The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 290 279 298
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing LDAP 120 146 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 4.93% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 58
Average daily rate
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£490 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
LDAP
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2943 2962 3057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 1942 1934
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 161
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in London

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
City of London -3 21 £375 -16.66% 5
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LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 94 (38.84%) Linux
2 89 (36.78%) Windows
3 87 (35.95%) Active Directory
4 85 (35.12%) DNS
5 69 (28.51%) Java
6 58 (23.97%) UNIX
7 57 (23.55%) Oracle
8 53 (21.90%) ITIL
9 45 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 42 (17.36%) Firewall
10 42 (17.36%) SQL
11 37 (15.29%) DHCP
11 37 (15.29%) Finance
11 37 (15.29%) VMware
12 36 (14.88%) Red Hat
12 36 (14.88%) Cisco
13 35 (14.46%) SSL
14 34 (14.05%) VPN
15 32 (13.22%) Apache
15 32 (13.22%) Python
15 32 (13.22%) Banking
16 31 (12.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (12.81%) XML
16 31 (12.81%) SQL Server
17 30 (12.40%) Perl
17 30 (12.40%) TCP/IP
17 30 (12.40%) MS Exchange
18 29 (11.98%) HTML
18 29 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (11.57%) Agile Software Development

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (13.22%) Apache
2 30 (12.40%) MS Exchange
3 27 (11.16%) IIS
3 27 (11.16%) Tomcat
4 23 (9.50%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (7.02%) Office Communications Server
7 15 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (6.20%) Lync
8 12 (4.96%) WebLogic
9 10 (4.13%) nginx
10 9 (3.72%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (3.72%) JBoss
11 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (2.48%) Node.js
12 6 (2.48%) WebSphere
13 5 (2.07%) WebLogic Portal
13 5 (2.07%) OpenStack
14 4 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) MS Office
2 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) SAP PS
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.41%) RMDS
4 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.61%) Office 365
3 6 (2.48%) PaaS
4 4 (1.65%) IaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 85 (35.12%) DNS
2 42 (17.36%) Firewall
3 37 (15.29%) DHCP
4 35 (14.46%) SSL
5 34 (14.05%) VPN
6 30 (12.40%) TCP/IP
7 27 (11.16%) SAN
8 24 (9.92%) Kerberos
9 21 (8.68%) VLAN
10 18 (7.44%) NAS
11 14 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (5.79%) Internet
12 12 (4.96%) SMTP
13 11 (4.55%) SNMP
14 10 (4.13%) BIG-IP
14 10 (4.13%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (4.13%) VPLS
14 10 (4.13%) PBX
14 10 (4.13%) MPLS
15 9 (3.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.61%) Relational Database
2 16 (6.61%) MySQL
3 13 (5.37%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.89%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.48%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.07%) Big Data
8 4 (1.65%) TKPROF
8 4 (1.65%) OLTP
9 3 (1.24%) DB2
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.83%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.83%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (9.92%) Subversion
2 20 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.55%) JUnit
4 11 (4.55%) Maven
5 9 (3.72%) Selenium
6 7 (2.89%) RSpec
7 4 (1.65%) Hudson
7 4 (1.65%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.65%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.24%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.83%) JIRA
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.41%) Introscope
10 1 (0.41%) JMeter
10 1 (0.41%) Toad
10 1 (0.41%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 37 (15.29%) Finance
2 32 (13.22%) Banking
3 21 (8.68%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.13%) Games
5 8 (3.31%) Front Office
6 7 (2.89%) Law
7 6 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.07%) Military
9 4 (1.65%) Publishing
10 3 (1.24%) Retail
11 2 (0.83%) Marketing
12 1 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.41%) Legal
12 1 (0.41%) Greek Language
12 1 (0.41%) Billing
12 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (18.60%) Developer
2 32 (13.22%) Analyst
3 29 (11.98%) Consultant
4 20 (8.26%) Java Developer
5 18 (7.44%) Architect
6 17 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (6.61%) Administrator
8 15 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.96%) Security Analyst
9 12 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (4.55%) Designer
11 10 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.72%) Linux Administrator
13 8 (3.31%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 8 (3.31%) ServiceNow Developer
13 8 (3.31%) Technical Developer
13 8 (3.31%) Infrastructure Designer
13 8 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.81%) XML
2 29 (11.98%) HTML
3 26 (10.74%) .NET
