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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 162 214 178
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -36
Contract jobs citing LDAP 100 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 3.28% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 28
Median daily rate £365 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £600 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Median hourly rate £59.31 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £39.59 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+49.82% -44.24%
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
1666 1799 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.87% 18.78% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 938 751
Median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 121 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +25 36 £370 +2.42% 4
Berkshire +21 36 £275 -29.03% 5
Surrey -3 11 £475 -8.87% 5
West Sussex - 7 £365 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £416 +18.78%
Kent +8 2 £433 -18.58%
Middlesex -5 1 £550 -
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 83 (43.68%) Active Directory
2 80 (42.11%) Linux
3 62 (32.63%) DNS
4 55 (28.95%) VMware
5 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
5 48 (25.26%) Unix
5 48 (25.26%) SQL
6 46 (24.21%) Java
7 45 (23.68%) Solaris
8 42 (22.11%) Change Management
9 37 (19.47%) Windows
10 36 (18.95%) SAML
11 35 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (17.37%) Apache
12 33 (17.37%) PKI
13 31 (16.32%) SC Cleared
13 31 (16.32%) Security Cleared
14 30 (15.79%) Incident Management
14 30 (15.79%) SOAP
15 29 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (15.26%) DevOps
16 28 (14.74%) MS Excel
17 25 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
17 25 (13.16%) REST
18 24 (12.63%) Identity Management
18 24 (12.63%) Red Hat
19 23 (12.11%) Python
19 23 (12.11%) Project Management
20 22 (11.58%) XML
20 22 (11.58%) JavaScript

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 33 (17.37%) Apache
2 14 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.79%) IIS
4 10 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.68%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.16%) CMS
7 5 (2.63%) JBoss
8 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.05%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.05%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.53%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 28 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.89%) MS Office
3 8 (4.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (2.63%) Office 365
4 4 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.58%) IaaS
5 3 (1.58%) PaaS
5 3 (1.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (32.63%) DNS
2 18 (9.47%) Kerberos
2 18 (9.47%) SAN
3 17 (8.95%) Diameter Protocol
3 17 (8.95%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.42%) 3G
4 16 (8.42%) 4G
4 16 (8.42%) SIGTRAN
5 15 (7.89%) SSL
6 13 (6.84%) INAP
6 13 (6.84%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (6.32%) Firewall
7 12 (6.32%) SMTP
8 11 (5.79%) LTE
8 11 (5.79%) MGW
8 11 (5.79%) SSH
8 11 (5.79%) X.500
9 10 (5.26%) DHCP
10 9 (4.74%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (4.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.68%) OLTP
2 7 (3.68%) VLDB
3 6 (3.16%) MySQL
4 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.32%) Subversion
3 9 (4.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.74%) Selenium
4 5 (2.63%) JIRA
5 4 (2.11%) Ant
5 4 (2.11%) Maven
6 3 (1.58%) JUnit
7 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.05%) Hudson
7 2 (1.05%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.53%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (9.47%) Finance
2 12 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.79%) Back Office
4 9 (4.74%) Banking
5 8 (4.21%) Front Office
6 7 (3.68%) Billing
7 3 (1.58%) French Language
7 3 (1.58%) German Language
7 3 (1.58%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.58%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.58%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 34 (17.89%) Administrator
3 29 (15.26%) Solaris Administrator
4 27 (14.21%) Developer
5 22 (11.58%) Solaris Engineer
5 22 (11.58%) VMware Engineer
6 20 (10.53%) Architect
7 19 (10.00%) Solaris Support Engineer
7 19 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
7 19 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
8 17 (8.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (8.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (8.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (8.42%) Security Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) Active Directory Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) Designer
11 11 (5.79%) Unix Administrator
12 10 (5.26%) Consultant
13 8 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.95%) SAML
2 30 (15.79%) SOAP
3 25 (13.16%) REST
4 22 (11.58%) XML
5 21 (11.05%) HTML
6 17 (8.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (8.42%) OAuth
7 16 (8.42%) OpenID
7 16 (8.42%) SPML
7 16 (8.42%) Web Services
8 14 (7.37%) CSS
8 14 (7.37%) J2EE
9 12 (6.32%) .NET
9 12 (6.32%) HTML5
9 12 (6.32%) jQuery
10 10 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 10 (5.26%) Laravel
11 8 (4.21%) JSP
12 5 (2.63%) LAMP
12 5 (2.63%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.37%) PKI
2 21 (11.05%) Data Centre
3 20 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.79%) Replication
5 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.68%) Smartcard
6 6 (3.16%) HACMP
7 5 (2.63%) DataPower
8 4 (2.11%) Blog
8 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.58%) Clustering
9 3 (1.58%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.05%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.53%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 80 (42.11%) Linux
2 48 (25.26%) Unix
3 45 (23.68%) Solaris
4 37 (19.47%) Windows
5 35 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (11.58%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.21%) zOS
8 6 (3.16%) Debian
9 5 (2.63%) AIX
10 4 (2.11%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.58%) CentOS
11 3 (1.58%) SUSE
11 3 (1.58%) VMS
12 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.11%) Change Management
2 30 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 29 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.26%) DevOps
4 25 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 24 (12.63%) Identity Management
6 23 (12.11%) Project Management
7 21 (11.05%) High Availability
8 20 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
9 17 (8.95%) Workflow
10 15 (7.89%) Integration Testing
11 14 (7.37%) Information Security
12 13 (6.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 13 (6.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (6.84%) Service Delivery
12 13 (6.84%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 12 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (6.32%) Use Case
14 11 (5.79%) Scrum
14 11 (5.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.26%) SQL
2 46 (24.21%) Java
3 23 (12.11%) Python
4 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.05%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.95%) Perl
7 16 (8.42%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.79%) PHP
8 11 (5.79%) VB
9 9 (4.74%) C#
10 4 (2.11%) Ruby
10 4 (2.11%) Tcl
10 4 (2.11%) VBScript
11 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.05%) C++
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (16.32%) SC Cleared
1 31 (16.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.32%) Degree
4 10 (5.26%) HNC
4 10 (5.26%) HND
5 7 (3.68%) MCP
5 7 (3.68%) MCTS
6 4 (2.11%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.05%) CISSP
7 2 (1.05%) GCIH
7 2 (1.05%) GIAC
7 2 (1.05%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.53%) CCNA
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 83 (43.68%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.84%) NFS
4 12 (6.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.63%) SpamAssassin
6 5 (2.63%) Squid
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (1.58%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.05%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.05%) Gluster
9 2 (1.05%) NDS
9 2 (1.05%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (1.05%) Samba
9 2 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.05%) vSphere
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (8.42%) OpenAM
1 16 (8.42%) OpenIDM
1 16 (8.42%) Puppet
2 13 (6.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 12 (6.32%) Oracle ZFS
4 10 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 9 (4.74%) Ansible
6 5 (2.63%) Cacti
6 5 (2.63%) Nagios
7 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.53%) OpenView
10 1 (0.53%) SCCM
10 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (28.95%) VMware
2 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.63%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.58%) Oracle
5 16 (8.42%) ForgeRock
5 16 (8.42%) Veritas
6 15 (7.89%) Nokia
7 11 (5.79%) ServiceNow
8 10 (5.26%) IBM
8 10 (5.26%) Sun
9 9 (4.74%) Brocade
9 9 (4.74%) HP
9 9 (4.74%) StorageTek
10 7 (3.68%) F5
10 7 (3.68%) Twitter
11 6 (3.16%) EMC
12 5 (2.63%) Siebel
13 4 (2.11%) Ericsson
13 4 (2.11%) NetIQ
14 3 (1.58%) Micro Focus
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