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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 387 339 324
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -15
Contract jobs citing LDAP 218 270 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 3.84% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 159 129
Average daily rate £400 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 4
Average hourly rate £35.25 £39.00 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.08 £25.49 £45.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+14.46% -11.66%
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
6854 7032 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 14.99% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4088 3973 3220
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 404 361
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
South East +59 91 £383 -10.00% 19
London -46 90 £420 -11.57% 25
North West -29 11 £350 -14.11% 2
South West 0 7 £480 +12.94% 4
Yorkshire -25 7 £500 +11.11% 4
East of England -3 5 £325 -23.52% 4
North East -35 4 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £475 +52.00%
East Midlands -10 1 - -
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 263 (50.38%) Linux
2 184 (35.25%) Unix
3 164 (31.42%) Active Directory
4 163 (31.23%) DNS
5 137 (26.25%) Java
6 135 (25.86%) Windows
7 115 (22.03%) Red Hat
8 113 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 110 (21.07%) VMware
10 105 (20.11%) Oracle
11 104 (19.92%) Perl
12 103 (19.73%) Apache
13 102 (19.54%) Finance
14 100 (19.16%) Web Services
15 93 (17.82%) Microsoft
16 90 (17.24%) HTTP
17 89 (17.05%) Python
18 88 (16.86%) Security Cleared
19 82 (15.71%) TCP/IP
20 77 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
21 76 (14.56%) JavaScript
22 74 (14.18%) XML
23 73 (13.98%) SSL
23 73 (13.98%) Firewall
24 72 (13.79%) SQL
25 71 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
26 69 (13.22%) Puppet
26 69 (13.22%) Shell Script
27 64 (12.26%) SC Cleared
28 59 (11.30%) DevOps

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 103 (19.73%) Apache
2 44 (8.43%) WebLogic
3 38 (7.28%) Tomcat
4 30 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 29 (5.56%) OpenStack
6 27 (5.17%) JBoss
6 27 (5.17%) nginx
7 25 (4.79%) IIS
8 21 (4.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (2.68%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (2.11%) CMS
11 11 (2.11%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.92%) MS Exchange
13 9 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (1.53%) Apache Spark
14 8 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (1.53%) Node.js
14 8 (1.53%) SAS
15 7 (1.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) Maple
4 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.77%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.87%) Office 365
3 9 (1.72%) SaaS
4 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.96%) PaaS
6 4 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.57%) GitHub
7 3 (0.57%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.38%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.19%) Taleo
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 163 (31.23%) DNS
2 90 (17.24%) HTTP
3 82 (15.71%) TCP/IP
4 73 (13.98%) Firewall
4 73 (13.98%) SSL
5 58 (11.11%) VPN
6 56 (10.73%) DHCP
7 54 (10.34%) SAN
8 50 (9.58%) Kerberos
9 45 (8.62%) SSH
10 44 (8.43%) SMTP
11 37 (7.09%) FTP
12 36 (6.90%) LAN
13 33 (6.32%) WAN
14 31 (5.94%) Internet
15 21 (4.02%) Network Security
16 18 (3.45%) IMAP
16 18 (3.45%) IPsec
16 18 (3.45%) VLAN
17 17 (3.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 33 (6.32%) MySQL
4 26 (4.98%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.53%) Big Data
10 7 (1.34%) InfluxDB
10 7 (1.34%) Star Schema
11 6 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.96%) DB2
12 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.77%) OLTP
13 4 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.77%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 31 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 22 (4.21%) Subversion
3 21 (4.02%) JUnit
4 19 (3.64%) Selenium
5 16 (3.07%) JIRA
6 12 (2.30%) Maven
7 8 (1.53%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.34%) Ant
8 7 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.34%) Hudson
9 6 (1.15%) Grunt
9 6 (1.15%) Mockito
9 6 (1.15%) Protractor
9 6 (1.15%) SonarQube
9 6 (1.15%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.96%) Flyway
10 5 (0.96%) Gradle
10 5 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 102 (19.54%) Finance
2 35 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.51%) Banking
4 9 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.15%) Marketing
7 5 (0.96%) Advertising
7 5 (0.96%) Electronics
8 4 (0.77%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Front Office
9 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (16.86%) Administrator
2 61 (11.69%) Developer
3 59 (11.30%) Systems Administrator
4 44 (8.43%) Consultant
5 42 (8.05%) Support Engineer
6 37 (7.09%) Analyst
7 35 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (5.75%) Architect
8 30 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
9 28 (5.36%) Network Engineer
10 27 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 27 (5.17%) Unix Administrator
