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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 72 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing LDAP 1 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.100% 2.56% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 10.31% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate
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- £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%
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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
195 262 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.44% 24.86% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 76
Average daily rate £363 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) INAP
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) MGW
2 4 (66.67%) SCTP
2 4 (66.67%) XCAP
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) 4G
2 4 (66.67%) M3UA
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) SCCP
2 4 (66.67%) SMPP
2 4 (66.67%) Megaco
2 4 (66.67%) TCAP
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) INAP
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) MGW
2 4 (66.67%) SCTP
2 4 (66.67%) XCAP
2 4 (66.67%) 4G
2 4 (66.67%) M3UA
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) SCCP
2 4 (66.67%) SMPP
2 4 (66.67%) Megaco
2 4 (66.67%) TCAP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks