The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 51 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing LDAP 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.47% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%
LDAP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 140 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.08% 18.62% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 49 24
Average daily rate £350 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.86 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.40% +59.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Hertfordshire region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Hertfordshire region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £374 -
Watford - 3 £313 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £413 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £363 -
LDAP
East of England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) SSH
5 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (30.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) Sun
6 5 (25.00%) EMC
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
6 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) PKI
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 4 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (20.00%) PuTTY
7 4 (20.00%) Internet

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) SSH
2 4 (20.00%) NAS
2 4 (20.00%) PuTTY
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) Telnet
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) SS7
5 1 (5.00%) 3G
5 1 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) OAuth
4 3 (15.00%) XACML
4 3 (15.00%) SPML
4 3 (15.00%) OpenID
4 3 (15.00%) SAML
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Online Games
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) HACMP
3 1 (5.00%) HP Superdome
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) HPUX
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (15.00%) C-shell
4 1 (5.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) OCA
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (10.00%) NFS
5 2 (10.00%) vCloud
6 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
6 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (15.00%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (15.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (15.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (5.00%) OpenView
4 1 (5.00%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) EMC
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Sun
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (15.00%) BMC
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) CA
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (10.00%) Novell
7 2 (10.00%) F5