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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 126 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing LDAP 18 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 3.33% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£408 £467 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.71% +9.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.77% -
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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
458 360 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.35% 13.17% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 153 147
Average daily rate £350 £305 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 61
Average hourly rate £18.13 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
Cheshire +8 11 £433 +29.58%
Manchester -7 5 - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (64.29%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) IIS
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
3 16 (57.14%) UNIX
3 16 (57.14%) CA Single Sign-On
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (32.14%) Sun
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 7 (25.00%) VBScript
7 7 (25.00%) C
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (21.43%) CA
8 6 (21.43%) SLA
8 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.29%) iPlanet
10 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
12 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 2 (7.14%) Java
12 2 (7.14%) Firewall
13 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
13 1 (3.57%) Workflow

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (60.71%) IIS
2 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 4 (14.29%) iPlanet
6 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.57%) JBoss
7 1 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) AMQP
2 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.57%) MQTT
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) IPv4
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Architect
3 1 (3.57%) Management Consultant
3 1 (3.57%) Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) JMS
1 1 (3.57%) ADSI
1 1 (3.57%) JMX
1 1 (3.57%) JAAS
1 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.57%) Java EE
1 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
1 1 (3.57%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
1 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 7 (25.00%) C
2 7 (25.00%) VBScript
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.57%) Samba
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Opsview
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) MOM
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Sun
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) CA
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) ArcSight