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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
England / South East
Rank 189 172 235
Rank change year-on-year -17 +63  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 52 96 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 1.04% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 4.74% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 70 15
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +11.07% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £72.89 £50.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.78% +27.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £39.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.62 £50.00 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £28.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +153.53% -26.28%  

LDAP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1493 2027 2005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.04% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1122 979
Median daily rate £400 £352 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing LDAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 26 £415 +27.69% 5
Berkshire +18 14 £450 +28.57% 2
Surrey -8 4 £550 +22.08% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £365 -
Kent -4 1 £550 +22.22%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 7
Thames Valley - 1 £675 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 46 (40.35%) Linux
2 42 (36.84%) DNS
3 31 (27.19%) Active Directory
4 28 (24.56%) Finance
5 23 (20.18%) Java
5 23 (20.18%) XML
5 23 (20.18%) Windows
6 22 (19.30%) Red Hat
7 21 (18.42%) Oracle
7 21 (18.42%) VMware
7 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (17.54%) SQL
9 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 19 (16.67%) HTML
9 19 (16.67%) Unix
9 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 18 (15.79%) DevOps
11 17 (14.91%) SOAP
12 16 (14.04%) Solaris
12 16 (14.04%) Scrum
13 15 (13.16%) Degree
13 15 (13.16%) Jenkins
14 14 (12.28%) OAuth
14 14 (12.28%) SAML
14 14 (12.28%) SMTP
14 14 (12.28%) Tomcat
14 14 (12.28%) ITIL
14 14 (12.28%) PKI

LDAP
Top Related 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 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.40%) Apache
3 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.77%) JBoss
5 9 (7.89%) IIS
6 7 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.39%) Confluence
8 4 (3.51%) SAS
9 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
9 3 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (2.63%) LiveCycle
9 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.75%) Jetty
10 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.88%) CMS
11 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Staffware
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) SaaS
2 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Route 53
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.84%) DNS
2 14 (12.28%) SMTP
3 12 (10.53%) Kerberos
3 12 (10.53%) SSL
4 11 (9.65%) Firewall
4 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.65%) X.500
5 10 (8.77%) Diameter Protocol
6 7 (6.14%) Internet
7 5 (4.39%) 3G
7 5 (4.39%) 4G
7 5 (4.39%) DHCP
7 5 (4.39%) INAP
7 5 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.39%) Network Security
8 4 (3.51%) IMAP
8 4 (3.51%) PuTTY
8 4 (3.51%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (3.51%) SMPP
8 4 (3.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) MySQL
2 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.63%) DB2
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.77%) Selenium
4 9 (7.89%) Subversion
5 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.39%) JIRA
6 4 (3.51%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.51%) JUnit
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.63%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.75%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) GitLab
9 1 (0.88%) Mockito
9 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Back Office
5 4 (3.51%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (14.91%) Architect
2 16 (14.04%) Developer
3 15 (13.16%) Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) Administrator
5 11 (9.65%) Active Directory Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Designer
6 10 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Email Designer
7 7 (6.14%) Security Designer
7 7 (6.14%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Design Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) XML
2 19 (16.67%) HTML
3 17 (14.91%) SOAP
4 14 (12.28%) OAuth
4 14 (12.28%) SAML
5 11 (9.65%) CSS
6 10 (8.77%) Web Services
7 9 (7.89%) REST
8 8 (7.02%) Middleware
8 8 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (6.14%) .NET
10 6 (5.26%) Laravel
10 6 (5.26%) RESTful
10 6 (5.26%) SPML
11 5 (4.39%) JSP
11 5 (4.39%) Spring
12 4 (3.51%) HTML5
12 4 (3.51%) JSF
12 4 (3.51%) Servlets
13 3 (2.63%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) PKI
2 11 (9.65%) Replication
3 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.75%) DataPower
8 2 (1.75%) RIA
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.35%) Linux
2 23 (20.18%) Windows
3 21 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (16.67%) Unix
5 16 (14.04%) Solaris
6 7 (6.14%) CentOS
6 7 (6.14%) zOS
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.51%) AIX
10 2 (1.75%) Debian
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.79%) DevOps
3 16 (14.04%) Scrum
4 14 (12.28%) Change Management
4 14 (12.28%) ITIL
5 13 (11.40%) Project Management
6 12 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (9.65%) Data Encryption
7 11 (9.65%) Identity Management
8 9 (7.89%) UML
8 9 (7.89%) Validation
9 7 (6.14%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.14%) Regression Testing
9 7 (6.14%) Web Development
9 7 (6.14%) Workflow
10 6 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.18%) Java
2 20 (17.54%) SQL
3 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.40%) Perl
4 13 (11.40%) Python
5 12 (10.53%) PHP
6 5 (4.39%) Ruby
7 4 (3.51%) C#
7 4 (3.51%) F#
7 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) C
8 3 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.75%) Tcl
10 1 (0.88%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.88%) Korn
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) sed
10 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.16%) Degree
3 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.77%) MCP
5 10 (8.77%) MCTS
6 3 (2.63%) APMG
6 3 (2.63%) CISSP
6 3 (2.63%) GCIH
6 3 (2.63%) GIAC
6 3 (2.63%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.75%) CISA
8 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (27.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.14%) vSphere
4 6 (5.26%) NFS
5 4 (3.51%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.63%) Samba
6 3 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.75%) iptables
8 1 (0.88%) Ceph
8 1 (0.88%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.88%) GFS2
8 1 (0.88%) KVM
8 1 (0.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.88%) OCFS2
8 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.88%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.88%) Squid
8 1 (0.88%) vCloud
8 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Puppet
2 6 (5.26%) Ansible
3 5 (4.39%) vRealize
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.75%) Control-M
6 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.75%) OpenView
7 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.88%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.88%) Kibana
7 1 (0.88%) logstash
7 1 (0.88%) Nagios
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.88%) RANCID
7 1 (0.88%) SELinux
7 1 (0.88%) Terraform
7 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Red Hat
2 21 (18.42%) Oracle
2 21 (18.42%) VMware
3 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.53%) HP
5 7 (6.14%) ILOG
5 7 (6.14%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.26%) Twitter
7 5 (4.39%) Nokia
8 4 (3.51%) Cisco
8 4 (3.51%) F5
9 3 (2.63%) Adobe
9 3 (2.63%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.75%) CA
10 2 (1.75%) Dell
10 2 (1.75%) FatWire
10 2 (1.75%) Juniper
10 2 (1.75%) Veritas
11 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.88%) Netezza
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