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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 160 184 161
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing LDAP 29 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 3.13% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 28
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £330 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £683 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £58.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-32.75% +0.86%
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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
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (58.70%) Windows
3 18 (39.13%) Finance
4 15 (32.61%) UNIX
4 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
5 14 (30.43%) Java
6 12 (26.09%) VMware
6 12 (26.09%) Linux
7 11 (23.91%) Kerberos
7 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
8 10 (21.74%) DNS
8 10 (21.74%) SAN
9 9 (19.57%) ITIL
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) NAS
9 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (17.39%) Office 365
10 8 (17.39%) PKI
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.39%) DHCP
11 7 (15.22%) SNMP
11 7 (15.22%) Information Security
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.22%) VMware Server
11 7 (15.22%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
5 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
5 5 (10.87%) IIS
6 4 (8.70%) Apache
6 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (6.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.52%) Lync
7 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (4.35%) Confluence
8 2 (4.35%) Jetty
8 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (2.17%) MindAlign
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Kerberos
2 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) SAN
3 9 (19.57%) NAS
4 8 (17.39%) DHCP
5 7 (15.22%) SNMP
5 7 (15.22%) VLAN
6 6 (13.04%) Firewall
6 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) WLAN
7 5 (10.87%) SSL
8 4 (8.70%) VoIP
8 4 (8.70%) VPN
9 3 (6.52%) SMTP
9 3 (6.52%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (4.35%) X.509
10 2 (4.35%) PBX
10 2 (4.35%) WAN
10 2 (4.35%) DMZ
10 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Ant
1 2 (4.35%) Introscope
1 2 (4.35%) Maven
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
1 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Gerrit
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Security Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Server Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) J2EE
2 4 (8.70%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) JRules
4 2 (4.35%) Java EE
4 2 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) Itk
5 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.17%) JPA
5 1 (2.17%) OAuth
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.17%) JAAS
5 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) PKI
3 5 (10.87%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) RMADS
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) UNIX
3 12 (26.09%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Information Security
3 6 (13.04%) Identity Management
3 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) SIEM
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Use Case
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.04%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) Jython
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) CISSP
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) CISM
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) IIBA
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.17%) HL7
3 1 (2.17%) DICOM
System Software
1 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.22%) DFS Replication
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Server
4 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) vCloud
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) OpenView
2 2 (4.35%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.17%) MOM
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
3 5 (10.87%) NetApp
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Mitel
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (6.52%) Remedy
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee
5 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.52%) BMC
6 2 (4.35%) CA
6 2 (4.35%) ILOG
6 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.35%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
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