The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 332 280 370
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +90
Contract jobs citing LDAP 269 312 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 4.85% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 163 93
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +246.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
LDAP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7243 6437 7140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 13.66% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4206 3554 3574
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 402 620
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in England

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the England region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

LDAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

LDAP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 119 £488 +30.00% 11
South East -59 44 £415 -2.35% 10
East of England +14 35 £475 +41.79%
Yorkshire +6 24 £450 +16.12% 5
West Midlands -12 9 £325 -
South West -30 9 £425 +41.66% 4
North West -28 8 £320 -20.00% 5
East Midlands -4 2 £350 - 2
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 255 (45.45%) Linux
2 178 (31.73%) Oracle
2 178 (31.73%) Windows
2 178 (31.73%) DNS
3 176 (31.37%) UNIX
4 172 (30.66%) Java
5 159 (28.34%) Active Directory
6 147 (26.20%) SQL
7 104 (18.54%) Security Cleared
8 102 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 99 (17.65%) XML
10 98 (17.47%) HTML
10 98 (17.47%) Red Hat
11 94 (16.76%) MySQL
12 93 (16.58%) ITIL
13 89 (15.86%) Firewall
14 88 (15.69%) VMware
15 85 (15.15%) JBoss
16 84 (14.97%) Apache
17 80 (14.26%) PL/SQL
18 79 (14.08%) Perl
19 78 (13.90%) SC Cleared
20 76 (13.55%) Relational Database
21 74 (13.19%) Web Services
21 74 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 69 (12.30%) TCP/IP
23 68 (12.12%) CSS
23 68 (12.12%) DHCP
23 68 (12.12%) HP
23 68 (12.12%) Spring

