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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 54 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing LDAP 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.04% 0.80% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.60% 5.66% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +16.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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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
127 53 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.22% 14.10% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 21 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.50 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle
3 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) JBoss
5 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
5 11 (34.38%) ITIL
5 11 (34.38%) Service Management
6 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 10 (31.25%) UNIX
6 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
7 9 (28.13%) Apache
8 8 (25.00%) DNS
8 8 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (25.00%) Tivoli
9 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
9 7 (21.88%) IBM
9 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
9 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
9 7 (21.88%) AIX
9 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (21.88%) Android
9 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (21.88%) iPad
9 7 (21.88%) High Availability
10 6 (18.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (37.50%) JBoss
2 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
3 9 (28.13%) Apache
4 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
4 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.50%) AquaLogic
6 2 (6.25%) IIS
6 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.13%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (9.38%) NAS
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) SSH
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Ant
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Informatica Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) J2EE
1 6 (18.75%) JDBC
1 6 (18.75%) JMS
1 6 (18.75%) Middleware
1 6 (18.75%) JNDI
2 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
1 7 (21.88%) iPad
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Android
4 7 (21.88%) AIX
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
1 11 (34.38%) Service Management
2 7 (21.88%) High Availability
3 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
4 6 (18.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (15.63%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) C
6 3 (9.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Veritas File System
2 3 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (9.38%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (18.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) IBM
5 6 (18.75%) Informatica
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) Veritas
8 2 (6.25%) Lotus
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Sun
8 2 (6.25%) SAP