The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 40 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing LDAP 8 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.18% 4.38% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 22.00% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 0
Median daily rate £438 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £29.09 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.99% -59.03%
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
50 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.62% 19.92% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 28
Median daily rate £328 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £182 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 17 (89.47%) Perl
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Python
3 12 (63.16%) DNS
4 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Unix
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (42.11%) NFS
7 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) HACMP
7 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (31.58%) Veritas
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 6 (31.58%) DHCP
7 6 (31.58%) IIS
7 6 (31.58%) WSUS
7 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
7 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (31.58%) Debian
7 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (31.58%) SCCM
7 6 (31.58%) SCOM
7 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 6 (31.58%) Puppet

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) HACMP
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Debian
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) AIX
5 3 (15.79%) CentOS
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) Contingency Planning
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Perl
2 12 (63.16%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) NFS
4 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
5 5 (26.32%) SpamAssassin
5 5 (26.32%) Squid
5 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (21.05%) XenServer
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (10.53%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (10.53%) Gluster
9 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
1 6 (31.58%) SCOrch
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 5 (26.32%) Cacti
2 5 (26.32%) Nagios
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (10.53%) Ansible
5 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Veritas
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec