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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 222 143 205
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +62
Contract jobs citing LDAP 45 88 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 1.03% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 6.18% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £490 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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
1882 1423 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.99% 16.71% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 655 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 99 182
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

LDAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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
Hampshire -34 13 £450 +5.88% 3
Surrey - 10 £463 - 1
Berkshire -30 8 £275 -35.29% 4
East Sussex - 7 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Kent -9 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 43 (50.59%) DNS
2 37 (43.53%) UNIX
3 32 (37.65%) Linux
4 30 (35.29%) Windows
5 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
6 27 (31.76%) Solaris
7 24 (28.24%) TCP/IP
8 22 (25.88%) VMware
9 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (23.53%) SAN
10 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
10 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
10 19 (22.35%) Perl
11 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
11 18 (21.18%) WebSphere
12 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
12 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (17.65%) Firewall
13 15 (17.65%) LAN
13 15 (17.65%) WAN
13 15 (17.65%) DHCP
13 15 (17.65%) Shell Script
13 15 (17.65%) NetApp
14 14 (16.47%) Sun
14 14 (16.47%) IBM
14 14 (16.47%) 3G
14 14 (16.47%) INAP
14 14 (16.47%) AIX

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (21.18%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.47%) Apache
3 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.94%) JBoss
5 8 (9.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (9.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (8.24%) IIS
6 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
8 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.59%) DNS
2 24 (28.24%) TCP/IP
3 20 (23.53%) SAN
4 15 (17.65%) Firewall
4 15 (17.65%) LAN
4 15 (17.65%) WAN
4 15 (17.65%) DHCP
5 14 (16.47%) 3G
5 14 (16.47%) INAP
5 14 (16.47%) LTE
6 11 (12.94%) SSL
7 10 (11.76%) VPN
7 10 (11.76%) ISUP
8 9 (10.59%) SMTP
8 9 (10.59%) HTTP
9 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (8.24%) Internet
10 6 (7.06%) Kerberos
10 6 (7.06%) VoIP
11 4 (4.71%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) SQLPlus
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.53%) OLAP
4 3 (3.53%) DTS
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) IDOL
6 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Trac
4 1 (1.18%) GitLab
4 1 (1.18%) Introscope
4 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.18%) Maven
4 1 (1.18%) Ant
4 1 (1.18%) JUnit
General
1 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.47%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (14.12%) Consultant
2 8 (9.41%) Analyst
2 8 (9.41%) Administrator
3 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Architect
4 6 (7.06%) Test Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (5.88%) Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.53%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) XML
2 7 (8.24%) Web Services
2 7 (8.24%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) HTML
4 5 (5.88%) SOAP
5 4 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.71%) Flash
6 3 (3.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (3.53%) .NET
6 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.53%) CSS
7 2 (2.35%) JSP
7 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.35%) YAML
8 1 (1.18%) RESTful
8 1 (1.18%) SPML
8 1 (1.18%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.47%) Clustering
3 13 (15.29%) PKI
4 9 (10.59%) Replication
5 7 (8.24%) HACMP
6 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.35%) SecurID
8 1 (1.18%) Open Source
8 1 (1.18%) CESG
8 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.18%) CMDB
8 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.53%) UNIX
2 32 (37.65%) Linux
3 30 (35.29%) Windows
4 27 (31.76%) Solaris
5 20 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (16.47%) AIX
7 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (11.76%) VMS
9 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.35%) zOS
12 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.18%) SUSE
12 1 (1.18%) Debian
12 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (11.76%) Project Management
3 9 (10.59%) ITIL
4 8 (9.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (8.24%) Coaching
5 7 (8.24%) Document Management
5 7 (8.24%) Workflow
6 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 5 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.53%) DevOps
9 3 (3.53%) Identity Management
9 3 (3.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) Perl
2 15 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 13 (15.29%) Python
3 13 (15.29%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) Java
4 12 (14.12%) C
5 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.41%) C++
7 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.88%) Ruby
9 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.71%) VBScript
9 4 (4.71%) AWK
10 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.53%) C#
10 3 (3.53%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.18%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) Degree
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.71%) MCSE
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.53%) CCNP
7 2 (2.35%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) Sun Certification
7 2 (2.35%) SCSA
8 1 (1.18%) GIAC
8 1 (1.18%) CEH
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
8 1 (1.18%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (8.24%) vSphere
5 6 (7.06%) Sendmail
6 5 (5.88%) NFS
7 4 (4.71%) OCFS2
8 3 (3.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Veritas File System
9 2 (2.35%) Snort
9 2 (2.35%) Novell eDirectory
9 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.18%) Samba
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.18%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.06%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (7.06%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.88%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (4.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (4.71%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.53%) Nagios
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (2.35%) OpenView
7 2 (2.35%) Control-M
7 2 (2.35%) MIIS
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (1.18%) collectd
8 1 (1.18%) Ansible
8 1 (1.18%) SELinux
8 1 (1.18%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) VMware
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
3 15 (17.65%) NetApp
4 14 (16.47%) Sun
4 14 (16.47%) IBM
5 13 (15.29%) Oracle
5 13 (15.29%) HP
6 12 (14.12%) Veritas
7 11 (12.94%) Juniper
7 11 (12.94%) EMC
8 9 (10.59%) TIBCO
9 8 (9.41%) Cisco
10 7 (8.24%) Dell
11 6 (7.06%) Websense
11 6 (7.06%) McAfee
11 6 (7.06%) Blue Coat
12 5 (5.88%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.88%) CA
13 4 (4.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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