4 22 (9.09%) Web Services
5 20 (8.26%) Middleware
6 17 (7.02%) SOAP
7 15 (6.20%) CSS
8 13 (5.37%) Spring
9 11 (4.55%) JMS
9 11 (4.55%) J2EE
10 10 (4.13%) Ajax
11 9 (3.72%) LAMP
11 9 (3.72%) XSLT
11 9 (3.72%) Java EE
12 8 (3.31%) Apache Camel
12 8 (3.31%) Akka
12 8 (3.31%) REST
12 8 (3.31%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (3.31%) JNDI
12 8 (3.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.09%) Clustering
2 20 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.79%) Open Source
4 12 (4.96%) CESG
5 10 (4.13%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (4.13%) CMDB
5 10 (4.13%) Replication
6 9 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.72%) Online Games
7 8 (3.31%) RMADS
8 7 (2.89%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.89%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.65%) PKI
9 4 (1.65%) Statistics
9 4 (1.65%) W3C
10 3 (1.24%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (1.24%) Wiki
10 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.24%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.84%) Linux
2 89 (36.78%) Windows
3 58 (23.97%) UNIX
4 31 (12.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (10.33%) Solaris
7 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.55%) CentOS
9 11 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.89%) AIX
10 7 (2.89%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.65%) HPUX
12 4 (1.65%) Debian
12 4 (1.65%) SUSE
13 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.24%) Android
13 3 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.90%) ITIL
2 28 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.33%) Load Balancing
4 24 (9.92%) Scrum
5 22 (9.09%) Information Security
6 21 (8.68%) Service Management
7 20 (8.26%) Migration
8 19 (7.85%) DevOps
9 18 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (7.44%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (6.61%) Configuration Management
12 14 (5.79%) OO
13 13 (5.37%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.37%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (4.96%) ITIL V3
14 12 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.96%) OOD
14 12 (4.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.51%) Java
2 42 (17.36%) SQL
3 32 (13.22%) Python
4 30 (12.40%) Perl
5 22 (9.09%) Ruby
6 20 (8.26%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.44%) JavaScript
8 15 (6.20%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.37%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.96%) PHP
11 11 (4.55%) C++
11 11 (4.55%) Bash Shell
12 10 (4.13%) VB
13 8 (3.31%) Scala
13 8 (3.31%) Groovy
14 6 (2.48%) C#
15 5 (2.07%) XPath
16 4 (1.65%) C
17 3 (1.24%) VBA
18 2 (0.83%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 27 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.33%) Degree
3 18 (7.44%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.37%) CISSP
5 7 (2.89%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.07%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.24%) CCNA
7 3 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.24%) MCSE
7 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.24%) IIBA
8 2 (0.83%) CISM
9 1 (0.41%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (5.79%) SLA
2 9 (3.72%) QA
3 5 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (35.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.68%) Hyper-V
3 20 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (7.85%) vSphere
5 11 (4.55%) NFS
5 11 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (3.31%) VMware Server
7 7 (2.89%) DFS Replication
8 6 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (2.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.65%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.65%) Firmware
11 3 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (1.24%) Samba
11 3 (1.24%) XenServer
11 3 (1.24%) Xen
11 3 (1.24%) vCloud
12 2 (0.83%) HDFS
12 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (11.16%) Puppet
2 21 (8.68%) Nagios
3 16 (6.61%) Opsview
4 11 (4.55%) collectd
4 11 (4.55%) Graphite
5 10 (4.13%) BladeLogic
6 9 (3.72%) Control-M
6 9 (3.72%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (3.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.31%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (2.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (2.89%) SCOM
9 6 (2.48%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.48%) Tivoli
10 5 (2.07%) Data Guard
10 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (2.07%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.07%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 57 (23.55%) Oracle
2 45 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 37 (15.29%) VMware
4 36 (14.88%) Red Hat
4 36 (14.88%) Cisco
5 26 (10.74%) HP
6 21 (8.68%) Juniper
7 20 (8.26%) Veritas
8 13 (5.37%) IBM
8 13 (5.37%) Sun
8 13 (5.37%) F5
9 12 (4.96%) Akamai
10 11 (4.55%) Dell
10 11 (4.55%) Citrix
11 10 (4.13%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.13%) NetApp
12 9 (3.72%) McAfee
13 8 (3.31%) ServiceNow
13 8 (3.31%) Altiris
13 8 (3.31%) Perforce
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