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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
England / North West
Rank 116 145 126
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Contract jobs citing LDAP 20 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 2.43% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Median daily rate £400 £300 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+82.22% +1.26%

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
397 575 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.05% 15.06% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 324 211
Median daily rate £383 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +24 18 £400 -
Lancashire +11 1 £500 +33.33%
Merseyside -4 1 £400 +14.28%
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 18 (40.00%) Windows
4 16 (35.56%) Identity Management
5 14 (31.11%) ITIL
5 14 (31.11%) Oracle
5 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
6 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.89%) DNS
7 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
8 11 (24.44%) Workflow
8 11 (24.44%) ServiceNow
9 10 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (22.22%) Web Services
10 9 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) Perl
10 9 (20.00%) DevOps
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (17.78%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) VMware
12 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (15.56%) vSphere
12 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
12 7 (15.56%) Unix
13 6 (13.33%) PHP

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 4 (8.89%) Apache
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) nginx
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) SMTP
4 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) IMAP
4 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.22%) MRTG
4 1 (2.22%) RIP
4 1 (2.22%) RTP
4 1 (2.22%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.67%) JUnit
4 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow Developer
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.22%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (11.11%) Memcached
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) CSS3
4 4 (8.89%) HTML5
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.67%) EJB
5 3 (6.67%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
5 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 3 (6.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.67%) Spring Security
5 3 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Web 2.0
3 4 (8.89%) PKI
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.56%) Unix
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Debian
6 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Identity Management
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Workflow
5 9 (20.00%) DevOps
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (11.11%) Release Management
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
8 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Change Management
9 4 (8.89%) High Availability
9 4 (8.89%) ITSM
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.00%) Perl
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.33%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) CISM
2 2 (4.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) vSphere
3 6 (13.33%) iptables
3 6 (13.33%) Squid
4 5 (11.11%) Postfix
4 5 (11.11%) Varnish
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) Dovecot
6 1 (2.22%) KVM
6 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Nagios
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 6 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.22%) Cacti
2 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.22%) OpenNebula
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
2 11 (24.44%) ServiceNow
3 8 (17.78%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas