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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 51 66 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -42
Contract jobs citing LDAP 8 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.22% 0.34% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 2.08% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £71.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-45.07% +23.47%
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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
70 96 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.69% 16.52% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 25
Average daily rate £295 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
4 10 (41.67%) HP
4 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 9 (37.50%) JBoss
5 9 (37.50%) Apache
5 9 (37.50%) SLA
5 9 (37.50%) Service Management
6 8 (33.33%) Informatica
6 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
6 8 (33.33%) Middleware
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (33.33%) JMS
6 8 (33.33%) JDBC
6 8 (33.33%) J2EE
6 8 (33.33%) Ant
6 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Clustering
6 8 (33.33%) JNDI
6 8 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 8 (33.33%) High Availability
6 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (37.50%) JBoss
2 9 (37.50%) Apache
3 7 (29.17%) AquaLogic
3 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
3 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) iPlanet
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) SSH
1 2 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Informatica Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) J2EE
1 8 (33.33%) JDBC
1 8 (33.33%) JMS
1 8 (33.33%) Middleware
1 8 (33.33%) JNDI
2 7 (29.17%) SOAP
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (29.17%) AIX
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) Android
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Service Management
3 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (33.33%) High Availability
3 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) SOA
5 6 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 8 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
2 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 4 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) HP
4 8 (33.33%) Informatica
5 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix