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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 133 153 134
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing LDAP 24 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 1.88% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Median daily rate £408 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £490 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.24% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £45.50 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+8.70% +27.89%
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
471 586 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.80% 14.00% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 349 245
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.25 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Manchester +13 14 £390 -22.00% 2
Cheshire +13 6 £425 +36.00%
Merseyside +2 4 - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) Apache
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
5 15 (37.50%) HTTP
6 14 (35.00%) Oracle
7 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
8 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.00%) VMware
10 9 (22.50%) JSON
10 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) SAML
10 9 (22.50%) Tivoli
10 9 (22.50%) HTTPS
10 9 (22.50%) Identity Management
10 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (22.50%) Microservices
11 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (20.00%) DNS
11 8 (20.00%) VB
11 8 (20.00%) Java
11 8 (20.00%) Lua
11 8 (20.00%) Open Source
12 7 (17.50%) vSphere
12 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
12 7 (17.50%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (17.50%) Unix

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 18 (45.00%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) nginx
5 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (7.50%) SAS
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) HTTP
2 9 (22.50%) HTTPS
3 8 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) SSL
5 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) SMTP
6 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (7.50%) IMAP
6 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
6 3 (7.50%) MRTG
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) RIP
7 1 (2.50%) RTP
7 1 (2.50%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Middleware Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) JSON
1 9 (22.50%) SAML
2 6 (15.00%) Middleware
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) CSS3
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (7.50%) SOAP
5 3 (7.50%) Spring
5 3 (7.50%) Spring Boot
5 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Spring Security
5 3 (7.50%) WSDL
5 3 (7.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PKI
1 4 (10.00%) Replication
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) BBC
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) RIA
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Unix
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.50%) CentOS
7 3 (7.50%) Debian
7 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Identity Management
2 9 (22.50%) Microservices
3 8 (20.00%) Open Source
4 7 (17.50%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) MVC
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.50%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) Lua
2 8 (20.00%) VB
3 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 6 (15.00%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) C
4 3 (7.50%) Jython
4 3 (7.50%) Korn
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) Dovecot
4 3 (7.50%) iptables
4 3 (7.50%) KVM
4 3 (7.50%) Sendmail
4 3 (7.50%) Squid
5 1 (2.50%) Ceph
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Tivoli
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (15.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (7.50%) BladeLogic
3 3 (7.50%) CA Wily
3 3 (7.50%) Cacti
3 3 (7.50%) HAProxy
3 3 (7.50%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) OpenNebula
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) CA
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas