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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
England / South East
Rank 206 169 214
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +45
Contract jobs citing LDAP 34 84 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 1.01% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 5.08% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 16
Median daily rate £450 £365 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -9.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £328 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-34.92% +13.75%

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
1526 1654 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 19.81% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 898 911
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 100 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.96 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +1 13 £400 +21.21% 2
Berkshire 0 9 £450 +28.57%
Surrey +7 5 £400 -11.20% 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £508 - 3
Buckinghamshire 0 2 - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 73 (51.77%) DNS
2 56 (39.72%) Linux
2 56 (39.72%) Active Directory
3 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.95%) VMware
4 36 (25.53%) Java
4 36 (25.53%) Windows
5 31 (21.99%) Kerberos
6 30 (21.28%) PKI
7 26 (18.44%) Solaris
8 25 (17.73%) SQL
8 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
9 23 (16.31%) SAML
10 22 (15.60%) JavaScript
11 21 (14.89%) Unix
12 20 (14.18%) OAuth
12 20 (14.18%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (13.48%) DHCP
13 19 (13.48%) ITIL
13 19 (13.48%) Change Management
14 18 (12.77%) SC Cleared
15 17 (12.06%) Git (software)
15 17 (12.06%) Perl
15 17 (12.06%) J2EE
15 17 (12.06%) Incident Management
15 17 (12.06%) Firewall
16 16 (11.35%) Replication
16 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.35%) Apache

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 16 (11.35%) Apache
1 16 (11.35%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.09%) JBoss
3 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.13%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.42%) Confluence
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.09%) Office 365
4 5 (3.55%) IaaS
4 5 (3.55%) PaaS
5 4 (2.84%) SaaS
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 73 (51.77%) DNS
2 31 (21.99%) Kerberos
3 19 (13.48%) DHCP
4 17 (12.06%) Firewall
5 16 (11.35%) X.500
6 15 (10.64%) SMTP
7 14 (9.93%) TCP/IP
8 13 (9.22%) SSL
9 7 (4.96%) VPN
10 6 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (3.55%) Diameter Protocol
11 5 (3.55%) Internet
11 5 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (3.55%) Network Security
11 5 (3.55%) PCoIP
12 4 (2.84%) MPLS
13 3 (2.13%) 3G
13 3 (2.13%) IMAP
13 3 (2.13%) SIGTRAN
13 3 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) MySQL
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.42%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.80%) Subversion
4 8 (5.67%) Selenium
5 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.84%) JUnit
5 4 (2.84%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.13%) JIRA
6 3 (2.13%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.71%) Ant
7 1 (0.71%) Maven
7 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Publishing
3 4 (2.84%) Retail
3 4 (2.84%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (18.44%) Administrator
2 19 (13.48%) Architect
2 19 (13.48%) Designer
2 19 (13.48%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Active Directory Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Developer
4 14 (9.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (9.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) Solaris Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) Solutions Designer
4 14 (9.93%) VMWare Administrator
4 14 (9.93%) VMware Engineer
5 13 (9.22%) Solaris Administrator
5 13 (9.22%) Solaris Support Engineer
5 13 (9.22%) VMware Support Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Security Designer
6 8 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.31%) SAML
2 20 (14.18%) OAuth
3 17 (12.06%) J2EE
4 14 (9.93%) HTML
4 14 (9.93%) XML
5 11 (7.80%) Middleware
5 11 (7.80%) REST
6 10 (7.09%) CSS
7 9 (6.38%) Spring
7 9 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (5.67%) SOAP
9 7 (4.96%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.96%) jQuery
9 7 (4.96%) OpenID
10 6 (4.26%) JMS
10 6 (4.26%) Laravel
10 6 (4.26%) RESTful
10 6 (4.26%) Web Services
11 5 (3.55%) JSP
11 5 (3.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.28%) PKI
2 16 (11.35%) Replication
3 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.09%) BYOD
5 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.84%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.84%) RIA
8 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.13%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.13%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.13%) IVR
9 2 (1.42%) DataPower
9 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.71%) Clustering
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (39.72%) Linux
2 36 (25.53%) Windows
3 26 (18.44%) Solaris
4 21 (14.89%) Unix
5 15 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (9.22%) Windows Server
8 10 (7.09%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.84%) zOS
10 2 (1.42%) CentOS
10 2 (1.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 19 (13.48%) Change Management
2 19 (13.48%) ITIL
3 17 (12.06%) Incident Management
4 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.22%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (7.80%) Data Encryption
6 11 (7.80%) Email Filtering
6 11 (7.80%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (7.80%) Patch Management
6 11 (7.80%) Problem Management
6 11 (7.80%) Scrum
6 11 (7.80%) Service Design
7 9 (6.38%) Information Security
7 9 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (5.67%) Automated Testing
8 8 (5.67%) DevOps
8 8 (5.67%) Project Management
8 8 (5.67%) Service Management
8 8 (5.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.53%) Java
2 25 (17.73%) SQL
3 22 (15.60%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.06%) Perl
5 16 (11.35%) Python
6 14 (9.93%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.38%) PHP
8 6 (4.26%) C++
9 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.84%) Ruby
11 3 (2.13%) C
11 3 (2.13%) Tcl
12 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.42%) C#
13 1 (0.71%) AWK
13 1 (0.71%) Korn
13 1 (0.71%) sed
13 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) MCP
3 11 (7.80%) MCTS
3 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.96%) Degree
5 5 (3.55%) CISSP
5 5 (3.55%) GCIH
5 5 (3.55%) RHCSA
6 3 (2.13%) GIAC
6 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.42%) CISA
7 2 (1.42%) CISM
7 2 (1.42%) GCFA
7 2 (1.42%) SANS
8 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 3 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.42%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (39.72%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (5.67%) NFS
7 7 (4.96%) vSphere
8 6 (4.26%) Samba
8 6 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.26%) VMware Server
8 6 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.13%) iptables
9 3 (2.13%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.42%) KVM
10 2 (1.42%) NDS
10 2 (1.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (1.42%) vCloud
11 1 (0.71%) Ceph
11 1 (0.71%) Squid
11 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (9.22%) Puppet
2 12 (8.51%) SCCM
2 12 (8.51%) SCOM
3 7 (4.96%) OpenAM
3 7 (4.96%) OpenIDM
4 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.55%) Ansible
6 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.42%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.42%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.42%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.42%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.71%) Cacti
8 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.71%) Kibana
8 1 (0.71%) logstash
8 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.71%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
1 38 (26.95%) VMware
2 14 (9.93%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.22%) Oracle
4 8 (5.67%) HP
5 7 (4.96%) Cisco
5 7 (4.96%) ForgeRock
6 6 (4.26%) NETGEAR
7 5 (3.55%) F5
7 5 (3.55%) FatWire
7 5 (3.55%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.84%) Avaya
8 4 (2.84%) Genesys
8 4 (2.84%) ILOG
8 4 (2.84%) KANA
8 4 (2.84%) Twitter
9 3 (2.13%) Juniper
9 3 (2.13%) NetApp
10 2 (1.42%) Nokia
10 2 (1.42%) Novell