Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 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)
England > London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 358 437 437
Rank change year-on-year +79 0 -106
Contract jobs citing LDAP 112 192 206
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 1.21% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 134 130
Median daily rate £525 £541 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -1.59% +10.00%
10th Percentile £380 £350 £360
90th Percentile £660 £763 £650
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,453 15,906 16,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.42% 37.16% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,806 11,932 12,925
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 119
Median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -4.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £25.72 £24.11 £20.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.23%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in London

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LDAP in London.

Daily rate trend for LDAP in London

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LDAP in London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for LDAP in London

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LDAP in London.

Hourly rate trend for LDAP in London

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the London region over the 6 months to 6 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
Central London +81 21 £513 +2.50% 6
South London +16 8 £463 -11.48% 2
West London +42 6 £525 -
East London - 2 £625 -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 6 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 London region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
2 45 (40.18%) Azure
3 42 (37.50%) Linux
4 40 (35.71%) AWS
5 34 (30.36%) Single Sign-On
6 33 (29.46%) DevOps
7 32 (28.57%) Windows
8 28 (25.00%) Firewall
9 27 (24.11%) PowerShell
10 25 (22.32%) Python
10 25 (22.32%) SQL
10 25 (22.32%) Public Sector
11 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 24 (21.43%) Migration
12 23 (20.54%) Java
12 23 (20.54%) DNS
12 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
13 21 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
13 21 (18.75%) Unix
14 20 (17.86%) MySQL
14 20 (17.86%) Finance
14 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (17.86%) Hadoop
14 20 (17.86%) Bash Shell
15 19 (16.96%) SAML
16 17 (15.18%) SSL
16 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
16 17 (15.18%) Identity Access Management

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.25%) Apache
2 7 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.36%) Confluence
3 6 (5.36%) SAS
4 3 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Drupal
6 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.89%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (40.18%) Azure
2 40 (35.71%) AWS
3 10 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (7.14%) GCP
5 7 (6.25%) IaaS
5 7 (6.25%) Office 365
5 7 (6.25%) PaaS
6 4 (3.57%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.68%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.68%) SaaS
8 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.89%) Apigee
9 1 (0.89%) G Suite
9 1 (0.89%) GitHub
9 1 (0.89%) Heroku
9 1 (0.89%) Slack
9 1 (0.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.00%) Firewall
2 23 (20.54%) DNS
3 17 (15.18%) SSL
4 15 (13.39%) Kerberos
5 11 (9.82%) Network Security
6 10 (8.93%) VPN
7 8 (7.14%) HTTP
8 6 (5.36%) HTTPS
8 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.46%) DHCP
9 5 (4.46%) LAN
9 5 (4.46%) SMTP
9 5 (4.46%) SSH
10 4 (3.57%) SAN
10 4 (3.57%) WAN
11 3 (2.68%) DKIM
11 3 (2.68%) DMARC
11 3 (2.68%) Internet
11 3 (2.68%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.79%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 20 (17.86%) MySQL
3 15 (13.39%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.71%) Big Data
4 12 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.93%) HBase
6 9 (8.04%) Sqoop
7 7 (6.25%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.57%) Flink
9 4 (3.57%) JanusGraph
10 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.79%) Redis
10 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 8 (7.14%) JIRA
3 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.57%) GitLab
5 4 (3.57%) Maven
6 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.68%) JUnit
6 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.79%) Subversion
8 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.89%) CF BOSH
8 1 (0.89%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.89%) Mocha
8 1 (0.89%) Serena SBM
8 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (22.32%) Public Sector
2 20 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.32%) Architect
2 14 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Administrator
4 12 (10.71%) Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Consultant
6 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) SailPoint Architect
8 6 (5.36%) SAS Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) Active Directory Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.57%) Active Directory Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) Data Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.96%) SAML
2 16 (14.29%) Web Services
3 11 (9.82%) SailPoint
4 9 (8.04%) OAuth
4 9 (8.04%) SOAP
5 8 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (7.14%) REST
5 8 (7.14%) XML
6 7 (6.25%) ADSI
6 7 (6.25%) HTML
7 6 (5.36%) JSP
7 6 (5.36%) Servlets
7 6 (5.36%) SPML
8 5 (4.46%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.46%) Kafka
8 5 (4.46%) Middleware
8 5 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.57%) .NET
9 4 (3.57%) ODBC
9 4 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.71%) PKI
3 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.25%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.46%) Cloud Native
7 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.57%) Clustering
8 3 (2.68%) Blog
9 2 (1.79%) DataPower
9 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.89%) NHS
10 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.50%) Linux
2 32 (28.57%) Windows
3 21 (18.75%) Unix
4 13 (11.61%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.36%) AIX
8 6 (5.36%) Mac OS X
8 6 (5.36%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.46%) CentOS
9 5 (4.46%) Solaris
10 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.89%) Android
12 1 (0.89%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) DevOps
2 24 (21.43%) Migration
3 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.18%) Identity Access Management
5 16 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 16 (14.29%) Workflow
6 15 (13.39%) Open Source
7 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
8 12 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.82%) ITIL
9 11 (9.82%) Microservices
9 11 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (9.82%) Service Management
9 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.93%) High Availability
10 10 (8.93%) Protective Monitoring
11 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (7.14%) Project Management
12 8 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) PowerShell
2 25 (22.32%) Python
2 25 (22.32%) SQL
3 23 (20.54%) Java
4 20 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.82%) Perl
6 11 (9.82%) Ruby
7 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.25%) XPath
8 5 (4.46%) C#
9 4 (3.57%) BeanShell
9 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.68%) Scala
10 3 (2.68%) VB
11 1 (0.89%) C
11 1 (0.89%) Groovy
11 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 5 (4.46%) SAS Certification
4 3 (2.68%) CISSP
4 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.79%) CISM
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.89%) CCSP
6 1 (0.89%) CISA
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.89%) MCSA
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) NIST
4 1 (0.89%) GDPR
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.89%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) Docker
3 9 (8.04%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.25%) HDFS
6 5 (4.46%) KVM
6 5 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.57%) IAG
7 4 (3.57%) iptables
8 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.89%) NFS
8 1 (0.89%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.89%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (30.36%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (11.61%) Terraform
3 11 (9.82%) Ansible
3 11 (9.82%) Kibana
3 11 (9.82%) Puppet
4 10 (8.93%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (6.25%) Grafana
6 6 (5.36%) Ambari
6 6 (5.36%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (5.36%) Oozie
7 4 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (3.57%) logstash
7 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.57%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.57%) yum
8 2 (1.79%) Salt
8 2 (1.79%) SCCM
8 2 (1.79%) SCOM
9 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle
3 11 (9.82%) ServiceNow
4 10 (8.93%) Cloudera
4 10 (8.93%) Sun
4 10 (8.93%) VMware
5 9 (8.04%) IBM
6 8 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.14%) SAP
7 7 (6.25%) Hortonworks
7 7 (6.25%) Splunk
7 7 (6.25%) Sybase
8 6 (5.36%) CA
8 6 (5.36%) HP
8 6 (5.36%) Novell
8 6 (5.36%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco
9 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.68%) Google
10 3 (2.68%) Informatica