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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 144 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing LDAP 12 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 4.15% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate £325 £408 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% -32.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -11.66%
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
596 434 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.63% 13.33% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 212 175
Average daily rate £420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £452 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.13 £18.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 6 £400 -
Cheshire -12 5 £300 -30.63%
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) Solaris
6 5 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) High Availability
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (16.00%) DNS
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tuxedo
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) SMTP
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) IMAP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.00%) MRTG
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) POP3
4 1 (4.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Mobile Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) HACMP
1 2 (8.00%) PKI
1 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Solaris
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) PHP
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) GPFS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (8.00%) Snort
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (4.00%) Dovecot
4 1 (4.00%) iptables
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.00%) Cacti
3 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Veritas
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore