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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 262 290 280
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing LDAP 130 101 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 3.94% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 51 57
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.12% -
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
2746 2563 2714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.11% 11.88% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1760 1614 1679
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 78 130
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.24 £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 March 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 5 March 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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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 +22 29 £425 - 7
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 87 (35.80%) Windows
2 81 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 78 (32.10%) Linux
4 77 (31.69%) Java
5 62 (25.51%) DNS
6 60 (24.69%) Microsoft
7 58 (23.87%) UNIX
8 50 (20.58%) VPN
9 48 (19.75%) Finance
10 45 (18.52%) ITIL
11 44 (18.11%) Firewall
12 43 (17.70%) VMware
13 42 (17.28%) Oracle
14 41 (16.87%) HTML
15 40 (16.46%) XML
16 39 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (15.64%) SQL Server
17 38 (15.64%) SSL
18 37 (15.23%) Perl
18 37 (15.23%) SQL
18 37 (15.23%) Degree
19 36 (14.81%) Apache
20 35 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (13.99%) Tomcat
22 33 (13.58%) Clustering
23 31 (12.76%) Ruby
23 31 (12.76%) TCP/IP
24 29 (11.93%) MS Exchange
24 29 (11.93%) .NET
24 29 (11.93%) IIS

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (14.81%) Apache
2 34 (13.99%) Tomcat
3 29 (11.93%) MS Exchange
3 29 (11.93%) IIS
4 28 (11.52%) SharePoint
5 23 (9.47%) Lync
6 19 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (7.41%) WebLogic
7 18 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (6.58%) WebSphere
8 16 (6.58%) nginx
9 15 (6.17%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (3.70%) JBoss
12 8 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (3.29%) Confluence
13 6 (2.47%) MediaWiki
13 6 (2.47%) Node.js
14 5 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (2.06%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (4.94%) MS Office
1 12 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (2.06%) SAP PS
2 3 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) RMDS
3 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.41%) Office 365
3 6 (2.47%) PaaS
4 5 (2.06%) IaaS
5 4 (1.65%) Heroku
6 2 (0.82%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.51%) DNS
2 50 (20.58%) VPN
3 44 (18.11%) Firewall
4 38 (15.64%) SSL
5 31 (12.76%) TCP/IP
6 27 (11.11%) Kerberos
6 27 (11.11%) SAN
7 23 (9.47%) DHCP
8 20 (8.23%) VLAN
9 18 (7.41%) NAS
10 17 (7.00%) Internet
11 16 (6.58%) WAN
12 12 (4.94%) Network Security
13 11 (4.53%) BGP
13 11 (4.53%) OSPF
13 11 (4.53%) IPsec
14 10 (4.12%) SNMP
15 9 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (3.70%) LAN
16 8 (3.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (4.12%) MySQL
4 10 (4.12%) Big Data
4 10 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.06%) TKPROF
7 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.06%) OLTP
8 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.82%) IDOL
9 2 (0.82%) QlikView
9 2 (0.82%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.82%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.41%) CloverETL
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (11.93%) Subversion
2 28 (11.52%) Jenkins
3 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.70%) Selenium
4 9 (3.70%) JUnit
5 8 (3.29%) JIRA
6 7 (2.88%) Hudson
7 6 (2.47%) Introscope
7 6 (2.47%) RSpec
8 5 (2.06%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.65%) Maven
9 4 (1.65%) Grunt
10 2 (0.82%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.82%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.82%) Ant
10 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.82%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (19.75%) Finance
2 15 (6.17%) Banking
3 7 (2.88%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.47%) Law
4 6 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.06%) Military
6 4 (1.65%) Publishing
7 3 (1.23%) Retail
7 3 (1.23%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Greek Language
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (20.16%) Developer
2 38 (15.64%) Analyst
3 37 (15.23%) Consultant
4 20 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (7.82%) Technical Consultant
5 19 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 18 (7.41%) Architect
7 16 (6.58%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.17%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 15 (6.17%) ServiceNow Developer
8 15 (6.17%) Technical Developer
8 15 (6.17%) ITSM Consultant
