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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 328 331 320
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing LDAP 293 239 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 3.67% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 121 152
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 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.65 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.26% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £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
7718 6521 8008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.63% 13.73% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4349 3644 3765
Average daily rate £370 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 371 623
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -15 115 £425 +9.67% 19
East of England +8 44 £444 +31.48% 3
South East -13 39 £450 +5.88% 9
South West -3 26 £450 - 3
Yorkshire +12 18 £305 -21.29% 6
East Midlands +1 17 £325 +12.06% 1
North West -9 10 £320 +1.58% 4
West Midlands -22 5 £300 -5.88%
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 288 (51.43%) Linux
2 200 (35.71%) Windows
3 192 (34.29%) Java
4 179 (31.96%) Active Directory
5 177 (31.61%) Oracle
6 171 (30.54%) SQL
7 168 (30.00%) UNIX
8 154 (27.50%) DNS
9 124 (22.14%) Perl
10 123 (21.96%) Red Hat
11 111 (19.82%) Security Cleared
12 103 (18.39%) Microsoft
12 103 (18.39%) ITIL
13 102 (18.21%) VMware
14 101 (18.04%) Apache
15 98 (17.50%) Firewall
16 90 (16.07%) MySQL
17 89 (15.89%) Web Services
18 88 (15.71%) SQL Server
19 87 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 85 (15.18%) SC Cleared
20 85 (15.18%) XML
21 77 (13.75%) Finance
22 72 (12.86%) HTML
22 72 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
23 69 (12.32%) PL/SQL
23 69 (12.32%) .NET
23 69 (12.32%) Cisco
24 68 (12.14%) Solaris
24 68 (12.14%) JBoss

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 101 (18.04%) Apache
2 58 (10.36%) IIS
3 57 (10.18%) WebLogic
4 52 (9.29%) Tomcat
5 44 (7.86%) WebSphere
6 42 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 31 (5.54%) MS Exchange
8 21 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (2.50%) nginx
9 14 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (2.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 13 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (2.14%) Confluence
11 12 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.79%) MediaWiki
13 9 (1.61%) Lync
13 9 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.75%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.54%) Staffware
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.54%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.43%) Office 365
2 6 (1.07%) PaaS
2 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.71%) SaaS
3 4 (0.71%) Joyent
4 3 (0.54%) IaaS
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.18%) Taleo
6 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 154 (27.50%) DNS
2 98 (17.50%) Firewall
3 58 (10.36%) SSL
4 57 (10.18%) HTTP
4 57 (10.18%) TCP/IP
5 45 (8.04%) Internet
6 43 (7.68%) DHCP
7 41 (7.32%) SMTP
8 39 (6.96%) SAN
9 36 (6.43%) WAN
10 31 (5.54%) LAN
11 29 (5.18%) Kerberos
11 29 (5.18%) VPN
12 25 (4.46%) Network Security
13 24 (4.29%) IPsec
14 22 (3.93%) OpenLDAP
15 18 (3.21%) iSCSI
15 18 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (3.04%) SSH
16 17 (3.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (16.07%) MySQL
2 88 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 57 (10.18%) Relational Database
4 45 (8.04%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.64%) MariaDB
6 23 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.93%) DTS
8 21 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (2.50%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (2.14%) OLAP
13 10 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.79%) DB2
14 8 (1.43%) IDOL
14 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
15 6 (1.07%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 37 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 32 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.54%) Subversion
4 25 (4.46%) Hudson
5 17 (3.04%) JIRA
6 15 (2.68%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.50%) Maven
7 14 (2.50%) JUnit
8 10 (1.79%) Selenium
9 7 (1.25%) Ant
10 6 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.07%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.89%) RSpec
12 4 (0.71%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.36%) VisualVM
14 2 (0.36%) Apache Ivy
14 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (13.75%) Finance
2 51 (9.11%) Banking
3 33 (5.89%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.50%) Games
6 10 (1.79%) Private Banking
7 8 (1.43%) Front Office
8 6 (1.07%) Military
8 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.07%) Retail
9 5 (0.89%) Marketing
10 4 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 114 (20.36%) Developer
2 66 (11.79%) Administrator
3 60 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 57 (10.18%) Analyst
5 51 (9.11%) Systems Administrator
6 43 (7.68%) Architect
7 39 (6.96%) Linux Administrator
8 38 (6.79%) Consultant
9 35 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 34 (6.07%) Linux Engineer
11 24 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.39%) Support Analyst
13 17 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.04%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.04%) Deployment Analyst
14 16 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (2.50%) Designer
15 14 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 13 (2.32%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.89%) Web Services
2 85 (15.18%) XML
3 72 (12.86%) HTML
4 69 (12.32%) .NET
5 53 (9.46%) CSS
6 50 (8.93%) Spring
7 45 (8.04%) Middleware
8 36 (6.43%) JAAS
9 35 (6.25%) Hibernate
10 34 (6.07%) LAMP
11 31 (5.54%) Spring MVC
12 29 (5.18%) SOAP
13 26 (4.64%) J2EE
13 26 (4.64%) JPA
14 21 (3.75%) XSLT
14 21 (3.75%) REST
15 19 (3.39%) ASP.NET
15 19 (3.39%) JSON
16 18 (3.21%) JMS
17 15 (2.68%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.89%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (5.54%) Clustering
2 31 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.36%) PKI
4 26 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.29%) Open Source
6 15 (2.68%) Replication
7 14 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.32%) CESG
9 12 (2.14%) Wiki
9 12 (2.14%) Online Games
9 12 (2.14%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.96%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.61%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.43%) RMADS
13 8 (1.43%) CMDB
13 8 (1.43%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.07%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 288 (51.43%) Linux
2 200 (35.71%) Windows
3 168 (30.00%) UNIX
4 87 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (12.14%) Solaris
6 66 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (8.04%) CentOS
9 38 (6.79%) Ubuntu
10 34 (6.07%) Mac OS X
11 24 (4.29%) AIX
12 19 (3.39%) Debian
13 16 (2.86%) Windows XP
14 12 (2.14%) VMS
15 11 (1.96%) SUSE
15 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (1.61%) Android
17 8 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (1.25%) HPUX
19 6 (1.07%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.39%) ITIL
2 62 (11.07%) Web Development
3 54 (9.64%) Configuration Management
4 52 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (8.93%) Workflow
6 48 (8.57%) Migration
6 48 (8.57%) Load Balancing
7 39 (6.96%) MVC
7 39 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (6.96%) DevOps
8 36 (6.43%) Incident Management
9 33 (5.89%) Service Management
10 31 (5.54%) Capacity Planning
11 30 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (5.18%) Scrum
13 28 (5.00%) Change Management
13 28 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (4.82%) Service Delivery
15 26 (4.64%) Identity Management
16 23 (4.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 192 (34.29%) Java
2 171 (30.54%) SQL
3 124 (22.14%) Perl
4 69 (12.32%) PL/SQL
5 61 (10.89%) Shell Script
6 54 (9.64%) JavaScript
7 53 (9.46%) Ruby
8 50 (8.93%) PHP
9 48 (8.57%) Python
9 48 (8.57%) Bash Shell
10 45 (8.04%) PowerShell
11 33 (5.89%) C#
12 27 (4.82%) C
13 17 (3.04%) C++
14 16 (2.86%) Korn
14 16 (2.86%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.86%) VBScript
15 10 (1.79%) VB
16 9 (1.61%) Groovy
17 8 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 111 (19.82%) Security Cleared
2 85 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.43%) Degree
4 22 (3.93%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.86%) CCNA
6 14 (2.50%) CCENT
6 14 (2.50%) LPIC
7 13 (2.32%) CISSP
8 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.79%) MCSE
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.71%) OCP
12 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.36%) CISM
12 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.36%) CCNP
13 1 (0.18%) ISEB
13 1 (0.18%) MCP
13 1 (0.18%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.79%) SLA
2 19 (3.39%) QA
3 15 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 179 (31.96%) Active Directory
2 72 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.68%) NFS
4 35 (6.25%) Squid
5 23 (4.11%) Samba
5 23 (4.11%) Postfix
6 21 (3.75%) XenServer
6 21 (3.75%) vSphere
7 20 (3.57%) qmail
8 17 (3.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (2.86%) Sendmail
10 13 (2.32%) Hyper-V
11 11 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (1.96%) Xen
12 10 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (1.07%) KVM
14 6 (1.07%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.89%) OCFS2
15 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (10.54%) Puppet
2 26 (4.64%) Nagios
3 19 (3.39%) Tivoli
4 18 (3.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 17 (3.04%) CA SiteMinder
5 17 (3.04%) ZABBIX
6 15 (2.68%) Zenoss
7 14 (2.50%) Opsview
7 14 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.14%) WSUS
8 12 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (2.14%) OpenView
9 11 (1.96%) Salt
9 11 (1.96%) BladeLogic
10 9 (1.61%) Control-M
10 9 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (1.61%) SCOM
11 8 (1.43%) Data Guard
11 8 (1.43%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 177 (31.61%) Oracle
2 123 (21.96%) Red Hat
3 103 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 102 (18.21%) VMware
5 69 (12.32%) Cisco
6 68 (12.14%) JBoss
7 61 (10.89%) HP
8 49 (8.75%) Citrix
9 47 (8.39%) Sun
10 42 (7.50%) Juniper
11 39 (6.96%) IBM
12 35 (6.25%) NetApp
13 32 (5.71%) Veritas
14 21 (3.75%) F5
15 19 (3.39%) Dell
15 19 (3.39%) EMC
16 18 (3.21%) Splunk
16 18 (3.21%) CA
17 15 (2.68%) SAP
18 14 (2.50%) Informatica
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