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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 273 304 287
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Contract jobs citing LDAP 131 91 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 3.41% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 59 75
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%
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
2931 2671 2899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.22% 11.80% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1798 1777
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 136
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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
City of London +19 27 £450 +12.50% 9
Canary Wharf -5 6 £475 -
Docklands, London - 3 £450 -
Ealing - 1 £405 -
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 100 (38.02%) Windows
2 94 (35.74%) Java
3 93 (35.36%) Active Directory
4 89 (33.84%) Linux
5 73 (27.76%) UNIX
6 72 (27.38%) Microsoft
7 69 (26.24%) Finance
8 67 (25.48%) DNS
9 60 (22.81%) SQL Server
10 59 (22.43%) ITIL
11 55 (20.91%) HTML
12 54 (20.53%) Perl
13 53 (20.15%) Firewall
14 51 (19.39%) VMware
14 51 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
15 48 (18.25%) Oracle
16 45 (17.11%) XML
16 45 (17.11%) Apache
17 44 (16.73%) VPN
18 43 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (15.97%) Degree
19 42 (15.97%) JavaScript
20 41 (15.59%) SQL
20 41 (15.59%) Clustering
21 39 (14.83%) Shell Script
22 38 (14.45%) IIS
23 37 (14.07%) Tomcat
24 36 (13.69%) Solaris
24 36 (13.69%) Kerberos
24 36 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 45 (17.11%) Apache
2 38 (14.45%) IIS
3 37 (14.07%) Tomcat
4 35 (13.31%) MS Exchange
5 29 (11.03%) SharePoint
5 29 (11.03%) WebSphere
6 28 (10.65%) Lync
7 21 (7.98%) WebLogic
8 18 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (6.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (6.08%) Office Communications Server
10 16 (6.08%) JBoss
11 11 (4.18%) Confluence
12 10 (3.80%) nginx
12 10 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.90%) MediaWiki
13 5 (1.90%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (1.90%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 21 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.90%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.38%) Primavera
3 1 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.98%) Office 365
2 17 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.04%) PaaS
4 8 (3.04%) IaaS
5 6 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.52%) Heroku
7 2 (0.76%) Yammer
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.76%) SaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 67 (25.48%) DNS
2 53 (20.15%) Firewall
3 44 (16.73%) VPN
4 36 (13.69%) Kerberos
5 33 (12.55%) SAN
6 30 (11.41%) TCP/IP
7 27 (10.27%) DHCP
8 26 (9.89%) SSL
8 26 (9.89%) NAS
9 22 (8.37%) LAN
10 19 (7.22%) VLAN
11 17 (6.46%) Internet
12 14 (5.32%) X.509
13 13 (4.94%) HTTP
14 12 (4.56%) WAN
15 11 (4.18%) Unified Communications
15 11 (4.18%) DMZ
16 10 (3.80%) Network Security
17 8 (3.04%) iSCSI
18 7 (2.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.13%) MySQL
3 18 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.32%) Big Data
5 13 (4.94%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.90%) TKPROF
7 5 (1.90%) OLTP
8 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.76%) Sybase ASA
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.76%) IDOL
9 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.84%) Subversion
2 18 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.94%) JIRA
4 12 (4.56%) Introscope
5 7 (2.66%) JUnit
5 7 (2.66%) Selenium
6 5 (1.90%) Hudson
6 5 (1.90%) RSpec
6 5 (1.90%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.52%) Maven
7 4 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.52%) Grunt
8 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.76%) Ant
8 2 (0.76%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.76%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.76%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.38%) Gradle
General
1 69 (26.24%) Finance
2 23 (8.75%) Banking
3 10 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.42%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.14%) Front Office
7 3 (1.14%) Back Office
7 3 (1.14%) Law
8 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (19.39%) Developer
2 29 (11.03%) Architect
3 27 (10.27%) Consultant
4 25 (9.51%) Administrator
4 25 (9.51%) Analyst
5 18 (6.84%) Java Developer
6 17 (6.46%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.46%) Technical Consultant
6 17 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.32%) ITSM Consultant
7 14 (5.32%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 14 (5.32%) Senior Consultant
7 14 (5.32%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 14 (5.32%) ServiceNow Developer
7 14 (5.32%) Technical Developer
8 12 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.80%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.04%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.91%) HTML
