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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 321 318 348
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Contract jobs citing LDAP 256 254 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 4.14% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 115 85
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £48.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
6903 6140 6476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.26% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3785 3190 3201
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 362 583
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +20 129 £450 - 27
Yorkshire +17 33 £313 -21.87% 1
South East -58 29 £438 +9.37% 17
North West -9 18 £408 -12.71% 2
East of England +14 13 £425 +3.03% 2
South West -20 12 £425 +30.76% 6
East Midlands +7 1 £350 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 233 (43.31%) Linux
2 190 (35.32%) UNIX
3 168 (31.23%) Windows
4 166 (30.86%) Java
5 158 (29.37%) Oracle
6 145 (26.95%) DNS
7 132 (24.54%) SQL
7 132 (24.54%) Active Directory
8 111 (20.63%) ITIL
9 108 (20.07%) Firewall
10 100 (18.59%) HTML
11 99 (18.40%) Microsoft
12 98 (18.22%) XML
13 89 (16.54%) VMware
14 86 (15.99%) Perl
14 86 (15.99%) Security Cleared
15 84 (15.61%) Apache
16 82 (15.24%) Red Hat
17 81 (15.06%) VPN
18 74 (13.75%) SSL
18 74 (13.75%) Web Services
19 72 (13.38%) Solaris
19 72 (13.38%) MySQL
19 72 (13.38%) Service Management
20 71 (13.20%) Finance
20 71 (13.20%) CSS
21 69 (12.83%) Puppet
22 66 (12.27%) JBoss
22 66 (12.27%) PL/SQL
23 64 (11.90%) IIS

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 84 (15.61%) Apache
2 66 (12.27%) JBoss
3 64 (11.90%) IIS
4 51 (9.48%) Tomcat
4 51 (9.48%) WebLogic
5 47 (8.74%) WebSphere
6 41 (7.62%) MS Exchange
7 40 (7.43%) SharePoint
8 28 (5.20%) nginx
9 25 (4.65%) Lync
10 23 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (3.53%) Confluence
12 18 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (3.16%) MediaWiki
14 16 (2.97%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (1.30%) IBM Notes
16 7 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (1.30%) iPlanet
Applications
1 26 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) SAP PS
1 5 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.37%) Eikon
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.53%) Office 365
3 10 (1.86%) SaaS
4 9 (1.67%) IaaS
5 6 (1.12%) PaaS
6 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.74%) Heroku
8 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 145 (26.95%) DNS
2 108 (20.07%) Firewall
3 81 (15.06%) VPN
4 74 (13.75%) SSL
5 63 (11.71%) TCP/IP
6 51 (9.48%) SAN
6 51 (9.48%) WAN
7 46 (8.55%) DHCP
8 44 (8.18%) LAN
9 36 (6.69%) HTTP
10 34 (6.32%) Internet
11 30 (5.58%) Kerberos
12 26 (4.83%) Network Security
13 25 (4.65%) IPsec
14 22 (4.09%) VLAN
14 22 (4.09%) OSPF
14 22 (4.09%) BGP
15 21 (3.90%) SMTP
15 21 (3.90%) NAS
16 17 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.38%) MySQL
2 64 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 56 (10.41%) SQL Server
4 42 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 40 (7.43%) MariaDB
6 32 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (3.53%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (2.42%) Neo4j
10 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.30%) Big Data
13 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.74%) TKPROF
14 4 (0.74%) DTS
14 4 (0.74%) OLTP
14 4 (0.74%) DB2
15 3 (0.56%) SQLPlus
15 3 (0.56%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 53 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 45 (8.36%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.81%) Subversion
4 25 (4.65%) Hudson
5 20 (3.72%) JIRA
6 14 (2.60%) Ant
7 10 (1.86%) JUnit
7 10 (1.86%) Selenium
7 10 (1.86%) Maven
8 7 (1.30%) Introscope
8 7 (1.30%) RSpec
9 5 (0.93%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.74%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.74%) Grunt
11 2 (0.37%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.37%) GitLab
General
1 71 (13.20%) Finance
2 24 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.72%) Banking
4 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.49%) Games
6 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.12%) Law
7 5 (0.93%) Military
7 5 (0.93%) Retail
8 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Publishing
9 3 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (17.66%) Developer
2 74 (13.75%) Analyst
3 71 (13.20%) Consultant
4 54 (10.04%) Java Developer
5 42 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (7.25%) Administrator
7 32 (5.95%) Architect
8 25 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 25 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
9 24 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (4.46%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 21 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 18 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (2.97%) Senior Developer
12 16 (2.97%) UNIX Administrator
12 16 (2.97%) ServiceNow Developer
