Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 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.

Kerberos
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 604 724
Rank change year-on-year -19 +120 +72
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 256 245 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 1.72% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 179 103
UK median daily rate £519 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.28% +12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £280 £309 £263
90th Percentile £663 £656 £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £313
% change year-on-year +17.65% +8.80% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
UK median hourly rate £21.95 - £24.23
10th Percentile £13.00 - £20.40
90th Percentile £30.34 - £26.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.95 - -

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 13,354 14,277 14,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.15% 14.87% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,240 8,698 8,726
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 762 812
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -8.56% -2.27% -

Kerberos
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kerberos.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kerberos over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kerberos.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kerberos over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Top 15 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 21 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
England +2 244 £525 +16.67% 13
London -5 129 £550 +4.76% 5
UK excluding London -12 123 £400 +17.65% 9
South East -11 42 £398 +16.91% 1
Midlands +18 30 £280 -17.65% 2
South West +15 26 £525 +19.32% 1
East Midlands +27 22 £280 -15.15%
North of England +5 14 £433 +27.21% 1
West Midlands +1 8 £201 -41.03% 2
North West +9 7 £625 +38.89% 1
Wales +4 6 £488 -27.78%
Yorkshire 0 6 £363 -23.68%
Scotland -40 3 - - 1
East of England -9 2 £470 - 3
North East +21 1 £490 +44.12%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 128 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 127 (49.61%) Linux
3 96 (37.50%) LDAP
3 96 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 94 (36.72%) Big Data
5 92 (35.94%) Apache Spark
6 85 (33.20%) Java
7 82 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (30.86%) Kafka
9 74 (28.91%) Windows
10 65 (25.39%) HBase
11 64 (25.00%) HDFS
12 63 (24.61%) Security Cleared
13 60 (23.44%) Hortonworks
14 57 (22.27%) Microsoft
15 53 (20.70%) DNS
15 53 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (20.70%) Ansible
16 50 (19.53%) Network Security
17 49 (19.14%) SC Cleared
17 49 (19.14%) Docker
18 45 (17.58%) Unix
19 44 (17.19%) Apache Solr
20 43 (16.80%) PowerShell
20 43 (16.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 43 (16.80%) Apache Hive
21 41 (16.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
21 41 (16.02%) Git (software)
21 41 (16.02%) Hadoop YARN
21 41 (16.02%) Spring

