Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 520 537 706
Rank change year-on-year +17 +169 -42
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 140 118 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 1.53% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 82 109
10th Percentile £363 £364 £410
25th Percentile £450 £466 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £656 £638 £638
90th Percentile £738 £675 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £523
% change year-on-year +4.17% -8.13% +16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 £46.40 -
Median % change year-on-year +42.24% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.00 £46.40 -
% change year-on-year +35.78% - -

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 6,168 7,714 12,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.40% 13.73% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,003 4,697 7,552
10th Percentile £225 £175 £203
25th Percentile £347 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £538
90th Percentile £613 £613 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 462 547
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.25 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.70 £16.01 £14.46
Median hourly rate £26.43 £21.00 £18.06
Median % change year-on-year +25.86% +16.31% -3.45%
75th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £43.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £19.00 £17.21
% change year-on-year +27.63% +10.43% -6.37%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Kerberos in the UK

Kerberos
Top 13 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 23 April 2021. 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 +23 76 £490 -14.68% 10
Work from Home -188 71 £650 +38.30% 3
UK excluding London +86 50 £500 +4.17% 4
London -14 41 £500 -16.67% 7
Scotland +11 16 £505 +44.29% 1
South East +72 12 £518 -17.20% 1
East of England +41 10 £595 +2.50%
North of England +67 8 £320 -24.71% 1
North West +36 7 £316 -25.76% 1
East Midlands +20 3 £425 -
Midlands +15 3 £425 -23.42% 1
Wales +12 1 £700 +30.23%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 67 (47.86%) Active Directory
2 59 (42.14%) Security Cleared
3 50 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 48 (34.29%) SQL
5 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
5 47 (33.57%) LDAP
5 47 (33.57%) SAML
6 44 (31.43%) DNS
7 42 (30.00%) OAuth
7 42 (30.00%) AWS
8 37 (26.43%) SSL
9 36 (25.71%) Java
10 35 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
11 34 (24.29%) Replication
12 32 (22.86%) X.500
12 32 (22.86%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 31 (22.14%) Azure
13 31 (22.14%) PKI
14 29 (20.71%) OAuth2
15 28 (20.00%) OpenID
16 27 (19.29%) Linux
16 27 (19.29%) Python
17 26 (18.57%) Security Architecture
18 25 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
18 25 (17.86%) DevOps
18 25 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
19 24 (17.14%) Jenkins
19 24 (17.14%) IPsec
20 23 (16.43%) RACF
20 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification

