Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 324 263
Rank change year-on-year +64 -61 -37
Contract jobs citing LDAP 99 54 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.32% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 1.08% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 24 46
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.45% +9.18%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £300
90th Percentile £625 £601 £544
England median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
South East median hourly rate £26.65 - £72.89
10th Percentile £20.19 - £63.95
90th Percentile £40.66 - £75.20
England median hourly rate £26.65 £22.75 £72.89
% change year-on-year +17.14% -68.79% +151.34%

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 4,359 4,999 4,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.49% 29.88% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,806 3,167 2,531
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 91 71
South East median hourly rate £47.85 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.99% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19.16 £8.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.27 £40.75
% change year-on-year +2.92% +3.72% +7.24%

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 23 May 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in the South East over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 May 2019. 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 +45 57 £425 +6.25%
Berkshire +6 33 £450 +22.03%
Buckinghamshire +48 23 £388 +10.71%
Hampshire +8 22 £500 +21.21%
Surrey +14 9 £365 -33.64%
East Sussex - 6 £600 -
Kent - 4 £638 -
Oxfordshire +16 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £338 -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 55 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 35 (35.35%) Linux
3 30 (30.30%) Windows
4 27 (27.27%) DNS
5 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
5 26 (26.26%) DevOps
6 25 (25.25%) SQL
6 25 (25.25%) Oracle
7 24 (24.24%) ITIL
7 24 (24.24%) Web Services
7 24 (24.24%) SSL
8 23 (23.23%) Java
8 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (20.20%) PowerShell
9 20 (20.20%) HTML
9 20 (20.20%) XML
9 20 (20.20%) SMTP
10 18 (18.18%) IBM
10 18 (18.18%) Finance
11 17 (17.17%) Cisco
11 17 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (17.17%) SOAP
12 16 (16.16%) Unix
12 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
12 16 (16.16%) LAN
12 16 (16.16%) Workflow
13 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (14.14%) Security Patching
14 14 (14.14%) Windows 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 14 (14.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 11 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.07%) IIS
5 5 (5.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.04%) nginx
6 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.03%) Apache
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.01%) JBoss
9 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) assyst
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.10%) G Suite
4 7 (7.07%) Office 365
5 5 (5.05%) SaaS
6 4 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.04%) IaaS
7 3 (3.03%) PaaS
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.01%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.01%) Serverless
8 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.27%) DNS
2 24 (24.24%) SSL
3 20 (20.20%) SMTP
4 16 (16.16%) LAN
5 14 (14.14%) WAN
6 13 (13.13%) DKIM
6 13 (13.13%) DMARC
7 11 (11.11%) DHCP
7 11 (11.11%) Firewall
8 10 (10.10%) HTTP
8 10 (10.10%) VPN
9 9 (9.09%) Network Security
9 9 (9.09%) SAN
9 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.06%) HTTPS
10 6 (6.06%) Internet
11 5 (5.05%) IMAP
12 4 (4.04%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (4.04%) SSH
13 3 (3.03%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.08%) MySQL
4 7 (7.07%) DB2
4 7 (7.07%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) Big Data
7 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.01%) OLAP
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 11 (11.11%) JUnit
2 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.09%) JIRA
4 6 (6.06%) Ant
4 6 (6.06%) Selenium
4 6 (6.06%) Subversion
5 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.01%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.01%) GitLab
6 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.01%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (20.20%) Architect
1 20 (20.20%) Developer
2 10 (10.10%) Administrator
3 9 (9.09%) Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.05%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.05%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) Web Services
2 20 (20.20%) HTML
2 20 (20.20%) XML
3 17 (17.17%) SOAP
4 13 (13.13%) Node.js
4 13 (13.13%) Regular Expression
4 13 (13.13%) SailPoint
5 11 (11.11%) HTML5
6 9 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (7.07%) J2EE
7 7 (7.07%) REST
8 6 (6.06%) JSP
8 6 (6.06%) Servlets
9 5 (5.05%) CSS
9 5 (5.05%) CSS3
9 5 (5.05%) EDIFACT
9 5 (5.05%) JDBC
9 5 (5.05%) jQuery
9 5 (5.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) PKI
2 8 (8.08%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.07%) CMDB
4 6 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.04%) Robotics
7 3 (3.03%) Clustering
7 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.02%) DataPower
8 2 (2.02%) Replication
9 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.35%) Linux
2 30 (30.30%) Windows
3 16 (16.16%) Unix
4 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.02%) CentOS
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) DevOps
2 24 (24.24%) ITIL
3 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (16.16%) Workflow
6 15 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (14.14%) Security Patching
7 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
8 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (13.13%) Project Management
9 12 (12.12%) Scrum
10 11 (11.11%) High Availability
10 11 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (9.09%) IT Strategy
11 9 (9.09%) ITSM
11 9 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (8.08%) Change Management
12 8 (8.08%) Identity Management
12 8 (8.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
2 25 (25.25%) SQL
3 23 (23.23%) Java
4 20 (20.20%) PowerShell
5 12 (12.12%) Python
6 11 (11.11%) PHP
7 8 (8.08%) C
8 6 (6.06%) BeanShell
8 6 (6.06%) Bourne shell
8 6 (6.06%) Korn
8 6 (6.06%) Perl
9 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.03%) Lua
11 2 (2.02%) ES6
11 2 (2.02%) Ruby
11 2 (2.02%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) CISSP
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) CCIE
3 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (4.04%) CISM
5 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.02%) PMP
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.01%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.08%) QA
3 6 (6.06%) COBIT
3 6 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.02%) GxP
5 2 (2.02%) SLA
6 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.08%) RACF
4 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.01%) KVM
6 1 (1.01%) Snort
6 1 (1.01%) Squid
6 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (5.05%) Ansible
3 3 (3.03%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.03%) WSUS
4 2 (2.02%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.02%) Packer
4 2 (2.02%) Terraform
4 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.01%) CloudForms
5 1 (1.01%) Consul
5 1 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.01%) Kibana
5 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.01%) Puppet
5 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Oracle
2 18 (18.18%) IBM
3 17 (17.17%) Cisco
4 13 (13.13%) IronPort
4 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.10%) VMware
6 8 (8.08%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.04%) Google
7 4 (4.04%) HP
7 4 (4.04%) SAP
8 3 (3.03%) Dell
8 3 (3.03%) Veeam
9 2 (2.02%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.02%) Symantec
9 2 (2.02%) Teradata
10 1 (1.01%) CA
10 1 (1.01%) Citrix
10 1 (1.01%) Dynatrace
10 1 (1.01%) NetApp