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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 324 268 277
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +9
Contract jobs citing LDAP 87 140 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 5.05% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 91 71
Average daily rate £420 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.43 £17.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.79% -67.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+14.46% -11.66%
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +31 13 £425 -2.85% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £260 - 1
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 134 (56.07%) Linux
2 83 (34.73%) Unix
3 77 (32.22%) Active Directory
4 74 (30.96%) Windows
5 68 (28.45%) Java
6 67 (28.03%) DNS
7 66 (27.62%) Red Hat
8 55 (23.01%) Perl
9 53 (22.18%) VMware
10 51 (21.34%) Finance
10 51 (21.34%) Microsoft
11 50 (20.92%) Oracle
12 47 (19.67%) Web Services
13 46 (19.25%) Python
13 46 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 45 (18.83%) JavaScript
15 40 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (15.90%) Firewall
16 38 (15.90%) Shell Script
16 38 (15.90%) Cisco
17 36 (15.06%) SQL
17 36 (15.06%) Puppet
18 34 (14.23%) DevOps
19 33 (13.81%) NFS
19 33 (13.81%) Bash Shell
20 32 (13.39%) TCP/IP
20 32 (13.39%) XML
21 31 (12.97%) VPN
22 30 (12.55%) Solaris
22 30 (12.55%) Configuration Management

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (12.13%) Apache
2 12 (5.02%) nginx
3 11 (4.60%) OpenStack
3 11 (4.60%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.18%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.35%) Apache Spark
6 8 (3.35%) Lync
7 7 (2.93%) CMS
7 7 (2.93%) IIS
7 7 (2.93%) SAS
7 7 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.09%) LiveCycle
10 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (1.26%) IBM Domino
11 3 (1.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.02%) Office 365
2 11 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.67%) SaaS
4 3 (1.26%) GitHub
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.84%) IaaS
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
5 2 (0.84%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.42%) Taleo
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (28.03%) DNS
2 38 (15.90%) Firewall
3 32 (13.39%) TCP/IP
4 31 (12.97%) VPN
5 28 (11.72%) SSL
6 27 (11.30%) HTTP
7 26 (10.88%) Kerberos
8 19 (7.95%) DHCP
9 17 (7.11%) SAN
10 16 (6.69%) LAN
10 16 (6.69%) SSH
10 16 (6.69%) WAN
11 12 (5.02%) Internet
12 11 (4.60%) iSCSI
12 11 (4.60%) SMTP
12 11 (4.60%) VLAN
13 10 (4.18%) Network Security
14 9 (3.77%) IMAP
14 9 (3.77%) IPsec
14 9 (3.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.13%) Relational Database
2 14 (5.86%) MySQL
3 13 (5.44%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.02%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.18%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.35%) Big Data
7 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.09%) InfluxDB
10 3 (1.26%) DB2
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.84%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.84%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.42%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 19 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.51%) Subversion
3 6 (2.51%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.67%) Hudson
4 4 (1.67%) Lombardi
4 4 (1.67%) Selenium
5 3 (1.26%) GitLab
5 3 (1.26%) JIRA
5 3 (1.26%) JUnit
5 3 (1.26%) Maven
6 2 (0.84%) Ant
6 2 (0.84%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.84%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.84%) MSI
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) Introscope
7 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.42%) Optimizeit
7 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (21.34%) Finance
2 18 (7.53%) Banking
3 12 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Advertising
5 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.26%) Front Office
5 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (20.50%) Administrator
2 39 (16.32%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (9.62%) Analyst
4 21 (8.79%) Architect
5 20 (8.37%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (7.95%) Developer
6 19 (7.95%) Technical Support
7 18 (7.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.53%) Unix Administrator
8 17 (7.11%) Consultant
8 17 (7.11%) Support Engineer
9 16 (6.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 13 (5.44%) Network Engineer
10 13 (5.44%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (5.44%) Technical Support Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (4.60%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 11 (4.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.67%) Web Services
2 32 (13.39%) XML
3 29 (12.13%) HTML
4 18 (7.53%) Middleware
5 17 (7.11%) SOAP
6 15 (6.28%) SailPoint
7 14 (5.86%) Ajax
7 14 (5.86%) Servlets
8 12 (5.02%) CSS
8 12 (5.02%) JDBC
8 12 (5.02%) JSP
9 11 (4.60%) .NET
9 11 (4.60%) SAML
10 10 (4.18%) JSON
11 9 (3.77%) COM
12 8 (3.35%) ELK Stack
12 8 (3.35%) J2EE
12 8 (3.35%) Sensu
13 7 (2.93%) Akka
13 7 (2.93%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.02%) Clustering
2 11 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.60%) CMDB
2 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.35%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.35%) PKI
4 7 (2.93%) EMC VMAX
4 7 (2.93%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.51%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.09%) BYOD
6 5 (2.09%) Wiki
7 4 (1.67%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.67%) iPad
7 4 (1.67%) IVR
8 3 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.26%) NHS
8 3 (1.26%) Replication
8 3 (1.26%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 134 (56.07%) Linux
2 83 (34.73%) Unix
3 74 (30.96%) Windows
4 46 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (12.55%) Solaris
6 29 (12.13%) Windows Server
7 19 (7.95%) CentOS
7 19 (7.95%) Mac OS X
8 17 (7.11%) AIX
9 14 (5.86%) HPUX
10 12 (5.02%) Debian
11 11 (4.60%) Ubuntu
12 9 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (2.93%) Windows 7
15 6 (2.51%) SUSE
16 4 (1.67%) Android
16 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.67%) Windows Vista
17 3 (1.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.23%) DevOps
2 30 (12.55%) Configuration Management
3 26 (10.88%) Open Source
4 24 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.21%) ITIL
6 21 (8.79%) Identity Access Management
7 19 (7.95%) Migration
8 18 (7.53%) Identity Management
8 18 (7.53%) ITSM
9 17 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.11%) Project Management
10 16 (6.69%) High Availability
11 15 (6.28%) Time Management
11 15 (6.28%) Workflow
12 14 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.86%) Knowledge Management
12 14 (5.86%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.44%) Service Management
14 12 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (5.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.45%) Java
2 55 (23.01%) Perl
3 46 (19.25%) Python
4 45 (18.83%) JavaScript
5 38 (15.90%) Shell Script
6 36 (15.06%) SQL
7 33 (13.81%) Bash Shell
8 24 (10.04%) PowerShell
9 15 (6.28%) C++
9 15 (6.28%) Ruby
10 12 (5.02%) BeanShell
11 10 (4.18%) C#
12 8 (3.35%) Korn
12 8 (3.35%) PHP
13 6 (2.51%) C
14 5 (2.09%) Groovy
15 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.84%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.84%) Go
16 2 (0.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (10.88%) Degree
2 18 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.60%) CCNA
4 11 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.09%) RHCE
5 5 (2.09%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.26%) CISSP
7 3 (1.26%) MCSA
7 3 (1.26%) MCSE
7 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) ISEB
9 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.42%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 77 (32.22%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (13.81%) NFS
4 20 (8.37%) Samba
5 16 (6.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (6.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 14 (5.86%) vSphere
8 11 (4.60%) Hyper-V
8 11 (4.60%) vCloud
9 10 (4.18%) VMware ESX
10 9 (3.77%) Firmware
10 9 (3.77%) Squid
11 8 (3.35%) Docker
12 6 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (2.09%) iptables
13 5 (2.09%) XenApp
14 4 (1.67%) KVM
14 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.67%) pfSense
15 3 (1.26%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 36 (15.06%) Puppet
2 20 (8.37%) Ansible
3 17 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.77%) HP UCMDB
5 8 (3.35%) CFEngine
5 8 (3.35%) SELinux
6 7 (2.93%) EMC VPLEX
6 7 (2.93%) FreeIPA
6 7 (2.93%) Kibana
6 7 (2.93%) logstash
6 7 (2.93%) Nagios
6 7 (2.93%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.09%) Grafana
7 5 (2.09%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (2.09%) Uchiwa
8 4 (1.67%) BladeLogic
8 4 (1.67%) Casper Suite
8 4 (1.67%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 66 (27.62%) Red Hat
2 53 (22.18%) VMware
3 51 (21.34%) Microsoft
4 50 (20.92%) Oracle
5 38 (15.90%) Cisco
6 24 (10.04%) EMC
7 21 (8.79%) ServiceNow
8 20 (8.37%) Splunk
9 19 (7.95%) HP
10 17 (7.11%) Veritas
11 13 (5.44%) IBM
11 13 (5.44%) Sun
12 12 (5.02%) CA
13 10 (4.18%) Dell
13 10 (4.18%) Isilon
13 10 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (3.77%) NetApp
15 8 (3.35%) Citrix
15 8 (3.35%) Google
15 8 (3.35%) Veeam
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour £25 - £33 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago