The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester 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 83 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing LDAP 3 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.73% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 5.30% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £310 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +7.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £57.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+23.47% +72.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 132 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.46% 13.68% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 103
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LDAP
North West

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 18 April 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) SNMP
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Project Management
4 8 (44.44%) SMTP
4 8 (44.44%) Exstream
4 8 (44.44%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) SIEM
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 6 (33.33%) Password Management
5 6 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (27.78%) Data Security
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
6 5 (27.78%) Workflow
6 5 (27.78%) CISSP
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) Middleware
8 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle
9 2 (11.11%) PKI
9 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
9 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) SNMP
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) SMTP
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) SIEM
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Password Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Security
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) VMware