8 15 (6.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 15 (6.17%) Senior Consultant
9 14 (5.76%) Administrator
10 13 (5.35%) Security Analyst
10 13 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.87%) HTML
2 40 (16.46%) XML
3 29 (11.93%) .NET
4 28 (11.52%) CSS
5 27 (11.11%) Web Services
6 24 (9.88%) SOAP
7 19 (7.82%) Ajax
8 14 (5.76%) COM
8 14 (5.76%) REST
9 12 (4.94%) J2EE
9 12 (4.94%) Middleware
10 10 (4.12%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (3.29%) LAMP
11 8 (3.29%) XSLT
11 8 (3.29%) Spring
12 7 (2.88%) JPA
12 7 (2.88%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (2.47%) Java EE
13 6 (2.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (13.58%) Clustering
3 15 (6.17%) CMDB
4 12 (4.94%) PKI
5 11 (4.53%) Open Source
6 9 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.29%) Replication
7 8 (3.29%) Wiki
8 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.06%) W3C
10 4 (1.65%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.65%) Statistics
10 4 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.23%) CESG
11 3 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.23%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.82%) NHS
12 2 (0.82%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 87 (35.80%) Windows
2 78 (32.10%) Linux
3 58 (23.87%) UNIX
4 28 (11.52%) Solaris
5 23 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.76%) Ubuntu
6 14 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.70%) CentOS
9 9 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.88%) AIX
11 5 (2.06%) Debian
12 4 (1.65%) HPUX
12 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.82%) SUSE
14 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.52%) ITIL
2 39 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.70%) DevOps
4 23 (9.47%) Scrum
5 22 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (8.23%) Service Management
7 19 (7.82%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (7.82%) Migration
8 18 (7.41%) ITSM
9 17 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (7.00%) Mentoring
9 17 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.00%) Load Balancing
9 17 (7.00%) Information Security
10 16 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (6.17%) ITIL V2
11 15 (6.17%) IT Asset Management
11 15 (6.17%) Customer Engagement
12 14 (5.76%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.69%) Java
2 37 (15.23%) Perl
2 37 (15.23%) SQL
3 31 (12.76%) Ruby
4 28 (11.52%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.05%) Shell Script
6 19 (7.82%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.41%) Python
8 10 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.12%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.29%) C#
10 5 (2.06%) XPath
10 5 (2.06%) PHP
11 4 (1.65%) VB
12 3 (1.23%) Jython
12 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.23%) VBA
12 3 (1.23%) C
13 2 (0.82%) Groovy
13 2 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (15.23%) Degree
2 23 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.88%) VCP4
5 7 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.47%) CISSP
7 3 (1.23%) IIBA
7 3 (1.23%) CISM
8 2 (0.82%) CCNA
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.41%) CIPD
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.41%) ISEB
9 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) QA
2 7 (2.88%) SLA
3 6 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) HL7
5 1 (0.41%) DICOM
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.41%) vSphere
5 10 (4.12%) NFS
6 9 (3.70%) Samba
7 8 (3.29%) VMware Server
7 8 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.88%) DFS Replication
8 7 (2.88%) Postfix
9 6 (2.47%) XenServer
9 6 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.65%) Firmware
10 4 (1.65%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.65%) vCloud
11 3 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (11.52%) Puppet
2 18 (7.41%) Nagios
3 16 (6.58%) Opsview
3 16 (6.58%) collectd
3 16 (6.58%) Graphite
4 15 (6.17%) HP UCMDB
5 9 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.88%) ZABBIX
7 6 (2.47%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.47%) CA Wily
8 5 (2.06%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.65%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.65%) Nessus
9 4 (1.65%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.65%) Salt
9 4 (1.65%) Icinga
10 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.23%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 60 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.70%) VMware
3 42 (17.28%) Oracle
4 24 (9.88%) HP
5 23 (9.47%) Cisco
6 22 (9.05%) Red Hat
7 18 (7.41%) ServiceNow
8 16 (6.58%) F5
8 16 (6.58%) Akamai
9 15 (6.17%) IBM
10 13 (5.35%) Citrix
11 11 (4.53%) Veritas
12 10 (4.12%) McAfee
12 10 (4.12%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.70%) Dell
13 9 (3.70%) Juniper
14 8 (3.29%) Bloomberg
14 8 (3.29%) NetApp
14 8 (3.29%) TIBCO
15 7 (2.88%) Aruba
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