Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 577 681
Rank change year-on-year -36 +104 +64
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 298 311 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 2.30% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 192 166
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +57.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £385 £327 £263
90th Percentile £676 £700 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £340
% change year-on-year +6.58% +17.28% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £21.95 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.15% -45.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £13.95 £40.00
% change year-on-year +174.14% -65.12% -

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 13,617 13,543 16,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.20% 13.65% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,209 8,258 9,981
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £220
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 729 838
UK median hourly rate £19.19 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -20.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.20 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.65% -23.50% +25.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 2018.

Contractor 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 16 October 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 -7 290 £550 - 11
London +5 196 £600 +8.99% 8
UK excluding London -62 96 £425 +6.58% 3
South West +7 31 £506 -19.00%
South East -16 29 £438 +9.38% 1
Midlands -21 16 £338 +20.54% 1
West Midlands -18 13 £325 +90.90%
Yorkshire -22 8 £390 -17.89%
North of England -25 8 £390 -17.89% 1
East of England -22 7 £355 -
Scotland -29 5 £463 +7.75%
East Midlands -13 3 £350 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 160 (53.69%) LDAP
2 127 (42.62%) SAML
3 110 (36.91%) Linux
4 104 (34.90%) Java
5 99 (33.22%) Active Directory
6 84 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (27.85%) Windows
7 83 (27.85%) Ansible
8 79 (26.51%) Hadoop
9 74 (24.83%) Single Sign-On
10 69 (23.15%) Microsoft
11 67 (22.48%) Finance
12 65 (21.81%) PKI
13 64 (21.48%) Apache Spark
14 62 (20.81%) Big Data
15 61 (20.47%) Kafka
16 58 (19.46%) SSL
17 57 (19.13%) DevOps
18 55 (18.46%) Identity Management
19 54 (18.12%) Unix
20 51 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
21 49 (16.44%) Security Cleared
22 48 (16.11%) HBase
22 48 (16.11%) CA Single Sign-On
23 44 (14.77%) SQL
24 43 (14.43%) Red Hat
24 43 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
25 42 (14.09%) SC Cleared
26 40 (13.42%) DNS
26 40 (13.42%) .NET

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 64 (21.48%) Apache Spark
2 39 (13.09%) Apache
3 31 (10.40%) Apache Solr
3 31 (10.40%) IIS
4 26 (8.72%) SharePoint
5 22 (7.38%) Confluence
6 21 (7.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (6.71%) Tomcat
8 18 (6.04%) nginx
9 10 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (2.68%) K2 blackpearl
11 7 (2.35%) SAS
12 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
13 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.34%) JBoss
13 4 (1.34%) Skype for Business
14 3 (1.01%) CICS
14 3 (1.01%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.67%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.36%) Office 365
5 10 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (3.02%) IaaS
7 8 (2.68%) PaaS
8 5 (1.68%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.68%) G Suite
9 4 (1.34%) GitHub
9 4 (1.34%) SaaS
10 3 (1.01%) Dropbox
10 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.01%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.01%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.67%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 58 (19.46%) SSL
2 40 (13.42%) DNS
3 38 (12.75%) Firewall
4 27 (9.06%) HTTP
5 22 (7.38%) Network Security
6 19 (6.38%) DHCP
7 17 (5.70%) VPN
8 15 (5.03%) OpenLDAP
9 12 (4.03%) HTTPS
10 10 (3.36%) DMZ
10 10 (3.36%) TCP/IP
11 9 (3.02%) Internet
11 9 (3.02%) SAN
12 7 (2.35%) X.500
13 6 (2.01%) SCCP
14 5 (1.68%) SMS
14 5 (1.68%) Wireshark
15 4 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.34%) NAS
15 4 (1.34%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (26.51%) Hadoop
2 62 (20.81%) Big Data
3 48 (16.11%) HBase
4 36 (12.08%) SQL Server
5 34 (11.41%) Apache Hive
6 22 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (6.04%) Sqoop
9 12 (4.03%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.69%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.36%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.01%) Pentaho
13 6 (2.01%) Power BI
13 6 (2.01%) QlikView
14 5 (1.68%) Data Lake
15 4 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.34%) DB2
15 4 (1.34%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 36 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.74%) JIRA
3 28 (9.40%) Artifactory
4 24 (8.05%) Jenkins
5 20 (6.71%) Bitbucket
6 13 (4.36%) IntelliJ
7 11 (3.69%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.69%) Maven
8 5 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.34%) FishEye
10 3 (1.01%) AutoIt
10 3 (1.01%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.34%) GitLab
11 1 (0.34%) Gradle
11 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 67 (22.48%) Finance
2 29 (9.73%) Banking
3 14 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.35%) Legal
5 4 (1.34%) Games
5 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.67%) Electronics
6 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Marketing
6 2 (0.67%) Retail
6 2 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) International Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (26.17%) Developer
2 53 (17.79%) Architect
3 41 (13.76%) Java Developer
4 36 (12.08%) Security Architect
5 22 (7.38%) Consultant
6 19 (6.38%) Data Engineer
6 19 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.04%) Administrator
7 18 (6.04%) Big Data Engineer
8 17 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (5.37%) Active Directory Engineer
10 13 (4.36%) Applications Architect
10 13 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.36%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.03%) Big Data Developer
11 12 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (3.69%) SharePoint Engineer
12 11 (3.69%) Unix Engineer
12 11 (3.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 10 (3.36%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (53.69%) LDAP
2 127 (42.62%) SAML
3 61 (20.47%) Kafka
4 40 (13.42%) .NET
5 36 (12.08%) OAuth
6 30 (10.07%) REST
7 25 (8.39%) Spring
7 25 (8.39%) WCF
8 22 (7.38%) Middleware
9 20 (6.71%) SPNEGO
10 17 (5.70%) Spring Boot
11 16 (5.37%) Web Services
12 14 (4.70%) HTML
13 13 (4.36%) COM+
13 13 (4.36%) DCOM
13 13 (4.36%) Drools
13 13 (4.36%) Rendezvous
13 13 (4.36%) SailPoint
14 12 (4.03%) Node.js
14 12 (4.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.81%) PKI
2 20 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.37%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.03%) Replication
5 12 (4.03%) Clustering
5 12 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.35%) DataPower
7 6 (2.01%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.68%) Smartcard
9 4 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.34%) Fintech
9 4 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Robotics
11 2 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 110 (36.91%) Linux
2 83 (27.85%) Windows
3 54 (18.12%) Unix
4 39 (13.09%) Windows Server
5 23 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (6.04%) CentOS
8 15 (5.03%) Ubuntu
9 14 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.02%) Solaris
10 9 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.35%) AIX
11 7 (2.35%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.01%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.68%) Android
14 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.01%) zOS
16 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (19.13%) DevOps
3 55 (18.46%) Identity Management
4 51 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (10.07%) SOA
6 28 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (9.40%) Identity Access Management
7 27 (9.06%) ITIL
8 25 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (7.72%) Information Security
9 23 (7.72%) Security Architecture
10 22 (7.38%) Migration
10 22 (7.38%) Open Source
11 21 (7.05%) Project Management
11 21 (7.05%) Scrum
12 20 (6.71%) Mentoring
12 20 (6.71%) Source Code Analysis
13 19 (6.38%) API Development
13 19 (6.38%) ETL
13 19 (6.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.90%) Java
2 44 (14.77%) SQL
3 39 (13.09%) Python
4 38 (12.75%) C#
5 34 (11.41%) PowerShell
6 29 (9.73%) C++
7 24 (8.05%) Java 8
8 15 (5.03%) Perl
8 15 (5.03%) Scala
9 14 (4.70%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.03%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.68%) Ruby
12 4 (1.34%) R
13 3 (1.01%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.01%) C
13 3 (1.01%) CLIST
13 3 (1.01%) JCL
13 3 (1.01%) REXX
14 2 (0.67%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 49 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 42 (14.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.02%) MCSE
5 7 (2.35%) Degree
6 6 (2.01%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.67%) CISSP
8 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.67%) MCITP
9 1 (0.34%) CCA
9 1 (0.34%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.34%) OCP
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.34%) RHCA
9 1 (0.34%) RHCE
9 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.02%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.68%) GDPR
2 8 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.68%) SLA
3 5 (1.68%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.67%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.67%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (33.22%) Active Directory
2 39 (13.09%) Docker
3 36 (12.08%) HDFS
4 16 (5.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (3.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 5 (1.68%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.34%) Squid
8 3 (1.01%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 3 (1.01%) RACF
8 3 (1.01%) Samba
8 3 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.67%) Ceph
9 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.67%) iptables
9 2 (0.67%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.67%) Postfix
10 1 (0.34%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (27.85%) Ansible
2 74 (24.83%) Single Sign-On
3 48 (16.11%) CA Single Sign-On
4 30 (10.07%) Hadoop YARN
5 24 (8.05%) Kubernetes
6 22 (7.38%) Oozie
7 21 (7.05%) Terraform
8 20 (6.71%) HP Fortify
9 12 (4.03%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (4.03%) Puppet
10 11 (3.69%) Ambari
11 9 (3.02%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (2.01%) AirWatch
14 5 (1.68%) CASB
15 4 (1.34%) Apache Slider
16 3 (1.01%) DatAdvantage
16 3 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 3 (1.01%) WSUS
16 3 (1.01%) zSecure
Vendors
1 69 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.43%) Red Hat
3 37 (12.42%) CA
4 34 (11.41%) BMC
5 29 (9.73%) Hortonworks
5 29 (9.73%) Oracle
6 21 (7.05%) McAfee
7 20 (6.71%) ForgeRock
8 19 (6.38%) Axway
9 18 (6.04%) TIBCO
10 17 (5.70%) Google
10 17 (5.70%) ServiceNow
10 17 (5.70%) Tableau
11 13 (4.36%) Centrify
11 13 (4.36%) Cisco
12 11 (3.69%) IBM
12 11 (3.69%) VMware
13 9 (3.02%) Cloudera
13 9 (3.02%) Sun
14 8 (2.68%) Dynatrace