2 45 (17.11%) XML
3 31 (11.79%) Web Services
4 29 (11.03%) CSS
5 28 (10.65%) .NET
6 24 (9.13%) SOAP
7 20 (7.60%) Middleware
8 18 (6.84%) Ajax
8 18 (6.84%) REST
9 13 (4.94%) COM
9 13 (4.94%) J2EE
10 12 (4.56%) Java EE
11 11 (4.18%) SAML
12 9 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (2.66%) LAMP
14 6 (2.28%) JPA
14 6 (2.28%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (2.28%) XSLT
14 6 (2.28%) AngularJS
15 5 (1.90%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (15.59%) Clustering
3 23 (8.75%) PKI
4 17 (6.46%) CMDB
5 16 (6.08%) Open Source
6 9 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.04%) Replication
8 7 (2.66%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.66%) Wiki
9 5 (1.90%) W3C
9 5 (1.90%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.90%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.90%) Statistics
10 4 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (38.02%) Windows
2 89 (33.84%) Linux
3 73 (27.76%) UNIX
4 36 (13.69%) Solaris
5 26 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.70%) CentOS
8 14 (5.32%) Ubuntu
9 13 (4.94%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.80%) AIX
11 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.04%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.66%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.66%) Android
14 6 (2.28%) HPUX
15 3 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (1.14%) Debian
15 3 (1.14%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.43%) ITIL
2 43 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (9.89%) Service Management
4 22 (8.37%) Load Balancing
4 22 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (7.98%) Technical Architecture
5 21 (7.98%) DevOps
6 19 (7.22%) ITSM
6 19 (7.22%) Identity Management
7 17 (6.46%) Configuration Management
8 16 (6.08%) Mentoring
9 15 (5.70%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.70%) Change Management
9 15 (5.70%) Scrum
9 15 (5.70%) Migration
10 14 (5.32%) Customer Engagement
10 14 (5.32%) ITIL V2
10 14 (5.32%) IT Asset Management
11 13 (4.94%) Microservices
12 12 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 94 (35.74%) Java
2 54 (20.53%) Perl
3 42 (15.97%) JavaScript
4 41 (15.59%) SQL
5 39 (14.83%) Shell Script
6 35 (13.31%) Python
7 33 (12.55%) PowerShell
8 22 (8.37%) Ruby
9 15 (5.70%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.18%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.42%) PHP
11 9 (3.42%) C
12 7 (2.66%) C#
13 6 (2.28%) Jython
14 5 (1.90%) XPath
15 3 (1.14%) VB
15 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.14%) Korn
16 2 (0.76%) VB6
16 2 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (15.97%) Degree
2 23 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) CISSP
3 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.52%) CCNA
5 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.52%) CISM
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) RHCE
7 1 (0.38%) CCNP
7 1 (0.38%) MCSE
7 1 (0.38%) CIPD
7 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.94%) QA
2 7 (2.66%) SLA
3 6 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
4 1 (0.38%) DICOM
System Software
1 93 (35.36%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.37%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.98%) vSphere
5 15 (5.70%) NFS
6 8 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (3.04%) Samba
7 7 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.28%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.28%) Oracle Clusterware
9 5 (1.90%) iptables
9 5 (1.90%) Postfix
9 5 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.90%) XenServer
10 4 (1.52%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.52%) vCloud
11 3 (1.14%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.14%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (9.89%) Puppet
2 14 (5.32%) HP UCMDB
3 12 (4.56%) ZABBIX
4 10 (3.80%) Nagios
5 9 (3.42%) CA Wily
6 8 (3.04%) Tivoli
6 8 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.66%) Graphite
7 7 (2.66%) Opsview
7 7 (2.66%) collectd
7 7 (2.66%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (2.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (2.28%) Data Guard
8 6 (2.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (2.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 6 (2.28%) Oracle Flashback
9 5 (1.90%) OpenView
9 5 (1.90%) BladeLogic
9 5 (1.90%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.52%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 72 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.39%) VMware
3 48 (18.25%) Oracle
4 25 (9.51%) Cisco
4 25 (9.51%) Red Hat
5 21 (7.98%) HP
5 21 (7.98%) ServiceNow
6 20 (7.60%) IBM
7 18 (6.84%) Citrix
8 16 (6.08%) ForgeRock
9 12 (4.56%) CA
10 10 (3.80%) Sybase
10 10 (3.80%) Dell
10 10 (3.80%) F5
11 8 (3.04%) Sun
11 8 (3.04%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.66%) Akamai
12 7 (2.66%) Novell
13 6 (2.28%) Veritas
13 6 (2.28%) BMC
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