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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 72 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing LDAP 10 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.87% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 10.75% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 93 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.75% 8.11% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -28.57%
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 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

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) EMC
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Apache
5 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) RHCE
7 4 (26.67%) NAS
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) SSH
8 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (20.00%) Clustering
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) ColdFusion
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) Symantec
8 3 (20.00%) NetApp

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) ColdFusion
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 3 (20.00%) SSH
4 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) BCP
2 2 (13.33%) Data Security
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) RACF
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) EMC
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Veritas
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (13.33%) Sun
7 1 (6.67%) Veeam
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