The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 49 52 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing LDAP 15 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.94% 1.02% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 10.34% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
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£282 £259 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.98% -0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-59.03% +74.76%
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.19% 9.83% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 20
Average daily rate £288 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £372 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.25 £21.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.60% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.05 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.45 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear +3 15 £282 +8.98%
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) Oracle
3 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) WebLogic
4 18 (66.67%) Informatica
5 17 (62.96%) Java
6 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
7 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (51.85%) Service Management
8 14 (51.85%) ITIL
9 13 (48.15%) J2EE
9 13 (48.15%) Ant
9 13 (48.15%) SLA
9 13 (48.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 13 (48.15%) Problem Management
10 12 (44.44%) SOAP
10 12 (44.44%) Web Services
10 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
11 11 (40.74%) HP
11 11 (40.74%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (33.33%) High Availability
12 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
12 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 9 (33.33%) JNDI
12 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
12 9 (33.33%) JMS
12 9 (33.33%) JDBC
12 9 (33.33%) Clustering
13 8 (29.63%) Finance

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (70.37%) WebLogic
2 8 (29.63%) JBoss
2 8 (29.63%) AquaLogic
3 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
3 7 (25.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (18.52%) FileNet
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Apache
6 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.70%) iPlanet
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SSL
1 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Ant
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Informatica Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Development Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) J2EE
2 12 (44.44%) SOAP
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) JNDI
3 9 (33.33%) JMS
3 9 (33.33%) JDBC
4 8 (29.63%) Middleware
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (18.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) DataPower
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) iPad
4 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) UNIX
3 7 (25.93%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Service Management
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Problem Management
3 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) High Availability
5 8 (29.63%) SOA
6 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Change Control
8 4 (14.81%) DevOps
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) Open Source
10 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 1 (3.70%) ETL
11 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Perl
7 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) OpenView
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle
2 18 (66.67%) Informatica
3 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
4 11 (40.74%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
6 5 (18.52%) Siebel
6 5 (18.52%) Sun
6 5 (18.52%) Axway
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco