The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 61 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing LDAP 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 1.29% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 5.44% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £425 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -8.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.39 £45.25
% change year-on-year
+95.13% -19.59%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 239 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.57% 23.80% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 83 100
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Reading region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 15 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 15 (45.45%) .NET
4 15 (45.45%) OLAP
4 15 (45.45%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) MS Office
4 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 15 (45.45%) DTS
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (45.45%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (45.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) Web Development
6 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 12 (36.36%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) IIS
7 10 (30.30%) IDOL
7 10 (30.30%) Meridio
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 9 (27.27%) Document Management
8 9 (27.27%) WSUS
8 9 (27.27%) Workflow

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 15 (45.45%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (30.30%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Office
2 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) GGSN
2 5 (15.15%) SGSN
2 5 (15.15%) L2TP
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) SSL
5 2 (6.06%) SS7
5 2 (6.06%) MGW
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) SNMP
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) OLAP
2 15 (45.45%) DTS
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (30.30%) IDOL
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.03%) Trac
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
1 15 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (3.03%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Server Support
4 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.03%) Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Network Support
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
1 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 15 (45.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (6.06%) JNDI
4 1 (3.03%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Web Development
2 9 (27.27%) Document Management
2 9 (27.27%) Workflow
3 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
3 5 (15.15%) Fault Management
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 15 (45.45%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) AWK
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Meridio
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (15.15%) Velocent
4 5 (15.15%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) KANA
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp