The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 304 286 198
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -88
Contract jobs citing LDAP 108 103 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.48% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 3.48% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 186
Average daily rate £425 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £480 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £21.34 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £57.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+23.47% +72.00%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LDAP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -27 24 £425 - 6
Bromley - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 114 (45.78%) UNIX
2 113 (45.38%) Linux
3 112 (44.98%) Oracle
4 92 (36.95%) Java
5 86 (34.54%) Active Directory
6 75 (30.12%) Finance
7 73 (29.32%) SQL
8 70 (28.11%) DNS
9 69 (27.71%) Windows
10 66 (26.51%) Perl
11 64 (25.70%) Red Hat
12 58 (23.29%) Web Services
12 58 (23.29%) Solaris
12 58 (23.29%) Microsoft
13 56 (22.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 50 (20.08%) ITIL
15 47 (18.88%) Apache
16 45 (18.07%) Puppet
17 43 (17.27%) Firewall
18 42 (16.87%) XML
19 41 (16.47%) TCP/IP
20 40 (16.06%) Banking
21 38 (15.26%) SSL
21 38 (15.26%) J2EE
22 36 (14.46%) HP
23 33 (13.25%) HTTP
23 33 (13.25%) MS Excel
23 33 (13.25%) Spring
24 32 (12.85%) WebLogic
24 32 (12.85%) SAN

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (18.88%) Apache
2 32 (12.85%) WebLogic
3 24 (9.64%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (4.42%) IIS
5 11 (4.42%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (4.42%) Liferay
6 10 (4.02%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.02%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.61%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.81%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.61%) Node.js
11 4 (1.61%) Confluence
11 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.20%) SAS
12 3 (1.20%) CMS
13 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.02%) MS Office
3 6 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.61%) MS Project
4 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Maximo
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.61%) SaaS
2 4 (1.61%) Joyent
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (28.11%) DNS
2 43 (17.27%) Firewall
3 41 (16.47%) TCP/IP
4 38 (15.26%) SSL
5 33 (13.25%) HTTP
6 32 (12.85%) SAN
7 28 (11.24%) Kerberos
8 26 (10.44%) DHCP
9 22 (8.84%) VPN
10 19 (7.63%) SSH
11 15 (6.02%) LAN
11 15 (6.02%) WAN
12 13 (5.22%) FTP
12 13 (5.22%) SMTP
13 12 (4.82%) NAS
14 11 (4.42%) OpenLDAP
15 10 (4.02%) DMZ
15 10 (4.02%) SNMP
15 10 (4.02%) AMQP
16 8 (3.21%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.64%) Oracle Database
2 23 (9.24%) MySQL
3 20 (8.03%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.43%) RDBMS
4 16 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.02%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.01%) SQLPlus
8 5 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (1.61%) DB2
9 4 (1.61%) Data Mart
9 4 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.63%) Maven
2 16 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.43%) JUnit
3 15 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.02%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.02%) Selenium
5 8 (3.21%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.21%) Subversion
5 8 (3.21%) JIRA
6 7 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.41%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.41%) FitNesse
8 5 (2.01%) MSI
9 4 (1.61%) RSpec
10 3 (1.20%) Hudson
11 2 (0.80%) Ant
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.40%) AppScan
12 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (30.12%) Finance
2 40 (16.06%) Banking
3 23 (9.24%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.02%) Games
5 9 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.21%) Retail
7 7 (2.81%) Private Banking
7 7 (2.81%) French Language
8 6 (2.41%) Back Office
8 6 (2.41%) Dutch Language
9 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.61%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.20%) Marketing
11 3 (1.20%) Advertising
11 3 (1.20%) Publishing
12 2 (0.80%) Electronics
12 2 (0.80%) International Banking
12 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (22.89%) Administrator
2 45 (18.07%) Systems Administrator
3 39 (15.66%) Architect
4 28 (11.24%) UNIX Administrator
5 26 (10.44%) Developer
5 26 (10.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 25 (10.04%) Linux Administrator
6 25 (10.04%) Analyst
7 21 (8.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.62%) Platform Engineer
9 12 (4.82%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) Storage Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.42%) Senior Architect
10 11 (4.42%) Storage Support Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) Consultant
11 9 (3.61%) Designer
12 8 (3.21%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.29%) Web Services
2 42 (16.87%) XML
3 38 (15.26%) J2EE
4 33 (13.25%) Spring
5 30 (12.05%) .NET
6 28 (11.24%) HTML
7 26 (10.44%) CSS
8 22 (8.84%) Middleware
9 21 (8.43%) REST
10 17 (6.83%) Hibernate
11 15 (6.02%) WSDL
12 13 (5.22%) JSON
12 13 (5.22%) SOAP
12 13 (5.22%) SAML
13 11 (4.42%) JAX-WS
14 10 (4.02%) OAuth
14 10 (4.02%) Java EE
15 9 (3.61%) Ajax
15 9 (3.61%) HTML5
16 8 (3.21%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.43%) Clustering
2 14 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.62%) Open Source
3 11 (4.42%) PKI
3 11 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.02%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.21%) Derivative
5 8 (3.21%) CMDB
6 7 (2.81%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.01%) Online Games
9 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.61%) W3C
9 4 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.20%) EPoS
10 3 (1.20%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.20%) Replication
11 2 (0.80%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.80%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 114 (45.78%) UNIX
2 113 (45.38%) Linux
3 69 (27.71%) Windows
4 58 (23.29%) Solaris
5 56 (22.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.62%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.42%) CentOS
9 10 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.02%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.21%) Debian
11 7 (2.81%) AIX
11 7 (2.81%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.61%) SUSE
12 4 (1.61%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.20%) Android
13 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.08%) ITIL
2 30 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.04%) Load Balancing
4 23 (9.24%) Identity Management
5 17 (6.83%) MVC
5 17 (6.83%) Workflow
5 17 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (6.43%) Scrum
7 15 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (6.02%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.02%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.22%) High Availability
8 13 (5.22%) ETL
8 13 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.22%) Service Management
9 12 (4.82%) Migration
9 12 (4.82%) Release Management
10 11 (4.42%) Unit Testing
10 11 (4.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.95%) Java
2 73 (29.32%) SQL
3 66 (26.51%) Perl
4 29 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.65%) Shell Script
5 27 (10.84%) Python
6 25 (10.04%) PL/SQL
7 23 (9.24%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.83%) Ruby
9 13 (5.22%) C#
10 12 (4.82%) PHP
11 8 (3.21%) Korn
12 6 (2.41%) Bourne shell
13 5 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.01%) C++
13 5 (2.01%) VB
13 5 (2.01%) VBA
13 5 (2.01%) sed
14 2 (0.80%) C
14 2 (0.80%) AWK
Qualifications
1 30 (12.05%) Degree
2 7 (2.81%) CISSP
2 7 (2.81%) GIAC
2 7 (2.81%) CISA
3 6 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.41%) HND
4 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) OCP
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.80%) RHCE
7 1 (0.40%) MCDST
7 1 (0.40%) MOS
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) QA
2 5 (2.01%) SLA
3 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.80%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) COSO
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) TickIT
System Software
1 86 (34.54%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.24%) NFS
3 24 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (4.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (4.02%) Squid
6 8 (3.21%) Veritas File System
6 8 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (3.21%) Cronacle
7 7 (2.81%) Xen
8 6 (2.41%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.41%) XenApp
8 6 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (2.01%) Samba
9 5 (2.01%) Sendmail
9 5 (2.01%) KVM
10 4 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.20%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 45 (18.07%) Puppet
2 20 (8.03%) Tivoli
3 15 (6.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 14 (5.62%) NetBackup
4 14 (5.62%) Cobbler
5 13 (5.22%) Nagios
6 11 (4.42%) BladeLogic
7 10 (4.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 10 (4.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (3.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (2.41%) YUM
11 5 (2.01%) SCCM
11 5 (2.01%) Netcool
12 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (1.20%) CA SiteMinder
13 3 (1.20%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.20%) DansGuardian
14 2 (0.80%) HP SIM
14 2 (0.80%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 112 (44.98%) Oracle
2 64 (25.70%) Red Hat
3 58 (23.29%) Microsoft
4 36 (14.46%) HP
5 31 (12.45%) VMware
6 26 (10.44%) Veritas
7 21 (8.43%) Sun
7 21 (8.43%) Sybase
8 18 (7.23%) NetApp
9 17 (6.83%) IBM
9 17 (6.83%) EMC
10 16 (6.43%) ServiceNow
11 15 (6.02%) Citrix
12 14 (5.62%) F5
13 12 (4.82%) Remedy
13 12 (4.82%) JBoss
13 12 (4.82%) SAP
13 12 (4.82%) Cisco
14 11 (4.42%) Brocade
14 11 (4.42%) BEA
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