The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 121 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing LDAP 6 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.88% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 3.87% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
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£275 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
LDAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
686 594 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.93% 22.84% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 221 177
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Berkshire region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Berkshire region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 4 £275 -8.33% 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
LDAP
South East

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP.

1 15 (65.22%) UNIX
2 14 (60.87%) 3G
2 14 (60.87%) INAP
2 14 (60.87%) LTE
3 10 (43.48%) ISUP
3 10 (43.48%) VMS
4 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (39.13%) TIBCO
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
8 5 (21.74%) SOAP
9 4 (17.39%) GSM
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) SMPP
9 4 (17.39%) Megaco
9 4 (17.39%) TCAP
9 4 (17.39%) SCCP
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) HTTP
9 4 (17.39%) Solaris
9 4 (17.39%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) 2G
9 4 (17.39%) MGW

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) MediaWiki
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) 3G
1 14 (60.87%) INAP
1 14 (60.87%) LTE
2 10 (43.48%) ISUP
3 8 (34.78%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) GSM
4 4 (17.39%) SMPP
4 4 (17.39%) Megaco
4 4 (17.39%) TCAP
4 4 (17.39%) SCCP
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) HTTP
4 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 4 (17.39%) 2G
4 4 (17.39%) MGW
4 4 (17.39%) SCTP
4 4 (17.39%) XCAP
4 4 (17.39%) 4G
4 4 (17.39%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.04%) OLAP
2 3 (13.04%) DTS
3 2 (8.70%) IDOL
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
4 1 (4.35%) SPML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) UNIX
2 10 (43.48%) VMS
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
1 2 (8.70%) Web Development
1 2 (8.70%) Document Management
1 2 (8.70%) Workflow
1 2 (8.70%) Change Management
1 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
2 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
2 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) BeanShell
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
3 1 (4.35%) NLBS
3 1 (4.35%) Postfix
3 1 (4.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) TIBCO
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (13.04%) ZTE
5 3 (13.04%) Huawei
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
6 2 (8.70%) Meridio
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Novell
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (4.35%) HP