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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 229 183 200
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +17
Contract jobs citing LDAP 25 61 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.70% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 3.94% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 12
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£400 £406 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £453 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.12% -
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
1959 1550 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.70% 17.80% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 653 608
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 126 145
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.81 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.09% +3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Surrey +1 7 £535 +12.63% 3
Hampshire -10 7 £350 - 3
Berkshire -24 4 £450 +50.00% 3
East Sussex - 3 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -22 1 £450 - 2
Kent - - - - 1
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 45 (63.38%) DNS
2 37 (52.11%) UNIX
3 34 (47.89%) Linux
4 30 (42.25%) Solaris
5 25 (35.21%) Perl
5 25 (35.21%) TCP/IP
6 24 (33.80%) Firewall
6 24 (33.80%) VMware
7 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (30.99%) Windows
8 21 (29.58%) LAN
8 21 (29.58%) WAN
9 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
10 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
10 19 (26.76%) SSL
10 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
11 18 (25.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (25.35%) Shell Script
11 18 (25.35%) SAN
12 17 (23.94%) NetApp
12 17 (23.94%) Juniper
12 17 (23.94%) Python
13 16 (22.54%) VPN
13 16 (22.54%) IBM
13 16 (22.54%) Clustering
14 15 (21.13%) WebSphere
14 15 (21.13%) C
15 14 (19.72%) Oracle
15 14 (19.72%) AIX
15 14 (19.72%) SMTP

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (21.13%) WebSphere
2 14 (19.72%) Apache
3 8 (11.27%) IIS
4 7 (9.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
6 5 (7.04%) JBoss
6 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.23%) nginx
7 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.82%) Confluence
8 2 (2.82%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (1.41%) Drupal
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (63.38%) DNS
2 25 (35.21%) TCP/IP
3 24 (33.80%) Firewall
4 21 (29.58%) WAN
4 21 (29.58%) LAN
5 19 (26.76%) SSL
6 18 (25.35%) SAN
7 16 (22.54%) VPN
8 14 (19.72%) SMTP
9 12 (16.90%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (12.68%) DHCP
11 8 (11.27%) HTTP
12 7 (9.86%) Internet
12 7 (9.86%) 3G
12 7 (9.86%) LTE
12 7 (9.86%) INAP
13 4 (5.63%) Network Security
13 4 (5.63%) SCTP
13 4 (5.63%) XCAP
13 4 (5.63%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) DB2
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) OLAP
5 1 (1.41%) DTS
5 1 (1.41%) IDOL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.23%) Subversion
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.82%) Hudson
3 2 (2.82%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.41%) GitLab
4 1 (1.41%) Introscope
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Consultant
2 9 (12.68%) Architect
3 8 (11.27%) Administrator
3 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
1 7 (9.86%) XML
2 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) SOAP
3 5 (7.04%) Middleware
4 3 (4.23%) Flash
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.23%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceStack
5 2 (2.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.41%) .NET
6 1 (1.41%) SAML
6 1 (1.41%) LAMP
6 1 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) SPML
6 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Clustering
2 12 (16.90%) PKI
3 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.27%) Replication
5 6 (8.45%) HACMP
6 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.82%) CESG
7 2 (2.82%) SecurID
7 2 (2.82%) Wiki
8 1 (1.41%) Open Source
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.11%) UNIX
2 34 (47.89%) Linux
3 30 (42.25%) Solaris
4 22 (30.99%) Windows
5 18 (25.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (19.72%) AIX
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.23%) VMS
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.23%) SUSE
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.82%) Debian
9 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.82%) Android
9 2 (2.82%) CentOS
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Workflow
4 6 (8.45%) Coaching
5 5 (7.04%) DevOps
5 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Document Management
5 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Service Management
7 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Perl
2 18 (25.35%) Shell Script
3 17 (23.94%) Python
4 15 (21.13%) C
5 12 (16.90%) C++
6 11 (15.49%) SQL
7 9 (12.68%) Java
7 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.63%) PHP
10 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.23%) AWK
10 3 (4.23%) Ruby
11 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.41%) BeanShell
12 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) Sun Certification
4 4 (5.63%) SCSA
5 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) VCP4
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) ISEB
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.90%) Sendmail
4 11 (15.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (7.04%) Veritas File System
6 4 (5.63%) vSphere
7 3 (4.23%) OCFS2
7 3 (4.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Samba
7 3 (4.23%) NFS
8 2 (2.82%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (2.82%) Postfix
8 2 (2.82%) Snort
8 2 (2.82%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (1.41%) NLBS
9 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (16.90%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (8.45%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.45%) Puppet
3 4 (5.63%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.23%) Nagios
4 3 (4.23%) Ansible
4 3 (4.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (2.82%) Control-M
5 2 (2.82%) OpenView
5 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.82%) MIIS
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.41%) collectd
6 1 (1.41%) SELinux
6 1 (1.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) VMware
2 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
3 17 (23.94%) Juniper
3 17 (23.94%) NetApp
4 16 (22.54%) IBM
5 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.72%) Sun
5 14 (19.72%) Oracle
6 12 (16.90%) HP
6 12 (16.90%) Cisco
6 12 (16.90%) Blue Coat
6 12 (16.90%) McAfee
6 12 (16.90%) Websense
7 11 (15.49%) Veritas
8 7 (9.86%) EMC
9 6 (8.45%) Dell
10 5 (7.04%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.63%) CA
12 3 (4.23%) TIBCO
12 3 (4.23%) Symantec