Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for LDAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LDAP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 187 269
Rank change year-on-year -84 +82 +20
Contract jobs citing LDAP 106 211 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 1.27% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 6.67% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 133 85
South East median daily rate £400 £365 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £350 £275 £313
90th Percentile £538 £538 £583
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 1
South East median hourly rate - £52.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.40% -1.82%
England median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £40.50
% change year-on-year -41.37% +22.12% +23.66%

LDAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2949 3165 3514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.51% 18.98% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 1803 1886
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £527 £500
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 221 243
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.82
90th Percentile £46.09 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LDAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the South East

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LDAP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in the South East

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in the South East

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -15 69 £388 +3.33% 6
Oxfordshire +22 34 £388 -8.82% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 22 £346 -25.46% 2
Surrey -11 17 £588 +38.24% 1
Hampshire -60 16 £475 +39.71% 3
Berkshire -45 13 £350 +27.27% 2
Middlesex +7 3 £460 -8.00%
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 78 (73.58%) Windows
2 54 (50.94%) Active Directory
3 53 (50.00%) Linux
4 45 (42.45%) DNS
5 43 (40.57%) DHCP
6 42 (39.62%) PowerShell
7 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
8 34 (32.08%) Kerberos
8 34 (32.08%) Oracle
9 32 (30.19%) Unix
9 32 (30.19%) SCCM
9 32 (30.19%) SCOM
10 29 (27.36%) Office 365
11 28 (26.42%) Finance
11 28 (26.42%) VMware
12 25 (23.58%) Python
13 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (22.64%) Windows 10
14 23 (21.70%) Windows Server
14 23 (21.70%) Red Hat
15 21 (19.81%) Web Services
15 21 (19.81%) Java
15 21 (19.81%) Microsoft App-V
16 20 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (18.87%) Ansible
17 19 (17.92%) SQL
18 18 (16.98%) ITIL
19 17 (16.04%) Perl
19 17 (16.04%) McAfee

LDAP
Co-occurring 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 14 (13.21%) JBoss
2 12 (11.32%) Apache
3 8 (7.55%) nginx
4 7 (6.60%) IIS
4 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.60%) WildFly
5 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.89%) Confluence
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.36%) Office 365
2 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) SaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.89%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.94%) Boomi
6 1 (0.94%) G Suite
6 1 (0.94%) Heroku
6 1 (0.94%) Route 53
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (42.45%) DNS
2 43 (40.57%) DHCP
3 34 (32.08%) Kerberos
4 11 (10.38%) Firewall
4 11 (10.38%) SSH
4 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.49%) IPsec
6 8 (7.55%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (7.55%) VPN
7 7 (6.60%) WAN
8 6 (5.66%) HTTP
9 5 (4.72%) HTTPS
9 5 (4.72%) Network Security
10 4 (3.77%) BGP
10 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.77%) CTI
10 4 (3.77%) MPLS
10 4 (3.77%) RTP
10 4 (3.77%) Softphone
10 4 (3.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) DB2
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) HBase
3 1 (0.94%) Impala
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) JIRA
2 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.94%) Babel
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 28 (26.42%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Banking
3 9 (8.49%) Publishing
4 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) International Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Administrator
2 16 (15.09%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) SCCM Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) PowerShell Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Server Administrator
7 6 (5.66%) Software Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.72%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) Web Services
2 9 (8.49%) ODBC
3 7 (6.60%) HTML
3 7 (6.60%) Middleware
3 7 (6.60%) Node.js
4 6 (5.66%) SOAP
4 6 (5.66%) XML
5 5 (4.72%) .NET
6 4 (3.77%) JTAPI
6 4 (3.77%) RFC 2833
6 4 (3.77%) SailPoint
6 4 (3.77%) TAPI
7 3 (2.83%) HTML5
7 3 (2.83%) J2EE
8 2 (1.89%) Laravel
8 2 (1.89%) OAuth
8 2 (1.89%) REST
8 2 (1.89%) SPML
8 2 (1.89%) XACML
8 2 (1.89%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) Clustering
3 9 (8.49%) Replication
4 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.60%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.60%) CMDB
6 6 (5.66%) User Experience
7 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (73.58%) Windows
2 53 (50.00%) Linux
3 32 (30.19%) Unix
4 24 (22.64%) Windows 10
5 23 (21.70%) Windows Server
6 20 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (7.55%) Solaris
9 5 (4.72%) Debian
9 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.77%) Fedora
11 2 (1.89%) AIX
11 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.94%) Android
12 1 (0.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Service Design
2 14 (13.21%) Task Automation
3 13 (12.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (10.38%) Application Packaging
5 11 (10.38%) Migration
6 10 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.55%) Change Management
7 8 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (7.55%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.55%) Workflow
8 7 (6.60%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (6.60%) Project Management
9 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.66%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (4.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.62%) PowerShell
2 25 (23.58%) Python
3 21 (19.81%) Java
4 19 (17.92%) SQL
5 17 (16.04%) Perl
6 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
7 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
8 12 (11.32%) PHP
9 10 (9.43%) Ruby
10 9 (8.49%) C#
11 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.77%) C-shell
12 4 (3.77%) Korn
13 3 (2.83%) VBScript
14 1 (0.94%) ABAP
14 1 (0.94%) AWK
14 1 (0.94%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.94%) ES6
14 1 (0.94%) F#
14 1 (0.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) CISSP
3 4 (3.77%) GCIH
3 4 (3.77%) GIAC
3 4 (3.77%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.94%) CCDP
4 1 (0.94%) CCIE
4 1 (0.94%) CCNP
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.77%) PA-DSS
2 4 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 54 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (19.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (11.32%) Hyper-V
5 11 (10.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.72%) NFS
7 3 (2.83%) Docker
8 2 (1.89%) Gluster
8 2 (1.89%) OpenAM
8 2 (1.89%) OpenDJ
8 2 (1.89%) OpenIDM
8 2 (1.89%) Openswan
8 2 (1.89%) pfSense
9 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.94%) HDFS
9 1 (0.94%) iptables
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.94%) Samba
9 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (30.19%) SCCM
1 32 (30.19%) SCOM
2 20 (18.87%) Ansible
3 10 (9.43%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (7.55%) HAProxy
5 7 (6.60%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.66%) Puppet
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (3.77%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.94%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.94%) SELinux
10 1 (0.94%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.94%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.08%) Oracle
3 28 (26.42%) VMware
4 23 (21.70%) Red Hat
5 17 (16.04%) McAfee
6 13 (12.26%) Citrix
6 13 (12.26%) Remedy
7 11 (10.38%) BMC
8 10 (9.43%) ServiceNow
9 9 (8.49%) Cisco
10 8 (7.55%) Veritas
11 7 (6.60%) Symantec
12 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.77%) CyberArk
13 4 (3.77%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.77%) Juniper
13 4 (3.77%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.77%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.83%) Lieberman
14 3 (2.83%) Thycotic