The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 209 174 215
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +41
Contract jobs citing LDAP 41 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.67% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 3.86% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 18
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£453 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £343 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £44.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £44.99 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-70.65% +36.31%
LDAP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1896 1502 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.51% 17.47% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 696 632
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 101 169
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Berkshire -6 16 £285 -32.94% 2
Hampshire -14 9 £465 +10.71% 1
Surrey - 9 £500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £400 -3.61%
Kent -7 2 £550 +29.41%
West Sussex -3 1 £313 -34.21%
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (42.34%) Windows
1 47 (42.34%) Linux
2 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 40 (36.04%) Security Cleared
4 32 (28.83%) UNIX
4 32 (28.83%) VMware
5 31 (27.93%) DNS
6 26 (23.42%) Java
7 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
8 23 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (20.72%) SQL
8 23 (20.72%) Web Services
8 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
9 22 (19.82%) Oracle
10 21 (18.92%) Firewall
10 21 (18.92%) WebSphere
10 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
11 19 (17.12%) Perl
11 19 (17.12%) Apache
11 19 (17.12%) Red Hat
12 18 (16.22%) NetApp
13 16 (14.41%) SAN
13 16 (14.41%) Solaris
13 16 (14.41%) Migration
14 15 (13.51%) IIS
14 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
15 14 (12.61%) C
15 14 (12.61%) .NET
15 14 (12.61%) Tomcat

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (18.92%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.12%) Apache
3 15 (13.51%) IIS
4 14 (12.61%) Tomcat
4 14 (12.61%) SharePoint
5 12 (10.81%) JBoss
5 12 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
7 7 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (4.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.80%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.90%) SAP EP
11 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Staffware
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.93%) DNS
2 21 (18.92%) Firewall
3 16 (14.41%) SAN
4 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 11 (9.91%) HTTP
6 10 (9.01%) SSL
6 10 (9.01%) LAN
6 10 (9.01%) WAN
6 10 (9.01%) 3G
6 10 (9.01%) ISUP
6 10 (9.01%) INAP
6 10 (9.01%) LTE
7 9 (8.11%) Internet
8 8 (7.21%) DHCP
8 8 (7.21%) Network Security
9 7 (6.31%) SMTP
10 6 (5.41%) Kerberos
10 6 (5.41%) VPN
11 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) DTS
3 7 (6.31%) OLAP
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.41%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.50%) SQLPlus
5 5 (4.50%) IDOL
6 2 (1.80%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.90%) Maven
5 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.90%) Introscope
5 1 (0.90%) Ant
5 1 (0.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) Trac
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Military
4 5 (4.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (17.12%) Architect
2 14 (12.61%) Consultant
3 11 (9.91%) Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Deployment Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Active Directory Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Linux Support
9 3 (2.70%) Security Specialist
9 3 (2.70%) Network Architect
10 2 (1.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) Web Services
2 14 (12.61%) .NET
3 9 (8.11%) XML
4 8 (7.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 7 (6.31%) REST
5 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.41%) SOAP
6 6 (5.41%) Middleware
7 5 (4.50%) LAMP
7 5 (4.50%) J2EE
7 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.60%) HTML
8 4 (3.60%) JSP
9 3 (2.70%) CSS
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (1.80%) Flash
10 2 (1.80%) SAML
10 2 (1.80%) JNDI
10 2 (1.80%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.31%) PKI
3 7 (6.31%) HACMP
4 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.70%) Replication
5 3 (2.70%) Clustering
5 3 (2.70%) Open Source
6 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) CESG
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) CMDB
7 1 (0.90%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.34%) Windows
1 47 (42.34%) Linux
2 32 (28.83%) UNIX
3 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.41%) Solaris
5 14 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.71%) AIX
7 10 (9.01%) VMS
8 6 (5.41%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (4.50%) CentOS
10 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.80%) zOS
12 1 (0.90%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.90%) SELinux
12 1 (0.90%) Debian
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.41%) Migration
2 11 (9.91%) ITIL
3 10 (9.01%) Workflow
3 10 (9.01%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (9.01%) Change Control
4 9 (8.11%) Document Management
4 9 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (7.21%) Data Migration
6 7 (6.31%) Network Architecture
6 7 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.31%) Coaching
6 7 (6.31%) Change Management
6 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.41%) SOA
7 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.41%) Web Development
7 6 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) Java
2 23 (20.72%) SQL
3 19 (17.12%) Perl
4 14 (12.61%) C
5 13 (11.71%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.01%) Python
8 8 (7.21%) VBScript
9 7 (6.31%) C#
9 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.41%) C++
10 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.50%) Ruby
11 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.60%) PHP
12 4 (3.60%) AWK
13 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.90%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.90%) ABAP
14 1 (0.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (1.80%) MCSE
5 2 (1.80%) CCNP
5 2 (1.80%) CCNA
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.90%) GIAC
6 1 (0.90%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) vSphere
4 9 (8.11%) Sendmail
5 8 (7.21%) NFS
6 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.50%) Postfix
6 5 (4.50%) Squid
6 5 (4.50%) OCFS2
7 4 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.80%) Shibboleth
8 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.80%) Snort
8 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) WSUS
2 7 (6.31%) Puppet
3 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (4.50%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (3.60%) Nagios
4 4 (3.60%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (3.60%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (3.60%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.80%) Control-M
6 2 (1.80%) OpenView
6 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.80%) MIIS
6 2 (1.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.90%) collectd
7 1 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) VMware
2 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
3 22 (19.82%) Oracle
4 19 (17.12%) Red Hat
5 18 (16.22%) NetApp
6 13 (11.71%) HP
7 12 (10.81%) EMC
7 12 (10.81%) IBM
8 10 (9.01%) Sun
9 9 (8.11%) TIBCO
10 8 (7.21%) Cisco
11 7 (6.31%) Dell
12 6 (5.41%) Juniper
12 6 (5.41%) Veritas
12 6 (5.41%) McAfee
12 6 (5.41%) Blue Coat
13 5 (4.50%) CA
13 5 (4.50%) Meridio
14 4 (3.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 4 (3.60%) Websense
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