The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 138 158 131
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing LDAP 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 1.50% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +76.99%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.16 £50.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.31% -29.57%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 532 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.10% 12.67% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 294 240
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £227 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 52
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 8 £525 +138.63%
Manchester +1 8 £438 +36.71%
Lancashire +13 1 £550 +37.50%
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 21 (65.63%) Apache
2 19 (59.38%) HTTP
3 14 (43.75%) SAML
3 14 (43.75%) Tivoli
3 14 (43.75%) HTTPS
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) JSON
3 14 (43.75%) Microservices
4 13 (40.63%) Lua
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (40.63%) VB
5 11 (34.38%) Extreme Programming
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle
7 8 (25.00%) Linux
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) DNS
8 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
9 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Unix
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) IBM
10 4 (12.50%) JBoss
10 4 (12.50%) Middleware
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (65.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) HTTP
2 14 (43.75%) HTTPS
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) IMAP
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.25%) MRTG
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) SMTP
5 2 (6.25%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) JSON
1 14 (43.75%) SAML
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) BBC
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Debian
5 2 (6.25%) HPUX
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (43.75%) Microservices
2 11 (34.38%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) SEO
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) Lua
2 13 (40.63%) VB
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) Jython
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Korn
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Dovecot
3 2 (6.25%) iptables
3 2 (6.25%) KVM
3 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
3 2 (6.25%) Squid
3 2 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (3.13%) Ceph
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 3 (9.38%) BladeLogic
3 3 (9.38%) CA Wily
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.25%) Cacti
4 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.25%) Nagios
4 2 (6.25%) OpenNebula
4 2 (6.25%) WMI
4 2 (6.25%) yum
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) CA
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Teradata