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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 321 287 289
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing LDAP 105 140 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 4.50% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 92 100
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £282 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £44.99 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-70.65% +36.31%
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
3193 3109 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.95% 12.27% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2111 2053 2122
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £570 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LDAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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 30 £401 -6.31% 6
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 98 (46.01%) Linux
2 85 (39.91%) Windows
3 83 (38.97%) Active Directory
4 75 (35.21%) Java
5 74 (34.74%) DNS
6 65 (30.52%) UNIX
7 55 (25.82%) Oracle
8 52 (24.41%) ITIL
9 44 (20.66%) Finance
9 44 (20.66%) Perl
10 42 (19.72%) SQL
10 42 (19.72%) Firewall
10 42 (19.72%) Red Hat
11 38 (17.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 37 (17.37%) Banking
13 36 (16.90%) Solaris
14 34 (15.96%) Microsoft
15 33 (15.49%) Cisco
15 33 (15.49%) VMware
15 33 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (14.08%) SSL
16 30 (14.08%) Python
16 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
17 27 (12.68%) MS Exchange
18 26 (12.21%) DHCP
18 26 (12.21%) TCP/IP
18 26 (12.21%) Veritas
19 25 (11.74%) Shell Script
19 25 (11.74%) Tomcat
19 25 (11.74%) Apache

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.74%) Apache
2 25 (11.74%) Tomcat
3 23 (10.80%) IIS
4 18 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.98%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.16%) WebLogic
7 10 (4.69%) Lync
7 10 (4.69%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (4.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (3.76%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (3.29%) JBoss
11 6 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (2.82%) nginx
12 5 (2.35%) WordPress
12 5 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (2.35%) CMS
12 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Office
2 7 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.23%) Office 365
2 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.82%) PaaS
4 4 (1.88%) IaaS
5 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.94%) Joyent
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (34.74%) DNS
2 42 (19.72%) Firewall
3 30 (14.08%) SSL
4 26 (12.21%) TCP/IP
4 26 (12.21%) DHCP
5 21 (9.86%) SAN
6 16 (7.51%) HTTP
6 16 (7.51%) WAN
7 15 (7.04%) VPN
7 15 (7.04%) NAS
8 14 (6.57%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (6.57%) Kerberos
9 13 (6.10%) SMTP
10 12 (5.63%) VLAN
11 10 (4.69%) Internet
12 9 (4.23%) SSH
13 8 (3.76%) BIG-IP
13 8 (3.76%) Intranet
13 8 (3.76%) DSL
13 8 (3.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.86%) MySQL
3 18 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.88%) DB2
8 4 (1.88%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.94%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.94%) Redis
10 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.94%) VLDB
10 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.98%) Subversion
2 17 (7.98%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.10%) JUnit
4 12 (5.63%) Maven
5 10 (4.69%) Selenium
6 7 (3.29%) JIRA
7 6 (2.82%) Hudson
8 5 (2.35%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.88%) RSpec
10 2 (0.94%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.47%) Toad
11 1 (0.47%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.47%) Introscope
11 1 (0.47%) JMeter
11 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (20.66%) Finance
2 37 (17.37%) Banking
3 25 (11.74%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.10%) Games
5 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.76%) Front Office
7 5 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.41%) Law
9 2 (0.94%) Electronics
9 2 (0.94%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (21.60%) Developer
2 26 (12.21%) Analyst
3 24 (11.27%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.86%) Administrator
5 17 (7.98%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (7.04%) Consultant
8 12 (5.63%) Architect
8 12 (5.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.23%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (4.23%) Designer
10 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Designer
10 8 (3.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.76%) Server Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Security Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.27%) .NET
2 22 (10.33%) HTML
3 21 (9.86%) XML
4 19 (8.92%) Web Services
5 18 (8.45%) Middleware
6 16 (7.51%) CSS
7 13 (6.10%) Spring
8 12 (5.63%) JMS
9 10 (4.69%) J2EE
10 9 (4.23%) Java EE
10 9 (4.23%) JSON
10 9 (4.23%) WCF
11 8 (3.76%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (3.76%) Akka
11 8 (3.76%) Apache Camel
11 8 (3.76%) JNDI
11 8 (3.76%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.29%) JSP
12 7 (3.29%) SOAP
12 7 (3.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Clustering
2 15 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.63%) CESG
3 12 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.63%) Online Games
4 10 (4.69%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (4.69%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.76%) RMADS
5 8 (3.76%) Open Source
6 7 (3.29%) Replication
6 7 (3.29%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.35%) User Experience
8 4 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.88%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.41%) Symmetrix DMX
9 3 (1.41%) CMDB
9 3 (1.41%) Wiki
9 3 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 98 (46.01%) Linux
2 85 (39.91%) Windows
3 65 (30.52%) UNIX
4 38 (17.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (16.90%) Solaris
6 33 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.10%) CentOS
9 7 (3.29%) SUSE
10 5 (2.35%) AIX
10 5 (2.35%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.88%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.41%) Android
12 3 (1.41%) Debian
12 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.94%) zOS
13 2 (0.94%) HPUX
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.41%) ITIL
2 25 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.80%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.86%) Scrum
5 19 (8.92%) Migration
6 18 (8.45%) Service Management
6 18 (8.45%) Incident Management
7 17 (7.98%) Information Security
8 16 (7.51%) Workflow
8 16 (7.51%) Configuration Management
8 16 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (7.04%) Service Delivery
9 15 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.57%) DevOps
11 13 (6.10%) OO
12 12 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (5.63%) Web Development
12 12 (5.63%) ITIL V3
13 11 (5.16%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (5.16%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.21%) Java
2 44 (20.66%) Perl
3 42 (19.72%) SQL
4 30 (14.08%) Python
5 25 (11.74%) Shell Script
6 23 (10.80%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.51%) Ruby
7 16 (7.51%) PHP
7 16 (7.51%) JavaScript
8 14 (6.57%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.63%) PL/SQL
10 11 (5.16%) C++
11 10 (4.69%) VB
12 8 (3.76%) Groovy
12 8 (3.76%) Scala
13 5 (2.35%) C
14 4 (1.88%) Korn
15 3 (1.41%) XPath
15 3 (1.41%) C#
15 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.10%) CISSP
4 12 (5.63%) Degree
5 4 (1.88%) MCSE
5 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.41%) CCNA
6 3 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) OCP
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.94%) CISM
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) SLA
1 14 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.69%) QA
3 4 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (38.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (5.16%) NFS
5 9 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.23%) vSphere
6 8 (3.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (2.82%) Xen
7 6 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.35%) VMware Server
8 5 (2.35%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.88%) XenServer
9 4 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.41%) Samba
10 3 (1.41%) Firmware
10 3 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.94%) Squid
11 2 (0.94%) Postfix
11 2 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (10.80%) Puppet
2 18 (8.45%) Nagios
3 12 (5.63%) Opsview
4 11 (5.16%) BladeLogic
5 9 (4.23%) Control-M
5 9 (4.23%) SCOM
5 9 (4.23%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (4.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 8 (3.76%) Cobbler
7 7 (3.29%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.29%) Tivoli
8 6 (2.82%) CA SiteMinder
9 5 (2.35%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (2.35%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.88%) collectd
10 4 (1.88%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.88%) Nessus
10 4 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 55 (25.82%) Oracle
2 42 (19.72%) Red Hat
3 34 (15.96%) Microsoft
4 33 (15.49%) Cisco
4 33 (15.49%) VMware
5 26 (12.21%) Veritas
6 23 (10.80%) Juniper
7 20 (9.39%) Sun
7 20 (9.39%) HP
8 15 (7.04%) IBM
9 12 (5.63%) Dell
9 12 (5.63%) Citrix
10 8 (3.76%) NetApp
10 8 (3.76%) Perforce
10 8 (3.76%) Altiris
10 8 (3.76%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.76%) Splunk
11 6 (2.82%) F5
11 6 (2.82%) Infoblox
11 6 (2.82%) CA
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