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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 146 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs citing LDAP 2 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.20% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 1.63% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £310 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%
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
503 369 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.71% 12.20% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 175 122
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Manchester -13 2 - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (90.00%) UNIX
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) IIS
3 15 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 13 (65.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (40.00%) Sun
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (30.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) CA
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) iPlanet
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
10 3 (15.00%) PKI
10 3 (15.00%) DB2
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (10.00%) SQL
11 2 (10.00%) ETL
11 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
11 2 (10.00%) Middleware
12 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 1 (5.00%) JMX
12 1 (5.00%) JAAS

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (80.00%) IIS
2 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (20.00%) iPlanet
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) AMQP
2 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) IPv4
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) MQTT
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (5.00%) Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Consultant
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) JMX
2 1 (5.00%) JAAS
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) UNIX
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.00%) MOM
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Sun
3 5 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft