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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
England / North West
Rank 108 149 120
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -29
Contract jobs citing LDAP 26 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.20% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 1.37% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £405 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-34.92% +13.75%

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
415 586 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.83% 14.93% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 320 193
Median daily rate £390 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +31 21 £400 -11.11%
Cheshire +28 3 £325 -23.52%
Merseyside 0 2 £400 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 (44.68%) Linux
1 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 15 (31.91%) Identity Management
4 14 (29.79%) Oracle
4 14 (29.79%) DNS
5 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
5 13 (27.66%) ITIL
6 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
7 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.40%) Perl
8 10 (21.28%) VMware
8 10 (21.28%) Workflow
8 10 (21.28%) ServiceNow
8 10 (21.28%) DevOps
9 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) XML
10 8 (17.02%) Apache
10 8 (17.02%) Java
10 8 (17.02%) PHP
10 8 (17.02%) Nagios
10 8 (17.02%) Unix
10 8 (17.02%) Squid
10 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.02%) iptables

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 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) JBoss
3 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 3 (6.38%) nginx
5 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (6.38%) SAS
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) HTTP
2 5 (10.64%) SSL
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 4 (8.51%) SMTP
4 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.38%) IMAP
4 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
4 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
4 3 (6.38%) MRTG
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) RIP
6 1 (2.13%) RTP
6 1 (2.13%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
2 8 (17.02%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
1 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
1 9 (19.15%) XML
2 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.64%) Memcached
3 5 (10.64%) Middleware
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
4 4 (8.51%) CSS3
4 4 (8.51%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.38%) jQuery
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
5 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.38%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) PKI
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) BBC
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) Unix
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.38%) CentOS
7 3 (6.38%) Debian
7 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Identity Management
2 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) DevOps
4 10 (21.28%) Workflow
5 8 (17.02%) ITIL V3
6 6 (12.77%) Open Source
6 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) Service Management
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.51%) High Availability
8 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.51%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.51%) Release Management
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.40%) Perl
3 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.02%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) PHP
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.38%) C
6 3 (6.38%) Korn
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) CISM
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) iptables
2 8 (17.02%) Squid
3 7 (14.89%) vSphere
4 5 (10.64%) Postfix
4 5 (10.64%) Varnish
5 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.38%) Dovecot
6 3 (6.38%) KVM
6 3 (6.38%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.13%) Ceph
7 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Nagios
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (12.77%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.38%) Cacti
3 3 (6.38%) HAProxy
3 3 (6.38%) OpenNebula
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.26%) CA Wily
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
3 10 (21.28%) ServiceNow
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) Twitter
5 2 (4.26%) CA
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Veritas