Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 307 420
Rank change year-on-year -191 +113 -22
Contract jobs citing LDAP 389 681 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.77% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 2.43% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 434 346
England median daily rate £475 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.51% +2.06% -
10th Percentile £290 £313 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.72% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 23
England median hourly rate £21.50 £49.46 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.53% +70.55% -21.36%
10th Percentile £13.21 £33.88 £20.40
90th Percentile £29.90 £74.34 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £49.46 £29.00
% change year-on-year -56.53% +70.55% -24.18%

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 30,097 28,080 28,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.28% 31.79% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,650 19,543 20,132
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +1.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £630 £600 £591
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 318 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.75 £16.10
90th Percentile £54.75 £51.33 £56.81
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -115 209 £528 +11.05% 34
South East -74 65 £400 +14.29% 17
Midlands -5 36 £288 -15.44% 1
North of England -74 32 £375 +7.14% 9
South West +29 30 £525 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +16 22 £280 -20.57% 1
North West -16 19 £388 -3.13% 2
East of England -22 15 £475 +35.71% 3
West Midlands -14 14 £325 -4.41%
North East +3 8 £375 +10.29%
Yorkshire -42 5 £500 +11.11% 7
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 171 (43.96%) Linux
2 168 (43.19%) Active Directory
3 145 (37.28%) Windows
4 103 (26.48%) Unix
5 96 (24.68%) Kerberos
6 90 (23.14%) Oracle
7 83 (21.34%) DNS
8 82 (21.08%) Microsoft
8 82 (21.08%) Red Hat
9 79 (20.31%) Finance
10 78 (20.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 77 (19.79%) Java
12 76 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (19.28%) Ansible
14 74 (19.02%) VMware
15 73 (18.77%) PowerShell
16 72 (18.51%) Web Services
17 71 (18.25%) Firewall
17 71 (18.25%) Security Cleared
18 66 (16.97%) Git (software)
19 65 (16.71%) SQL
19 65 (16.71%) TCP/IP
20 63 (16.20%) Python
20 63 (16.20%) DevOps
21 62 (15.94%) SC Cleared
22 55 (14.14%) Windows Server
23 54 (13.88%) Migration
24 53 (13.62%) REST
25 51 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
26 49 (12.60%) 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 46 (11.83%) Apache
2 33 (8.48%) WebLogic
3 30 (7.71%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.66%) JBoss
5 19 (4.88%) Confluence
5 19 (4.88%) nginx
6 11 (2.83%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.57%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (2.06%) IIS
9 8 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.03%) SAS
12 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (9.77%) Office 365
3 30 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.60%) IaaS
5 13 (3.34%) OpenShift
6 12 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (2.31%) PaaS
8 6 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.77%) SaaS
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.51%) GitHub
11 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.51%) Route 53
12 1 (0.26%) Boomi
12 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (24.68%) Kerberos
2 83 (21.34%) DNS
3 71 (18.25%) Firewall
4 65 (16.71%) TCP/IP
5 47 (12.08%) DHCP
6 42 (10.80%) HTTP
7 38 (9.77%) Network Security
8 28 (7.20%) SSL
9 25 (6.43%) IPsec
10 24 (6.17%) VPN
11 23 (5.91%) SSH
11 23 (5.91%) WAN
12 22 (5.66%) SAN
13 21 (5.40%) SMTP
14 20 (5.14%) LAN
15 16 (4.11%) FTP
16 15 (3.86%) VoIP
17 14 (3.60%) MPLS
18 12 (3.08%) Internet
19 9 (2.31%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.23%) Hadoop
2 30 (7.71%) MySQL
3 22 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.08%) Big Data
5 10 (2.57%) Apache Hive
5 10 (2.57%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.57%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.06%) Impala
8 6 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.54%) DB2
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.03%) HBase
10 4 (1.03%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.77%) QlikView
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (16.97%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.77%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.91%) JIRA
4 17 (4.37%) Maven
5 15 (3.86%) Vagrant
6 11 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (2.57%) JUnit
8 8 (2.06%) Artifactory
8 8 (2.06%) Mockito
9 6 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.29%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.03%) Metasploit
11 4 (1.03%) Subversion
11 4 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.77%) GitLab
13 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.51%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.51%) Liquibase
13 2 (0.51%) ScriptRunner
General
1 79 (20.31%) Finance
2 22 (5.66%) Banking
3 14 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.57%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.54%) Publishing
6 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (0.77%) Billing
7 3 (0.77%) Electronics
7 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 2 (0.51%) Retail
8 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (15.17%) Developer
2 48 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (11.83%) Architect