11 24 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (4.41%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.21%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.83%) Security Engineer
15 19 (3.64%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 18 (3.45%) Applications Support
17 17 (3.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.16%) Web Services
2 74 (14.18%) XML
3 57 (10.92%) HTML
4 48 (9.20%) SOAP
5 41 (7.85%) .NET
6 37 (7.09%) Middleware
7 33 (6.32%) CSS
8 31 (5.94%) J2EE
9 29 (5.56%) SAML
10 23 (4.41%) Hibernate
11 22 (4.21%) Servlets
12 20 (3.83%) Ajax
12 20 (3.83%) LAMP
12 20 (3.83%) REST
12 20 (3.83%) XSLT
13 19 (3.64%) Spring
14 18 (3.45%) JMS
15 17 (3.26%) AngularJS
15 17 (3.26%) LEMP Stack
15 17 (3.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.66%) Data Centre
3 38 (7.28%) Clustering
4 30 (5.75%) PKI
5 24 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.60%) Replication
6 18 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.26%) Client/Server
8 16 (3.07%) DataPower
9 12 (2.30%) CMDB
10 9 (1.72%) HACMP
10 9 (1.72%) Wiki
11 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.53%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
12 7 (1.34%) EMC VNX
12 7 (1.34%) User Experience
13 6 (1.15%) Cryptography
13 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 263 (50.38%) Linux
2 184 (35.25%) Unix
3 135 (25.86%) Windows
4 113 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (11.11%) Solaris
6 51 (9.77%) Windows Server
7 26 (4.98%) AIX
8 25 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (4.21%) CentOS
10 19 (3.64%) Mac OS X
11 17 (3.26%) HPUX
12 16 (3.07%) Ubuntu
13 15 (2.87%) Debian
14 12 (2.30%) SUSE
15 7 (1.34%) Android
15 7 (1.34%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.15%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (11.30%) DevOps
3 56 (10.73%) ITIL
4 52 (9.96%) Configuration Management
4 52 (9.96%) High Availability
5 49 (9.39%) Migration
6 39 (7.47%) Identity Management
6 39 (7.47%) Open Source
7 38 (7.28%) Load Balancing
8 37 (7.09%) Project Management
9 30 (5.75%) Identity Access Management
10 28 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (4.98%) Workflow
12 24 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (4.60%) Service Management
13 22 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (4.02%) Network Design
14 21 (4.02%) Scrum
14 21 (4.02%) Software Engineering
15 20 (3.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 137 (26.25%) Java
2 104 (19.92%) Perl
3 89 (17.05%) Python
4 76 (14.56%) JavaScript
5 72 (13.79%) SQL
6 69 (13.22%) Shell Script
7 46 (8.81%) PowerShell
8 40 (7.66%) Bash Shell
9 34 (6.51%) C++
10 32 (6.13%) C#
11 25 (4.79%) C
12 21 (4.02%) PHP
12 21 (4.02%) Ruby
13 15 (2.87%) Korn
13 15 (2.87%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.30%) BeanShell
15 9 (1.72%) Tcl
16 6 (1.15%) Jython
16 6 (1.15%) VB
17 5 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 88 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 64 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.81%) Degree
4 17 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.26%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.49%) CCNA
7 10 (1.92%) RHCSA
8 8 (1.53%) MCTS
9 7 (1.34%) MCP
9 7 (1.34%) MCSE
10 6 (1.15%) CISSP
10 6 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.15%) RHCE
10 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.77%) MCSA
11 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.57%) CCNP
12 3 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.72%) SLA
2 6 (1.15%) QA
3 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 164 (31.42%) Active Directory
2 71 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.85%) NFS
4 33 (6.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 27 (5.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 24 (4.60%) Squid
7 21 (4.02%) Samba
8 17 (3.26%) Hyper-V
9 16 (3.07%) VMware ESX
9 16 (3.07%) vSphere
10 13 (2.49%) qmail
10 13 (2.49%) XenApp
11 11 (2.11%) Docker
11 11 (2.11%) vCloud
12 10 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (1.72%) Firmware
14 8 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (1.34%) XenServer
16 6 (1.15%) KVM
16 6 (1.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 69 (13.22%) Puppet
2 27 (5.17%) Ansible
3 24 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.21%) logstash
4 22 (4.21%) Nagios
5 21 (4.02%) ZABBIX
6 17 (3.26%) Cacti
7 15 (2.87%) FreeIPA
8 14 (2.68%) Oracle ZFS
9 13 (2.49%) collectd
9 13 (2.49%) Ganglia
9 13 (2.49%) Graphite
10 10 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (1.92%) SCOM
11 9 (1.72%) Kibana
11 9 (1.72%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.72%) SCCM
11 9 (1.72%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 8 (1.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (22.03%) Red Hat
2 110 (21.07%) VMware
3 105 (20.11%) Oracle
4 93 (17.82%) Microsoft
5 56 (10.73%) Cisco
6 42 (8.05%) EMC
7 37 (7.09%) HP
7 37 (7.09%) Veritas
8 36 (6.90%) Splunk
9 34 (6.51%) IBM
10 25 (4.79%) ServiceNow
10 25 (4.79%) Sun
11 23 (4.41%) NetApp
12 21 (4.02%) Citrix
13 20 (3.83%) CA
14 17 (3.26%) Adobe
15 16 (3.07%) Dell
15 16 (3.07%) Juniper
16 15 (2.87%) F5
17 11 (2.11%) SAP
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