Period
to 25 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Kerberos skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kerberos over the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Kerberos
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 452 689 634
Rank change year-on-year +237 -55 -49
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 105 113 273
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 1.01% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 182
Median daily rate £514 £538 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.42% -6.52% +4.55%
10th Percentile £347 £425 £409
90th Percentile £603 £644 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £473 £440
% change year-on-year +16.45% +7.39% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.50 - -

Kerberos is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,736 11,136 13,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 13.57% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,709 6,654 8,008
Median daily rate £438 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £190 £200
90th Percentile £613 £600 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 641 623
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +25.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.54 £13.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £60.93 £53.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% +18.42% +5.44%

Kerberos
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kerberos as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kerberos over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Kerberos over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kerberos within the UK over the 6 months to 25 November 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
England +214 56 £500 -6.98% 7
UK excluding London +251 50 £550 +16.45% 5
London +134 35 £506 -7.95% 3
Work from Home -103 32 £514 +2.75%
Scotland +92 28 £575 - 1
North of England +115 10 £313 -43.18%
South East +162 9 £508 +6.84% 2
North West +87 9 £312 -43.96%
South West +93 1 £625 +30.89%
Yorkshire +60 1 £450 -
Wales +40 1 £700 +30.23%
East of England - 1 £360 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Kerberos 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 with a requirement for Kerberos.

1 68 (64.76%) Active Directory
2 61 (58.10%) LDAP
3 55 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 44 (41.90%) DNS
5 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 37 (35.24%) Replication
7 36 (34.29%) X.500
7 36 (34.29%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 35 (33.33%) SQL
9 34 (32.38%) PKI
10 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
11 29 (27.62%) Linux
12 28 (26.67%) High Availability
13 27 (25.71%) AWS
13 27 (25.71%) Oracle
14 25 (23.81%) DevOps
15 24 (22.86%) DV Cleared
16 22 (20.95%) Windows
16 22 (20.95%) Ansible
17 21 (20.00%) Python
17 21 (20.00%) Finance
18 20 (19.05%) Unix
19 19 (18.10%) TCP/IP
19 19 (18.10%) Azure
20 18 (17.14%) Docker
21 17 (16.19%) Performance Tuning
21 17 (16.19%) Kubernetes
21 17 (16.19%) SSL
22 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (15.24%) Windows Server

Kerberos
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (9.52%) Confluence
1 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.62%) Apache
3 7 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.71%) IIS
5 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.81%) nginx
7 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.90%) CMS
9 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.71%) AWS
2 19 (18.10%) Azure
3 14 (13.33%) GitHub
4 11 (10.48%) PaaS
4 11 (10.48%) SaaS
5 10 (9.52%) GCP
6 8 (7.62%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (7.62%) IaaS
7 5 (4.76%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.90%) NuGet
8 2 (1.90%) Office 365
8 2 (1.90%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 44 (41.90%) DNS
2 36 (34.29%) X.500
3 19 (18.10%) TCP/IP
4 17 (16.19%) SSL
5 12 (11.43%) IPsec
6 5 (4.76%) DHCP
6 5 (4.76%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.86%) Firewall
7 3 (2.86%) HTTP
7 3 (2.86%) Internet
7 3 (2.86%) Intranet
7 3 (2.86%) SMTP
8 2 (1.90%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.90%) SNMP
8 2 (1.90%) WAN
9 1 (0.95%) IPv4
9 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.95%) SAN
9 1 (0.95%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.57%) OLTP
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.62%) Big Data
3 8 (7.62%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.71%) MariaDB
5 6 (5.71%) MySQL
6 5 (4.76%) HBase
6 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.81%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.90%) Flink
9 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Subversion
2 10 (9.52%) JIRA
3 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.76%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.86%) JMeter
6 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.90%) FishEye
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.90%) Postman
7 2 (1.90%) REST Assured
7 2 (1.90%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.95%) GitLab
8 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.95%) Serena SBM
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.90%) International Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.24%) Consultant
2 13 (12.38%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (8.57%) DBA
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (8.57%) Product Owner
3 9 (8.57%) Security Consultant
3 9 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (8.57%) Senior Product Owner
3 9 (8.57%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (5.71%) Administrator
4 6 (5.71%) Developer
4 6 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) Architect
5 5 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) Site Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) Active Directory Specialist
6 4 (3.81%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (3.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (58.10%) LDAP
2 15 (14.29%) OAuth
3 14 (13.33%) SAML
4 12 (11.43%) OpenID
5 11 (10.48%) OAuth2
5 11 (10.48%) XACML
6 9 (8.57%) .NET
7 6 (5.71%) Node.js
8 5 (4.76%) .NET Core
8 5 (4.76%) Kafka
9 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.81%) CSS
9 4 (3.81%) CSS3
9 4 (3.81%) Dapper ORM
9 4 (3.81%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (3.81%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (3.81%) Middleware
9 4 (3.81%) RxJS
9 4 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.24%) Replication
2 34 (32.38%) PKI
3 14 (13.33%) Clustering
4 11 (10.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.81%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Wiki
9 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Linux
2 22 (20.95%) Windows
3 20 (19.05%) Unix
4 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
5 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.81%) Solaris
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) High Availability
2 25 (23.81%) DevOps
3 17 (16.19%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.33%) Change Management
6 13 (12.38%) Test Automation
7 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.48%) Product Roadmap
8 11 (10.48%) Security Architecture
9 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (8.57%) Security Patching
11 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.62%) Identity Management
12 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (6.67%) Open Source
13 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.71%) Microservices
13 6 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (20.00%) Python
3 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 13 (12.38%) Bash Shell
4 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.57%) C#
6 7 (6.67%) Java
7 5 (4.76%) Perl
8 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.81%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.86%) Java 8
10 2 (1.90%) Groovy
11 1 (0.95%) C-shell
11 1 (0.95%) Go
11 1 (0.95%) Korn
11 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 24 (22.86%) DV Cleared
4 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (14.29%) MCSE
6 2 (1.90%) Degree
7 1 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.95%) OCP
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (64.76%) Active Directory
2 36 (34.29%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 18 (17.14%) Docker
4 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (10.48%) RACF
5 11 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (8.57%) Oracle Clusterware
6 9 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.86%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.90%) HDFS
8 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.95%) Samba
9 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Ansible
2 17 (16.19%) Kubernetes
3 14 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
3 14 (13.33%) Terraform
4 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (10.48%) Puppet
6 10 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (8.57%) Data Guard
7 9 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (3.81%) BladeLogic
8 4 (3.81%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (3.81%) SCOM
9 3 (2.86%) Control-M
9 3 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.90%) logstash
10 2 (1.90%) OSSEC
10 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.95%) Consul
Vendors
1 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.71%) Oracle
3 15 (14.29%) VMware
4 11 (10.48%) HP
5 10 (9.52%) SaltStack
6 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.71%) Sybase
7 4 (3.81%) Altiris
7 4 (3.81%) Splunk
8 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.86%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.90%) Centrify
9 2 (1.90%) CommVault
9 2 (1.90%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.90%) Informatica
9 2 (1.90%) MapR
9 2 (1.90%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.90%) NetApp
10 1 (0.95%) BT
10 1 (0.95%) Symantec