The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 93 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing LDAP 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.88% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 6.62% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+14.46% -11.66%
LDAP
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 151 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.61% 13.36% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 110 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSD
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) Degree

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WCF Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) VMware