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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 142 167 183
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +16
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 3.03% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Average daily rate £436 £425 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £296 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -11.66%
LDAP
London

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
335 694 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.65% 13.50% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 502 451
Average daily rate £413 £388 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Perl
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Workflow
5 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 7 (19.44%) Web Services
5 7 (19.44%) Apache
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
6 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
6 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (13.89%) Middleware
7 5 (13.89%) Samba
7 5 (13.89%) Debian
7 5 (13.89%) Python
7 5 (13.89%) NFS
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.89%) CentOS
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.33%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) SAS
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) FileNet
5 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.78%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) SSH
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) FTP
5 3 (8.33%) HTTP
5 3 (8.33%) Kerberos
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) BGP
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) OSPF
6 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.78%) IGRP
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) IPv6
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) SNMP
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.56%) GitLab
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) CGI
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) JNDI
3 2 (5.56%) SAML
3 2 (5.56%) Servlets
3 2 (5.56%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (2.78%) Akka
4 1 (2.78%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.78%) Flask
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.78%) POSIX
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) BYOD
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) iPhone
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) CentOS
4 5 (13.89%) Debian
5 4 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) Solaris
6 3 (8.33%) SUSE
6 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.56%) AIX
7 2 (5.56%) VMS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Workflow
2 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.11%) High Availability
4 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (11.11%) Release Management
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Microservices
6 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Perl
2 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
2 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Groovy
6 2 (5.56%) Korn
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Jython
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) NFS
3 5 (13.89%) Samba
4 3 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Docker
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) iptables
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.56%) Postfix
5 2 (5.56%) Squid
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) Ceph
6 1 (2.78%) Dovecot
6 1 (2.78%) KVM
6 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.78%) Shibboleth
6 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.78%) Cacti
5 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.78%) FreeIPA
5 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.78%) Opsview
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.78%) RANCID
5 1 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) SELinux
5 1 (2.78%) systemd
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
7 2 (5.56%) BMC
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
7 2 (5.56%) Sun
8 1 (2.78%) Adobe
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) Siebel
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