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 85 (15.15%) JBoss
2 84 (14.97%) Apache
3 53 (9.45%) WebLogic
4 48 (8.56%) IIS
5 45 (8.02%) Tomcat
6 40 (7.13%) MS Exchange
7 35 (6.24%) WebSphere
8 33 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 19 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (3.03%) Lync
11 17 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
12 16 (2.85%) IBM HTTP Server
13 14 (2.50%) nginx
14 10 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (1.60%) IBM Notes
16 8 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
17 7 (1.25%) Confluence
18 6 (1.07%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.89%) SAP PS
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.53%) Staffware
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.36%) Eikon
5 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) RMDS
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.85%) Office 365
3 10 (1.78%) SaaS
4 6 (1.07%) PaaS
4 6 (1.07%) IaaS
5 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Heroku
6 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 178 (31.73%) DNS
2 89 (15.86%) Firewall
3 69 (12.30%) TCP/IP
4 68 (12.12%) DHCP
5 57 (10.16%) VPN
6 55 (9.80%) SSL
7 54 (9.63%) SAN
8 41 (7.31%) Kerberos
9 40 (7.13%) WAN
10 37 (6.60%) HTTP
11 35 (6.24%) Internet
12 33 (5.88%) LAN
13 26 (4.63%) SMTP
14 24 (4.28%) VLAN
14 24 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (4.10%) NAS
16 19 (3.39%) Network Security
16 19 (3.39%) OpenLDAP
16 19 (3.39%) IPsec
16 19 (3.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.76%) MySQL
2 76 (13.55%) Relational Database
3 52 (9.27%) SQL Server
4 46 (8.20%) MariaDB
5 40 (7.13%) Oracle Database
6 25 (4.46%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (2.67%) Neo4j
10 12 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.25%) DB2
13 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.07%) DTS
15 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.89%) Big Data
15 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 30 (5.35%) Subversion
3 28 (4.99%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.57%) Hudson
5 12 (2.14%) Maven
6 11 (1.96%) JUnit
7 9 (1.60%) Selenium
8 8 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.25%) Ant
9 7 (1.25%) RSpec
9 7 (1.25%) JIRA
10 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.71%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.53%) NetBeans
14 2 (0.36%) GitLab
14 2 (0.36%) Grunt
15 1 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
15 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (11.41%) Finance
2 38 (6.77%) Banking
3 34 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.14%) Games
6 8 (1.43%) Front Office
7 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.25%) Law
8 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.89%) Military
9 5 (0.89%) Retail
9 5 (0.89%) Marketing
10 4 (0.71%) Publishing
11 3 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 120 (21.39%) Developer
2 74 (13.19%) Java Developer
3 66 (11.76%) Analyst
4 60 (10.70%) Consultant
5 41 (7.31%) Administrator
6 34 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 32 (5.70%) Architect
8 20 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (3.21%) Senior Developer
10 18 (3.21%) Technical Consultant
10 18 (3.21%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 18 (3.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
12 15 (2.67%) Security Analyst
13 14 (2.50%) Support Analyst
13 14 (2.50%) Designer
14 13 (2.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 13 (2.32%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (17.65%) XML
2 98 (17.47%) HTML
3 74 (13.19%) Web Services
4 68 (12.12%) CSS
4 68 (12.12%) Spring
5 57 (10.16%) JAAS
6 54 (9.63%) Hibernate
7 51 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 48 (8.56%) JPA
9 42 (7.49%) Middleware
10 38 (6.77%) .NET
11 35 (6.24%) SOAP
12 30 (5.35%) REST
13 25 (4.46%) LAMP
14 23 (4.10%) Struts
15 21 (3.74%) Struts2
16 20 (3.57%) J2EE
17 18 (3.21%) JMS
17 18 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails
18 15 (2.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 49 (8.73%) Clustering
3 39 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.88%) PKI
5 28 (4.99%) Open Source
6 23 (4.10%) Replication
7 19 (3.39%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.03%) CMDB
8 17 (3.03%) Visualisation
9 14 (2.50%) CESG
10 10 (1.78%) CESG CLAS
10 10 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.78%) Online Games
11 9 (1.60%) Wiki
12 8 (1.43%) RMADS
12 8 (1.43%) HACMP
12 8 (1.43%) iPad
13 7 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.25%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.07%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 255 (45.45%) Linux
2 178 (31.73%) Windows
3 176 (31.37%) UNIX
4 74 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (11.94%) Solaris
6 61 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (9.45%) Mac OS X
8 42 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (5.53%) Ubuntu
9 31 (5.53%) AIX
10 29 (5.17%) CentOS
10 29 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (2.14%) Android
11 12 (2.14%) VMS
11 12 (2.14%) Debian
12 11 (1.96%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.60%) HPUX
14 8 (1.43%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.58%) ITIL
2 62 (11.05%) Configuration Management
3 61 (10.87%) Web Development
4 54 (9.63%) Service Management
4 54 (9.63%) MVC
5 48 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (7.13%) DevOps
7 39 (6.95%) Migration
8 36 (6.42%) Workflow
9 34 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (5.35%) TDD
11 30 (5.35%) Information Security
11 30 (5.35%) Load Balancing
12 28 (4.99%) Incident Management
12 28 (4.99%) Mentoring
13 27 (4.81%) Scrum
14 25 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (4.10%) Kalman Filter
15 23 (4.10%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (30.66%) Java
2 147 (26.20%) SQL
3 80 (14.26%) PL/SQL
4 79 (14.08%) Perl
5 60 (10.70%) JavaScript
6 57 (10.16%) Ruby
7 49 (8.73%) Python
8 46 (8.20%) Shell Script
9 37 (6.60%) PowerShell
10 36 (6.42%) PHP
11 31 (5.53%) C
12 30 (5.35%) Bash Shell
13 24 (4.28%) C#
14 23 (4.10%) C++
15 15 (2.67%) VBScript
16 11 (1.96%) VB
17 8 (1.43%) Scala
17 8 (1.43%) Groovy
18 6 (1.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 78 (13.90%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.42%) Degree
4 17 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 17 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.85%) CCNA
6 13 (2.32%) CISSP
7 12 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.96%) MCSE
9 7 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.89%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.53%) IIBA
12 3 (0.53%) CCNP
13 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.36%) CISM
13 2 (0.36%) SCSA
14 1 (0.18%) CEH
14 1 (0.18%) GIAC
14 1 (0.18%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.53%) SLA
2 21 (3.74%) QA
3 16 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) HL7
6 2 (0.36%) DICOM
7 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 159 (28.34%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.35%) vSphere
4 27 (4.81%) NFS
5 24 (4.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 23 (4.10%) Hyper-V
7 21 (3.74%) Samba
8 20 (3.57%) XenServer
9 12 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 11 (1.96%) Sendmail
11 8 (1.43%) VMware Server
11 8 (1.43%) Postfix
12 7 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.25%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.07%) Veritas File System
13 6 (1.07%) Squid
14 5 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.89%) qmail
14 5 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 65 (11.59%) Puppet
2 27 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (4.46%) Nagios
4 21 (3.74%) Tivoli
5 17 (3.03%) Salt
6 16 (2.85%) Opsview
6 16 (2.85%) OpenView
7 14 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (2.14%) NetBackup
8 12 (2.14%) collectd
8 12 (2.14%) Graphite
9 11 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (1.96%) Control-M
10 10 (1.78%) SCOM
10 10 (1.78%) BladeLogic
10 10 (1.78%) HP UCMDB
11 9 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
11 9 (1.60%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (1.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 178 (31.73%) Oracle
2 102 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 98 (17.47%) Red Hat
4 88 (15.69%) VMware
5 68 (12.12%) HP
6 65 (11.59%) Cisco
7 49 (8.73%) Citrix
8 42 (7.49%) IBM
9 38 (6.77%) Sun
10 37 (6.60%) Juniper
11 33 (5.88%) Veritas
12 31 (5.53%) NetApp
13 22 (3.92%) Splunk
14 20 (3.57%) Dell
15 19 (3.39%) ServiceNow
16 18 (3.21%) McAfee
17 17 (3.03%) EMC
18 15 (2.67%) F5
19 14 (2.50%) SAP
19 14 (2.50%) TIBCO
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Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Bradford
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