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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 324 345 328
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing LDAP 286 245 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 3.70% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 120 154
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £20.60 £27.65 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £22.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.99 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.39 £45.25
% change year-on-year
+95.13% -19.59%
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
7698 6627 8439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.72% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3688 3951
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 370 633
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -1 126 £425 +13.33% 23
South East 0 42 £418 -1.76% 8
East of England -5 39 £444 +31.48%
South West +4 27 £425 - 3
East Midlands +1 17 £325 +15.04%
Yorkshire +2 8 £338 - 2
North West -10 7 £273 -12.64% 5
West Midlands -24 5 £300 -27.27%
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 300 (53.00%) Linux
2 215 (37.99%) Windows
3 191 (33.75%) Java
4 190 (33.57%) UNIX
5 183 (32.33%) SQL
5 183 (32.33%) Oracle
6 179 (31.63%) Active Directory
7 152 (26.86%) DNS
8 130 (22.97%) Perl
9 129 (22.79%) Red Hat
10 111 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 109 (19.26%) Apache
12 108 (19.08%) VMware
13 101 (17.84%) Firewall
13 101 (17.84%) ITIL
13 101 (17.84%) Security Cleared
14 95 (16.78%) Web Services
14 95 (16.78%) MySQL
15 93 (16.43%) XML
16 92 (16.25%) SQL Server
16 92 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 80 (14.13%) Finance
18 79 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
19 77 (13.60%) PL/SQL
20 76 (13.43%) HTML
20 76 (13.43%) SC Cleared
21 72 (12.72%) .NET
21 72 (12.72%) Cisco
22 70 (12.37%) Solaris
23 68 (12.01%) JBoss

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 109 (19.26%) Apache
2 61 (10.78%) WebLogic
2 61 (10.78%) IIS
3 53 (9.36%) Tomcat
4 44 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 44 (7.77%) WebSphere
5 27 (4.77%) MS Exchange
6 20 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 19 (3.36%) Confluence
8 15 (2.65%) nginx
8 15 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
9 13 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.30%) MediaWiki
10 12 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
12 10 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
12 10 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.59%) Lync
13 9 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 50 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.42%) MS Office
3 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.71%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.53%) Staffware
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.53%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.41%) Office 365
2 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.06%) SaaS
2 6 (1.06%) PaaS
3 4 (0.71%) Joyent
4 3 (0.53%) IaaS
4 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 152 (26.86%) DNS
2 101 (17.84%) Firewall
3 66 (11.66%) SSL
4 60 (10.60%) HTTP
5 55 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 48 (8.48%) SAN
7 43 (7.60%) Internet
8 42 (7.42%) DHCP
9 40 (7.07%) WAN
10 38 (6.71%) SMTP
11 37 (6.54%) LAN
12 35 (6.18%) VPN
12 35 (6.18%) Kerberos
13 28 (4.95%) IPsec
13 28 (4.95%) Network Security
14 24 (4.24%) OpenLDAP
15 19 (3.36%) NAS
16 18 (3.18%) iSCSI
16 18 (3.18%) SSH
17 17 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (16.78%) MySQL
2 92 (16.25%) SQL Server
3 59 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 45 (7.95%) Oracle Database
5 27 (4.77%) DTS
6 25 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (4.42%) MariaDB
7 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.00%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.65%) OLAP
11 14 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (1.94%) DB2
14 10 (1.77%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.41%) IDOL
15 8 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
16 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (1.06%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 44 (7.77%) Subversion
1 44 (7.77%) Jenkins
2 31 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.95%) Hudson
4 25 (4.42%) Maven
5 22 (3.89%) JIRA
6 18 (3.18%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.18%) Selenium
7 16 (2.83%) Ant
8 14 (2.47%) JUnit
9 10 (1.77%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.24%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.88%) RSpec
12 5 (0.88%) Fiddler
13 4 (0.71%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (14.13%) Finance
2 45 (7.95%) Banking
3 34 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.65%) Games
6 11 (1.94%) Front Office
6 11 (1.94%) Private Banking
7 8 (1.41%) Retail
8 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.06%) Military
9 6 (1.06%) Marketing
10 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.71%) Electronics
11 4 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.71%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.71%) French Language
12 3 (0.53%) Law
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 126 (22.26%) Developer
2 68 (12.01%) Administrator
3 58 (10.25%) Java Developer
4 54 (9.54%) Systems Administrator
5 52 (9.19%) Analyst
6 42 (7.42%) Architect
7 41 (7.24%) Consultant
7 41 (7.24%) Linux Administrator
8 37 (6.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 34 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (4.24%) Support Engineer
11 23 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.65%) SharePoint Developer
