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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 26 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.45% 0.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.00% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%
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 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.24% 19.23% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 21
Average daily rate £466 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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
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 27 May 2015. 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
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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 - 6 £488 -
LDAP
South East

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 9 (75.00%) NFS
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Veritas
3 9 (75.00%) HACMP
3 9 (75.00%) Clustering
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (75.00%) Puppet
3 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (66.67%) Python
5 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (50.00%) MySQL
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle
7 5 (41.67%) AIX
7 5 (41.67%) Solaris
7 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
7 5 (41.67%) Symantec
7 5 (41.67%) Project Management
7 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (33.33%) Banking
9 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) HACMP
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) NFS
1 9 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (25.00%) OpenView
3 3 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Veritas
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Symantec
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Sun
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Dell