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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 213 173 193
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +20
Contract jobs citing LDAP 36 64 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.76% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 4.43% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 16
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£400 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £495 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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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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
East Sussex - 9 - -
Hampshire -37 8 £350 -17.64% 2
Surrey - 7 £535 - 1
Berkshire -14 6 £275 -31.25% 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £300 -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 44 (56.41%) DNS
2 41 (52.56%) UNIX
3 33 (42.31%) Linux
4 28 (35.90%) Solaris
5 26 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 25 (32.05%) Windows
7 24 (30.77%) VMware
8 23 (29.49%) Perl
9 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
11 19 (24.36%) SAN
11 19 (24.36%) Red Hat
11 19 (24.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (24.36%) Firewall
12 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
13 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
13 17 (21.79%) WAN
13 17 (21.79%) LAN
14 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
14 16 (20.51%) Clustering
15 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
15 15 (19.23%) WebSphere
15 15 (19.23%) IBM
15 15 (19.23%) SSL
16 14 (17.95%) Python
16 14 (17.95%) Apache
16 14 (17.95%) AIX
16 14 (17.95%) Sun
16 14 (17.95%) Juniper
16 14 (17.95%) NetApp

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 14 (17.95%) Apache
3 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.97%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.97%) IIS
5 6 (7.69%) JBoss
6 5 (6.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
7 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.28%) Confluence
9 1 (1.28%) nginx
9 1 (1.28%) Drupal
9 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.28%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (56.41%) DNS
2 26 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (24.36%) SAN
3 19 (24.36%) Firewall
4 17 (21.79%) WAN
4 17 (21.79%) LAN
5 15 (19.23%) SSL
6 14 (17.95%) 3G
6 14 (17.95%) INAP
6 14 (17.95%) LTE
7 12 (15.38%) VPN
7 12 (15.38%) DHCP
8 11 (14.10%) SMTP
9 10 (12.82%) ISUP
10 9 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (10.26%) HTTP
11 8 (10.26%) Internet
12 4 (5.13%) M3UA
12 4 (5.13%) 4G
12 4 (5.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.85%) SQLPlus
3 3 (3.85%) DTS
3 3 (3.85%) OLAP
4 2 (2.56%) DB2
4 2 (2.56%) IDOL
4 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Introscope
3 1 (1.28%) GitLab
3 1 (1.28%) Hudson
3 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (11.54%) Consultant
2 8 (10.26%) Analyst
2 8 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (10.26%) Administrator
2 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Architect
4 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) XML
2 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) HTML
4 5 (6.41%) SOAP
5 4 (5.13%) Middleware
6 3 (3.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.85%) Flash
6 3 (3.85%) .NET
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) CSS
7 2 (2.56%) J2EE
7 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.28%) Ajax
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.28%) SPML
8 1 (1.28%) RESTful
8 1 (1.28%) YAML
8 1 (1.28%) JSP
8 1 (1.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Clustering
2 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.38%) PKI
4 8 (10.26%) Replication
5 6 (7.69%) HACMP
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) SecurID
7 2 (2.56%) CESG
8 1 (1.28%) Open Source
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) CMDB
8 1 (1.28%) Wiki
8 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) UNIX
2 33 (42.31%) Linux
3 28 (35.90%) Solaris
4 25 (32.05%) Windows
5 19 (24.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (17.95%) AIX
7 10 (12.82%) VMS
8 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.85%) SUSE
10 3 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.28%) Debian
11 1 (1.28%) CentOS
11 1 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (14.10%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (10.26%) ITIL
4 7 (8.97%) Workflow
4 7 (8.97%) Project Management
5 6 (7.69%) Coaching
5 6 (7.69%) Document Management
6 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.13%) DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Service Management
8 3 (3.85%) Migration
8 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) Perl
2 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
3 14 (17.95%) Python
4 13 (16.67%) C
5 11 (14.10%) SQL
6 10 (12.82%) C++
6 10 (12.82%) Java
7 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.13%) Ruby
10 3 (3.85%) AWK
10 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.85%) C#
10 3 (3.85%) PHP
10 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.56%) VBScript
12 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.28%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) Sun Certification
5 4 (5.13%) SCSA
6 2 (2.56%) MCSE
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CCNP
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (11.54%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.41%) Veritas File System
6 4 (5.13%) NFS
6 4 (5.13%) vSphere
7 3 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (3.85%) OCFS2
8 2 (2.56%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (2.56%) Samba
8 2 (2.56%) Snort
9 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.28%) Postfix
9 1 (1.28%) XenServer
9 1 (1.28%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
2 7 (8.97%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (3.85%) Nagios
5 3 (3.85%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Ansible
6 2 (2.56%) OpenView
6 2 (2.56%) Control-M
6 2 (2.56%) MIIS
7 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.28%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.28%) WSUS
7 1 (1.28%) Graphite
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) VMware
2 19 (24.36%) Red Hat
3 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.23%) IBM
5 14 (17.95%) Sun
5 14 (17.95%) Juniper
5 14 (17.95%) NetApp
6 13 (16.67%) Oracle
7 12 (15.38%) Veritas
7 12 (15.38%) HP
8 9 (11.54%) Blue Coat
8 9 (11.54%) Websense
8 9 (11.54%) TIBCO
8 9 (11.54%) McAfee
8 9 (11.54%) Cisco
9 7 (8.97%) EMC
10 6 (7.69%) Dell
11 5 (6.41%) 3PAR
12 4 (5.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 3 (3.85%) Huawei