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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 317 288 347
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +59
Contract jobs citing LDAP 256 277 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 4.65% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 135 91
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +284.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
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 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 29 January 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
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 +10 135 £500 +11.11% 28
South East -40 36 £400 -3.61% 10
North West -5 20 £408 +1.87% 1
Yorkshire -3 15 £450 +12.50% 5
East of England 0 13 £425 +13.33% 2
South West -22 7 £425 +41.66% 5
West Midlands -7 6 £313 -25.59% 2
East Midlands +18 2 £350 - 1
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 242 (44.00%) Linux
2 181 (32.91%) UNIX
3 177 (32.18%) Windows
4 166 (30.18%) Oracle
4 166 (30.18%) DNS
5 160 (29.09%) Java
6 144 (26.18%) Active Directory
7 140 (25.45%) SQL
8 101 (18.36%) Microsoft
8 101 (18.36%) Firewall
9 99 (18.00%) HTML
10 95 (17.27%) XML
11 93 (16.91%) ITIL
12 92 (16.73%) Red Hat
12 92 (16.73%) VMware
12 92 (16.73%) Security Cleared
13 84 (15.27%) Perl
14 83 (15.09%) Apache
15 80 (14.55%) MySQL
16 74 (13.45%) JBoss
17 73 (13.27%) VPN
18 72 (13.09%) Relational Database
19 71 (12.91%) Puppet
20 70 (12.73%) Web Services
21 69 (12.55%) SC Cleared
22 68 (12.36%) Solaris
22 68 (12.36%) TCP/IP
23 66 (12.00%) IIS
23 66 (12.00%) Finance
24 65 (11.82%) CSS

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 83 (15.09%) Apache
2 74 (13.45%) JBoss
3 66 (12.00%) IIS
4 48 (8.73%) Tomcat
4 48 (8.73%) WebLogic
5 43 (7.82%) SharePoint
6 41 (7.45%) WebSphere
7 39 (7.09%) MS Exchange
8 23 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (3.82%) nginx
9 21 (3.82%) Lync
10 18 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (2.91%) Office Communications Server
12 15 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (2.36%) MediaWiki
13 13 (2.36%) Confluence
14 12 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
15 9 (1.64%) IBM Notes
16 8 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.91%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (0.91%) SAP PS
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.36%) Eikon
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.27%) Office 365
3 10 (1.82%) SaaS
4 8 (1.45%) IaaS
5 7 (1.27%) PaaS
6 6 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.73%) Heroku
8 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 166 (30.18%) DNS
2 101 (18.36%) Firewall
3 73 (13.27%) VPN
4 68 (12.36%) TCP/IP
5 62 (11.27%) DHCP
6 59 (10.73%) SSL
7 55 (10.00%) SAN
8 49 (8.91%) WAN
9 42 (7.64%) LAN
10 38 (6.91%) Internet
11 36 (6.55%) HTTP
12 30 (5.45%) Kerberos
13 26 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (4.55%) VLAN
15 24 (4.36%) IPsec
15 24 (4.36%) Network Security
16 23 (4.18%) NAS
16 23 (4.18%) SMTP
17 18 (3.27%) 3G
17 18 (3.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.55%) MySQL
2 72 (13.09%) Relational Database
3 58 (10.55%) SQL Server
4 37 (6.73%) MariaDB
5 34 (6.18%) Oracle Database
6 27 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.73%) Neo4j
8 15 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.09%) DB2
13 6 (1.09%) DTS
13 6 (1.09%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.91%) Big Data
15 4 (0.73%) IDOL
15 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.55%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 45 (8.18%) Jenkins
2 34 (6.18%) Subversion
2 34 (6.18%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.55%) Hudson
4 14 (2.55%) JIRA
5 11 (2.00%) Selenium
5 11 (2.00%) JUnit
6 9 (1.64%) RSpec
6 9 (1.64%) Maven
7 7 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.09%) Ant
9 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.73%) Grunt
10 4 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.55%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.36%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.36%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.36%) GitLab
12 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (12.00%) Finance
2 33 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.27%) Banking
4 12 (2.18%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.27%) Games
5 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.09%) Law
6 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.91%) Marketing
7 5 (0.91%) Retail
7 5 (0.91%) Military
8 4 (0.73%) Publishing
9 3 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Front Office
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.18%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 109 (19.82%) Developer
2 68 (12.36%) Consultant
3 66 (12.00%) Analyst
4 64 (11.64%) Java Developer
5 40 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (6.91%) Administrator
7 37 (6.73%) Architect
8 24 (4.36%) Technical Consultant
9 22 (4.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 21 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (3.09%) Support Analyst
12 16 (2.91%) UNIX Administrator
12 16 (2.91%) Technical Specialist
13 15 (2.73%) Security Analyst
13 15 (2.73%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (2.55%) Designer
