The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 76 79 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing LDAP 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.24% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 2.00% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-59.03% +74.76%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 150 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.06% 12.20% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 27
Average daily rate £340 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (43.75%) Solaris
5 6 (37.50%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) NFS
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (18.75%) ColdFusion
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) ColdFusion
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Server Support
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Server Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JPA
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) JMS
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
1 2 (12.50%) Struts
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) BCP
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) SEO
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (12.50%) OCP
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) NFS
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Samba
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) NetApp
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam