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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 105 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing LDAP 20 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 2.47% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
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£420 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £71.00 £36.39
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +95.13%
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
574 648 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.02% 26.70% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 240 228
Average daily rate £325 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 7 £420 +13.89% 1
Slough +5 5 £300 +5.26%
Newbury - 3 - -
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
LDAP
South East

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) CA
3 7 (29.17%) SSL
4 6 (25.00%) FTP
4 6 (25.00%) HTTP
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) SSH
4 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.83%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) UNIX
6 4 (16.67%) VoIP
6 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (16.67%) JMS
6 4 (16.67%) VMS
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) JDBC
6 4 (16.67%) JSP
6 4 (16.67%) Servlets
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Yammer
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SSL
2 6 (25.00%) FTP
2 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (25.00%) SSH
3 5 (20.83%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) ISUP
4 4 (16.67%) INAP
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) SMS
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) Intranet
6 2 (8.33%) 3G
6 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (8.33%) LTE
6 2 (8.33%) VoLTE
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Defect Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (16.67%) SailPoint
3 4 (16.67%) JDBC
3 4 (16.67%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) Servlets
3 4 (16.67%) JMS
3 4 (16.67%) SAML
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (4.17%) OAuth
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) COM
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) DataPower
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) VMS
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) BeanShell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MBA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) CA
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO