Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 436 464 316
Rank change year-on-year +28 -148 +92
Contract jobs citing LDAP 505 463 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.45% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 276 479
UK median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £283 £305
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £24.50 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.47% -50.47% +67.66%
10th Percentile £26.65 £13.07 £33.88
90th Percentile £45.00 £30.11 £58.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £14.41 £49.46
% change year-on-year +195.04% -70.88% +8.70%

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 33,535 31,905 30,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.21% 32.09% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,585 22,760 20,950
UK median daily rate £478 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +8.24% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 330 345
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.30 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.63 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +4.22% +4.58% +2.00%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LDAP.

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 15 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 20 January 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 +38 458 £500 +11.11% 52
UK excluding London -2 251 £450 +12.50% 24
London +29 241 £550 +4.76% 28
South East +13 96 £450 +12.50% 9
East of England +25 44 £410 -13.68% 1
Scotland +20 36 £413 +6.45%
South West -24 34 £450 -14.29% 2
North of England -33 22 £448 +21.36% 3
Midlands -26 15 £330 +11.86% 9
Yorkshire -9 10 £400 -11.11% 1
East Midlands -10 9 £325 +13.04% 8
North East -4 6 £535 +56.78% 2
North West -17 6 £413 +17.86%
West Midlands -28 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Wales - 4 £500 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 208 (41.19%) Active Directory
2 194 (38.42%) Linux
3 173 (34.26%) Windows
4 142 (28.12%) Java
5 136 (26.93%) Single Sign-On
6 120 (23.76%) Oracle
7 116 (22.97%) DevOps
8 115 (22.77%) Microsoft
9 113 (22.38%) Kerberos
10 111 (21.98%) SAML
11 101 (20.00%) SQL
12 100 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
13 90 (17.82%) DNS
14 89 (17.62%) Ansible
15 86 (17.03%) Security Cleared
16 82 (16.24%) Finance
17 81 (16.04%) Firewall
18 80 (15.84%) Unix
18 80 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
19 79 (15.64%) Web Services
20 74 (14.65%) XML
20 74 (14.65%) PKI
21 72 (14.26%) PowerShell
21 72 (14.26%) Apache
22 70 (13.86%) SC Cleared
23 69 (13.66%) Red Hat
24 68 (13.47%) Tomcat
24 68 (13.47%) SSL
25 64 (12.67%) CA Single Sign-On
26 63 (12.48%) Python