4 44 (11.31%) Administrator
5 34 (8.74%) Consultant
6 30 (7.71%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
8 22 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 20 (5.14%) Active Directory Engineer
10 17 (4.37%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (4.11%) Technical Architect
12 15 (3.86%) Security Engineer
13 14 (3.60%) AWS DevOps
13 14 (3.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.60%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.34%) Active Directory Specialist
14 13 (3.34%) Support Engineer
15 12 (3.08%) ServiceNow Developer
15 12 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (18.51%) Web Services
2 53 (13.62%) REST
3 37 (9.51%) SOAP
4 36 (9.25%) SAML
5 32 (8.23%) XML
6 26 (6.68%) HTML
7 22 (5.66%) SailPoint
8 20 (5.14%) J2EE
9 19 (4.88%) OpenID
10 17 (4.37%) Spring
11 16 (4.11%) LAMP
11 16 (4.11%) Middleware
12 15 (3.86%) .NET
13 14 (3.60%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.08%) CSS
14 12 (3.08%) OAuth
15 10 (2.57%) Node.js
16 9 (2.31%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.31%) EntireX
17 8 (2.06%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.08%) PKI
2 45 (11.57%) Data Centre
3 40 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.91%) Replication
5 20 (5.14%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.37%) Clustering
6 17 (4.37%) CMDB
7 13 (3.34%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.31%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.06%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.06%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.06%) User Experience
11 7 (1.80%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.54%) CESG
13 4 (1.03%) DataPower
13 4 (1.03%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 171 (43.96%) Linux
2 145 (37.28%) Windows
3 103 (26.48%) Unix
4 78 (20.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (14.14%) Windows Server
6 43 (11.05%) CentOS
7 31 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (6.17%) Ubuntu
10 22 (5.66%) Windows 10
11 19 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (4.11%) Debian
13 12 (3.08%) Mac OS X
13 12 (3.08%) Solaris
14 10 (2.57%) Windows 7
15 9 (2.31%) AIX
16 7 (1.80%) HPUX
17 4 (1.03%) DC/OS
17 4 (1.03%) Fedora
17 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (16.20%) DevOps
3 54 (13.88%) Migration
4 49 (12.60%) Configuration Management
5 48 (12.34%) ITIL
6 38 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (7.97%) Identity Access Management
7 31 (7.97%) Information Security
8 26 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (5.14%) Server Virtualisation
10 19 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (4.88%) Identity Management
10 19 (4.88%) Refactoring
11 18 (4.63%) Incident Management
11 18 (4.63%) Service Management
12 17 (4.37%) Analytics
12 17 (4.37%) High Availability
12 17 (4.37%) Open Source
12 17 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (4.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (19.79%) Java
2 73 (18.77%) PowerShell
3 65 (16.71%) SQL
4 63 (16.20%) Python
5 49 (12.60%) Bash Shell
6 36 (9.25%) Shell Script
7 32 (8.23%) JavaScript
8 23 (5.91%) Perl
9 22 (5.66%) Ruby
10 16 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.08%) PHP
12 11 (2.83%) C
12 11 (2.83%) Korn
13 10 (2.57%) BeanShell
13 10 (2.57%) C#
14 9 (2.31%) Groovy
15 6 (1.54%) VBA
16 5 (1.29%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.03%) C++
17 4 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 62 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.63%) Degree
4 13 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.29%) MCSE
6 5 (1.29%) RHCE
7 4 (1.03%) CISSP
8 3 (0.77%) ISEB
8 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.51%) CISM
9 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.51%) MCSA
9 2 (0.51%) OSCP
9 2 (0.51%) SANS
10 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.60%) QA
2 9 (2.31%) SLA
3 7 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.03%) PA-DSS
5 4 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.77%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 168 (43.19%) Active Directory
2 42 (10.80%) Docker
3 39 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.14%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.63%) Samba
6 17 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.86%) NFS
8 13 (3.34%) KVM
9 12 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (2.06%) vSphere
11 7 (1.80%) HDFS
12 6 (1.54%) iptables
12 6 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (1.29%) vCloud
14 4 (1.03%) Firmware
14 4 (1.03%) Gluster
14 4 (1.03%) Postfix
14 4 (1.03%) Squid
14 4 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 75 (19.28%) Ansible
2 48 (12.34%) Single Sign-On
3 43 (11.05%) Puppet
4 32 (8.23%) SCCM
5 24 (6.17%) SCOM
6 17 (4.37%) Terraform
7 16 (4.11%) CA Single Sign-On
8 15 (3.86%) BladeLogic
9 13 (3.34%) Kubernetes
10 11 (2.83%) HAProxy
10 11 (2.83%) Red Hat Satellite
11 10 (2.57%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (2.31%) Nagios
13 8 (2.06%) Oozie
14 7 (1.80%) Grafana
14 7 (1.80%) Kibana
14 7 (1.80%) Nessus
15 6 (1.54%) Tivoli
15 6 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (23.14%) Oracle
2 82 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 82 (21.08%) Red Hat
3 74 (19.02%) VMware
4 43 (11.05%) ServiceNow
5 24 (6.17%) IBM
6 23 (5.91%) Cisco
7 16 (4.11%) HP
8 13 (3.34%) Citrix
8 13 (3.34%) ForgeRock
8 13 (3.34%) McAfee
9 12 (3.08%) SaltStack
9 12 (3.08%) Veritas
10 11 (2.83%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.83%) Cloudera
11 10 (2.57%) BMC
12 9 (2.31%) NetApp
12 9 (2.31%) Splunk
12 9 (2.31%) Sun
13 8 (2.06%) Dell