Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 518 419 502
Rank change year-on-year -99 +83 -30
Contract jobs citing LDAP 250 133 234
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.24% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 86 158
10th Percentile £388 £338 £325
25th Percentile £450 £410 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £498 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.54% -5.24% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £563 £579
90th Percentile £688 £600 £638
UK median daily rate £549 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.75% -4.76% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
10th Percentile - - £23.25
25th Percentile - £57.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate - £60.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year - +51.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile - £63.25 £45.00
90th Percentile - - £47.25
UK median hourly rate - £66.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +55.29% -

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 19,766 10,739 19,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.30% 30.75% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,687 7,697 14,192
10th Percentile £381 £318 £331
25th Percentile £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +1.01%
75th Percentile £650 £585 £575
90th Percentile £749 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £480 £493
% change year-on-year +14.58% -2.54% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 126 174
10th Percentile £21.00 £24.50 £18.77
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.41 £33.44
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.95
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.15% +11.99%
75th Percentile £67.00 £57.50 £53.21
90th Percentile £77.24 £62.02 £78.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.40
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.02% +10.48%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -104 136 £550 +10.00% 22
South East -77 21 £434 -3.63% 4
East of England -29 20 £475 +26.67% 1
North of England -45 17 £530 +17.78% 21
South West -53 13 £475 -9.52% 3
Midlands -69 13 £450 +12.50% 12
West Midlands -57 11 £428 +6.88% 7
Yorkshire -26 10 £530 +17.78% 9
North West -36 7 £700 +55.56% 11
East Midlands -28 2 £475 - 5
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 144 (57.60%) Active Directory
2 95 (38.00%) Azure
3 94 (37.60%) Windows
4 90 (36.00%) Linux
5 77 (30.80%) Kerberos
6 69 (27.60%) SAML
7 65 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 65 (26.00%) AWS
8 62 (24.80%) DNS
8 62 (24.80%) DevOps
9 54 (21.60%) Single Sign-On
10 50 (20.00%) Social Skills
11 47 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (17.60%) Web Services
12 44 (17.60%) Python
13 43 (17.20%) Oracle
13 43 (17.20%) Migration
14 42 (16.80%) PowerShell
15 40 (16.00%) VMware
16 39 (15.60%) JIRA
17 36 (14.40%) REST
18 35 (14.00%) TCP/IP
18 35 (14.00%) Windows Server
18 35 (14.00%) GCP
19 34 (13.60%) Ansible
19 34 (13.60%) Replication
20 33 (13.20%) OAuth
20 33 (13.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
21 32 (12.80%) Azure Active Directory
21 32 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (8.80%) Apache
2 20 (8.00%) Confluence
3 13 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.00%) IIS
5 6 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (2.40%) nginx
5 6 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.00%) JBoss
6 5 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.80%) CICS
8 2 (0.80%) CMS
8 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.80%) PowerExchange
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 95 (38.00%) Azure
2 65 (26.00%) AWS
3 35 (14.00%) GCP
4 32 (12.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (10.40%) GitHub
6 20 (8.00%) Microsoft 365
6 20 (8.00%) PaaS
7 17 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (6.40%) SaaS
9 15 (6.00%) Nutanix
10 14 (5.60%) IaaS
11 8 (3.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (2.80%) Azure Monitor
13 6 (2.40%) Serverless
14 5 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (1.60%) OpenShift
16 3 (1.20%) Apigee
16 3 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (1.20%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 77 (30.80%) Kerberos
2 62 (24.80%) DNS
3 35 (14.00%) TCP/IP
4 29 (11.60%) Firewall
5 28 (11.20%) SSL
6 23 (9.20%) HTTP
7 18 (7.20%) DHCP
7 18 (7.20%) SNMP
8 16 (6.40%) HTTPS
9 13 (5.20%) VPN
10 12 (4.80%) SAN
10 12 (4.80%) SMTP
10 12 (4.80%) SSH
11 11 (4.40%) Network Security
12 10 (4.00%) X.500
13 9 (3.60%) NAS
14 7 (2.80%) FTP
14 7 (2.80%) IPsec
15 5 (2.00%) Internet
15 5 (2.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.20%) MySQL
2 22 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.60%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.00%) PowerCenter
9 4 (1.60%) Big Data
10 3 (1.20%) DTS
10 3 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.80%) DB2
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.80%) Redis
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 39 (15.60%) JIRA
2 25 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.80%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.40%) Subversion
5 18 (7.20%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.20%) GitLab
7 5 (2.00%) JMeter
8 4 (1.60%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.60%) Serena SBM
9 3 (1.20%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.20%) Maven
9 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.80%) JUnit
10 2 (0.80%) NWDS
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.80%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.40%) Mockito
11 1 (0.40%) Toad
11 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 31 (12.40%) Banking
3 25 (10.00%) Finance
4 9 (3.60%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.20%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (2.40%) Retail
