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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 266 297 277
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing LDAP 138 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.10% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 75
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £309 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £58.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-32.75% +0.86%
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
2845 2609 2796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1677 1730
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 130
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 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 27 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 +24 29 £450 - 11
Bermondsey - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 95 (37.55%) Windows
2 91 (35.97%) Active Directory
3 84 (33.20%) Java
4 79 (31.23%) Linux
5 65 (25.69%) Microsoft
6 63 (24.90%) DNS
7 61 (24.11%) UNIX
8 52 (20.55%) Finance
9 49 (19.37%) VMware
10 48 (18.97%) Perl
10 48 (18.97%) VPN
11 47 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (17.79%) HTML
13 44 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 44 (17.39%) ITIL
13 44 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (16.21%) Degree
15 40 (15.81%) Firewall
16 39 (15.42%) XML
16 39 (15.42%) Oracle
17 37 (14.62%) Apache
18 36 (14.23%) Clustering
18 36 (14.23%) Puppet
19 35 (13.83%) MS Exchange
19 35 (13.83%) SSL
19 35 (13.83%) Kerberos
20 33 (13.04%) SAN
20 33 (13.04%) SQL
21 31 (12.25%) IIS
21 31 (12.25%) SharePoint

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 37 (14.62%) Apache
2 35 (13.83%) MS Exchange
3 31 (12.25%) IIS
3 31 (12.25%) SharePoint
3 31 (12.25%) Tomcat
4 26 (10.28%) Lync
5 21 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (8.30%) WebLogic
5 21 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (7.51%) WebSphere
7 17 (6.72%) Office Communications Server
8 16 (6.32%) nginx
9 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (3.56%) JBoss
11 9 (3.56%) Confluence
12 6 (2.37%) MediaWiki
12 6 (2.37%) Node.js
13 5 (1.98%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.19%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) SAP PS
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) RMDS
3 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.30%) Office 365
1 21 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.37%) IaaS
2 6 (2.37%) PaaS
3 4 (1.58%) Heroku
4 2 (0.79%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 63 (24.90%) DNS
2 48 (18.97%) VPN
3 40 (15.81%) Firewall
4 35 (13.83%) SSL
4 35 (13.83%) Kerberos
5 33 (13.04%) SAN
6 25 (9.88%) TCP/IP
7 24 (9.49%) NAS
8 23 (9.09%) DHCP
9 21 (8.30%) VLAN
10 16 (6.32%) Internet
11 15 (5.93%) LAN
12 14 (5.53%) X.509
13 12 (4.74%) WAN
14 10 (3.95%) SNMP
15 9 (3.56%) Reverse Proxy
16 8 (3.16%) Unified Communications
16 8 (3.16%) iSCSI
16 8 (3.16%) Network Security
16 8 (3.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.72%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.72%) Big Data
3 12 (4.74%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (3.95%) MySQL
5 9 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.77%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.98%) OLTP
9 5 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.98%) TKPROF
10 4 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.79%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.79%) QlikView
11 2 (0.79%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.79%) IDOL
12 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (10.67%) Jenkins
1 27 (10.67%) Subversion
2 25 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.56%) JIRA
3 9 (3.56%) Selenium
4 8 (3.16%) JUnit
5 6 (2.37%) Hudson
5 6 (2.37%) RSpec
5 6 (2.37%) Introscope
6 5 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.98%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.58%) Grunt
7 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.79%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.79%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.79%) Maven
8 2 (0.79%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.79%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 52 (20.55%) Finance
2 11 (4.35%) Banking
3 8 (3.16%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.37%) Law
5 5 (1.98%) Military
6 4 (1.58%) Retail
6 4 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.58%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 51 (20.16%) Developer
2 39 (15.42%) Analyst
3 37 (14.62%) Consultant
4 20 (7.91%) Architect
4 20 (7.91%) Technical Consultant
4 20 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (7.51%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.51%) Administrator
5 19 (7.51%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.32%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 16 (6.32%) ITSM Consultant
6 16 (6.32%) Technical Developer
6 16 (6.32%) Senior Consultant
6 16 (6.32%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 16 (6.32%) ServiceNow Developer
