The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 104 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing LDAP 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.83% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £29.17 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.55% -58.91%
LDAP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 241 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.88% 14.27% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Manchester region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Manchester region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) SMTP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (28.57%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) RHCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
2 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 2 (28.57%) Snort

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) IMAP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) MRTG
3 1 (14.29%) POP3
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Unix Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Unix Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Unix Support
2 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Kernel Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) RHCSA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Dovecot
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
2 1 (14.29%) Squid
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (14.29%) Cacti
3 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) VMware