP
7 7 (5.30%) DHCP
7 7 (5.30%) SAN
7 7 (5.30%) SMTP
8 6 (4.55%) FTP
8 6 (4.55%) SNMP
9 4 (3.03%) NAS
9 4 (3.03%) VPN
10 3 (2.27%) SSH
11 2 (1.52%) CTI
11 2 (1.52%) H.323
11 2 (1.52%) IMAP
11 2 (1.52%) Network Security
11 2 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.52%) DB2
5 2 (1.52%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Flink
6 1 (0.76%) Ingres
6 1 (0.76%) JanusGraph
6 1 (0.76%) Power BI
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (11.36%) JIRA
2 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.06%) Subversion
4 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.55%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.03%) GitLab
6 4 (3.03%) Maven
7 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.52%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.52%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.52%) Serena SBM
8 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.76%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.76%) JUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Mockito
9 1 (0.76%) Selenium
9 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.27%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Developer
2 19 (14.39%) Architect
3 14 (10.61%) Consultant
4 10 (7.58%) Administrator
5 8 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (3.79%) Identity Management Developer
6 5 (3.79%) SailPoint Developer
6 5 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.03%) Access Developer
7 4 (3.03%) IAM Developer
7 4 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (3.03%) SailPoint Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.27%) Security Architect
8 3 (2.27%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.76%) SailPoint
2 26 (19.70%) Web Services
3 21 (15.91%) SAML
4 14 (10.61%) JDBC
5 11 (8.33%) XML
6 10 (7.58%) J2EE
6 10 (7.58%) OAuth
6 10 (7.58%) OpenID
6 10 (7.58%) REST
7 9 (6.82%) Middleware
8 6 (4.55%) ODBC
9 5 (3.79%) .NET
9 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.79%) HTML
9 5 (3.79%) Node.js
10 4 (3.03%) Ajax
10 4 (3.03%) Spring
11 3 (2.27%) OAuth2
11 3 (2.27%) RESTful
11 3 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) PKI
2 16 (12.12%) Replication
3 12 (9.09%) Clustering
4 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.55%) CMDB
6 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.27%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.27%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.27%) YubiKey
9 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.52%) IVR
10 1 (0.76%) DataPower
10 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.55%) Linux
2 28 (21.21%) Windows
3 21 (15.91%) Unix
4 16 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (5.30%) Solaris
8 6 (4.55%) AIX
9 5 (3.79%) CentOS
10 3 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.27%) VMS
11 2 (1.52%) Debian
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.76%) SUSE
12 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 23 (17.42%) Identity Access Management
4 22 (16.67%) ITIL
5 21 (15.91%) DevOps
6 19 (14.39%) High Availability
7 18 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (10.61%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (8.33%) Migration
11 10 (7.58%) Information Security
11 10 (7.58%) Scrum
11 10 (7.58%) Workflow
12 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (6.82%) Kanban
12 9 (6.82%) Problem Management
13 8 (6.06%) TDD
14 7 (5.30%) BDD
15 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.24%) Java
2 26 (19.70%) PowerShell
3 23 (17.42%) SQL
4 16 (12.12%) Python
5 12 (9.09%) BeanShell
5 12 (9.09%) Perl
6 10 (7.58%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.79%) C#
7 5 (3.79%) Ruby
7 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.27%) XPath
9 2 (1.52%) AWK
9 2 (1.52%) C
9 2 (1.52%) Groovy
9 2 (1.52%) sed
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (28.03%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.97%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.61%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) CISSP
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.03%) MCSE
6 3 (2.27%) Degree
7 2 (1.52%) CISA
7 2 (1.52%) CISM
7 2 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.52%) RHCE
7 2 (1.52%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) CCNP
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.79%) GDPR
3 4 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.03%) QA
4 3 (2.27%) GxP
4 3 (2.27%) NIST
5 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) NDS
3 14 (10.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 13 (9.85%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (9.09%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 10 (7.58%) Docker
7 5 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.27%) Firmware
8 3 (2.27%) NFS
8 3 (2.27%) Samba
9 2 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.52%) OCFS2
9 2 (1.52%) Postfix
9 2 (1.52%) qmail
9 2 (1.52%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.52%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (15.91%) Single Sign-On
2 19 (14.39%) Ansible
3 13 (9.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 13 (9.85%) Terraform
4 12 (9.09%) Puppet
5 10 (7.58%) Kubernetes
5 10 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (6.06%) Tivoli
8 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (3.03%) Netcool
9 4 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (2.27%) MIIS
10 3 (2.27%) Nagios
10 3 (2.27%) SCOM
10 3 (2.27%) WSUS
11 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) Oracle
2 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.42%) ServiceNow
4 21 (15.91%) VMware
5 17 (12.88%) ForgeRock
6 15 (11.36%) NetIQ
7 14 (10.61%) Red Hat
8 13 (9.85%) CyberArk
9 10 (7.58%) HP
9 10 (7.58%) IBM
10 9 (6.82%) Splunk
11 7 (5.30%) SaltStack
11 7 (5.30%) Sybase
12 6 (4.55%) Novell
12 6 (4.55%) Okta
13 5 (3.79%) Cisco
13 5 (3.79%) Remedy
14 4 (3.03%) BMC
14 4 (3.03%) Dell
14 4 (3.03%) Informatica