Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 247 208
Rank change year-on-year -43 -39 +76
Contract jobs citing LDAP 96 117 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.73% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.65% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 109
South East median daily rate £416 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £464 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +3.06% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 15
South East median hourly rate £42.50 - £55.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £46.40
90th Percentile £43.75 - £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -25.23% +42.67%

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 5,344 4,419 4,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.96% 27.71% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,477 2,662 3,184
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 82 125
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.70 £13.20 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -30 43 £400 +6.67% 2
Hampshire -6 31 £421 -7.73% 3
Surrey -32 18 £550 - 2
Berkshire -27 16 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £363 +5.07% 1
Oxfordshire +1 13 £400 -3.03% 1
West Sussex -5 3 £313 +4.17%
Middlesex +3 1 £450 -2.17%
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 49 (51.04%) Linux
2 34 (35.42%) Unix
2 34 (35.42%) Windows
3 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
5 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (23.96%) DNS
7 21 (21.88%) SQL
8 19 (19.79%) VMware
9 18 (18.75%) Finance
10 17 (17.71%) Java
10 17 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 15 (15.63%) Oracle
12 15 (15.63%) SOAP
12 15 (15.63%) Web Services
12 15 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (14.58%) Kerberos
13 14 (14.58%) Python
14 13 (13.54%) DHCP
14 13 (13.54%) CentOS
14 13 (13.54%) PKI
15 12 (12.50%) SSH
15 12 (12.50%) DB2
15 12 (12.50%) HP
15 12 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
15 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (11.46%) Ansible

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 (11.46%) IIS
2 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.33%) JBoss
4 7 (7.29%) Apache
5 6 (6.25%) nginx
5 6 (6.25%) WildFly
6 5 (5.21%) lighttpd
6 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Temenos T24
2 4 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.08%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.04%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.17%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) PaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Boomi
4 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Office 365
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) DNS
2 14 (14.58%) Kerberos
3 13 (13.54%) DHCP
4 12 (12.50%) SSH
5 10 (10.42%) Firewall
6 9 (9.38%) Internet
7 8 (8.33%) 3G
7 8 (8.33%) 4G
7 8 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
7 8 (8.33%) Network Security
7 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.29%) SSL
8 7 (7.29%) Wireshark
9 6 (6.25%) X.500
10 5 (5.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (5.21%) DMZ
11 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.17%) LAN
11 4 (4.17%) SNMP
11 4 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) DB2
3 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.08%) JUnit
3 2 (2.08%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (13.54%) Administrator
2 12 (12.50%) Architect
3 10 (10.42%) Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Developer
3 10 (10.42%) Security Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) SOAP
1 15 (15.63%) Web Services
2 9 (9.38%) Middleware
3 7 (7.29%) HTML
3 7 (7.29%) OAuth
4 6 (6.25%) XML
5 5 (5.21%) Ajax
5 5 (5.21%) CSS
5 5 (5.21%) HTML5
5 5 (5.21%) jQuery
5 5 (5.21%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (5.21%) OAuth2
6 4 (4.17%) .NET
6 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.13%) ODBC
7 3 (3.13%) REST
8 2 (2.08%) IDoc
8 2 (2.08%) OpenID
8 2 (2.08%) PrimeFaces
8 2 (2.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) PKI
2 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
6 5 (5.21%) Replication
7 4 (4.17%) DataPower
7 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (3.13%) User Experience
9 2 (2.08%) BYOD
9 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.04%) FlexPod
10 1 (1.04%) HACMP
10 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.04%) Linux
2 34 (35.42%) Unix
2 34 (35.42%) Windows
3 15 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.54%) CentOS
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server
6 8 (8.33%) SUSE
6 8 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.25%) Solaris
9 5 (5.21%) FreeBSD
10 4 (4.17%) AIX
11 2 (2.08%) Android
12 1 (1.04%) HPUX
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (10.42%) Identity Management
3 9 (9.38%) Migration
4 8 (8.33%) Change Management
5 7 (7.29%) ITIL
5 7 (7.29%) SDLC
6 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 6 (6.25%) Project Management
6 6 (6.25%) Server Management
7 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.21%) Process Improvement
8 4 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.13%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (3.13%) Network Design
9 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) SQL
2 17 (17.71%) Java
3 14 (14.58%) Python
4 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.29%) Perl
6 6 (6.25%) C#
6 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.21%) C++
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) ABAP
9 2 (2.08%) Ruby
9 2 (2.08%) Tcl
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) MCSE
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.13%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) PMO
3 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.04%) GDPR
4 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.42%) Docker
4 7 (7.29%) iptables
4 7 (7.29%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 5 (5.21%) Postfix
6 5 (5.21%) Varnish
7 4 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.13%) vCloud
9 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (2.08%) XenApp
10 1 (1.04%) NDS
10 1 (1.04%) NFS
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (11.46%) Ansible
3 9 (9.38%) Puppet
3 9 (9.38%) SELinux
4 8 (8.33%) HP ALM
5 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 6 (6.25%) yum
7 5 (5.21%) Cacti
7 5 (5.21%) Nagios
8 3 (3.13%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.08%) MOM
9 2 (2.08%) Netcool
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.04%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) VMware
3 15 (15.63%) Oracle
4 12 (12.50%) HP
5 8 (8.33%) Cisco
5 8 (8.33%) Citrix
5 8 (8.33%) McAfee
5 8 (8.33%) Nokia
6 7 (7.29%) Veritas
7 6 (6.25%) F5
7 6 (6.25%) IBM
7 6 (6.25%) Remedy
7 6 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 6 (6.25%) Symantec
8 5 (5.21%) Juniper
9 4 (4.17%) BMC
10 3 (3.13%) Bomgar
10 3 (3.13%) CyberArk
10 3 (3.13%) Google
11 2 (2.08%) Rackspace