Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 702 621 575
Rank change year-on-year -81 -46 +68
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 111 299 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 2.19% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 197 211
UK median daily rate £539 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +4.55% +44.74%
10th Percentile £425 £407 £325
90th Percentile £668 £713 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £435 £399
% change year-on-year +5.75% +9.09% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £21.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.25 £13.95
% change year-on-year - +174.14% -

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 11,325 13,680 14,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.45% 13.11% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,793 8,227 8,557
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £194 £200 £184
90th Percentile £600 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 649 750
UK median hourly rate £25.68 £19.39 £19.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.47% +0.36% -14.16%
10th Percentile £13.26 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.68% - -24.00%

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 14 November 2019.

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
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 14 November 2019. 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 -83 105 £540 -6.09% 13
London -51 66 £550 -8.33% 6
UK excluding London +26 43 £460 +5.75% 8
Midlands +35 11 £445 +36.92%
South East +29 11 £475 +6.74% 2
West Midlands +28 11 £445 +36.92%
South West -3 9 £475 -6.17% 2
North of England +36 6 £550 +33.33% 2
Scotland +34 5 - - 1
North West - 4 £556 - 2
Yorkshire +29 2 £450 +9.09%
Wales - 1 £538 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 49 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 43 (38.74%) Windows
3 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
4 38 (34.23%) DNS
4 38 (34.23%) AWS
5 35 (31.53%) Azure
6 32 (28.83%) Big Data
7 31 (27.93%) Linux
8 29 (26.13%) SAML
9 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
9 27 (24.32%) Ansible
10 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
10 26 (23.42%) SQL
11 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
11 25 (22.52%) Apache Spark
12 24 (21.62%) Jenkins
12 24 (21.62%) Migration
12 24 (21.62%) VMware
13 22 (19.82%) SSL
13 22 (19.82%) Hadoop
13 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
14 21 (18.92%) Cloudera
14 21 (18.92%) DevOps
14 21 (18.92%) Apache Hive
14 21 (18.92%) Identity Management
15 20 (18.02%) Java
15 20 (18.02%) Python
16 19 (17.12%) Docker
17 17 (15.32%) LDAP
17 17 (15.32%) Apache

