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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 78 83 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing LDAP 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.23% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 1.97% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +198.94%
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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
123 152 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.52% 11.75% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 87 24
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.18 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (66.67%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) NFS
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Perl
8 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (20.00%) NetApp
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 2 (13.33%) PKI
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Server Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) JSP
1 2 (13.33%) Struts
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) JMS
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
1 2 (13.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) BCP
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) OCP
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) NFS
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Samba
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) CommVault
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Dell