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 19 (13.57%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.71%) Confluence
2 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.29%) Mule
4 5 (3.57%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.43%) Apache
5 2 (1.43%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 42 (30.00%) AWS
2 31 (22.14%) Azure
3 16 (11.43%) GCP
4 10 (7.14%) SaaS
5 9 (6.43%) GitHub
6 8 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (5.00%) PaaS
8 6 (4.29%) Power Platform
9 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.86%) IaaS
11 3 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (2.14%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.71%) Cohesity
12 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.43%) DNS
2 37 (26.43%) SSL
3 32 (22.86%) X.500
4 24 (17.14%) IPsec
5 9 (6.43%) Firewall
6 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.86%) DHCP
7 4 (2.86%) SAN
8 2 (1.43%) DMZ
8 2 (1.43%) LAN
8 2 (1.43%) Network Security
8 2 (1.43%) WAN
9 1 (0.71%) Internet
9 1 (0.71%) Intranet
9 1 (0.71%) IPv4
9 1 (0.71%) SSH
9 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.71%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) Apache Hive
2 14 (10.00%) HBase
3 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.43%) Impala
6 8 (5.71%) Big Data
6 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (5.00%) Cloudera CDH
7 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.00%) OLTP
8 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.29%) Power BI
9 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.57%) Parquet
10 4 (2.86%) MySQL
10 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.29%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.43%) JMeter
5 8 (5.71%) JIRA
5 8 (5.71%) JUnit
6 7 (5.00%) GitLab
6 7 (5.00%) Subversion
7 6 (4.29%) Postman
7 6 (4.29%) REST Assured
7 6 (4.29%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.86%) Serena SBM
10 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.43%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (1.43%) Maven
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.71%) ER Studio
General
1 18 (12.86%) Banking
2 15 (10.71%) Finance
3 4 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.14%) International Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.43%) Publishing
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (23.57%) Consultant
2 21 (15.00%) Product Owner
2 21 (15.00%) Security Consultant
2 21 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
2 21 (15.00%) Senior Product Owner
2 21 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 15 (10.71%) Developer
4 11 (7.86%) Active Directory Engineer
4 11 (7.86%) Administrator
4 11 (7.86%) Data Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) Active Directory Consultant
5 9 (6.43%) DBA
6 6 (4.29%) Active Directory Specialist
6 6 (4.29%) Architect
6 6 (4.29%) MuleSoft Developer
6 6 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) IT Security Officer
7 5 (3.57%) Security Officer
8 4 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (33.57%) LDAP
1 47 (33.57%) SAML
2 42 (30.00%) OAuth
3 29 (20.71%) OAuth2
4 28 (20.00%) OpenID
5 23 (16.43%) XACML
6 16 (11.43%) Kafka
7 9 (6.43%) Spring
8 7 (5.00%) RESTful
9 6 (4.29%) .NET
9 6 (4.29%) Apache NiFi
10 5 (3.57%) Apache Avro
10 5 (3.57%) J2EE
10 5 (3.57%) Spark Streaming
11 3 (2.14%) SPNEGO
12 2 (1.43%) Java EE
12 2 (1.43%) JSON
12 2 (1.43%) Spring Boot
12 2 (1.43%) Velocity
12 2 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.29%) Replication
2 31 (22.14%) PKI
3 23 (16.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.43%) Clustering
6 6 (4.29%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.14%) User Experience
7 3 (2.14%) Wiki
8 2 (1.43%) DataPower
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Linux
2 23 (16.43%) Unix
3 20 (14.29%) Windows
4 11 (7.86%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (2.14%) Solaris
9 2 (1.43%) CentOS
9 2 (1.43%) SUSE
9 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Security Architecture
2 25 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (17.86%) DevOps
2 25 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (16.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 23 (16.43%) Product Roadmap
3 23 (16.43%) Test Automation
4 20 (14.29%) High Availability
4 20 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (13.57%) Identity Management
6 17 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.57%) BDD
7 12 (8.57%) TDD
8 11 (7.86%) Data Ingestion
9 10 (7.14%) ETL
9 10 (7.14%) Microservices
9 10 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 10 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 9 (6.43%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.29%) SQL
2 36 (25.71%) Java
3 27 (19.29%) Python
4 17 (12.14%) Scala
5 13 (9.29%) Bash Shell
6 12 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.14%) C#
9 7 (5.00%) Java 8
10 5 (3.57%) Perl
11 3 (2.14%) C
11 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.43%) Jython
13 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (42.14%) Security Cleared
2 50 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (15.71%) MCSE
5 8 (5.71%) Degree
5 8 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CISA
8 1 (0.71%) CISM
8 1 (0.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.71%) CRISC
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.14%) GDPR
1 3 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (47.86%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.86%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 23 (16.43%) RACF
4 20 (14.29%) Docker
5 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (5.00%) HDFS
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.43%) NFS
10 2 (1.43%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.71%) vSphere
11 1 (0.71%) XenApp
11 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
2 19 (13.57%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.14%) Puppet
4 9 (6.43%) Ansible
5 8 (5.71%) Data Guard
6 7 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
6 7 (5.00%) Control-M
6 7 (5.00%) Kibana
6 7 (5.00%) Oozie
6 7 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (4.29%) PingFederate
8 5 (3.57%) Ambari
8 5 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (3.57%) HP Fortify
8 5 (3.57%) QRadar
8 5 (3.57%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.86%) Icinga
9 4 (2.86%) Netcool
10 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (10.71%) Cloudera
4 12 (8.57%) Splunk
4 12 (8.57%) VMware
5 10 (7.14%) HP
6 7 (5.00%) EMC
7 6 (4.29%) CA
7 6 (4.29%) IBM
7 6 (4.29%) MuleSoft
7 6 (4.29%) Ping Identity
8 5 (3.57%) BMC
8 5 (3.57%) CyberArk
8 5 (3.57%) Databricks
8 5 (3.57%) Google
8 5 (3.57%) Informatica
8 5 (3.57%) Qualys
8 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.86%) Infoblox
9 4 (2.86%) Serena