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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 128 120 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Contract jobs citing LDAP 9 13 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.44% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 3.16% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
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£320 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £270 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £378 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.39 £45.25
% change year-on-year
+95.13% -19.59%
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
476 411 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 13.90% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 213 184
Average daily rate £320 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 53
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £14.50 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Cheshire +4 4 £320 +4.06%
Merseyside - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Middleware
2 8 (42.11%) PKI
2 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) AIX
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) VBScript
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) C
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
7 3 (15.79%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
8 2 (10.53%) IIS
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (26.32%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) MSDE
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) PKI
2 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Tandem
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) HPUX
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ETL
2 2 (10.53%) Security Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) VBScript
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Foglight
2 2 (10.53%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Tumbleweed
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) JBoss
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Intel
6 1 (5.26%) Lumesse
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) webMethods
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Teradata
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