Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 577 693 661
Rank change year-on-year +116 -32 -24
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 116 187 227
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.52% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 125 142
Median daily rate £531 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £393 £286
90th Percentile £663 £720 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8,597 12,296 13,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.63% 12.63% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,059 7,509 8,236
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +1.85%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £200
90th Percentile £600 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 567 720
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.06 £19.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.62% -6.17% -12.08%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.86 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £19.06
% change year-on-year +15.94% -9.50% -11.35%

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 29 March 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
Top 14 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 29 March 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 +98 104 £550 -4.35% 13
London +116 65 £574 -4.38% 3
UK excluding London +89 49 £475 -5.00% 10
Midlands +58 15 £550 +57.14% 2
South West +31 15 £480 -4.00%
West Midlands +58 13 £550 +57.14% 2
Scotland +22 11 £350 +7.69%
South East +81 3 £475 -0.05% 7
North of England +44 3 £438 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire +49 2 £450 -14.29%
East Midlands +26 2 - -
North West +39 1 £425 -5.56% 1
East of England +27 1 £580 -9.02%
Wales - 1 £538 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 56 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 54 (46.55%) AWS
3 52 (44.83%) Azure
4 42 (36.21%) SAML
5 38 (32.76%) LDAP
6 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
7 34 (29.31%) Security Cleared
8 33 (28.45%) PKI
9 32 (27.59%) Windows
10 30 (25.86%) SSL
10 30 (25.86%) Identity Management
10 30 (25.86%) SC Cleared
11 29 (25.00%) Java
12 28 (24.14%) Migration
13 27 (23.28%) Big Data
14 26 (22.41%) Ansible
15 25 (21.55%) DNS
15 25 (21.55%) Jenkins
16 24 (20.69%) Cloudera
16 24 (20.69%) Linux
16 24 (20.69%) PowerShell
17 23 (19.83%) Open Source
18 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
18 21 (18.10%) Apache Hive
18 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (17.24%) SQL
19 20 (17.24%) Docker
19 20 (17.24%) Apache Spark
20 19 (16.38%) Firewall
20 19 (16.38%) Incident Management

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 20 (17.24%) Apache Spark
2 13 (11.21%) Apache
3 11 (9.48%) IIS
3 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (7.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (5.17%) Confluence
7 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.59%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.86%) SAS
10 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (46.55%) AWS
2 52 (44.83%) Azure
3 14 (12.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (11.21%) PaaS
5 12 (10.34%) Office 365
6 11 (9.48%) GCP
7 10 (8.62%) SaaS
8 9 (7.76%) IaaS
9 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (3.45%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.72%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.86%) SSL
2 25 (21.55%) DNS
3 19 (16.38%) Firewall
4 15 (12.93%) X.500
5 11 (9.48%) VPN
6 10 (8.62%) Internet
7 5 (4.31%) DHCP
7 5 (4.31%) Network Security
8 4 (3.45%) HTTP
9 3 (2.59%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.72%) DKIM
10 2 (1.72%) DMARC
11 1 (0.86%) 4G
11 1 (0.86%) IPv6
11 1 (0.86%) SAN
11 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.28%) Big Data
2 21 (18.10%) Apache Hive
3 19 (16.38%) Hadoop
4 13 (11.21%) Impala
5 12 (10.34%) HBase
6 11 (9.48%) Sqoop
7 10 (8.62%) Pentaho
8 5 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.31%) Apache Ignite
8 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.45%) Flink
9 4 (3.45%) JanusGraph
10 3 (2.59%) Cloudera CDH
11 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.86%) MySQL
12 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.86%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.07%) Artifactory
4 7 (6.03%) JIRA
5 5 (4.31%) Maven
5 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.45%) GitLab
7 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.86%) Charles Proxy
8 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.86%) Gradle
8 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.86%) JUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.86%) Mockito
8 1 (0.86%) Serena SBM
8 1 (0.86%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (10.34%) Public Sector
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Law
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (22.41%) Architect
2 19 (16.38%) Consultant
3 13 (11.21%) Active Directory Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Big Data Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) SharePoint Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Data Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Administrator
7 8 (6.90%) Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Information Architect
7 8 (6.90%) Information Assurance Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Hadoop Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.21%) SAML
2 38 (32.76%) LDAP
3 15 (12.93%) OAuth
3 15 (12.93%) Web Services
4 13 (11.21%) OpenID
5 10 (8.62%) RESTful
6 7 (6.03%) .NET
6 7 (6.03%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (6.03%) Kafka
6 7 (6.03%) REST
7 6 (5.17%) HTML
7 6 (5.17%) Spring
8 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.31%) SailPoint
8 5 (4.31%) SOAP
8 5 (4.31%) SPNEGO
8 5 (4.31%) XML
9 4 (3.45%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.45%) Swagger
9 4 (3.45%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.45%) PKI
2 15 (12.93%) Public Cloud
3 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.48%) Replication
4 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.31%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.45%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.45%) Clustering
6 4 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.86%) BYOD
9 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.86%) User Experience
9 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Windows
2 24 (20.69%) Linux
3 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.31%) Unix
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.59%) CentOS
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.86%) Android
10 1 (0.86%) Solaris
10 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) Identity Management
2 28 (24.14%) Migration
3 23 (19.83%) Open Source
4 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.38%) Incident Management
6 17 (14.66%) DevOps
6 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
7 16 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (13.79%) Security Testing
8 15 (12.93%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (9.48%) Change Management
9 11 (9.48%) Information Assurance
9 11 (9.48%) Security Architecture
9 11 (9.48%) Security Management
10 10 (8.62%) DevSecOps
10 10 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (7.76%) Data Management
11 9 (7.76%) Proactive Monitoring
11 9 (7.76%) Security Patching
11 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) Java
2 24 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 20 (17.24%) SQL
4 13 (11.21%) Python
5 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.90%) C#
7 6 (5.17%) Ruby
8 5 (4.31%) C++
8 5 (4.31%) VBScript
9 4 (3.45%) Java 8
9 4 (3.45%) Scala
10 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.72%) Perl
11 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.86%) C
12 1 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.62%) MCSE
5 6 (5.17%) Degree
6 5 (4.31%) MCITP
7 4 (3.45%) MCP
7 4 (3.45%) MCTS
8 1 (0.86%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) NIST
4 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 56 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.24%) Docker
3 11 (9.48%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 9 (7.76%) HDFS
4 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.31%) GridGain
5 5 (4.31%) NDS
6 4 (3.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.72%) vSphere
9 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.86%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.86%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.86%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (22.41%) Ansible
2 18 (15.52%) Terraform
3 17 (14.66%) Hadoop YARN
4 16 (13.79%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (9.48%) Kubernetes
6 8 (6.90%) Ambari
6 8 (6.90%) Oozie
7 6 (5.17%) SCCM
7 6 (5.17%) SCOM
8 5 (4.31%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (3.45%) Kibana
9 4 (3.45%) logstash
9 4 (3.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Puppet
10 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.72%) Control-M
11 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.72%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.86%) DatAdvantage
12 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.69%) Cloudera
3 11 (9.48%) Cisco
4 10 (8.62%) Oracle
4 10 (8.62%) VMware
5 9 (7.76%) Hortonworks
6 8 (6.90%) F5
7 7 (6.03%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.17%) CA
8 6 (5.17%) ForgeRock
9 5 (4.31%) Meraki
9 5 (4.31%) NetIQ
10 3 (2.59%) Informatica
10 3 (2.59%) StreamSets
11 2 (1.72%) EMC
11 2 (1.72%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.72%) McAfee
11 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.72%) Sony
11 2 (1.72%) Splunk