The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 307 344 235
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -109
Contract jobs citing LDAP 279 181 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 2.76% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 118 243
Average daily rate £411 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.92 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% -7.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £57.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+23.47% +72.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6628 6559 8525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.91% 15.19% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3553 3347 4091
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 531 577
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
LDAP
UK

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 108 £425 -5.55% 26
South East +42 86 £375 +23.96% 12
South West +14 41 £375 -9.09% 5
West Midlands -14 16 £420 +1.81% 1
East of England -23 12 £363 +3.57% 2
Yorkshire -4 6 £413 +57.14% 2
North West -27 5 £310 -20.25% 10
North East -33 4 £246 -5.38%
East Midlands - - - - 3
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 231 (41.47%) Linux
2 203 (36.45%) Active Directory
3 192 (34.47%) UNIX
4 191 (34.29%) Oracle
5 178 (31.96%) Java
5 178 (31.96%) Windows
6 138 (24.78%) Microsoft
7 135 (24.24%) DNS
8 134 (24.06%) Web Services
9 129 (23.16%) SQL
10 119 (21.36%) Finance
11 93 (16.70%) ITIL
12 87 (15.62%) XML
12 87 (15.62%) Perl
13 85 (15.26%) SSL
13 85 (15.26%) Red Hat
14 84 (15.08%) Configuration Management
15 78 (14.00%) HP
16 77 (13.82%) Solaris
16 77 (13.82%) Firewall
17 75 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
18 72 (12.93%) J2EE
18 72 (12.93%) Apache
19 71 (12.75%) CSS
20 70 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 68 (12.21%) WebLogic
21 68 (12.21%) MS Excel
22 67 (12.03%) VMware
22 67 (12.03%) TCP/IP
23 66 (11.85%) SQL Server

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (12.93%) Apache
2 68 (12.21%) WebLogic
3 63 (11.31%) WebSphere
4 52 (9.34%) IIS
5 40 (7.18%) Tomcat
6 37 (6.64%) SharePoint
7 34 (6.10%) MS Exchange
8 29 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 24 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (3.41%) Confluence
11 14 (2.51%) SAS
12 13 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
13 11 (1.97%) WebLogic Portal
13 11 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (1.97%) Liferay
14 10 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
15 9 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 68 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.49%) MS Office
3 9 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) MS Project
6 3 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.44%) Exstream
3 6 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.59%) SaaS
2 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.72%) Joyent
4 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (24.24%) DNS
2 85 (15.26%) SSL
3 77 (13.82%) Firewall
4 67 (12.03%) TCP/IP
5 64 (11.49%) SAN
6 60 (10.77%) HTTP
7 51 (9.16%) VPN
8 43 (7.72%) Kerberos
9 41 (7.36%) DHCP
9 41 (7.36%) LAN
10 39 (7.00%) WAN
11 33 (5.92%) X.509
12 32 (5.75%) SNMP
13 30 (5.39%) SMTP
14 26 (4.67%) NAS
15 25 (4.49%) SSH
16 24 (4.31%) Internet
17 21 (3.77%) L2TP
17 21 (3.77%) GGSN
17 21 (3.77%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.59%) MySQL
3 49 (8.80%) Oracle Database
4 30 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (4.31%) DTS
5 24 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (2.87%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.97%) Pentaho
9 11 (1.97%) DB2
9 11 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.62%) OLAP
12 8 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.26%) SQLPlus
13 7 (1.26%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.90%) IDOL
14 5 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 57 (10.23%) Jenkins
2 47 (8.44%) Maven
3 45 (8.08%) Subversion
4 35 (6.28%) Git (software)
5 29 (5.21%) Eclipse
6 28 (5.03%) Ant
6 28 (5.03%) JIRA
7 26 (4.67%) JUnit
8 19 (3.41%) Selenium
9 12 (2.15%) Gradle
10 11 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.80%) ClearCase
11 10 (1.80%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.80%) Mockito
11 10 (1.80%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.44%) Hudson
12 8 (1.44%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.08%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.90%) MSI
15 4 (0.72%) Fiddler
General
1 119 (21.36%) Finance
2 53 (9.52%) Banking
3 43 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.33%) Retail
5 13 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.15%) Games
7 11 (1.97%) French Language
7 11 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.80%) Front Office
9 7 (1.26%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.08%) Dutch Language
10 6 (1.08%) Back Office
11 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Marketing
11 4 (0.72%) German Language
11 4 (0.72%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.72%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.54%) International Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (16.52%) Developer
2 68 (12.21%) Administrator
3 58 (10.41%) Consultant
4 55 (9.87%) Architect
5 54 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
6 52 (9.34%) Analyst
7 32 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
8 28 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 28 (5.03%) UNIX Administrator
9 26 (4.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 23 (4.13%) Java Developer
11 22 (3.95%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
13 19 (3.41%) NOC Engineer
14 18 (3.23%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.23%) Designer
15 17 (3.05%) Deployment Analyst
16 15 (2.69%) Platform Engineer
17 14 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (24.06%) Web Services
2 87 (15.62%) XML
3 72 (12.93%) J2EE
4 71 (12.75%) CSS
5 65 (11.67%) SOAP
6 64 (11.49%) Spring
7 59 (10.59%) HTML
8 55 (9.87%) .NET
9 34 (6.10%) Middleware
10 33 (5.92%) SAML
11 29 (5.21%) JAX-WS
12 28 (5.03%) Hibernate
12 28 (5.03%) REST
13 27 (4.85%) OAuth
14 26 (4.67%) jQuery
15 25 (4.49%) WSDL
16 24 (4.31%) XML Schema
17 21 (3.77%) Ajax
18 20 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
19 18 (3.23%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.69%) PKI
2 29 (5.21%) Clustering
3 23 (4.13%) Open Source
4 20 (3.59%) CMDB
5 18 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.69%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.80%) Replication
9 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.44%) Wiki
10 8 (1.44%) Derivative
11 7 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.08%) Online Games
13 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.72%) iPad
14 4 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.72%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 231 (41.47%) Linux
2 192 (34.47%) UNIX
3 178 (31.96%) Windows
4 77 (13.82%) Solaris
5 70 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (4.31%) Ubuntu
9 19 (3.41%) AIX
9 19 (3.41%) Windows 7
10 18 (3.23%) CentOS
11 16 (2.87%) Debian
12 13 (2.33%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.15%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.08%) Android
15 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.72%) SUSE
17 3 (0.54%) zOS
17 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.70%) ITIL
2 84 (15.08%) Configuration Management
3 75 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (8.98%) Workflow
5 49 (8.80%) Change Management
6 46 (8.26%) Identity Management
6 46 (8.26%) Problem Management
7 37 (6.64%) Scrum
8 32 (5.75%) Load Balancing
9 31 (5.57%) Service Management
10 30 (5.39%) Migration
11 29 (5.21%) Web Development
11 29 (5.21%) Project Management
11 29 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.85%) MVC
13 26 (4.67%) ETL
13 26 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (3.95%) Software Engineering
14 22 (3.95%) Validation
15 20 (3.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 178 (31.96%) Java
2 129 (23.16%) SQL
3 87 (15.62%) Perl
4 61 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 42 (7.54%) PL/SQL
6 37 (6.64%) Shell Script
6 37 (6.64%) Ruby
7 31 (5.57%) Python
8 30 (5.39%) Bash Shell
9 24 (4.31%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.95%) C#
11 17 (3.05%) PHP
12 13 (2.33%) C
13 11 (1.97%) Korn
14 10 (1.80%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.08%) VB
15 6 (1.08%) C++
15 6 (1.08%) Bourne shell
15 6 (1.08%) VBA
16 5 (0.90%) Jython
Qualifications
1 46 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.90%) Degree
3 28 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.59%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.87%) CISSP
6 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.44%) CISA
8 8 (1.44%) GIAC
9 7 (1.26%) HND
10 6 (1.08%) MCSE
11 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.36%) RHCE
13 2 (0.36%) OCP
13 2 (0.36%) MCSA
13 2 (0.36%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.36%) ISEB
14 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.31%) SLA
2 12 (2.15%) QA
3 7 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.26%) COBIT
4 6 (1.08%) COSO
5 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) TickIT
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 203 (36.45%) Active Directory
2 52 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.00%) NFS
4 17 (3.05%) Squid
5 15 (2.69%) vSphere
6 13 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (2.15%) Samba
8 11 (1.97%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.97%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (1.62%) Postfix
10 9 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.44%) XenApp
11 8 (1.44%) Veritas File System
11 8 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.44%) Cronacle
11 8 (1.44%) Xen
12 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.90%) KVM
13 5 (0.90%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 53 (9.52%) Puppet
2 35 (6.28%) Tivoli
3 21 (3.77%) NetBackup
4 17 (3.05%) Nagios
4 17 (3.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 15 (2.69%) BladeLogic
5 15 (2.69%) SCCM
6 14 (2.51%) Cobbler
7 13 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (2.33%) WSUS
8 12 (2.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 12 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (1.62%) HP UCMDB
11 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (1.26%) YUM
12 7 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.90%) CA SiteMinder
13 5 (0.90%) Netcool
Vendors
1 191 (34.29%) Oracle
2 138 (24.78%) Microsoft
3 85 (15.26%) Red Hat
4 78 (14.00%) HP
5 67 (12.03%) VMware
6 55 (9.87%) JBoss
7 51 (9.16%) IBM
8 48 (8.62%) Cisco
9 37 (6.64%) Sun
10 34 (6.10%) Remedy
11 33 (5.92%) Juniper
12 32 (5.75%) NetApp
13 28 (5.03%) Citrix
13 28 (5.03%) ServiceNow
14 27 (4.85%) EMC
15 26 (4.67%) Veritas
16 25 (4.49%) Sybase
16 25 (4.49%) McAfee
17 21 (3.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 21 (3.77%) Velocent
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