The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 42 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing LDAP 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.45% 0.37% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -11.66%
LDAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.04% 17.71% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 12
Average daily rate £220 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.05% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.46 £10.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 2 £438 -
LDAP
South East

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP.

1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) WSUS
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) SCOrch
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) HACMP
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOrch
1 5 (62.50%) WSUS
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec