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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 323 323 304
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing LDAP 304 270 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 4.09% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 140 135
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +198.94%
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
7412 6606 6421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.59% 13.57% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 3614 3361
Average daily rate £360 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 366 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.29 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 2015.

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
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 1 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 152 £425 +6.25% 15
South East -28 71 £425 +13.33% 7
East of England +29 36 £370 +2.17% 1
Yorkshire -4 17 £288 -20.68% 1
North East -18 13 £263 +1.38% 2
West Midlands -6 6 £310 -33.26%
South West -27 4 £420 +7.69% 1
North West -23 3 £270 - 3
East Midlands -14 1 £325 +3.17% 1
LDAP
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LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 249 (43.23%) Linux
2 211 (36.63%) UNIX
3 192 (33.33%) Windows
4 181 (31.42%) Java
5 180 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 154 (26.74%) Oracle
7 139 (24.13%) DNS
8 135 (23.44%) ITIL
8 135 (23.44%) Firewall
8 135 (23.44%) Finance
9 130 (22.57%) Microsoft
10 124 (21.53%) SQL
11 116 (20.14%) Perl
12 112 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 107 (18.58%) VMware
14 100 (17.36%) Shell Script
15 95 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
16 91 (15.80%) Python
17 90 (15.63%) Apache
18 87 (15.10%) Red Hat
18 87 (15.10%) Solaris
18 87 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
19 84 (14.58%) HTML
20 83 (14.41%) Cisco
21 82 (14.24%) Service Management
22 81 (14.06%) IIS
23 79 (13.72%) XML
24 78 (13.54%) Clustering
25 77 (13.37%) Security Cleared
26 74 (12.85%) PowerShell

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 90 (15.63%) Apache
2 81 (14.06%) IIS
3 63 (10.94%) Tomcat
4 58 (10.07%) SharePoint
5 51 (8.85%) WebLogic
5 51 (8.85%) WebSphere
6 46 (7.99%) JBoss
6 46 (7.99%) MS Exchange
7 35 (6.08%) Lync
8 29 (5.03%) Confluence
9 26 (4.51%) nginx
9 26 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
12 16 (2.78%) MediaWiki
13 14 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (1.74%) AquaLogic
15 10 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 67 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.25%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Tridion
2 5 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.52%) Eikon
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.95%) Office 365
3 15 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.43%) IaaS
5 12 (2.08%) PaaS
6 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.87%) Yammer
6 5 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.69%) SaaS
8 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) Taleo
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 139 (24.13%) DNS
2 135 (23.44%) Firewall
3 74 (12.85%) VPN
4 72 (12.50%) SSL
5 63 (10.94%) SAN
5 63 (10.94%) LAN
6 58 (10.07%) TCP/IP
7 49 (8.51%) WAN
7 49 (8.51%) DHCP
8 46 (7.99%) NAS
9 36 (6.25%) Internet
10 30 (5.21%) Kerberos
11 29 (5.03%) SSH
12 27 (4.69%) Network Security
13 25 (4.34%) IPsec
14 24 (4.17%) HTTP
15 23 (3.99%) VLAN
16 21 (3.65%) SMTP
17 20 (3.47%) X.509
18 18 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 73 (12.67%) MySQL
3 37 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.65%) DB2
7 19 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (2.43%) DB2 UDB
9 12 (2.08%) Big Data
10 9 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.39%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.22%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (0.52%) TKPROF
16 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 53 (9.20%) Jenkins
2 42 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 38 (6.60%) JIRA
4 34 (5.90%) Subversion
5 27 (4.69%) Ant
6 21 (3.65%) Maven
7 19 (3.30%) Hudson
8 13 (2.26%) Introscope
9 10 (1.74%) Toad
10 8 (1.39%) JUnit
10 8 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.04%) Gerrit
12 5 (0.87%) Selenium
12 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.69%) JProfiler
13 4 (0.69%) VisualVM
14 3 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 135 (23.44%) Finance
2 48 (8.33%) Banking
3 24 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.26%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.91%) Retail
5 11 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.56%) Marketing
7 6 (1.04%) Front Office
8 4 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 88 (15.28%) Developer
2 64 (11.11%) Analyst
2 64 (11.11%) Administrator
3 59 (10.24%) Architect
4 53 (9.20%) Consultant
5 42 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
6 37 (6.42%) Java Developer
7 28 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
9 20 (3.47%) Security Analyst
9 20 (3.47%) Support Analyst
10 17 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (2.95%) Senior Developer
10 17 (2.95%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (2.78%) Technical Support
12 14 (2.43%) Technical Specialist
12 14 (2.43%) UNIX Engineer