7 14 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (5.53%) Security Analyst
8 12 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (17.79%) HTML
2 39 (15.42%) XML
3 29 (11.46%) .NET
3 29 (11.46%) CSS
3 29 (11.46%) Web Services
4 22 (8.70%) SOAP
5 21 (8.30%) REST
6 20 (7.91%) Ajax
7 17 (6.72%) J2EE
8 15 (5.93%) COM
9 13 (5.14%) Middleware
10 10 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (3.16%) LAMP
12 7 (2.77%) JPA
12 7 (2.77%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.37%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (2.37%) Java EE
14 5 (1.98%) XML Schema
14 5 (1.98%) XSD
14 5 (1.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (14.23%) Clustering
3 17 (6.72%) CMDB
4 13 (5.14%) PKI
5 11 (4.35%) Open Source
6 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.16%) Replication
8 7 (2.77%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.37%) Wiki
10 5 (1.98%) W3C
10 5 (1.98%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.98%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.98%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.58%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.58%) Statistics
12 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 95 (37.55%) Windows
2 79 (31.23%) Linux
3 61 (24.11%) UNIX
4 27 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (9.49%) Solaris
6 20 (7.91%) Ubuntu
7 19 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.72%) CentOS
9 15 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (5.14%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.77%) AIX
11 7 (2.77%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.98%) Debian
13 4 (1.58%) HPUX
13 4 (1.58%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.79%) Fedora
16 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.39%) ITIL
3 28 (11.07%) DevOps
4 24 (9.49%) Scrum
5 22 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (8.30%) Migration
7 20 (7.91%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (7.91%) Service Management
8 19 (7.51%) ITSM
8 19 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.11%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.72%) Information Security
10 17 (6.72%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (6.32%) Customer Engagement
11 16 (6.32%) ITIL V2
11 16 (6.32%) IT Asset Management
12 14 (5.53%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.53%) Configuration Management
12 14 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 84 (33.20%) Java
2 48 (18.97%) Perl
3 33 (13.04%) SQL
4 31 (12.25%) Ruby
5 30 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.28%) Shell Script
7 24 (9.49%) Python
8 23 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 16 (6.32%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.77%) C#
12 6 (2.37%) Jython
13 5 (1.98%) C
13 5 (1.98%) PHP
13 5 (1.98%) XPath
14 4 (1.58%) VB
15 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.19%) VBA
16 2 (0.79%) Scala
16 2 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (16.21%) Degree
2 25 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.37%) CISSP
6 4 (1.58%) CISM
7 3 (1.19%) CCNA
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.19%) IIBA
8 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.79%) MCSE
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB
9 1 (0.40%) RHCE
9 1 (0.40%) CIPD
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) QA
2 7 (2.77%) SLA
3 6 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.40%) DICOM
System Software
1 91 (35.97%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 21 (8.30%) vSphere
5 9 (3.56%) NFS
6 8 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (3.16%) VMware Server
6 8 (3.16%) Samba
7 7 (2.77%) DFS Replication
7 7 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.77%) iptables
8 6 (2.37%) Oracle Clusterware
8 6 (2.37%) Postfix
8 6 (2.37%) XenServer
9 4 (1.58%) vCloud
9 4 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.58%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.58%) Firmware
10 3 (1.19%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 36 (14.23%) Puppet
2 16 (6.32%) Nagios
2 16 (6.32%) HP UCMDB
3 15 (5.93%) Graphite
3 15 (5.93%) collectd
3 15 (5.93%) Opsview
4 11 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 11 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.37%) Oracle Flashback
5 6 (2.37%) CA Wily
5 6 (2.37%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.98%) OpenView
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.58%) Salt
7 4 (1.58%) Icinga
7 4 (1.58%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (1.19%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 65 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 49 (19.37%) VMware
3 39 (15.42%) Oracle
4 24 (9.49%) Cisco
5 21 (8.30%) HP
5 21 (8.30%) Red Hat
6 20 (7.91%) ServiceNow
7 18 (7.11%) Citrix
8 15 (5.93%) ForgeRock
8 15 (5.93%) F5
8 15 (5.93%) Akamai
9 14 (5.53%) IBM
10 12 (4.74%) Dell
11 11 (4.35%) McAfee
12 8 (3.16%) TIBCO
12 8 (3.16%) Bloomberg
12 8 (3.16%) CA
12 8 (3.16%) NetApp
13 7 (2.77%) SAP
14 6 (2.37%) SolarWinds
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