14 14 (2.55%) Technical Developer
14 14 (2.55%) ITSM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (18.00%) HTML
2 95 (17.27%) XML
3 70 (12.73%) Web Services
4 65 (11.82%) CSS
5 52 (9.45%) Spring
6 47 (8.55%) JAAS
7 42 (7.64%) Hibernate
8 40 (7.27%) SOAP
9 39 (7.09%) Spring MVC
10 37 (6.73%) .NET
11 36 (6.55%) JPA
12 31 (5.64%) Middleware
13 28 (5.09%) REST
14 25 (4.55%) LAMP
15 22 (4.00%) J2EE
16 19 (3.45%) Struts2
16 19 (3.45%) Struts
17 17 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (3.09%) Ajax
17 17 (3.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.82%) Clustering
2 46 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.64%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (5.27%) PKI
5 26 (4.73%) Open Source
6 21 (3.82%) Replication
7 20 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.64%) CMDB
8 16 (2.91%) Wiki
9 15 (2.73%) Visualisation
9 15 (2.73%) CESG
10 10 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
11 9 (1.64%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.45%) RMADS
12 8 (1.45%) iPad
13 7 (1.27%) Statistics
13 7 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.09%) HACMP
14 6 (1.09%) NHS
15 5 (0.91%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 242 (44.00%) Linux
2 181 (32.91%) UNIX
3 177 (32.18%) Windows
4 68 (12.36%) Solaris
5 63 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (7.27%) Mac OS X
8 36 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (6.36%) Ubuntu
10 31 (5.64%) AIX
11 29 (5.27%) CentOS
12 23 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (2.55%) Debian
14 11 (2.00%) Android
14 11 (2.00%) VMS
15 10 (1.82%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.64%) HPUX
17 8 (1.45%) Windows 7
18 7 (1.27%) SUSE
19 6 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.91%) ITIL
2 61 (11.09%) Service Management
3 58 (10.55%) Configuration Management
4 49 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (8.73%) Web Development
6 46 (8.36%) DevOps
7 42 (7.64%) MVC
8 40 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (5.45%) Workflow
11 29 (5.27%) Migration
11 29 (5.27%) Information Security
11 29 (5.27%) Mentoring
12 27 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (4.73%) Incident Management
13 26 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
14 23 (4.18%) Scrum
15 22 (4.00%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 160 (29.09%) Java
2 140 (25.45%) SQL
3 84 (15.27%) Perl
4 64 (11.64%) PL/SQL
5 63 (11.45%) JavaScript
6 59 (10.73%) Ruby
7 54 (9.82%) Shell Script
8 41 (7.45%) Python
9 32 (5.82%) PHP
10 31 (5.64%) C
10 31 (5.64%) PowerShell
11 29 (5.27%) Bash Shell
12 24 (4.36%) C++
13 23 (4.18%) C#
14 13 (2.36%) VBScript
15 9 (1.64%) Scala
15 9 (1.64%) Groovy
16 8 (1.45%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.27%) VB
18 6 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 92 (16.73%) Security Cleared
2 69 (12.55%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.91%) Degree
4 18 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.09%) DV Cleared
5 17 (3.09%) CCNA
6 15 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.00%) CISSP
8 7 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.09%) MCSE
9 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.73%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.73%) SCSA
11 3 (0.55%) IIBA
12 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.18%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.18%) CIPD
13 1 (0.18%) CCNP
13 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.91%) SLA
2 16 (2.91%) QA
3 15 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) HL7
6 2 (0.36%) DICOM
7 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 144 (26.18%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.09%) Samba
4 26 (4.73%) vSphere
5 25 (4.55%) XenServer
6 23 (4.18%) NFS
7 21 (3.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 20 (3.64%) Hyper-V
9 14 (2.55%) Postfix
10 13 (2.36%) Sendmail
11 10 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (1.45%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.45%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (1.27%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.27%) Veritas File System
14 5 (0.91%) vCloud
14 5 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 71 (12.91%) Puppet
2 29 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.91%) CA SiteMinder
4 24 (4.36%) Nagios
5 19 (3.45%) Tivoli
6 18 (3.27%) Salt
7 16 (2.91%) Opsview
8 15 (2.73%) collectd
8 15 (2.73%) Graphite
8 15 (2.73%) HP UCMDB
8 15 (2.73%) ZABBIX
9 14 (2.55%) OpenView
10 12 (2.18%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
12 9 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
13 7 (1.27%) SCOM
14 5 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.91%) Data Guard
14 5 (0.91%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 166 (30.18%) Oracle
2 101 (18.36%) Microsoft
3 92 (16.73%) Red Hat
3 92 (16.73%) VMware
4 65 (11.82%) HP
5 58 (10.55%) Cisco
6 47 (8.55%) Citrix
7 45 (8.18%) Sun
7 45 (8.18%) IBM
8 38 (6.91%) Juniper
9 30 (5.45%) Veritas
10 28 (5.09%) NetApp
11 25 (4.55%) ServiceNow
12 20 (3.64%) Splunk
13 19 (3.45%) McAfee
14 17 (3.09%) Dell
15 15 (2.73%) F5
15 15 (2.73%) Akamai
15 15 (2.73%) TIBCO
16 14 (2.55%) SAP
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