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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 188 162 179
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing LDAP 70 83 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.93% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 4.85% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 24
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £547 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +198.94%
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
1762 1711 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 19.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 741 648
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 162
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 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 3 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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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 20 £359 -10.31%
Berkshire +1 17 £388 +10.71% 1
Surrey +3 15 £413 -23.25% 1
Hampshire -7 14 £385 -11.49% 1
Kent - 3 £515 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 55 (47.01%) UNIX
2 51 (43.59%) Linux
3 41 (35.04%) DNS
4 35 (29.91%) Oracle
5 33 (28.21%) Perl
6 32 (27.35%) Python
7 31 (26.50%) Solaris
8 30 (25.64%) SQL
9 29 (24.79%) Finance
10 27 (23.08%) Firewall
10 27 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 26 (22.22%) VMware
12 24 (20.51%) LAN
12 24 (20.51%) WAN
12 24 (20.51%) Windows
12 24 (20.51%) SSL
12 24 (20.51%) Active Directory
13 23 (19.66%) Apache
13 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
13 23 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
15 21 (17.95%) PowerShell
16 20 (17.09%) Management Information System
16 20 (17.09%) Java
16 20 (17.09%) SAN
17 19 (16.24%) NetApp
17 19 (16.24%) Red Hat
17 19 (16.24%) C
17 19 (16.24%) VB
17 19 (16.24%) SOAP

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (19.66%) Apache
2 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.13%) IIS
5 5 (4.27%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.27%) nginx
6 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.56%) JBoss
7 3 (2.56%) Confluence
7 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.56%) TPMS
7 3 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.71%) MediaWiki
8 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (4.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.04%) DNS
2 27 (23.08%) Firewall
3 24 (20.51%) SSL
3 24 (20.51%) WAN
3 24 (20.51%) LAN
4 20 (17.09%) SAN
5 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 17 (14.53%) VPN
7 15 (12.82%) SMTP
8 13 (11.11%) IPsec
9 12 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (8.55%) NAS
11 7 (5.98%) Internet
11 7 (5.98%) Diameter Protocol
12 6 (5.13%) ISUP
12 6 (5.13%) INAP
12 6 (5.13%) SSH
13 4 (3.42%) X.500
13 4 (3.42%) Network Security
13 4 (3.42%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) DB2
2 14 (11.97%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (9.40%) MySQL
4 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.85%) Informix
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.98%) Subversion
3 7 (5.98%) JIRA
4 5 (4.27%) Maven
4 5 (4.27%) Ant
5 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.42%) Hudson
5 4 (3.42%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.85%) Introscope
General
1 29 (24.79%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Analyst
2 15 (12.82%) Consultant
2 15 (12.82%) Architect
3 13 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Administrator
4 12 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.55%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Integrator
9 5 (4.27%) Defect Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.24%) SOAP
2 17 (14.53%) SAML
3 16 (13.68%) HTML
4 15 (12.82%) XML
5 14 (11.97%) .NET
6 9 (7.69%) Web Services
6 9 (7.69%) SailPoint
7 8 (6.84%) REST
8 7 (5.98%) Middleware
8 7 (5.98%) JDBC
9 5 (4.27%) JSP
9 5 (4.27%) Servlets
9 5 (4.27%) boto
10 4 (3.42%) ServiceStack
11 3 (2.56%) SPML
12 2 (1.71%) OpenID
12 2 (1.71%) CSS
12 2 (1.71%) XACML
12 2 (1.71%) J2EE
12 2 (1.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.68%) Clustering
3 10 (8.55%) HACMP
3 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.98%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.13%) PKI
6 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.56%) DataPower
7 3 (2.56%) CESG
8 2 (1.71%) SecurID
8 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.71%) Wiki
8 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) Statistics
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (47.01%) UNIX
2 51 (43.59%) Linux
3 31 (26.50%) Solaris
4 24 (20.51%) Windows
5 17 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.82%) AIX
7 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.13%) VMS
10 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.42%) Android
12 3 (2.56%) CentOS
13 2 (1.71%) SUSE
14 1 (0.85%) Debian
14 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.85%) HPUX
14 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.68%) Project Management
1 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (13.68%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (11.97%) Technical Analysis
3 13 (11.11%) Information Security
3 13 (11.11%) Security Management
4 12 (10.26%) Data Protection
5 10 (8.55%) DevOps
6 9 (7.69%) Migration
7 8 (6.84%) Identity Management
7 8 (6.84%) ITIL
8 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.98%) Open Source
9 6 (5.13%) Change Management
10 5 (4.27%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Software Deployment
10 5 (4.27%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.27%) Auto-Scaling
11 4 (3.42%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (3.42%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.21%) Perl
2 32 (27.35%) Python
3 30 (25.64%) SQL
4 21 (17.95%) PowerShell
5 20 (17.09%) Java
6 19 (16.24%) C
6 19 (16.24%) VB
7 18 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 13 (11.11%) C++
9 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.55%) PHP
10 9 (7.69%) Ruby
11 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.27%) BeanShell
12 3 (2.56%) VBScript
12 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) C#
13 1 (0.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.40%) CISSP
4 5 (4.27%) ISEB
4 5 (4.27%) Degree
5 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.71%) SCSA
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 24 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.97%) NFS
4 12 (10.26%) Sendmail
5 11 (9.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (4.27%) Shibboleth
9 3 (2.56%) iptables
9 3 (2.56%) Samba
9 3 (2.56%) Snort
10 2 (1.71%) Postfix
10 2 (1.71%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.71%) XenServer
11 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Puppet
2 13 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.26%) MIMEsweeper
3 12 (10.26%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (6.84%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.84%) Ansible
4 8 (6.84%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.13%) Nagios
6 5 (4.27%) Control-M
6 5 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (3.42%) OpenView
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.71%) OpenAM
9 2 (1.71%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (29.91%) Oracle
2 26 (22.22%) VMware
3 19 (16.24%) NetApp
3 19 (16.24%) Red Hat
4 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 17 (14.53%) Cisco
5 17 (14.53%) Juniper
6 16 (13.68%) IBM
7 15 (12.82%) CA
8 12 (10.26%) Blue Coat
8 12 (10.26%) McAfee
8 12 (10.26%) Websense
9 11 (9.40%) Veritas
9 11 (9.40%) HP
10 9 (7.69%) Sun
11 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (5.13%) Cyber-Ark
13 5 (4.27%) Symantec
13 5 (4.27%) Remedy
13 5 (4.27%) EMC