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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 147 150 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing LDAP 17 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.051% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 0.39% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £29.17 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.55% -58.91%
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
600 511 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.94% 13.13% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 234 183
Median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Lancashire - 8 £370 -
Cheshire - 6 £300 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Manchester -9 1 - - 1
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Apache
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) HTTP
5 5 (19.23%) Puppet
6 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (15.38%) Lua
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 4 (15.38%) VB
6 4 (15.38%) Unix
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
6 4 (15.38%) HTTPS

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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
4 3 (11.54%) SMTP
5 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 2 (7.69%) X.500
6 1 (3.85%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) FTP
6 1 (3.85%) IMAP
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.85%) MRTG
6 1 (3.85%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Mobile Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) SAML
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
1 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 2 (7.69%) HPUX
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Microservices
3 3 (11.54%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
4 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.85%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) Lua
3 4 (15.38%) VB
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Korn
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) Snort
3 2 (7.69%) vCloud
3 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.85%) iptables
4 1 (3.85%) KVM
4 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (7.69%) yum
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) MobileIron
4 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
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