13 12 (2.08%) Senior Technical Consultant
13 12 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.58%) HTML
2 79 (13.72%) XML
3 69 (11.98%) Web Services
4 67 (11.63%) SOAP
5 66 (11.46%) .NET
6 43 (7.47%) J2EE
7 39 (6.77%) CSS
8 38 (6.60%) Middleware
9 32 (5.56%) SAML
9 32 (5.56%) REST
10 22 (3.82%) Spring
11 18 (3.13%) Ajax
12 16 (2.78%) Java EE
12 16 (2.78%) JDBC
12 16 (2.78%) JSP
13 15 (2.60%) Servlets
13 15 (2.60%) JPA
13 15 (2.60%) SailPoint
14 14 (2.43%) SPML
14 14 (2.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (13.54%) Clustering
3 57 (9.90%) PKI
4 42 (7.29%) Management Information System
5 34 (5.90%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.13%) Smartcard
6 18 (3.13%) Wiki
7 17 (2.95%) CMDB
7 17 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.08%) HACMP
10 10 (1.74%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.74%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.56%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.22%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.22%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.22%) NHS
12 7 (1.22%) Replication
13 6 (1.04%) CESG
13 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 249 (43.23%) Linux
2 211 (36.63%) UNIX
3 192 (33.33%) Windows
4 87 (15.10%) Solaris
5 67 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (8.85%) CentOS
7 40 (6.94%) Ubuntu
8 38 (6.60%) AIX
9 35 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (3.47%) Debian
13 13 (2.26%) Windows 7
14 12 (2.08%) Android
15 10 (1.74%) HPUX
16 9 (1.56%) Windows 8
17 8 (1.39%) Windows XP
18 7 (1.22%) Mac OS X
19 6 (1.04%) VMS
20 4 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (23.44%) ITIL
2 82 (14.24%) Service Management
3 73 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (8.51%) Project Management
5 48 (8.33%) DevOps
6 44 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (7.47%) Identity Management
8 37 (6.42%) Workflow
9 35 (6.08%) Migration
10 34 (5.90%) Information Security
10 34 (5.90%) Configuration Management
11 31 (5.38%) Change Management
11 31 (5.38%) Load Balancing
12 27 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
12 27 (4.69%) Open Source
13 26 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (4.17%) Incident Management
15 23 (3.99%) Service Delivery
15 23 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
16 22 (3.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 181 (31.42%) Java
2 124 (21.53%) SQL
3 116 (20.14%) Perl
4 100 (17.36%) Shell Script
5 91 (15.80%) Python
6 74 (12.85%) PowerShell
7 65 (11.28%) JavaScript
8 36 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 36 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 35 (6.08%) C
10 30 (5.21%) Ruby
11 24 (4.17%) PHP
12 22 (3.82%) C++
12 22 (3.82%) VB
13 18 (3.13%) C#
14 14 (2.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 11 (1.91%) BeanShell
16 8 (1.39%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.22%) Korn
17 7 (1.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 77 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 58 (10.07%) Degree
3 53 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.69%) CISSP
5 18 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.78%) CCNA
7 8 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.04%) CCNP
8 6 (1.04%) ISEB
8 6 (1.04%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.87%) CCSE
10 4 (0.69%) RHCE
10 4 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (0.69%) CISM
10 4 (0.69%) CCSA
10 4 (0.69%) MCSE
11 3 (0.52%) OCA
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.77%) SLA
2 15 (2.60%) QA
3 8 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 180 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 87 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.90%) NFS
4 25 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.34%) vSphere
5 24 (4.17%) Samba
6 21 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (3.30%) iptables
7 19 (3.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 17 (2.95%) Postfix
9 16 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 14 (2.43%) XenServer
11 13 (2.26%) Sendmail
12 12 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 10 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (1.56%) Terminal Server
14 9 (1.56%) Terminal Services
15 8 (1.39%) VMware ESX
16 7 (1.22%) Snort
17 6 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (9.90%) Puppet
2 37 (6.42%) CA Single Sign-On
3 31 (5.38%) Tivoli
4 28 (4.86%) ZABBIX
5 22 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.65%) Nagios
7 19 (3.30%) OpenView
8 14 (2.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 13 (2.26%) NetBackup
9 13 (2.26%) HP UCMDB
9 13 (2.26%) Oracle ZFS
10 12 (2.08%) MIMEsweeper
10 12 (2.08%) MAILsweeper
11 11 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (1.74%) CA Wily
13 8 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (1.39%) BladeLogic
13 8 (1.39%) Ansible
14 7 (1.22%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 154 (26.74%) Oracle
2 130 (22.57%) Microsoft
3 107 (18.58%) VMware
4 87 (15.10%) Red Hat
5 83 (14.41%) Cisco
6 57 (9.90%) HP
7 55 (9.55%) Sun
8 51 (8.85%) IBM
9 35 (6.08%) CA
9 35 (6.08%) Splunk
10 31 (5.38%) Citrix
11 25 (4.34%) McAfee
12 24 (4.17%) Informatica
13 23 (3.99%) Veritas
14 22 (3.82%) NetApp
14 22 (3.82%) Cyber-Ark
15 21 (3.65%) Juniper
16 20 (3.47%) ServiceNow
17 19 (3.30%) Dell
18 18 (3.13%) ForgeRock
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