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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 324 327 319
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing LDAP 286 254 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 3.88% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 118 148
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £27.65 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £22.50 £35.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £44.99 £55.05
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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
London +11 133 £400 +6.66% 31
South East -6 50 £410 -3.52% 10
South West -10 28 £400 -3.61% 1
East of England -12 26 £454 +0.83% 1
East Midlands 0 15 £325 +12.06%
North West -18 8 £273 -13.33% 3
Yorkshire +1 5 £350 - 3
West Midlands -24 5 £300 -14.28% 1
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 279 (51.57%) Linux
2 209 (38.63%) Windows
3 181 (33.46%) Java
4 177 (32.72%) Active Directory
5 173 (31.98%) UNIX
6 171 (31.61%) Oracle
7 165 (30.50%) SQL
8 145 (26.80%) DNS
9 127 (23.48%) Perl
10 122 (22.55%) Red Hat
11 107 (19.78%) Microsoft
12 105 (19.41%) VMware
13 103 (19.04%) Apache
14 102 (18.85%) Web Services
15 92 (17.01%) Security Cleared
16 90 (16.64%) ITIL
17 89 (16.45%) SQL Server
17 89 (16.45%) Firewall
18 88 (16.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 84 (15.53%) XML
20 82 (15.16%) MySQL
21 80 (14.79%) Finance
22 79 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
23 72 (13.31%) .NET
24 70 (12.94%) SC Cleared
25 69 (12.75%) Solaris
26 67 (12.38%) SSL
27 65 (12.01%) PL/SQL
27 65 (12.01%) HTML
28 64 (11.83%) Cisco

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 103 (19.04%) Apache
2 60 (11.09%) WebLogic
3 57 (10.54%) IIS
4 54 (9.98%) Tomcat
5 46 (8.50%) WebSphere
6 45 (8.32%) SharePoint
7 23 (4.25%) Confluence
8 22 (4.07%) MS Exchange
9 21 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (2.59%) nginx
12 13 (2.40%) IBM HTTP Server
12 13 (2.40%) MediaWiki
13 12 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (2.03%) WebLogic Portal
15 10 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
15 10 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (1.66%) Liferay
16 9 (1.66%) Lync
Applications
1 49 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.81%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.55%) Staffware
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.55%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.48%) Office 365
2 6 (1.11%) SaaS
3 5 (0.92%) PaaS
4 4 (0.74%) Joyent
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
6 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.18%) Taleo
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (26.80%) DNS
2 89 (16.45%) Firewall
3 67 (12.38%) SSL
4 56 (10.35%) HTTP
5 50 (9.24%) SAN
6 47 (8.69%) TCP/IP
7 41 (7.58%) Internet
8 40 (7.39%) DHCP
9 37 (6.84%) SMTP
10 34 (6.28%) WAN
10 34 (6.28%) LAN
11 33 (6.10%) Kerberos
12 31 (5.73%) VPN
13 23 (4.25%) IPsec
13 23 (4.25%) Network Security
14 22 (4.07%) OpenLDAP
15 21 (3.88%) NAS
16 19 (3.51%) SSH
16 19 (3.51%) iSCSI
17 16 (2.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.16%) MySQL
3 48 (8.87%) Oracle Database
3 48 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.18%) DTS
5 25 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.14%) OLAP
9 14 (2.59%) MariaDB
9 14 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (2.40%) MongoDB
11 11 (2.03%) DB2
11 11 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.85%) IDOL
12 10 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
13 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (8.87%) Subversion
2 46 (8.50%) Jenkins
3 31 (5.73%) Git (software)
4 26 (4.81%) Hudson
4 26 (4.81%) JIRA
4 26 (4.81%) Maven
5 19 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.33%) Selenium
7 16 (2.96%) Ant
8 13 (2.40%) JUnit
9 12 (2.22%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.48%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.92%) Fiddler
13 4 (0.74%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.74%) RSpec
14 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
15 2 (0.37%) VisualVM
General
1 80 (14.79%) Finance
2 43 (7.95%) Banking
3 34 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.77%) Games
6 13 (2.40%) Front Office
7 11 (2.03%) Private Banking
8 8 (1.48%) Retail
9 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.11%) Marketing
10 6 (1.11%) Military
10 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.92%) Dutch Language
11 5 (0.92%) French Language
12 4 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.74%) Electronics
13 3 (0.55%) Law
13 3 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Advertising
15 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 121 (22.37%) Developer
2 70 (12.94%) Administrator
3 55 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
4 50 (9.24%) Analyst
5 49 (9.06%) Java Developer
6 42 (7.76%) Linux Administrator
7 41 (7.58%) Consultant
8 38 (7.02%) Architect
8 38 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 34 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
10 26 (4.81%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.14%) SharePoint Developer
14 15 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.77%) Platform Engineer
15 14 (2.59%) Deployment Analyst
15 14 (2.59%) Designer
16 13 (2.40%) Web Developer