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 72 (14.26%) Apache
2 68 (13.47%) Tomcat
3 37 (7.33%) WebLogic
4 29 (5.74%) IIS
5 27 (5.35%) nginx
6 23 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 21 (4.16%) Apache Spark
7 21 (4.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 17 (3.37%) Confluence
8 17 (3.37%) MS Exchange
8 17 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.98%) Skype for Business
12 8 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.39%) JBoss
13 7 (1.39%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.19%) Appian
Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.76%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.59%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.95%) PaaS
4 22 (4.36%) IaaS
5 20 (3.96%) Office 365
6 16 (3.17%) SaaS
7 14 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.58%) Datadog
9 7 (1.39%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.59%) Boomi
11 3 (0.59%) GitHub
11 3 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.59%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.40%) NuGet
12 2 (0.40%) Serverless
13 1 (0.20%) Apigee
13 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (22.38%) Kerberos
2 90 (17.82%) DNS
3 81 (16.04%) Firewall
4 68 (13.47%) SSL
5 55 (10.89%) HTTP
6 37 (7.33%) TCP/IP
7 28 (5.54%) VPN
8 23 (4.55%) Network Security
9 22 (4.36%) HTTPS
10 21 (4.16%) OpenLDAP
10 21 (4.16%) SMTP
11 20 (3.96%) Internet
12 19 (3.76%) 3G
12 19 (3.76%) 4G
12 19 (3.76%) Diameter Protocol
13 18 (3.56%) Wireshark
14 17 (3.37%) DHCP
15 16 (3.17%) FTP
16 12 (2.38%) SAN
16 12 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 40 (7.92%) Hadoop
4 32 (6.34%) MySQL
5 28 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (3.96%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.37%) Big Data
7 17 (3.37%) HBase
8 13 (2.57%) DB2
9 11 (2.18%) Apache Hive
9 11 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.78%) QlikView
12 8 (1.58%) Redis
13 7 (1.39%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.39%) Power BI
13 7 (1.39%) Sqoop
14 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 33 (6.53%) Artifactory
4 32 (6.34%) JIRA
5 17 (3.37%) Maven
6 16 (3.17%) Bitbucket
7 14 (2.77%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.18%) JDeveloper
9 10 (1.98%) Subversion
10 9 (1.78%) GitLab
11 7 (1.39%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.99%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.99%) JUnit
14 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.59%) NetBeans
15 3 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 82 (16.24%) Finance
2 34 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.74%) Banking
4 11 (2.18%) Marketing
5 10 (1.98%) Legal
6 9 (1.78%) Law
7 8 (1.58%) Publishing
7 8 (1.58%) Retail
8 7 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.79%) German Language
10 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.59%) Electronics
11 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 84 (16.63%) Developer
2 67 (13.27%) Architect
3 49 (9.70%) Consultant
4 41 (8.12%) Administrator
5 40 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (5.54%) Java Developer
7 28 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
8 27 (5.35%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (5.15%) Analyst
10 25 (4.95%) Security Architect
11 20 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 17 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
12 17 (3.37%) Support Engineer
13 16 (3.17%) Senior DevOps
14 14 (2.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 14 (2.77%) Test Engineer
15 13 (2.57%) Applications Architect
15 13 (2.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (21.98%) SAML
2 79 (15.64%) Web Services
3 74 (14.65%) XML
4 48 (9.50%) SOAP
5 43 (8.51%) Middleware
6 35 (6.93%) .NET
7 33 (6.53%) OAuth
7 33 (6.53%) REST
8 25 (4.95%) WCF
9 23 (4.55%) HTML
9 23 (4.55%) Spring
10 21 (4.16%) EntireX
10 21 (4.16%) Kafka
11 19 (3.76%) Itk
11 19 (3.76%) JSON
12 17 (3.37%) SailPoint
13 16 (3.17%) OpenID
14 13 (2.57%) CSS
14 13 (2.57%) J2EE
14 13 (2.57%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.65%) PKI
2 35 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.16%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.56%) Clustering
6 14 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.38%) Replication
8 11 (2.18%) CMDB
8 11 (2.18%) DataPower
8 11 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.78%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.19%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.19%) Robotics
12 5 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.99%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 194 (38.42%) Linux
2 173 (34.26%) Windows
3 80 (15.84%) Unix
4 61 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (9.90%) Windows Server
6 27 (5.35%) CentOS
7 26 (5.15%) Solaris
8 23 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 20 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (2.97%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.98%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.39%) Debian
14 5 (0.99%) AIX
15 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.79%) SUSE
15 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.59%) VMS
17 2 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.97%) DevOps
2 100 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (11.68%) ITIL
5 47 (9.31%) Identity Management
5 47 (9.31%) Migration
5 47 (9.31%) Workflow
6 44 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 42 (8.32%) SOA
8 37 (7.33%) Open Source
8 37 (7.33%) Scrum
9 36 (7.13%) Configuration Management
10 34 (6.73%) Identity Access Management
11 33 (6.53%) Project Management
12 29 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (5.54%) Analytics
13 28 (5.54%) Release Management
14 25 (4.95%) Change Management
14 25 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (4.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 142 (28.12%) Java
2 101 (20.00%) SQL
3 72 (14.26%) PowerShell
4 63 (12.48%) Python
5 42 (8.32%) JavaScript
6 39 (7.72%) Bash Shell
7 34 (6.73%) Perl
8 30 (5.94%) C#
9 24 (4.75%) C++
10 19 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.37%) PHP
12 14 (2.77%) Ruby
13 9 (1.78%) C
14 6 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.79%) ABAP
15 4 (0.79%) Go
15 4 (0.79%) Groovy
15 4 (0.79%) Java 8
15 4 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 86 (17.03%) Security Cleared
2 70 (13.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.38%) Degree
3 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.98%) MCSE
5 6 (1.19%) CISSP
6 5 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.59%) CISM
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CCNP
8 2 (0.40%) CISA
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.40%) OCP
8 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.20%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.95%) QA
2 16 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.38%) SLA
4 10 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.98%) GDPR
5 6 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.99%) COBIT
6 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.99%) PMO
7 2 (0.40%) GPG13
8 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 208 (41.19%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.50%) Docker
3 36 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.37%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.38%) DFS Replication
6 12 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (2.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 11 (2.18%) iptables
8 10 (1.98%) HDFS
8 10 (1.98%) KVM
9 9 (1.78%) NFS
10 8 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.39%) Samba
11 7 (1.39%) VMware NSX
12 6 (1.19%) vCloud
13 4 (0.79%) LXC
14 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 136 (26.93%) Single Sign-On
2 89 (17.62%) Ansible
3 64 (12.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 47 (9.31%) Puppet
5 33 (6.53%) Terraform
6 32 (6.34%) Kubernetes
7 20 (3.96%) HP Fortify
7 20 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (2.97%) Forum Sentry
9 14 (2.77%) HP ALM
10 13 (2.57%) SCOM
11 11 (2.18%) Oracle Identity Management
11 11 (2.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 10 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
12 10 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
13 9 (1.78%) Ambari
13 9 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (1.58%) Oozie
14 8 (1.58%) Oracle ZFS
15 7 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 120 (23.76%) Oracle
2 115 (22.77%) Microsoft
3 69 (13.66%) Red Hat
4 55 (10.89%) VMware
5 49 (9.70%) ServiceNow
6 46 (9.11%) CA
7 39 (7.72%) BMC
8 31 (6.14%) Axway
9 21 (4.16%) HP
10 19 (3.76%) IBM
11 18 (3.56%) Cisco
11 18 (3.56%) Nokia
12 13 (2.57%) F5
12 13 (2.57%) ForgeRock
12 13 (2.57%) Hortonworks
12 13 (2.57%) TIBCO
13 12 (2.38%) Splunk
14 11 (2.18%) Cloudera
14 11 (2.18%) CyberArk
14 11 (2.18%) Okta