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 92 (35.94%) Apache Spark
2 44 (17.19%) Apache Solr
3 32 (12.50%) Apache
4 18 (7.03%) Confluence
5 9 (3.52%) IIS
5 9 (3.52%) nginx
6 8 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.95%) SAS
8 5 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.56%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.78%) JBoss
11 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.39%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.42%) Office 365
3 8 (3.13%) GitHub
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.78%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.70%) DNS
2 50 (19.53%) Network Security
3 37 (14.45%) SSL
4 32 (12.50%) Firewall
5 25 (9.77%) TCP/IP
6 23 (8.98%) DHCP
7 22 (8.59%) IPsec
8 10 (3.91%) Internet
9 8 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.56%) DMZ
10 4 (1.56%) FTP
10 4 (1.56%) GSM
10 4 (1.56%) LAN
10 4 (1.56%) MPLS
10 4 (1.56%) PABX
10 4 (1.56%) PBX
10 4 (1.56%) VoIP
10 4 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 94 (36.72%) Big Data
3 65 (25.39%) HBase
4 43 (16.80%) Apache Hive
5 18 (7.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.47%) SQL Server
8 13 (5.08%) Impala
9 11 (4.30%) MySQL
9 11 (4.30%) NoSQL
10 10 (3.91%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.73%) Sqoop
12 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.95%) Cloudera CDH
13 5 (1.95%) InfluxDB
13 5 (1.95%) OpenTSDB
14 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.56%) DataStax
14 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (1.17%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 41 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 38 (14.84%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.81%) JIRA
3 20 (7.81%) Maven
4 13 (5.08%) Cucumber
4 13 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (4.69%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.34%) GitLab
6 6 (2.34%) Gradle
7 5 (1.95%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.56%) Metasploit
9 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.78%) Hudson
10 2 (0.78%) Subversion
11 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.39%) JUnit
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.39%) Toad
11 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (15.23%) Finance
2 16 (6.25%) Banking
3 8 (3.13%) Publishing
4 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Front Office
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (20.31%) Developer
2 44 (17.19%) Consultant
3 30 (11.72%) Architect
4 29 (11.33%) Administrator
5 24 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 20 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.64%) Data Engineer
7 17 (6.64%) Hadoop Administrator
8 16 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
9 15 (5.86%) Apache Spark Developer
9 15 (5.86%) Data Architect
10 13 (5.08%) Big Data Developer
10 13 (5.08%) Hadoop Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) Active Directory Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) Hadoop Consultant
12 11 (4.30%) Big Data Architect
13 10 (3.91%) Active Directory Specialist
13 10 (3.91%) Big Data Consultant
13 10 (3.91%) Data Consultant
14 8 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (37.50%) LDAP
2 79 (30.86%) Kafka
3 41 (16.02%) Spring
4 40 (15.63%) Spring Boot
5 34 (13.28%) REST
6 31 (12.11%) Web Services
7 20 (7.81%) RESTful
8 17 (6.64%) Spark Streaming
9 16 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (5.86%) Spring Integration
11 12 (4.69%) Drools
12 10 (3.91%) LAMP
12 10 (3.91%) SAML
13 7 (2.73%) XML
14 6 (2.34%) Apache Camel
15 5 (1.95%) Sensu
16 4 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
16 4 (1.56%) Hibernate
16 4 (1.56%) HTML
16 4 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.89%) PKI
2 32 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.42%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (5.08%) Clustering
6 12 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.52%) Replication
8 6 (2.34%) User Experience
9 4 (1.56%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.17%) Life Science
11 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.39%) Fintech
12 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.39%) NHS
12 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 127 (49.61%) Linux
2 74 (28.91%) Windows
3 45 (17.58%) Unix
4 43 (16.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (15.23%) Windows Server
6 26 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (9.77%) CentOS
8 24 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (5.08%) Windows 10
11 11 (4.30%) Scientific Linux
12 4 (1.56%) HPUX
12 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.17%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.39%) Debian
14 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (16.02%) Migration
4 39 (15.23%) DevOps
5 34 (13.28%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (10.94%) Microservices
7 26 (10.16%) Coaching
8 25 (9.77%) Server Virtualisation
9 24 (9.38%) Data Architecture
9 24 (9.38%) Security Architecture
10 22 (8.59%) Mentoring
10 22 (8.59%) TDD
11 21 (8.20%) Change Management
12 20 (7.81%) Data Science
13 18 (7.03%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (7.03%) ITIL
14 17 (6.64%) Configuration Management
15 16 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.20%) Java
2 43 (16.80%) PowerShell
3 40 (15.63%) Python
4 34 (13.28%) SQL
5 16 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 15 (5.86%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.52%) Perl
8 7 (2.73%) Scala
9 6 (2.34%) C
9 6 (2.34%) C#
10 5 (1.95%) C++
10 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.56%) Gremlin
12 3 (1.17%) Fortran
12 3 (1.17%) VB
13 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.78%) VBScript
14 1 (0.39%) ES6
14 1 (0.39%) R
14 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (24.61%) Security Cleared
2 49 (19.14%) SC Cleared
3 30 (11.72%) Degree
4 10 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.95%) MCSE
5 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.78%) CISM
6 2 (0.78%) CISSP
6 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.78%) OSCP
6 2 (0.78%) SANS
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.52%) QA
2 6 (2.34%) SLA
3 4 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 96 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 64 (25.00%) HDFS
3 49 (19.14%) Docker
4 41 (16.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 21 (8.20%) Apache Flume
6 18 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.91%) Hyper-V
9 8 (3.13%) NFS
10 7 (2.73%) Samba
10 7 (2.73%) vSphere
11 5 (1.95%) iptables
12 4 (1.56%) Postfix
12 4 (1.56%) Squid
13 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.17%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.78%) IAG
14 2 (0.78%) OpenDJ
14 2 (0.78%) OpenIDM
14 2 (0.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (20.70%) Ansible
2 41 (16.02%) Hadoop YARN
3 27 (10.55%) Kubernetes
4 26 (10.16%) Oozie
5 23 (8.98%) SCCM
6 21 (8.20%) SCOM
7 19 (7.42%) Ambari
7 19 (7.42%) Terraform
8 14 (5.47%) Apache Slider
9 13 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
10 11 (4.30%) Puppet
11 6 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.95%) CA Single Sign-On
12 5 (1.95%) Mesos
12 5 (1.95%) Salt
13 4 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (1.56%) Nessus
13 4 (1.56%) NetBackup
13 4 (1.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 60 (23.44%) Hortonworks
2 57 (22.27%) Microsoft
3 39 (15.23%) Red Hat
4 22 (8.59%) Cloudera
5 19 (7.42%) VMware
6 16 (6.25%) Oracle
7 15 (5.86%) McAfee
8 8 (3.13%) SaltStack
9 7 (2.73%) HP
10 6 (2.34%) Symantec
11 5 (1.95%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.95%) IBM
11 5 (1.95%) Splunk
11 5 (1.95%) Tableau
12 4 (1.56%) Cisco
12 4 (1.56%) NEC
13 3 (1.17%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.17%) Altiris
13 3 (1.17%) CA
13 3 (1.17%) Talend