17 12 (2.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (18.85%) Web Services
2 84 (15.53%) XML
3 72 (13.31%) .NET
4 65 (12.01%) HTML
5 54 (9.98%) CSS
5 54 (9.98%) Spring
6 40 (7.39%) Middleware
7 32 (5.91%) LAMP
8 30 (5.55%) J2EE
9 28 (5.18%) SOAP
10 27 (4.99%) JAAS
11 25 (4.62%) ASP.NET
12 22 (4.07%) Hibernate
13 19 (3.51%) JPA
13 19 (3.51%) JSON
13 19 (3.51%) Spring MVC
13 19 (3.51%) REST
14 18 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 18 (3.33%) XSLT
15 16 (2.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.28%) Clustering
2 30 (5.55%) PKI
3 27 (4.99%) Open Source
4 23 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.59%) Wiki
5 14 (2.59%) Replication
5 14 (2.59%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.22%) Online Games
7 12 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.03%) CESG
9 8 (1.48%) CMDB
9 8 (1.48%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (1.48%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.29%) RMADS
10 7 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.11%) HACMP
11 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 279 (51.57%) Linux
2 209 (38.63%) Windows
3 173 (31.98%) UNIX
4 88 (16.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (12.75%) Solaris
6 63 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (7.76%) CentOS
9 37 (6.84%) Ubuntu
10 25 (4.62%) AIX
11 22 (4.07%) Debian
11 22 (4.07%) Mac OS X
12 16 (2.96%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.66%) SUSE
13 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (1.48%) VMS
15 7 (1.29%) HPUX
16 6 (1.11%) zOS
17 5 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.64%) ITIL
2 58 (10.72%) Configuration Management
3 56 (10.35%) Web Development
4 54 (9.98%) Load Balancing
5 49 (9.06%) Migration
6 46 (8.50%) Workflow
7 40 (7.39%) DevOps
8 37 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (6.28%) Capacity Planning
9 34 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (6.28%) Change Management
10 31 (5.73%) MVC
10 31 (5.73%) Incident Management
11 30 (5.55%) Scrum
12 29 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (4.99%) Service Management
13 27 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (4.81%) Problem Management
14 26 (4.81%) Identity Management
15 22 (4.07%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (33.46%) Java
2 165 (30.50%) SQL
3 127 (23.48%) Perl
4 65 (12.01%) PL/SQL
5 60 (11.09%) Shell Script
6 54 (9.98%) Bash Shell
7 53 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 51 (9.43%) Ruby
9 48 (8.87%) PHP
10 45 (8.32%) Python
11 37 (6.84%) PowerShell
12 32 (5.91%) C#
13 21 (3.88%) T-SQL
14 18 (3.33%) Korn
14 18 (3.33%) C
15 13 (2.40%) C++
16 12 (2.22%) VBScript
17 9 (1.66%) VB
18 8 (1.48%) Groovy
18 8 (1.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 92 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 70 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.02%) Degree
4 16 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.59%) CCENT
5 14 (2.59%) LPIC
6 11 (2.03%) CCNA
6 11 (2.03%) CISSP
6 11 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.29%) MCSE
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.74%) OCP
11 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.37%) CISM
11 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.37%) CCNP
11 2 (0.37%) MCP
12 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.28%) SLA
2 17 (3.14%) QA
3 14 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) TickIT
5 1 (0.18%) BS25999
5 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 177 (32.72%) Active Directory
2 79 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (8.13%) NFS
4 37 (6.84%) Squid
5 26 (4.81%) Postfix
6 21 (3.88%) Samba
6 21 (3.88%) vSphere
7 20 (3.70%) qmail
7 20 (3.70%) XenServer
8 17 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 17 (3.14%) Sendmail
9 14 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (2.59%) Hyper-V
10 12 (2.22%) Xen
11 8 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 8 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.11%) KVM
14 5 (0.92%) OCFS2
14 5 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 57 (10.54%) Puppet
2 25 (4.62%) Nagios
3 19 (3.51%) Tivoli
3 19 (3.51%) ZABBIX
4 18 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 16 (2.96%) CA SiteMinder
6 15 (2.77%) NetBackup
6 15 (2.77%) Zenoss
7 14 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (2.22%) WSUS
10 10 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (1.85%) Opsview
10 10 (1.85%) BladeLogic
10 10 (1.85%) SCOM
11 9 (1.66%) Control-M
11 9 (1.66%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (1.48%) YUM
12 8 (1.48%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.48%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 171 (31.61%) Oracle
2 122 (22.55%) Red Hat
3 107 (19.78%) Microsoft
4 105 (19.41%) VMware
5 64 (11.83%) Cisco
6 57 (10.54%) HP
7 55 (10.17%) JBoss
8 51 (9.43%) Sun
9 45 (8.32%) Juniper
9 45 (8.32%) Citrix
10 44 (8.13%) NetApp
11 34 (6.28%) IBM
12 30 (5.55%) Veritas
13 21 (3.88%) F5
14 20 (3.70%) CA
15 18 (3.33%) EMC
16 17 (3.14%) Dell
16 17 (3.14%) SAP
17 11 (2.03%) Business Objects
17 11 (2.03%) Brocade
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £425 - £440 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southend on Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 - 500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago