Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 251 189
Rank change year-on-year -7 -62 +78
Contract jobs citing LDAP 117 119 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.73% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 2.65% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 136
South East median daily rate £418 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +12.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.59% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 21
South East median hourly rate £43.75 - £52.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £44.25
90th Percentile £45.00 - £59.31
England median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £49.46
% change year-on-year +55.17% -41.37% +70.55%

LDAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,410 4,483 4,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.16% 27.60% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,532 2,784 2,931
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £561 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 85 132
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +12.33%
10th Percentile £21.08 £15.66 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £48.75 £54.95
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -23 55 £400 +3.23% 5
Hampshire +8 37 £425 -10.53% 3
Berkshire +11 30 £475 +35.71% 4
Surrey -15 22 £463 -15.91% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £380 +9.75%
Oxfordshire -22 10 £400 +1.91% 1
West Sussex -13 3 £313 +4.17%
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 53 (45.30%) Linux
2 48 (41.03%) Active Directory
3 46 (39.32%) Windows
4 41 (35.04%) Unix
5 33 (28.21%) Security Cleared
6 29 (24.79%) DNS
7 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
8 27 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (22.22%) SQL
9 26 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 23 (19.66%) VMware
11 22 (18.80%) Finance
12 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
12 19 (16.24%) Java
13 18 (15.38%) Oracle
13 18 (15.38%) SOAP
13 18 (15.38%) Web Services
13 18 (15.38%) HP
13 18 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (15.38%) Windows Server
14 17 (14.53%) Diameter Protocol
14 17 (14.53%) 4G
14 17 (14.53%) Nokia
14 17 (14.53%) 3G
14 17 (14.53%) DHCP
14 17 (14.53%) Kerberos
15 16 (13.68%) Python
15 16 (13.68%) PowerShell
15 16 (13.68%) PKI
16 15 (12.82%) SQL Server

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 11 (9.40%) IIS
1 11 (9.40%) JBoss
2 10 (8.55%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.69%) Apache
3 9 (7.69%) nginx
4 7 (5.98%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.13%) WildFly
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.27%) lighttpd
6 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.42%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.85%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.56%) Boomi
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) G Suite
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.79%) DNS
2 17 (14.53%) 3G
2 17 (14.53%) 4G
2 17 (14.53%) DHCP
2 17 (14.53%) Diameter Protocol
2 17 (14.53%) Kerberos
3 14 (11.97%) Internet
3 14 (11.97%) Wireshark
4 8 (6.84%) Firewall
4 8 (6.84%) SNMP
4 8 (6.84%) SSH
5 7 (5.98%) DMZ
5 7 (5.98%) SMTP
5 7 (5.98%) X.500
6 6 (5.13%) Network Security
7 5 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (4.27%) HTTP
7 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) DB2
3 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.42%) MySQL
5 2 (1.71%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.42%) JUnit
2 4 (3.42%) NetBeans
2 4 (3.42%) Subversion
3 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.71%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.85%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (15.38%) Administrator
2 14 (11.97%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Test Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Developer
3 13 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (9.40%) Architect
4 11 (9.40%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.38%) SOAP
1 18 (15.38%) Web Services
2 10 (8.55%) Middleware
3 9 (7.69%) HTML
3 9 (7.69%) XML
4 7 (5.98%) Ajax
4 7 (5.98%) CSS
4 7 (5.98%) HTML5
4 7 (5.98%) jQuery
4 7 (5.98%) OAuth
5 5 (4.27%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.42%) JavaFX
6 4 (3.42%) JSF
6 4 (3.42%) JSP
6 4 (3.42%) PrimeFaces
6 4 (3.42%) REST
6 4 (3.42%) Servlets
6 4 (3.42%) Spring
6 4 (3.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) PKI
2 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.13%) Replication
4 6 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.42%) Clustering
6 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.71%) CMDB
7 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.85%) BYOD
8 1 (0.85%) CESG
8 1 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.30%) Linux
2 46 (39.32%) Windows
3 41 (35.04%) Unix
4 18 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 14 (11.97%) CentOS
6 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.84%) SUSE
9 5 (4.27%) FreeBSD
10 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.56%) Solaris
11 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.71%) AIX
13 1 (0.85%) Android
13 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 13 (11.11%) ITIL
3 12 (10.26%) Change Management
4 9 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
5 8 (6.84%) SDLC
6 7 (5.98%) Issue Tracking
6 7 (5.98%) Migration
7 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.13%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.13%) Server Management
8 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.27%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.27%) Process Improvement
8 5 (4.27%) Project Management
8 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.42%) Network Design
9 4 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.22%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) Java
3 16 (13.68%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.68%) Python
4 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.69%) Perl
5 6 (5.13%) C++
6 5 (4.27%) C#
6 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.42%) Tcl
8 3 (2.56%) ABAP
8 3 (2.56%) PHP
8 3 (2.56%) Ruby
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) Jython
9 2 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) MCSE
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.27%) Degree
5 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.71%) CCNP
6 2 (1.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) CEH
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.85%) GIAC
7 1 (0.85%) OSCP
7 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
1 5 (4.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) PMO
3 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.71%) GPG13
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.69%) Docker
3 9 (7.69%) iptables
4 7 (5.98%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 7 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.13%) Postfix
6 5 (4.27%) Varnish
7 4 (3.42%) vCloud
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.71%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.71%) vSphere
9 2 (1.71%) XenApp
10 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.85%) Squid
10 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) HP ALM
1 14 (11.97%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (10.26%) Ansible
3 10 (8.55%) Puppet
4 9 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.69%) SELinux
5 7 (5.98%) yum
6 6 (5.13%) NetBackup
7 5 (4.27%) Cacti
7 5 (4.27%) Nagios
8 3 (2.56%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.56%) MOM
8 3 (2.56%) Netcool
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.85%) collectd
10 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.66%) VMware
3 18 (15.38%) HP
3 18 (15.38%) Oracle
4 17 (14.53%) Nokia
5 12 (10.26%) Cisco
5 12 (10.26%) ServiceNow
6 10 (8.55%) McAfee
7 8 (6.84%) Citrix
7 8 (6.84%) CyberArk
8 7 (5.98%) Bomgar
8 7 (5.98%) Juniper
8 7 (5.98%) Remedy
8 7 (5.98%) Symantec
8 7 (5.98%) Veritas
9 5 (4.27%) Dell
9 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.42%) BMC
10 4 (3.42%) Lieberman
11 3 (2.56%) 3PAR