Period
to 15 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 275 189
Rank change year-on-year -16 -86 +66
Contract jobs citing LDAP 100 102 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.60% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 2.14% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 124
South East median daily rate £422 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £213 £350 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.59% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 18
South East median hourly rate £42.50 - £52.00
10th Percentile £26.65 - £44.09
90th Percentile £45.00 - £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.25 £52.00
% change year-on-year +50.44% -45.67% +79.31%

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 5,532 4,764 4,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.96% 28.24% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,603 2,917 2,693
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £281
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 91 121
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26.65 £16.64 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 December 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
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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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 +7 54 £400 +3.23% 3
Berkshire +19 33 £450 +28.57% 1
Hampshire -4 33 £445 -6.32% 3
Buckinghamshire +29 18 £378 +9.03%
Surrey -20 12 £463 -21.28% 1
Oxfordshire -10 3 £400 +1.91% 2
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 42 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (41.00%) Linux
3 39 (39.00%) Windows
4 31 (31.00%) Unix
5 28 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 28 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (22.00%) SC Cleared
6 22 (22.00%) Telecoms
6 22 (22.00%) DNS
7 21 (21.00%) SOAP
7 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
8 20 (20.00%) SQL
9 19 (19.00%) 3G
9 19 (19.00%) Finance
9 19 (19.00%) Diameter Protocol
9 19 (19.00%) 4G
10 18 (18.00%) HP
10 18 (18.00%) Nokia
10 18 (18.00%) Python
11 17 (17.00%) Oracle
12 16 (16.00%) VMware
13 15 (15.00%) Wireshark
14 14 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (14.00%) Java
14 14 (14.00%) SoapUI
14 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (14.00%) HP ALM
15 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
15 13 (13.00%) WebSphere
15 13 (13.00%) PKI

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 13 (13.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.00%) Apache
2 9 (9.00%) nginx
3 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.00%) IIS
5 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.00%) JBoss
5 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.00%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.00%) lighttpd
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.00%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Temenos T24
2 4 (4.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) Boomi
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) DNS
2 19 (19.00%) 3G
2 19 (19.00%) 4G
2 19 (19.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 15 (15.00%) Wireshark
4 12 (12.00%) Kerberos
5 11 (11.00%) DHCP
6 10 (10.00%) Internet
7 8 (8.00%) DMZ
7 8 (8.00%) SMTP
8 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.00%) X.500
9 6 (6.00%) HTTP
9 6 (6.00%) SNMP
10 5 (5.00%) Firewall
10 5 (5.00%) SSL
11 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.00%) DVB
11 4 (4.00%) SSH
12 3 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) DB2
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.00%) MySQL
4 4 (4.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.00%) JUnit
2 4 (4.00%) NetBeans
2 4 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.00%) AutoIt
3 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (19.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (14.00%) Test Engineer
2 13 (13.00%) Administrator
3 10 (10.00%) Analyst
3 10 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.00%) Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Architect
6 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.00%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.00%) SOAP
2 12 (12.00%) Web Services
3 11 (11.00%) XML
4 7 (7.00%) HTML
4 7 (7.00%) HTML5
5 5 (5.00%) Middleware
6 4 (4.00%) Ajax
6 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.00%) IDoc
6 4 (4.00%) Java RMI
6 4 (4.00%) JavaFX
6 4 (4.00%) jQuery
6 4 (4.00%) JSF
6 4 (4.00%) SAP ALE
6 4 (4.00%) SAP PI
6 4 (4.00%) Spring
6 4 (4.00%) XHTML
6 4 (4.00%) XML Schema
6 4 (4.00%) XSL
6 4 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) PKI
3 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.00%) Replication
5 5 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.00%) Clustering
6 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.00%) CMDB
7 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.00%) Robotics
8 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.00%) BYOD
9 1 (1.00%) CESG
9 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.00%) Linux
2 39 (39.00%) Windows
3 31 (31.00%) Unix
4 14 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (10.00%) CentOS
7 7 (7.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.00%) SUSE
9 5 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.00%) FreeBSD
11 3 (3.00%) Solaris
11 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.00%) Debian
13 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (12.00%) Change Management
3 10 (10.00%) ITIL
4 9 (9.00%) Identity Management
5 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.00%) DevOps
5 8 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
6 7 (7.00%) Migration
7 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.00%) Privileged Access Management
7 6 (6.00%) Project Management
7 6 (6.00%) SDLC
8 5 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (5.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.00%) Line Management
9 4 (4.00%) Network Management
9 4 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.00%) Scorecard
9 4 (4.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 18 (18.00%) Python
3 14 (14.00%) Java
4 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.00%) PHP
7 7 (7.00%) Ruby
8 6 (6.00%) Perl
9 4 (4.00%) ABAP
9 4 (4.00%) C++
9 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.00%) Tcl
10 2 (2.00%) C
10 2 (2.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.00%) MCSE
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.00%) Degree
5 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.00%) CISSP
7 1 (1.00%) CCNA
7 1 (1.00%) CCNP
7 1 (1.00%) CEH
7 1 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.00%) GIAC
7 1 (1.00%) OSCP
7 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.00%) PMP
7 1 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) PMO
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) GPG13
4 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 7 (7.00%) iptables
4 6 (6.00%) Docker
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.00%) Postfix
7 3 (3.00%) Varnish
7 3 (3.00%) vCloud
7 3 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.00%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.00%) vSphere
9 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.00%) NDS
9 1 (1.00%) Squid
9 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) HP ALM
2 11 (11.00%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (10.00%) Ansible
3 10 (10.00%) Puppet
4 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.00%) SELinux
6 5 (5.00%) HAProxy
6 5 (5.00%) yum
7 4 (4.00%) MOM
8 3 (3.00%) Cacti
8 3 (3.00%) Nagios
8 3 (3.00%) Netcool
9 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.00%) HP
2 18 (18.00%) Nokia
3 17 (17.00%) Oracle
4 16 (16.00%) VMware
5 10 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 9 (9.00%) Cisco
7 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.00%) CyberArk
8 7 (7.00%) Remedy
9 5 (5.00%) Dell
9 5 (5.00%) Juniper
9 5 (5.00%) SAP
10 4 (4.00%) Bomgar
10 4 (4.00%) McAfee
11 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.00%) BMC
12 2 (2.00%) IBM
12 2 (2.00%) NetApp
12 2 (2.00%) Veritas