The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 179 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing LDAP 17 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 3.19% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 12
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£425 £563 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +74.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £667
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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
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 the City of London

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

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 25 (51.02%) Windows
3 18 (36.73%) DNS
4 16 (32.65%) Linux
5 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 13 (26.53%) Finance
7 12 (24.49%) DHCP
8 11 (22.45%) Java
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (20.41%) VMware
9 10 (20.41%) UNIX
9 10 (20.41%) SAN
9 10 (20.41%) Firewall
9 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (18.37%) ITIL
10 9 (18.37%) Oracle
10 9 (18.37%) NAS
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (16.33%) Banking
11 8 (16.33%) VLAN
11 8 (16.33%) Kerberos
11 8 (16.33%) Cisco
11 8 (16.33%) Solaris
11 8 (16.33%) Office 365
12 7 (14.29%) SNMP
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.29%) XML

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (8.16%) IIS
6 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
7 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (4.08%) JBoss
8 2 (4.08%) Apache
8 2 (4.08%) Lync
9 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) DNS
2 12 (24.49%) DHCP
3 10 (20.41%) SAN
3 10 (20.41%) Firewall
4 9 (18.37%) NAS
5 8 (16.33%) VLAN
5 8 (16.33%) Kerberos
6 7 (14.29%) SNMP
7 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.20%) SMTP
8 5 (10.20%) SSL
8 5 (10.20%) WLAN
9 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.16%) Internet
9 4 (8.16%) VoIP
9 4 (8.16%) VPN
10 2 (4.08%) AMQP
10 2 (4.08%) WAN
10 2 (4.08%) PBX
11 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JUnit
2 1 (2.04%) Introscope
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.04%) Hudson
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Designer
4 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (8.16%) Server Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.16%) Spring
4 3 (6.12%) JMS
4 3 (6.12%) Servlets
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) Spring Security
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) JRules
5 2 (4.08%) J2EE
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) JSP
5 2 (4.08%) XSD
5 2 (4.08%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) WSDL
6 1 (2.04%) Akka
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) PKI
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) CESG
2 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) RMADS
4 2 (4.08%) Social Network
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) UNIX
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Solaris
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.08%) SUSE
7 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Information Security
2 6 (12.24%) Identity Management
2 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
3 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) Workflow
5 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 7 (14.29%) DFS Replication
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 2 (4.08%) HDFS
5 1 (2.04%) KVM
5 1 (2.04%) NFS
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.04%) Postfix
5 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
1 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.08%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.04%) Control-M
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
2 1 (2.04%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.04%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) Veritas
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.20%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) Mitel
6 4 (8.16%) Juniper
6 4 (8.16%) Sun
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.08%) Google
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) ILOG
7 2 (4.08%) Sybase
7 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
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