7 4 (1.60%) Advertising
7 4 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.20%) International Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
8 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (15.20%) Architect
2 29 (11.60%) Administrator
3 22 (8.80%) Developer
4 17 (6.80%) Active Directory Engineer
5 15 (6.00%) Consultant
6 13 (5.20%) DBA
7 9 (3.60%) Analyst
7 9 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (3.60%) LDAP Engineer
7 9 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.20%) Server Engineer
8 8 (3.20%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (3.20%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (2.80%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (2.80%) Security Architect
9 7 (2.80%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 7 (2.80%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.60%) SAML
2 44 (17.60%) Web Services
3 36 (14.40%) REST
4 33 (13.20%) OAuth
5 31 (12.40%) XML
6 27 (10.80%) SOAP
7 23 (9.20%) JSON
8 21 (8.40%) OpenID
9 19 (7.60%) HTML
9 19 (7.60%) OAuth2
10 14 (5.60%) JWT
10 14 (5.60%) Middleware
11 13 (5.20%) CSS
11 13 (5.20%) JDBC
12 12 (4.80%) WebAuthn
13 11 (4.40%) SailPoint
13 11 (4.40%) SPNEGO
14 10 (4.00%) FIDO
14 10 (4.00%) Spring
15 8 (3.20%) JSON Web Signature
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.60%) Replication
2 22 (8.80%) PKI
3 21 (8.40%) Clustering
4 11 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.20%) CMDB
7 7 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.40%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.60%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
10 4 (1.60%) NHS
11 3 (1.20%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.20%) User Experience
11 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.20%) YubiKey
12 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.60%) Windows
2 90 (36.00%) Linux
3 35 (14.00%) Windows Server
4 27 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (10.80%) Unix
5 24 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.00%) Solaris
7 14 (5.60%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (5.20%) Ubuntu
9 10 (4.00%) CentOS
10 9 (3.60%) SUSE
11 8 (3.20%) Mac OS
11 8 (3.20%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (2.00%) AIX
13 4 (1.60%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.80%) DevOps
2 47 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.20%) Migration
4 32 (12.80%) Configuration Management
5 28 (11.20%) Change Management
6 25 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (9.20%) High Availability
7 23 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (8.80%) Identity Management
9 21 (8.40%) Data Security
9 21 (8.40%) ITIL
10 20 (8.00%) CI/CD
10 20 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
11 18 (7.20%) Infrastructure as Code
12 17 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 16 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (5.60%) Analytics
14 14 (5.60%) ITSM
15 13 (5.20%) Project Delivery
15 13 (5.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.60%) Python
2 42 (16.80%) PowerShell
3 30 (12.00%) SQL
4 29 (11.60%) Java
5 28 (11.20%) JavaScript
6 20 (8.00%) Perl
7 18 (7.20%) Bash
8 9 (3.60%) C#
8 9 (3.60%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.20%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.80%) VBScript
11 6 (2.40%) PHP
11 6 (2.40%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.40%) VBA
12 4 (1.60%) Ruby
13 3 (1.20%) C
13 3 (1.20%) Go
13 3 (1.20%) Groovy
14 2 (0.80%) ABAP
14 2 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.00%) Degree
4 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.40%) MCSE
6 5 (2.00%) CISSP
6 5 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.60%) RHCE
8 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.20%) LPIC
8 3 (1.20%) RHCT
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) GIAC
9 1 (0.40%) IISP
9 1 (0.40%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.40%) GDPR
1 16 (6.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.60%) RMADS
3 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.20%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) NIST
System Software
1 144 (57.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.60%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 21 (8.40%) Docker
5 18 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.80%) NFS
7 10 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (3.20%) OpenAM
8 8 (3.20%) OpenIDM
8 8 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.40%) vSphere
10 5 (2.00%) Samba
11 4 (1.60%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.20%) Firmware
12 3 (1.20%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.80%) etcd
13 2 (0.80%) RACF
13 2 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.80%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 54 (21.60%) Single Sign-On
2 34 (13.60%) Ansible
3 33 (13.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 27 (10.80%) Terraform
5 23 (9.20%) Kubernetes
6 17 (6.80%) Puppet
7 13 (5.20%) Tivoli
8 11 (4.40%) Control-M
8 11 (4.40%) QRadar
9 10 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (3.60%) Netcool
10 9 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (3.20%) Data Guard
11 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (3.20%) SCCM
12 6 (2.40%) HAProxy
12 6 (2.40%) Prometheus
13 5 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 65 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.20%) Oracle
3 40 (16.00%) VMware
4 31 (12.40%) ServiceNow
5 27 (10.80%) Red Hat
6 25 (10.00%) Google
7 23 (9.20%) IBM
8 18 (7.20%) CyberArk
9 17 (6.80%) Cisco
10 16 (6.40%) Splunk
11 15 (6.00%) Atlassian
11 15 (6.00%) ForgeRock
12 13 (5.20%) EMC
13 12 (4.80%) Citrix
14 11 (4.40%) Okta
14 11 (4.40%) Qualys
15 10 (4.00%) BMC
16 9 (3.60%) Sun
16 9 (3.60%) Sybase
17 8 (3.20%) Dell