The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 103 97 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing LDAP 19 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.04% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 3.86% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £171 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+156.78% -38.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
641 647 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.59% 26.88% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 221 207
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
LDAP
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 2014. 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 +8 15 £350 -17.64% 3
Bracknell +7 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - -
LDAP
South East

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (41.94%) DNS
3 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
4 22 (35.48%) Configuration Management
5 21 (33.87%) Problem Management
6 20 (32.26%) SQL
7 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
8 18 (29.03%) Linux
8 18 (29.03%) L2TP
8 18 (29.03%) Velocent
9 17 (27.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 17 (27.42%) Fault Management
9 17 (27.42%) GGSN
9 17 (27.42%) SGSN
9 17 (27.42%) Change Management
9 17 (27.42%) Juniper
10 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
10 16 (25.81%) Telecoms
10 16 (25.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
10 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
10 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (24.19%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (24.19%) DTS
11 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
11 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
11 15 (24.19%) C#

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (24.19%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (24.19%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) SAP EP
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Office
2 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.23%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) DNS
2 18 (29.03%) L2TP
3 17 (27.42%) GGSN
3 17 (27.42%) SGSN
4 8 (12.90%) SS7
5 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.68%) DHCP
6 6 (9.68%) MGW
7 5 (8.06%) NAS
7 5 (8.06%) SAN
8 4 (6.45%) Internet
9 3 (4.84%) SSL
10 2 (3.23%) HTTP
10 2 (3.23%) Firewall
10 2 (3.23%) MPLS
10 2 (3.23%) SSH
10 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.61%) SCTP
11 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (24.19%) DTS
2 15 (24.19%) OLAP
3 9 (14.52%) IDOL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Ant
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Hudson
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.61%) Gradle
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Trac
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Front Office
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) NOC Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) SharePoint Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Network Support
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Server Support
7 4 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.23%) Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) SAP GRC Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Wintel Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
2 15 (24.19%) .NET
3 11 (17.74%) Web Services
4 9 (14.52%) XML
5 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.23%) JNDI
6 2 (3.23%) SAP Basis
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (1.61%) Java SE
7 1 (1.61%) CPAN
7 1 (1.61%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.61%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) Wiki
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) IVR
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.61%) DTV
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Linux
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) UNIX
5 3 (4.84%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Configuration Management
2 21 (33.87%) Problem Management
3 17 (27.42%) Fault Management
3 17 (27.42%) Change Management
4 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
5 11 (17.74%) Web Development
6 10 (16.13%) Workflow
7 8 (12.90%) Document Management
8 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.06%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
10 2 (3.23%) Project Management
10 2 (3.23%) Validation
10 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
2 15 (24.19%) C#
3 3 (4.84%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) C
4 2 (3.23%) ABAP
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) Korn
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) C-shell
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) AWK
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
1 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) NLBS
3 2 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
4 1 (1.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) WSUS
2 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) YUM
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Velocent
3 17 (27.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (27.42%) Juniper
4 13 (20.97%) VMware
5 9 (14.52%) Meridio
6 4 (6.45%) Apple
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) SAP
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) KANA
9 1 (1.61%) Huawei
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) Redknee
9 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.61%) Sun