15 14 (2.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 14 (2.47%) Designer
16 13 (2.30%) Platform Engineer
16 13 (2.30%) Deployment Analyst
16 13 (2.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (16.78%) Web Services
2 93 (16.43%) XML
3 76 (13.43%) HTML
4 72 (12.72%) .NET
5 61 (10.78%) CSS
6 59 (10.42%) Spring
7 42 (7.42%) Middleware
8 38 (6.71%) JAAS
9 36 (6.36%) LAMP
10 32 (5.65%) Hibernate
11 30 (5.30%) Spring MVC
11 30 (5.30%) J2EE
12 28 (4.95%) SOAP
13 26 (4.59%) JPA
14 23 (4.06%) ASP.NET
15 22 (3.89%) REST
16 19 (3.36%) JSON
17 18 (3.18%) XSLT
18 16 (2.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
19 15 (2.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.36%) Clustering
2 33 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.65%) PKI
4 27 (4.77%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.77%) Open Source
5 16 (2.83%) Wiki
6 15 (2.65%) Replication
7 14 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 14 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.12%) CESG
8 12 (2.12%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.12%) Online Games
9 9 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
9 9 (1.59%) CMDB
9 9 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.41%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.41%) RMADS
11 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.06%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 300 (53.00%) Linux
2 215 (37.99%) Windows
3 190 (33.57%) UNIX
4 92 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (12.37%) Solaris
6 66 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (7.95%) CentOS
9 40 (7.07%) Ubuntu
10 31 (5.48%) Mac OS X
11 26 (4.59%) AIX
12 22 (3.89%) Debian
13 18 (3.18%) Windows XP
14 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (1.94%) VMS
16 10 (1.77%) SUSE
17 8 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (1.24%) Android
18 7 (1.24%) HPUX
19 6 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.84%) ITIL
2 64 (11.31%) Web Development
3 56 (9.89%) Configuration Management
4 53 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (9.36%) Load Balancing
5 50 (8.83%) Migration
6 48 (8.48%) Workflow
7 43 (7.60%) DevOps
8 42 (7.42%) MVC
9 41 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (6.36%) Incident Management
11 34 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
12 32 (5.65%) Service Management
13 31 (5.48%) Change Management
13 31 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (5.12%) Identity Management
15 28 (4.95%) Scrum
15 28 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (4.42%) Problem Management
17 24 (4.24%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 191 (33.75%) Java
2 183 (32.33%) SQL
3 130 (22.97%) Perl
4 77 (13.60%) PL/SQL
5 60 (10.60%) Shell Script
6 56 (9.89%) JavaScript
7 55 (9.72%) Bash Shell
8 54 (9.54%) PHP
8 54 (9.54%) Ruby
9 46 (8.13%) Python
10 42 (7.42%) PowerShell
11 31 (5.48%) C#
12 24 (4.24%) C
13 20 (3.53%) T-SQL
14 18 (3.18%) Korn
15 17 (3.00%) C++
16 13 (2.30%) VBScript
17 9 (1.59%) VB
17 9 (1.59%) Groovy
18 8 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 101 (17.84%) Security Cleared
2 76 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.71%) Degree
4 19 (3.36%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.65%) CCNA
5 15 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.47%) LPIC
6 14 (2.47%) CCENT
7 12 (2.12%) CISSP
8 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.59%) MCSE
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.71%) OCP
12 2 (0.35%) MCP
12 2 (0.35%) CCNP
12 2 (0.35%) CISM
12 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.18%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.36%) SLA
2 18 (3.18%) QA
3 15 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) TickIT
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 179 (31.63%) Active Directory
2 79 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.77%) NFS
4 36 (6.36%) Squid
5 25 (4.42%) Postfix
6 24 (4.24%) Samba
7 23 (4.06%) XenServer
8 21 (3.71%) vSphere
9 20 (3.53%) qmail
10 18 (3.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 17 (3.00%) Sendmail
12 13 (2.30%) Hyper-V
12 13 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (2.12%) Xen
14 10 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (1.06%) KVM
18 5 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 5 (0.88%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 58 (10.25%) Puppet
2 25 (4.42%) Nagios
3 20 (3.53%) ZABBIX
4 19 (3.36%) Tivoli
5 18 (3.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 17 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.83%) CA SiteMinder
8 15 (2.65%) Zenoss
9 13 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (2.30%) NetBackup
10 12 (2.12%) WSUS
11 11 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 11 (1.94%) Opsview
12 10 (1.77%) Salt
12 10 (1.77%) BladeLogic
12 10 (1.77%) SCOM
13 9 (1.59%) Control-M
13 9 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (1.41%) Cobbler
14 8 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 183 (32.33%) Oracle
2 129 (22.79%) Red Hat
3 111 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 108 (19.08%) VMware
5 72 (12.72%) Cisco
6 68 (12.01%) JBoss
7 61 (10.78%) HP
8 53 (9.36%) Sun
9 51 (9.01%) Citrix
10 48 (8.48%) Juniper
11 41 (7.24%) NetApp
12 37 (6.54%) IBM
13 32 (5.65%) Veritas
14 21 (3.71%) F5
15 20 (3.53%) Dell
16 19 (3.36%) CA
17 18 (3.18%) EMC
18 17 (3.00%) SAP
19 11 (1.94%) Sybase
19 11 (1.94%) Business Objects
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day DOE - Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Markey Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Computer People
Rate: £40.00 - £50.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago