The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 128 105 84
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -21
Contract jobs citing LDAP 6 21 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.80% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 5.65% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Average daily rate
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- £310 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 372 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.96% 14.17% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 173 194
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 58
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.17 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
LDAP
England

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 July 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
Manchester -13 3 - - 1
Cheshire -4 2 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (72.73%) UNIX
1 8 (72.73%) PKI
2 7 (63.64%) Middleware
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) DB2
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) AIX
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Security Management
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) BPEL
8 1 (9.09%) JNDI
8 1 (9.09%) Local Government
8 1 (9.09%) Taleo
8 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) MSDE
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (9.09%) Designer
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware Administrator
1 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
1 1 (9.09%) Architect
1 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
1 1 (9.09%) Developer
1 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
1 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) JNDI
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) PKI
2 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) CESG
4 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) BPEL
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Lumesse
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Intel
4 1 (9.09%) SAP