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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 133 158 134
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs citing LDAP 21 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 2.08% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Median daily rate £500 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £284 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -40.84%
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
528 578 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 13.07% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 326 269
Median daily rate £410 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £249 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 51
Median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +17 10 £500 +150.00%
Manchester 0 10 £486 +51.95%
Lancashire +18 1 £550 +37.50%
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 22 (59.46%) Apache
2 20 (54.05%) HTTP
3 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) SAML
4 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
4 14 (37.84%) HTTPS
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) JSON
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Microservices
5 13 (35.14%) Lua
5 13 (35.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (35.14%) VB
5 13 (35.14%) Linux
6 12 (32.43%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) Extreme Programming
8 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle
9 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 7 (18.92%) Open Source
10 7 (18.92%) Unix
10 7 (18.92%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.22%) Replication
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) PKI

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 22 (59.46%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.11%) SAS
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) HTTP
2 14 (37.84%) HTTPS
3 12 (32.43%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) SMTP
5 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.11%) IMAP
5 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) MRTG
5 3 (8.11%) SSL
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) X.500
7 1 (2.70%) RIP
7 1 (2.70%) RTP
7 1 (2.70%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) JSON
1 14 (37.84%) SAML
2 4 (10.81%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) PKI
1 6 (16.22%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Unix
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 3 (8.11%) Debian
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris
5 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (37.84%) Microservices
2 11 (29.73%) Extreme Programming
3 7 (18.92%) Open Source
4 4 (10.81%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) SEO
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) Lua
2 13 (35.14%) VB
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) Jython
4 3 (8.11%) Korn
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Dovecot
3 3 (8.11%) iptables
3 3 (8.11%) KVM
3 3 (8.11%) Sendmail
3 3 (8.11%) Squid
4 2 (5.41%) vCloud
5 1 (2.70%) Ceph
5 1 (2.70%) RACF
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
2 5 (13.51%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) BladeLogic
3 3 (8.11%) CA Wily
3 3 (8.11%) Cacti
3 3 (8.11%) HAProxy
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) OpenNebula
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) WMI
4 2 (5.41%) yum
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Teradata
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas