The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 North East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 45 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.90% 0.57% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 6.90% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate
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£258 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +37.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+156.78% -38.55%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 29 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.46% 8.29% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 48
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.78 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
LDAP
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014. 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 -9 9 £258 -26.38%
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) UNIX
2 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) Oracle
4 12 (70.59%) JBoss
5 11 (64.71%) Perl
5 11 (64.71%) WebLogic
5 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
5 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 10 (58.82%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
7 8 (47.06%) NFS
7 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 8 (47.06%) SSH
7 8 (47.06%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (47.06%) Korn
8 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
8 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
8 7 (41.18%) Sun
8 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
9 6 (35.29%) Informatica
9 6 (35.29%) Siebel
9 6 (35.29%) Workflow
10 5 (29.41%) HP
10 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (23.53%) IBM
11 4 (23.53%) AIX
11 4 (23.53%) Tivoli

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) WebLogic
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) FileNet
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) SSH
2 8 (47.06%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (17.65%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX Support
2 3 (17.65%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) UNIX
2 14 (82.35%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) AIX
7 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Perl
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Korn
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) NFS
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas File System
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) JBoss
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) Sun
5 6 (35.29%) Informatica
5 6 (35.29%) Siebel
6 5 (29.41%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
9 2 (11.76%) Veritas
9 2 (11.76%) Axway
10 1 (5.88%) SAP