Period
to 14 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 724 613 595
Rank change year-on-year -111 -18 +99
Contract jobs citing Kerberos 108 307 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 2.24% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 197 174
UK median daily rate £548 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.45% - +44.74%
10th Percentile £441 £384 £345
90th Percentile £675 £650 £704
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +20.71% +4.94% +17.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +220.02% -58.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.25 £13.95
% 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 11,627 13,729 13,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.10% 13.35% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,058 8,336 8,036
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £198
90th Percentile £603 £610 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 727 745
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% +5.26% -24.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.23 £10.96
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £48.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.13
% change year-on-year +17.50% +10.31% -27.48%

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 September 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 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 14 September 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 -95 100 £550 - 25
London -91 52 £575 -4.17% 12
UK excluding London -15 51 £513 +20.71% 13
Midlands +37 17 £500 +48.15% 5
West Midlands +40 16 £500 +57.48% 5
South East +17 13 £525 +23.53%
South West -39 10 £560 +10.62% 5
Scotland +37 5 - -
North of England +19 4 £525 +34.62% 2
Yorkshire +14 3 £525 +34.62%
East of England +17 2 - - 1
East Midlands +24 1 - -
North West - 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 14 September 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 53 (49.07%) Active Directory
2 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 43 (39.81%) DNS
4 40 (37.04%) Linux
5 37 (34.26%) Ansible
6 35 (32.41%) Big Data
6 35 (32.41%) Windows
7 34 (31.48%) Azure
8 31 (28.70%) SQL
8 31 (28.70%) Docker
9 29 (26.85%) Apache Spark
10 28 (25.93%) Hadoop
11 27 (25.00%) AWS
12 26 (24.07%) Apache Hive
13 25 (23.15%) Git (software)
13 25 (23.15%) Java
13 25 (23.15%) SSL
13 25 (23.15%) Migration
13 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
14 24 (22.22%) Cloudera
15 23 (21.30%) Finance
16 22 (20.37%) Python
16 22 (20.37%) Hadoop YARN
16 22 (20.37%) DevOps
16 22 (20.37%) Terraform
17 21 (19.44%) Windows Server
17 21 (19.44%) LDAP
18 20 (18.52%) VMware
18 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (17.59%) HBase

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 29 (26.85%) Apache Spark
2 14 (12.96%) Apache
3 10 (9.26%) Confluence
4 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.63%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.78%) IIS
7 3 (2.78%) Mule
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (31.48%) Azure
2 27 (25.00%) AWS
3 11 (10.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (8.33%) Office 365
5 8 (7.41%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.70%) SaaS
7 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.78%) PaaS
8 2 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.85%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.93%) GitHub
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Flow
9 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (39.81%) DNS
2 25 (23.15%) SSL
3 18 (16.67%) DHCP
4 11 (10.19%) HTTP
5 9 (8.33%) SAN
6 8 (7.41%) Firewall
7 7 (6.48%) HTTPS
8 5 (4.63%) IPsec
8 5 (4.63%) VLAN
8 5 (4.63%) VPN
9 4 (3.70%) Internet
9 4 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.70%) Multicast
9 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.70%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.78%) FTP
10 3 (2.78%) NAS
11 2 (1.85%) Network Security
11 2 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.41%) Big Data
2 28 (25.93%) Hadoop
3 26 (24.07%) Apache Hive
4 19 (17.59%) HBase
5 17 (15.74%) Impala
6 14 (12.96%) Pentaho
7 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
8 10 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.63%) Data Lake
9 5 (4.63%) MySQL
9 5 (4.63%) Sqoop
10 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.70%) InfluxDB
10 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.70%) OpenTSDB
10 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.78%) Cloudera CDH
11 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (1.85%) Apache Kudu
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Git (software)
1 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.89%) Artifactory
3 13 (12.04%) Maven
4 10 (9.26%) Cucumber
4 10 (9.26%) JIRA
5 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.70%) Hudson
6 4 (3.70%) Subversion
7 3 (2.78%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Selenium
7 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.93%) FishEye
8 1 (0.93%) Gradle
8 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 17 (15.74%) Banking
3 8 (7.41%) Front Office
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.85%) Military
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Police
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Data Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Big Data Engineer
3 18 (16.67%) Administrator
3 18 (16.67%) Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Platform Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
6 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Hadoop Administrator
9 5 (4.63%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Azure Administrator
10 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) IT Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) LDAP
2 14 (12.96%) Kafka
3 13 (12.04%) Spring
4 9 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 7 (6.48%) HTML
5 7 (6.48%) Web Services
6 6 (5.56%) .NET
6 6 (5.56%) JPA
6 6 (5.56%) JSON
6 6 (5.56%) SAML
7 5 (4.63%) JavaFX
8 4 (3.70%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.70%) Drools
8 4 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.70%) RESTful
8 4 (3.70%) XML
9 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.78%) JAX-RS
9 3 (2.78%) REST
9 3 (2.78%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Replication
3 6 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.93%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Linux
2 35 (32.41%) Windows
3 21 (19.44%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.04%) Unix
4 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.33%) CentOS
5 9 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.93%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) HPUX
9 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) Migration
2 22 (20.37%) DevOps
3 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.04%) DevSecOps
6 12 (11.11%) BDD
7 11 (10.19%) Analytics
8 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.48%) ITIL
9 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.56%) Identity Management
10 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.56%) Software Architecture
11 5 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (4.63%) SIEM
11 5 (4.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.70%) SQL
2 25 (23.15%) Java
3 22 (20.37%) Python
4 15 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.19%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.26%) Perl
7 7 (6.48%) Java 8
8 6 (5.56%) C#
9 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.70%) C++
10 4 (3.70%) VBScript
11 3 (2.78%) R
11 3 (2.78%) Scala
12 2 (1.85%) AWK
12 2 (1.85%) sed
13 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.93%) C
13 1 (0.93%) C-shell
13 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
1 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.41%) Degree
3 8 (7.41%) MCSE
4 3 (2.78%) CCNA
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (49.07%) Active Directory
2 31 (28.70%) Docker
3 14 (12.96%) HDFS
4 13 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (5.56%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 5 (4.63%) Samba
7 5 (4.63%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.70%) Apache Flume
8 4 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (3.70%) pfSense
9 3 (2.78%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.85%) NFS
11 1 (0.93%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.93%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.93%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.93%) Snort
11 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (34.26%) Ansible
2 22 (20.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 22 (20.37%) Terraform
3 9 (8.33%) DatAdvantage
3 9 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.48%) Ambari
4 7 (6.48%) Puppet
5 6 (5.56%) Nagios
6 5 (4.63%) Prometheus
6 5 (4.63%) WSUS
7 4 (3.70%) Consul
7 4 (3.70%) Mesos
7 4 (3.70%) Nessus
7 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.78%) Control-M
8 3 (2.78%) SCCM
9 2 (1.85%) logstash
9 2 (1.85%) SCOM
10 1 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.22%) Cloudera
3 20 (18.52%) VMware
4 14 (12.96%) Splunk
5 13 (12.04%) Hortonworks
6 12 (11.11%) EMC
7 9 (8.33%) Hitachi
7 9 (8.33%) Varonis
8 8 (7.41%) Cisco
9 5 (4.63%) Atlassian
9 5 (4.63%) HP
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle
9 5 (4.63%) Qualys
9 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.63%) Zscaler
10 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.70%) Meraki
10 4 (3.70%) NetApp
10 4 (3.70%) Okta
10 4 (3.70%) Workday