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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 74 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.59% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 8.14% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £186 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +16.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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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
142 86 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.73% 7.24% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 40
Average daily rate £370 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -32.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) RHCE
5 3 (25.00%) SSH
5 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Veritas
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) ColdFusion
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) SSH
1 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Designer
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) F5