12 16 (2.97%) ITSM Consultant
12 16 (2.97%) Technical Developer
13 15 (2.79%) Technical Specialist
13 15 (2.79%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (18.59%) HTML
2 98 (18.22%) XML
3 74 (13.75%) Web Services
4 71 (13.20%) CSS
5 53 (9.85%) Spring
6 44 (8.18%) Hibernate
6 44 (8.18%) SOAP
7 43 (7.99%) JAAS
7 43 (7.99%) Spring MVC
8 42 (7.81%) JPA
9 34 (6.32%) REST
9 34 (6.32%) .NET
10 30 (5.58%) Middleware
11 29 (5.39%) J2EE
12 22 (4.09%) LAMP
13 20 (3.72%) Ajax
14 16 (2.97%) Struts2
14 16 (2.97%) JAX-RPC
14 16 (2.97%) Struts
15 15 (2.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.90%) Clustering
2 60 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (5.76%) PKI
5 25 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 22 (4.09%) CMDB
7 20 (3.72%) Wiki
7 20 (3.72%) Replication
7 20 (3.72%) Open Source
8 18 (3.35%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.67%) Smartcard
10 8 (1.49%) NHS
10 8 (1.49%) iPad
11 7 (1.30%) CESG
12 6 (1.12%) HACMP
12 6 (1.12%) Statistics
13 5 (0.93%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.93%) Online Games
14 4 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 233 (43.31%) Linux
2 190 (35.32%) UNIX
3 168 (31.23%) Windows
4 72 (13.38%) Solaris
5 57 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (8.55%) Ubuntu
7 40 (7.43%) CentOS
8 38 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (6.88%) Mac OS X
10 31 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (5.20%) AIX
12 21 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (3.35%) Debian
14 12 (2.23%) Android
15 9 (1.67%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.67%) Windows 7
16 7 (1.30%) HPUX
17 6 (1.12%) VMS
17 6 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.63%) ITIL
2 72 (13.38%) Service Management
3 56 (10.41%) Configuration Management
4 54 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (9.48%) DevOps
6 46 (8.55%) MVC
7 42 (7.81%) Web Development
8 41 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 38 (7.06%) Workflow
11 30 (5.58%) Capacity Planning
11 30 (5.58%) Mentoring
12 25 (4.65%) Migration
12 25 (4.65%) ITSM
13 24 (4.46%) Load Balancing
13 24 (4.46%) Incident Management
13 24 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (4.28%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 166 (30.86%) Java
2 132 (24.54%) SQL
3 86 (15.99%) Perl
4 66 (12.27%) PL/SQL
5 63 (11.71%) JavaScript
6 62 (11.52%) Shell Script
7 53 (9.85%) Ruby
8 41 (7.62%) Python
9 31 (5.76%) C
10 29 (5.39%) PowerShell
11 27 (5.02%) Bash Shell
12 26 (4.83%) PHP
13 19 (3.53%) C#
14 17 (3.16%) C++
15 9 (1.67%) VBScript
16 7 (1.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 6 (1.12%) XPath
18 5 (0.93%) Jython
18 5 (0.93%) VB
18 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (15.99%) Security Cleared
2 60 (11.15%) SC Cleared
3 43 (7.99%) Degree
4 18 (3.35%) DV Cleared
5 17 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.60%) CCNA
8 6 (1.12%) MCSE
8 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.12%) CISSP
8 6 (1.12%) VCP4
9 5 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.74%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.74%) SCSA
11 3 (0.56%) CISM
11 3 (0.56%) IIBA
12 2 (0.37%) CCNP
12 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.37%) MCSA
12 2 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.76%) SLA
2 18 (3.35%) QA
3 9 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.56%) HL7
6 3 (0.56%) DICOM
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 132 (24.54%) Active Directory
2 59 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.39%) Samba
4 26 (4.83%) XenServer
5 25 (4.65%) vSphere
6 19 (3.53%) NFS
6 19 (3.53%) Hyper-V
7 18 (3.35%) Postfix
8 17 (3.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 15 (2.79%) Sendmail
10 8 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.49%) VMware Server
11 7 (1.30%) vCloud
11 7 (1.30%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.30%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.12%) Firmware
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (0.93%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 69 (12.83%) Puppet
2 30 (5.58%) CA Single Sign-On
3 26 (4.83%) Nagios
3 26 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.35%) Opsview
4 18 (3.35%) ZABBIX
4 18 (3.35%) OpenView
5 17 (3.16%) HP UCMDB
5 17 (3.16%) Salt
5 17 (3.16%) collectd
5 17 (3.16%) Graphite
6 14 (2.60%) Tivoli
6 14 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
7 11 (2.04%) MAILsweeper
8 10 (1.86%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.30%) CA Wily
9 7 (1.30%) SCOM
10 6 (1.12%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 158 (29.37%) Oracle
2 99 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 89 (16.54%) VMware
4 82 (15.24%) Red Hat
5 64 (11.90%) HP
6 60 (11.15%) Cisco
7 43 (7.99%) IBM
7 43 (7.99%) Citrix
8 42 (7.81%) Sun
9 31 (5.76%) Splunk
10 29 (5.39%) ServiceNow
11 28 (5.20%) Juniper
12 27 (5.02%) NetApp
13 24 (4.46%) McAfee
14 22 (4.09%) Veritas
15 18 (3.35%) Dell
15 18 (3.35%) F5
16 17 (3.16%) Akamai
17 16 (2.97%) CA
18 14 (2.60%) TIBCO
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