Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LDAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LDAP over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 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.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 532 444 354
Rank change year-on-year -88 -90 +139
Contract jobs citing LDAP 326 347 199
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.56% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 239 141
10th Percentile £413 £360 £325
25th Percentile £500 £438 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +17.50% - -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £563
90th Percentile £750 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £585 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +17.00% +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
10th Percentile £19.05 £16.75 £48.36
25th Percentile £25.88 £17.50 £51.30
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £56.20
Median % change year-on-year +87.50% -64.41% +75.38%
75th Percentile £48.88 £22.50 £61.10
90th Percentile £55.55 £23.25 £64.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £56.20
% change year-on-year - - +75.38%

LDAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 23,682 22,290 10,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.98% 30.09% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,266 15,913 7,225
10th Percentile £405 £361 £325
25th Percentile £475 £423 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £511 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.57% +2.20% +2.56%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £588
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.89% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 200 100
10th Percentile £19.50 £15.57 £20.50
25th Percentile £36.13 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate £60.00 £48.26 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +24.33% +7.24% -
75th Percentile £67.50 £63.00 £57.50
90th Percentile £76.64 £71.50 £66.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £47.38 £44.50
% change year-on-year +26.65% +6.46% -

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LDAP.

Daily rate trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LDAP.

Hourly rate trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
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 LDAP within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -75 252 £588 +17.50% 44
Work from Home -53 182 £600 +20.00% 15
UK excluding London -11 130 £585 +17.00% 24
London -75 108 £625 +13.64% 21
North of England -20 33 £630 +32.63% 6
South East -27 33 £520 +4.00% 6
North West -22 25 £630 +36.96% 6
Midlands -8 22 £550 +37.50% 4
Scotland -11 16 £638 +19.38% 4
East of England +8 15 £475 +26.67% 2
West Midlands -18 14 £600 - 3
South West -12 10 £525 +5.00% 1
East Midlands -2 8 £465 +48.80% 1
Yorkshire -20 8 £525 -2.78%

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP 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 LDAP.

1 152 (46.63%) Active Directory
2 110 (33.74%) Single Sign-On
3 107 (32.82%) Linux
4 93 (28.53%) Windows
5 90 (27.61%) Java
6 84 (25.77%) DNS
6 84 (25.77%) Agile
7 82 (25.15%) Python
8 78 (23.93%) Social Skills
9 74 (22.70%) Security Cleared
10 72 (22.09%) ServiceNow
11 70 (21.47%) Web Services
11 70 (21.47%) SAML
12 69 (21.17%) Microsoft
13 68 (20.86%) PKI
14 67 (20.55%) SC Cleared
14 67 (20.55%) ITIL
15 64 (19.63%) Firewall
16 62 (19.02%) Azure
17 59 (18.10%) AWS
17 59 (18.10%) Kerberos
18 56 (17.18%) Unix
19 55 (16.87%) JavaScript
20 52 (15.95%) XML
21 51 (15.64%) HTML
21 51 (15.64%) SQL
22 50 (15.34%) ITSM
23 49 (15.03%) Identity Access Management
24 47 (14.42%) PowerShell
25 46 (14.11%) Identity Management

