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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 206 185 192
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing LDAP 55 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.72% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 3.81% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.59 £71.00 £27.65
% change year-on-year
-44.24% +156.78%
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
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire -1 15 £350 -12.50%
Berkshire 0 14 £388 +10.71% 5
Hampshire -13 13 £361 -16.95% 1
Surrey +1 10 £550 +2.32% 1
Kent -3 2 £531 -3.40%
Middlesex - 1 - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 51 (44.35%) UNIX
2 48 (41.74%) Linux
3 35 (30.43%) Oracle
4 33 (28.70%) DNS
5 30 (26.09%) Python
5 30 (26.09%) SQL
6 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
6 27 (23.48%) Active Directory
6 27 (23.48%) Finance
7 26 (22.61%) Perl
7 26 (22.61%) Solaris
8 25 (21.74%) Security Cleared
9 24 (20.87%) VMware
10 23 (20.00%) Windows
11 22 (19.13%) LAN
11 22 (19.13%) PowerShell
11 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
12 21 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (18.26%) Firewall
12 21 (18.26%) WAN
12 21 (18.26%) SAN
13 20 (17.39%) SSL
13 20 (17.39%) Apache
13 20 (17.39%) Management Information System
14 19 (16.52%) SOAP
14 19 (16.52%) VB
15 18 (15.65%) C
15 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
15 18 (15.65%) Red Hat
15 18 (15.65%) Puppet

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (17.39%) Apache
2 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.96%) IIS
4 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.35%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.48%) nginx
7 3 (2.61%) TPMS
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.74%) JBoss
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.74%) Confluence
8 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.87%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (6.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.61%) PaaS
4 3 (2.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.70%) DNS
2 22 (19.13%) LAN
3 21 (18.26%) WAN
3 21 (18.26%) SAN
3 21 (18.26%) Firewall
4 20 (17.39%) SSL
5 17 (14.78%) TCP/IP
6 14 (12.17%) VPN
7 13 (11.30%) SMTP
8 11 (9.57%) IPsec
9 10 (8.70%) NAS
10 9 (7.83%) SSH
10 9 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (6.96%) Internet
12 7 (6.09%) Diameter Protocol
13 6 (5.22%) ISUP
13 6 (5.22%) INAP
14 5 (4.35%) FTP
14 5 (4.35%) HTTP
14 5 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) DB2
2 14 (12.17%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (9.57%) MySQL
4 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.87%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.96%) Subversion
4 7 (6.09%) Maven
4 7 (6.09%) JIRA
4 7 (6.09%) Ant
5 5 (4.35%) Hudson
6 4 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.61%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (23.48%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (14.78%) Architect
2 16 (13.91%) Analyst
3 13 (11.30%) Consultant
3 13 (11.30%) Security Analyst
4 11 (9.57%) Administrator
4 11 (9.57%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Defect Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.48%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (3.48%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (3.48%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) SOAP
2 17 (14.78%) SAML
3 16 (13.91%) HTML
4 15 (13.04%) XML
5 14 (12.17%) .NET
6 10 (8.70%) REST
7 9 (7.83%) SailPoint
7 9 (7.83%) Web Services
8 7 (6.09%) JDBC
8 7 (6.09%) boto
9 5 (4.35%) JSP
9 5 (4.35%) Servlets
9 5 (4.35%) Middleware
10 3 (2.61%) ServiceStack
10 3 (2.61%) SPML
11 2 (1.74%) OpenID
11 2 (1.74%) CSS
11 2 (1.74%) XACML
11 2 (1.74%) JSF
11 2 (1.74%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.17%) Clustering
3 10 (8.70%) HACMP
3 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.35%) PKI
6 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.61%) DataPower
8 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.74%) CESG
8 2 (1.74%) SecurID
9 1 (0.87%) Replication
9 1 (0.87%) Statistics
9 1 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.35%) UNIX
2 48 (41.74%) Linux
3 26 (22.61%) Solaris
4 23 (20.00%) Windows
5 17 (14.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (12.17%) AIX
7 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.22%) VMS
10 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.61%) Android
12 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.74%) CentOS
12 2 (1.74%) HPUX
13 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.87%) Debian
13 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.78%) Project Management
1 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) Technical Analysis
3 13 (11.30%) Information Security
3 13 (11.30%) Security Management
4 12 (10.43%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (10.43%) Data Protection
5 10 (8.70%) DevOps
5 10 (8.70%) Migration
6 9 (7.83%) Identity Management
7 8 (6.96%) ITIL
8 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.09%) Software Deployment
8 7 (6.09%) Auto-Scaling
9 6 (5.22%) Open Source
9 6 (5.22%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.22%) Change Management
9 6 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.09%) SQL
1 30 (26.09%) Python
2 26 (22.61%) Perl
3 22 (19.13%) PowerShell
4 19 (16.52%) VB
5 18 (15.65%) C
6 16 (13.91%) Java
7 15 (13.04%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.70%) Ruby
8 10 (8.70%) C++
9 9 (7.83%) PHP
10 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (4.35%) BeanShell
12 4 (3.48%) VBScript
12 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.61%) C#
13 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.87%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) CISSP
4 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 27 (23.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.17%) NFS
4 9 (7.83%) Sendmail
4 9 (7.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (7.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (5.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 5 (4.35%) Shibboleth
7 4 (3.48%) Snort
8 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.74%) Samba
8 2 (1.74%) iptables
9 1 (0.87%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.87%) XenServer
9 1 (0.87%) Firmware
9 1 (0.87%) Postfix
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) Puppet
2 13 (11.30%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.83%) Ansible
3 9 (7.83%) MIMEsweeper
3 9 (7.83%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (6.96%) NetBackup
5 6 (5.22%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.22%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (4.35%) Control-M
6 5 (4.35%) Nagios
7 4 (3.48%) OpenView
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.61%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (1.74%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.87%) Salt
10 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Oracle
2 24 (20.87%) VMware
3 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.65%) Red Hat
4 16 (13.91%) NetApp
4 16 (13.91%) Cisco
4 16 (13.91%) IBM
5 14 (12.17%) Juniper
6 13 (11.30%) CA
7 11 (9.57%) HP
8 9 (7.83%) Veritas
8 9 (7.83%) Blue Coat
8 9 (7.83%) McAfee
8 9 (7.83%) Websense
9 7 (6.09%) Sun
9 7 (6.09%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (5.22%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (4.35%) Symantec
11 5 (4.35%) Remedy
11 5 (4.35%) EMC