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 25 (22.52%) Apache Spark
2 17 (15.32%) Apache
3 13 (11.71%) Confluence
4 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.70%) IIS
5 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (34.23%) AWS
2 35 (31.53%) Azure
3 13 (11.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (9.01%) Office 365
5 4 (3.60%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.60%) SaaS
6 3 (2.70%) PaaS
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.23%) DNS
2 22 (19.82%) SSL
3 15 (13.51%) DHCP
4 10 (9.01%) Firewall
5 9 (8.11%) HTTP
5 9 (8.11%) SAN
6 8 (7.21%) HTTPS
7 7 (6.31%) VPN
8 6 (5.41%) Internet
8 6 (5.41%) IPsec
9 4 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.60%) Multicast
9 4 (3.60%) VLAN
9 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.60%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.70%) FTP
11 2 (1.80%) Network Security
12 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.90%) SSH
12 1 (0.90%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) Big Data
2 22 (19.82%) Hadoop
3 21 (18.92%) Apache Hive
4 13 (11.71%) Impala
5 11 (9.91%) HBase
6 10 (9.01%) Pentaho
7 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
8 6 (5.41%) Sqoop
9 5 (4.50%) Cloudera CDH
9 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.60%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (3.60%) Apache Ignite
10 4 (3.60%) InfluxDB
10 4 (3.60%) MySQL
10 4 (3.60%) OpenTSDB
10 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.70%) Data Lake
11 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.61%) JIRA
4 10 (9.01%) Artifactory
5 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.21%) Maven
6 4 (3.60%) Gradle
6 4 (3.60%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.60%) JUnit
6 4 (3.60%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.60%) Mockito
6 4 (3.60%) Subversion
6 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.80%) Hudson
9 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.90%) FishEye
9 1 (0.90%) GitLab
9 1 (0.90%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 4 (3.60%) Front Office
5 2 (1.80%) Military
6 1 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Police
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Architect
2 18 (16.22%) Administrator
3 15 (13.51%) Data Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Active Directory Specialist
5 11 (9.91%) Big Data Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Information Architect
7 8 (7.21%) Information Assurance Architect
7 8 (7.21%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Hadoop Administrator
9 5 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) SAML
2 17 (15.32%) LDAP
3 13 (11.71%) Kafka
4 12 (10.81%) Spring
4 12 (10.81%) Web Services
5 8 (7.21%) RESTful
6 6 (5.41%) OAuth
6 6 (5.41%) OpenID
6 6 (5.41%) REST
7 5 (4.50%) OAuth2
8 4 (3.60%) Apache CXF
8 4 (3.60%) HTML
8 4 (3.60%) JSON
8 4 (3.60%) PowerMock
8 4 (3.60%) RESTEasy
8 4 (3.60%) Samza
9 3 (2.70%) .NET
9 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.70%) JPA
9 3 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Replication
3 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) PKI
4 4 (3.60%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.90%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.74%) Windows
2 31 (27.93%) Linux
3 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.01%) Unix
5 10 (9.01%) Windows 10
6 8 (7.21%) CentOS
7 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.50%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.90%) VMS
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Migration
2 21 (18.92%) DevOps
2 21 (18.92%) Identity Management
3 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.32%) Incident Management
3 17 (15.32%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (15.32%) Test Automation
4 16 (14.41%) Open Source
4 16 (14.41%) Security Testing
5 11 (9.91%) Information Assurance
6 9 (8.11%) DevSecOps
6 9 (8.11%) Security Architecture
7 8 (7.21%) Analytics
8 7 (6.31%) BDD
9 6 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.41%) ITIL
9 6 (5.41%) SIEM
9 6 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) SQL
2 20 (18.02%) Java
2 20 (18.02%) Python
3 11 (9.91%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.31%) Perl
7 4 (3.60%) Groovy
7 4 (3.60%) Java 8
7 4 (3.60%) VBScript
8 3 (2.70%) C
8 3 (2.70%) C#
8 3 (2.70%) C++
8 3 (2.70%) R
8 3 (2.70%) Scala
9 1 (0.90%) AWK
9 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.90%) sed
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.21%) MCSE
5 7 (6.31%) Degree
6 3 (2.70%) CCNA
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.70%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.12%) Docker
3 11 (9.91%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.01%) HDFS
5 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (5.41%) Apache Flume
7 5 (4.50%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (3.60%) GridGain
8 4 (3.60%) pfSense
9 3 (2.70%) Samba
10 1 (0.90%) NFS
10 1 (0.90%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.90%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.90%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (24.32%) Ansible
2 17 (15.32%) Hadoop YARN
3 13 (11.71%) Terraform
4 10 (9.01%) Kubernetes
5 9 (8.11%) DatAdvantage
6 8 (7.21%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (5.41%) Ambari
7 6 (5.41%) Puppet
8 5 (4.50%) Nessus
8 5 (4.50%) WSUS
9 4 (3.60%) AirWatch
9 4 (3.60%) Consul
9 4 (3.60%) Mesos
9 4 (3.60%) Nagios
9 4 (3.60%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.70%) SCCM
11 2 (1.80%) Oozie
11 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.80%) SCOM
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.62%) VMware
3 21 (18.92%) Cloudera
4 12 (10.81%) EMC
5 10 (9.01%) Cisco
5 10 (9.01%) Splunk
6 9 (8.11%) Hitachi
6 9 (8.11%) Hortonworks
6 9 (8.11%) Varonis
7 6 (5.41%) Meraki
7 6 (5.41%) Zscaler
8 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.50%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.50%) Okta
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle
8 5 (4.50%) Qualys
8 5 (4.50%) Workday
9 4 (3.60%) Cognizant
9 4 (3.60%) Dell
9 4 (3.60%) HP