LDAP
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 34 (10.43%) Apache
2 21 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.52%) Confluence
4 14 (4.29%) nginx
5 12 (3.68%) IIS
6 11 (3.37%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.07%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.84%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.84%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.53%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (1.23%) NetWeaver
11 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.92%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.92%) SAS
13 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.92%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.61%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.02%) Azure
2 59 (18.10%) AWS
3 39 (11.96%) PaaS
4 29 (8.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (8.90%) IaaS
5 25 (7.67%) SaaS
6 24 (7.36%) GCP
7 18 (5.52%) GitHub
8 11 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (3.07%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (3.07%) OpenShift
10 8 (2.45%) Akamai
11 7 (2.15%) Amazon S3
11 7 (2.15%) Apigee
11 7 (2.15%) Datadog
12 4 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (1.23%) Azure DevOps
12 4 (1.23%) BlazeMeter
12 4 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 84 (25.77%) DNS
2 64 (19.63%) Firewall
3 59 (18.10%) Kerberos
4 40 (12.27%) SMTP
5 38 (11.66%) TCP/IP
6 36 (11.04%) SSL
7 33 (10.12%) DHCP
8 32 (9.82%) HTTP
9 27 (8.28%) POP3
10 24 (7.36%) Network Security
11 14 (4.29%) X.500
12 13 (3.99%) HTTPS
13 12 (3.68%) FTP
13 12 (3.68%) SSH
14 10 (3.07%) VPN
15 8 (2.45%) Internet
16 7 (2.15%) IPsec
16 7 (2.15%) MQTT
16 7 (2.15%) SNMP
17 6 (1.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.58%) Relational Database
2 34 (10.43%) MySQL
3 26 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.29%) Redis
6 10 (3.07%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.23%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.61%) Big Data
12 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.28%) JIRA
3 15 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.45%) JMeter
4 8 (2.45%) Subversion
5 7 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.84%) CircleCI
6 6 (1.84%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.84%) RSpec
7 4 (1.23%) git-flow
7 4 (1.23%) Locust
7 4 (1.23%) Robot Framework
7 4 (1.23%) TestCafe
8 3 (0.92%) GitLab
8 3 (0.92%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.92%) Maven
8 3 (0.92%) NWDS
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.92%) Serena SBM
8 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (23.93%) Social Skills
2 37 (11.35%) Public Sector
3 35 (10.74%) Banking
4 32 (9.82%) Finance
5 17 (5.21%) Investment Banking
6 16 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.91%) Documentation Skills
7 12 (3.68%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.07%) Legal
9 8 (2.45%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.84%) Automotive
10 6 (1.84%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.53%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.23%) Law
13 3 (0.92%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.61%) International Banking
14 2 (0.61%) Marketing
15 1 (0.31%) German Language
15 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (15.34%) Developer
2 48 (14.72%) Architect
3 25 (7.67%) Security Engineer
4 24 (7.36%) ServiceNow Developer
5 20 (6.13%) Administrator
6 19 (5.83%) Consultant
7 17 (5.21%) Security Architect
8 14 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.99%) Analyst
9 13 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.68%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 9 (2.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 9 (2.76%) Senior Architect
13 8 (2.45%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (2.45%) Senior Security Architect
13 8 (2.45%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.45%) Technical Support
14 7 (2.15%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.47%) SAML
1 70 (21.47%) Web Services
2 52 (15.95%) XML
3 51 (15.64%) HTML
4 41 (12.58%) OAuth
5 37 (11.35%) REST
6 31 (9.51%) OpenID
7 27 (8.28%) J2EE
8 24 (7.36%) CSS
8 24 (7.36%) SOAP
9 23 (7.06%) SailPoint
10 19 (5.83%) JDBC
10 19 (5.83%) JSON
10 19 (5.83%) Kafka
11 16 (4.91%) Ajax
11 16 (4.91%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.60%) Middleware
12 15 (4.60%) ODBC
13 12 (3.68%) OAuth2
14 11 (3.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (20.86%) PKI
2 30 (9.20%) CMDB
3 29 (8.90%) Replication
4 24 (7.36%) Management Information System
5 20 (6.13%) Private Cloud
6 14 (4.29%) Clustering
7 12 (3.68%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.76%) DataPower
8 9 (2.76%) IoT
9 6 (1.84%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.84%) Derivative
9 6 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.53%) User Experience
11 4 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.92%) Legacy Systems
13 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.61%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 107 (32.82%) Linux
2 93 (28.53%) Windows
3 56 (17.18%) Unix
4 33 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (9.82%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.68%) CentOS
7 11 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.07%) Ubuntu
8 10 (3.07%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (2.45%) Debian
9 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (2.15%) Solaris
10 7 (2.15%) SUSE
10 7 (2.15%) VMS
11 4 (1.23%) AIX
11 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.77%) Agile
2 67 (20.55%) ITIL
3 50 (15.34%) ITSM
4 49 (15.03%) Identity Access Management
5 46 (14.11%) Identity Management
5 46 (14.11%) Migration
6 41 (12.58%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (11.96%) SIEM
8 37 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (10.12%) Service Management
9 33 (10.12%) Workflow
10 31 (9.51%) Scrum
11 29 (8.90%) Data Loss Prevention
11 29 (8.90%) Security Architecture
12 28 (8.59%) DevOps
13 26 (7.98%) Project Management
14 25 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (7.36%) Architectural Design
15 24 (7.36%) Configuration Management
15 24 (7.36%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.61%) Java
2 82 (25.15%) Python
3 55 (16.87%) JavaScript
4 51 (15.64%) SQL
5 47 (14.42%) PowerShell
6 42 (12.88%) Bash
7 26 (7.98%) Perl
8 16 (4.91%) Go
9 10 (3.07%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.45%) C#
10 8 (2.45%) VB
11 7 (2.15%) C++
12 6 (1.84%) Scala
13 5 (1.53%) Ruby
14 4 (1.23%) C
14 4 (1.23%) C-shell
14 4 (1.23%) Groovy
14 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.92%) ABAP
15 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 67 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.06%) Degree
4 19 (5.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (4.60%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.99%) MCSE
7 12 (3.68%) CISSP
8 4 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.92%) CISA
9 3 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.92%) MBA
9 3 (0.92%) PhD
10 2 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.61%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.61%) CISM
10 2 (0.61%) CISMP
10 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (7.98%) NIST
3 15 (4.60%) RMADS
4 12 (3.68%) GDPR
5 11 (3.37%) SLA
6 10 (3.07%) QA
7 7 (2.15%) SOC 2
8 4 (1.23%) OASIS TOSCA
8 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.61%) NCSC
10 1 (0.31%) COBIT
10 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 152 (46.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.36%) Docker
3 21 (6.44%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (4.91%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 6 (1.84%) IAG
7 6 (1.84%) KVM
7 6 (1.84%) NFS
7 6 (1.84%) OpenAM
8 5 (1.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.92%) OpenIDM
10 3 (0.92%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.92%) zsh
11 2 (0.61%) RACF
11 2 (0.61%) Samba
11 2 (0.61%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 110 (33.74%) Single Sign-On
2 45 (13.80%) Ansible
3 28 (8.59%) Kubernetes
4 27 (8.28%) CA Single Sign-On
5 26 (7.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 24 (7.36%) Terraform
7 20 (6.13%) Puppet
8 10 (3.07%) HAProxy
9 9 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (2.45%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (2.15%) Dell DRAC
11 7 (2.15%) Grafana
11 7 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (2.15%) Prometheus
11 7 (2.15%) Rancher
12 6 (1.84%) Consul
12 6 (1.84%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (1.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (22.09%) ServiceNow
2 69 (21.17%) Microsoft
3 45 (13.80%) Oracle
4 27 (8.28%) CA
4 27 (8.28%) Okta
4 27 (8.28%) VMware
5 26 (7.98%) IBM
6 22 (6.75%) CyberArk
6 22 (6.75%) Splunk
7 20 (6.13%) HP
7 20 (6.13%) Red Hat
8 17 (5.21%) LogRhythm
8 17 (5.21%) SAP
9 15 (4.60%) Cisco
10 14 (4.29%) Google
11 13 (3.99%) ForgeRock
12 11 (3.37%) Dell
12 11 (3.37%) Sybase
13 9 (2.76%) BMC
13 9 (2.76%) Symantec