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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 329 332 338
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing LDAP 299 274 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.03% 3.66% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 166 114
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £27.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £39.40 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £71.00 £36.39
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +95.13%
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
7420 7485 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.81% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4156 3601
Average daily rate £375 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 420 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +28 150 £438 +9.37% 16
South East 0 72 £420 +8.38% 13
East of England +5 27 £463 +3.35% 1
Yorkshire -20 13 £300 -11.11% 1
North West -30 11 £360 +31.86% 1
South West -23 10 £420 +5.00% 7
North East -30 8 £263 +16.66%
East Midlands -22 3 £185 -43.07%
West Midlands +6 1 £575 +91.66%
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 288 (48.90%) Linux
2 205 (34.80%) UNIX
3 189 (32.09%) Windows
4 184 (31.24%) Active Directory
5 179 (30.39%) Java
6 171 (29.03%) Oracle
7 148 (25.13%) DNS
8 136 (23.09%) Finance
9 128 (21.73%) Microsoft
9 128 (21.73%) Red Hat
10 111 (18.85%) Perl
11 109 (18.51%) SQL
11 109 (18.51%) Firewall
12 106 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 102 (17.32%) ITIL
14 97 (16.47%) SQL Server
15 96 (16.30%) Shell Script
15 96 (16.30%) VMware
16 95 (16.13%) Python
17 83 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
18 82 (13.92%) XML
19 80 (13.58%) SOAP
20 79 (13.41%) HTML
20 79 (13.41%) PowerShell
21 77 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
22 76 (12.90%) Apache
23 75 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
23 75 (12.73%) Security Cleared
24 73 (12.39%) Web Services
25 71 (12.05%) Solaris

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 76 (12.90%) Apache
2 57 (9.68%) IIS
3 47 (7.98%) SharePoint
4 45 (7.64%) Tomcat
5 42 (7.13%) WebSphere
6 41 (6.96%) MS Exchange
7 37 (6.28%) WebLogic
8 33 (5.60%) JBoss
9 26 (4.41%) Lync
10 21 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (3.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 18 (3.06%) Office Communications Server
13 17 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (2.72%) Confluence
14 16 (2.72%) OpenStack
15 13 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (2.21%) nginx
16 12 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 9 (1.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 66 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Tridion
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.51%) Eikon
4 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.55%) Office 365
4 13 (2.21%) IaaS
5 10 (1.70%) PaaS
6 9 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (1.19%) SaaS
8 5 (0.85%) Yammer
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 148 (25.13%) DNS
2 109 (18.51%) Firewall
3 71 (12.05%) SAN
4 69 (11.71%) TCP/IP
5 59 (10.02%) SSL
5 59 (10.02%) DHCP
6 55 (9.34%) LAN
7 54 (9.17%) SSH
8 51 (8.66%) VPN
9 49 (8.32%) NAS
10 42 (7.13%) HTTP
10 42 (7.13%) Kerberos
11 39 (6.62%) WAN
12 36 (6.11%) Internet
13 24 (4.07%) VLAN
14 21 (3.57%) FTP
15 19 (3.23%) SMTP
15 19 (3.23%) IPsec
16 17 (2.89%) Telnet
16 17 (2.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.85%) MySQL
3 29 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 29 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.07%) DB2
5 20 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
9 12 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.70%) Big Data
11 9 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.02%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (5.94%) JIRA
1 35 (5.94%) Jenkins
2 34 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.92%) Ant
4 28 (4.75%) Maven
5 26 (4.41%) Subversion
6 16 (2.72%) Toad
7 11 (1.87%) JUnit
7 11 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.70%) Hudson
9 8 (1.36%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.36%) Gradle
10 7 (1.19%) Introscope
11 6 (1.02%) Selenium
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.85%) Grunt
12 5 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.85%) Mockito
12 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.85%) Artifactory
General
1 136 (23.09%) Finance
2 58 (9.85%) Banking
3 34 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.21%) Retail
6 9 (1.53%) Marketing
7 8 (1.36%) Front Office
8 6 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (12.90%) Administrator
2 71 (12.05%) Developer
3 65 (11.04%) Architect
4 56 (9.51%) Analyst
4 56 (9.51%) Systems Administrator
5 51 (8.66%) Consultant
6 27 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 23 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (3.40%) Security Analyst
8 20 (3.40%) UNIX Administrator
8 20 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (2.89%) Technical Support
9 17 (2.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 14 (2.38%) Support Engineer
10 14 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (2.38%) Support Analyst
10 14 (2.38%) UNIX Engineer
11 12 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.92%) XML
2 80 (13.58%) SOAP
3 79 (13.41%) HTML
4 73 (12.39%) Web Services
5 62 (10.53%) .NET
6 42 (7.13%) Middleware
7 41 (6.96%) SAML
8 36 (6.11%) J2EE
9 33 (5.60%) REST
10 31 (5.26%) CSS
11 27 (4.58%) Servlets
12 23 (3.90%) JDBC
12 23 (3.90%) SailPoint
13 22 (3.74%) JSP
13 22 (3.74%) Spring
14 20 (3.40%) Hibernate
15 16 (2.72%) Ajax
15 16 (2.72%) SPML
16 15 (2.55%) JNDI
16 15 (2.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (11.71%) Clustering
3 51 (8.66%) PKI
4 33 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.04%) DataPower
8 12 (2.04%) HACMP
9 11 (1.87%) CMDB
10 10 (1.70%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.53%) Smartcard
11 9 (1.53%) Replication
12 7 (1.19%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.19%) Wiki
12 7 (1.19%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.85%) STB
14 5 (0.85%) Cryptography
14 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 288 (48.90%) Linux
2 205 (34.80%) UNIX
3 189 (32.09%) Windows
4 106 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (12.05%) Solaris
6 41 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (6.28%) AIX
9 35 (5.94%) CentOS
10 28 (4.75%) Ubuntu
11 25 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (2.38%) Debian
13 13 (2.21%) HPUX
13 13 (2.21%) Windows 7
14 11 (1.87%) Windows 8
15 10 (1.70%) Android
16 7 (1.19%) SUSE
16 7 (1.19%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (17.32%) ITIL
2 77 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (10.19%) Service Management
4 57 (9.68%) Project Management
4 57 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 49 (8.32%) Migration
6 45 (7.64%) DevOps
7 36 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (5.94%) Workflow
9 34 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 34 (5.77%) Change Management
10 31 (5.26%) Open Source
11 30 (5.09%) Load Balancing
11 30 (5.09%) Information Security
12 22 (3.74%) Change Control
13 20 (3.40%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (3.40%) Scrum
13 20 (3.40%) SOA
14 19 (3.23%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (30.39%) Java
2 111 (18.85%) Perl
3 109 (18.51%) SQL
4 96 (16.30%) Shell Script
5 95 (16.13%) Python
6 79 (13.41%) PowerShell
7 66 (11.21%) JavaScript
8 36 (6.11%) Bash Shell
9 34 (5.77%) C
10 28 (4.75%) Ruby
11 24 (4.07%) C++
12 23 (3.90%) PHP
13 22 (3.74%) VB
14 18 (3.06%) PL/SQL
15 17 (2.89%) C#
16 16 (2.72%) BeanShell
17 14 (2.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 9 (1.53%) Bourne shell
18 9 (1.53%) C-shell
19 8 (1.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 54 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 53 (9.00%) Degree
4 22 (3.74%) CISSP
5 18 (3.06%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.21%) CCNA
8 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.19%) OCA
9 7 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.85%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.85%) CCSE
11 4 (0.68%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (0.68%) RHCE
11 4 (0.68%) ISEB
11 4 (0.68%) MCSE
11 4 (0.68%) CCNP
11 4 (0.68%) CCSA
12 3 (0.51%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.94%) SLA
2 15 (2.55%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.51%) COSO
3 3 (0.51%) COBIT
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 184 (31.24%) Active Directory
2 75 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.13%) NFS
4 26 (4.41%) vSphere
5 25 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 24 (4.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 22 (3.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 18 (3.06%) Samba
9 16 (2.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 12 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.04%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.70%) Snort
12 9 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (1.53%) Shibboleth
13 8 (1.36%) Squid
13 8 (1.36%) Terminal Server
13 8 (1.36%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.19%) Sendmail
14 7 (1.19%) iptables
14 7 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (9.00%) Puppet
2 36 (6.11%) Tivoli
3 31 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
4 21 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (3.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 20 (3.40%) ZABBIX
6 17 (2.89%) Oracle ZFS
7 16 (2.72%) Nagios
8 14 (2.38%) OpenView
8 14 (2.38%) Ansible
9 13 (2.21%) NetBackup
10 12 (2.04%) BladeLogic
11 9 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (1.36%) logstash
12 8 (1.36%) OpenAM
13 7 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
13 7 (1.19%) Data Guard
13 7 (1.19%) Kibana
Vendors
1 171 (29.03%) Oracle
2 128 (21.73%) Microsoft
2 128 (21.73%) Red Hat
3 96 (16.30%) VMware
4 69 (11.71%) Cisco
5 64 (10.87%) HP
6 62 (10.53%) IBM
7 56 (9.51%) Sun
8 36 (6.11%) CA
9 29 (4.92%) EMC
10 28 (4.75%) Cyber-Ark
11 27 (4.58%) Veritas
11 27 (4.58%) Splunk
12 26 (4.41%) Dell
13 25 (4.24%) NetApp
14 21 (3.57%) Citrix
15 20 (3.40%) Informatica
16 18 (3.06%) Sybase
17 17 (2.89%) Juniper
17 17 (2.89%) ServiceNow
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day £450-£500 Per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warley, Essex
Stage Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £355 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £350 - £355 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago