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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 166 207 215
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Contract jobs citing LDAP 76 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 3.47% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 19
Median daily rate £340 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £548 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £49.46 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.12% +1.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.96 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +13.75%
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
1565 1787 1876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 18.89% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 964 881
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 120 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +41 42 £340 +0.74% 3
Berkshire +2 16 £275 -21.42% 2
Oxfordshire +4 7 £504 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £513 -5.74%
Surrey +19 4 £400 -15.78% 2
West Sussex +1 2 - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 89 (46.35%) DNS
2 83 (43.23%) Linux
3 79 (41.15%) Active Directory
4 62 (32.29%) VMware
5 56 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 53 (27.60%) Java
7 49 (25.52%) Solaris
8 48 (25.00%) Windows
9 42 (21.88%) SQL
10 36 (18.75%) PKI
11 35 (18.23%) Kerberos
12 33 (17.19%) SAML
12 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
13 32 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
14 31 (16.15%) Unix
14 31 (16.15%) Change Management
15 29 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (14.58%) OAuth
17 27 (14.06%) Incident Management
18 26 (13.54%) SC Cleared
18 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
19 24 (12.50%) Oracle
19 24 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 23 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (11.98%) J2EE
20 23 (11.98%) XML
21 22 (11.46%) Red Hat
22 21 (10.94%) Firewall
22 21 (10.94%) Scrum
22 21 (10.94%) REST

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (9.38%) Apache
1 18 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.21%) JBoss
3 6 (3.13%) CMS
3 6 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.04%) Confluence
6 2 (1.04%) nginx
7 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.21%) Office 365
4 7 (3.65%) IaaS
4 7 (3.65%) PaaS
5 3 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.56%) SaaS
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 89 (46.35%) DNS
2 35 (18.23%) Kerberos
3 21 (10.94%) Firewall
4 20 (10.42%) DHCP
4 20 (10.42%) X.500
5 16 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.81%) SSL
7 11 (5.73%) SMTP
8 9 (4.69%) VPN
9 8 (4.17%) Internet
9 8 (4.17%) Network Security
10 7 (3.65%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (3.13%) PCoIP
11 6 (3.13%) SAN
11 6 (3.13%) SSH
12 5 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.60%) SNMP
13 4 (2.08%) LAN
13 4 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.17%) MySQL
3 6 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.08%) OLTP
5 4 (2.08%) VLDB
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.04%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (8.85%) Git (software)
1 17 (8.85%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.33%) Selenium
3 10 (5.21%) Subversion
4 6 (3.13%) JUnit
5 5 (2.60%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.08%) JIRA
6 4 (2.08%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.04%) Ant
7 2 (1.04%) Maven
7 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.52%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (5.73%) Finance
2 5 (2.60%) Banking
2 5 (2.60%) Billing
3 4 (2.08%) Publishing
3 4 (2.08%) Retail
3 4 (2.08%) Spanish Language
3 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (22.40%) Administrator
2 30 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 29 (15.10%) Solaris Administrator
4 26 (13.54%) Designer
4 26 (13.54%) Solaris Engineer
4 26 (13.54%) VMWare Administrator
4 26 (13.54%) VMware Engineer
5 24 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 24 (12.50%) Solaris Support Engineer
5 24 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
6 23 (11.98%) Architect
7 22 (11.46%) Developer
8 19 (9.90%) Active Directory Engineer
9 14 (7.29%) Solutions Designer
10 12 (6.25%) Security Designer
11 9 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.17%) Analyst
12 8 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.19%) SAML
2 28 (14.58%) OAuth
3 23 (11.98%) J2EE
3 23 (11.98%) XML
4 21 (10.94%) REST
5 18 (9.38%) HTML
6 17 (8.85%) OpenID
7 15 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (7.81%) Web Services
8 11 (5.73%) Middleware
9 10 (5.21%) Spring
10 8 (4.17%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.17%) jQuery
11 7 (3.65%) CSS
11 7 (3.65%) JSP
11 7 (3.65%) SOAP
12 6 (3.13%) JMS
12 6 (3.13%) Servlets
13 5 (2.60%) JSF
13 5 (2.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.75%) PKI
2 20 (10.42%) Replication
3 15 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.73%) Data Centre
6 10 (5.21%) BYOD
7 5 (2.60%) Blog
7 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.60%) RIA
8 4 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.56%) DataPower
9 3 (1.56%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.56%) IVR
10 2 (1.04%) Clustering
10 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.52%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.23%) Linux
2 49 (25.52%) Solaris
3 48 (25.00%) Windows
4 31 (16.15%) Unix
5 24 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (9.38%) Windows Server
7 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.21%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.08%) zOS
10 3 (1.56%) SUSE
11 2 (1.04%) AIX
11 2 (1.04%) CentOS
11 2 (1.04%) Debian
11 2 (1.04%) VMS
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 31 (16.15%) Change Management
3 29 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.06%) Incident Management
5 21 (10.94%) Identity Access Management
5 21 (10.94%) Scrum
6 19 (9.90%) ITIL
7 17 (8.85%) DevOps
7 17 (8.85%) Information Security
8 15 (7.81%) Automated Testing
8 15 (7.81%) Use Case
9 14 (7.29%) Identity Management
9 14 (7.29%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (6.25%) Service Management
11 11 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (5.73%) Email Filtering
11 11 (5.73%) High Availability
11 11 (5.73%) Patch Management
11 11 (5.73%) Workflow
12 10 (5.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.60%) Java
2 42 (21.88%) SQL
3 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.85%) Python
5 16 (8.33%) Perl
6 15 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.65%) C++
7 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.13%) PHP
9 4 (2.08%) Ruby
9 4 (2.08%) Tcl
10 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.56%) C
11 2 (1.04%) C#
12 1 (0.52%) AWK
12 1 (0.52%) Korn
12 1 (0.52%) sed
12 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.77%) MCP
3 13 (6.77%) MCTS
3 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.17%) Degree
5 4 (2.08%) CISSP
5 4 (2.08%) GCIH
5 4 (2.08%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.04%) CISA
7 2 (1.04%) CISM
7 2 (1.04%) GCFA
7 2 (1.04%) GIAC
7 2 (1.04%) SANS
8 1 (0.52%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (41.15%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.73%) NFS
5 10 (5.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (4.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (4.17%) vSphere
8 7 (3.65%) Samba
8 7 (3.65%) VMware Server
8 7 (3.65%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.56%) iptables
10 3 (1.56%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.04%) KVM
11 2 (1.04%) NDS
11 2 (1.04%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (1.04%) vCloud
12 1 (0.52%) Squid
12 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (8.85%) OpenAM
1 17 (8.85%) OpenIDM
2 16 (8.33%) Puppet
3 12 (6.25%) SCCM
3 12 (6.25%) SCOM
4 8 (4.17%) Ansible
4 8 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.04%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.04%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.04%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (1.04%) SELinux
9 2 (1.04%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 62 (32.29%) VMware
2 56 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.50%) Oracle
4 22 (11.46%) Red Hat
5 17 (8.85%) ForgeRock
6 13 (6.77%) HP
7 11 (5.73%) ServiceNow
8 10 (5.21%) Twitter
9 9 (4.69%) Cisco
10 8 (4.17%) F5
11 7 (3.65%) NETGEAR
12 6 (3.13%) Veritas
13 5 (2.60%) Brocade
13 5 (2.60%) EMC
13 5 (2.60%) FatWire
13 5 (2.60%) Sun
14 4 (2.08%) Avaya
14 4 (2.08%) Genesys
14 4 (2.08%) Juniper
14 4 (2.08%) KANA