The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 51 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing LDAP 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 1.47% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 5.93% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £341
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+156.78% -38.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
250 236 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.93% 24.79% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 97
Average daily rate £351 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +51.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
LDAP
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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 July 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 (65.85%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) DNS
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 14 (34.15%) Problem Management
5 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
5 13 (31.71%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (31.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
5 13 (31.71%) Velocent
5 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
5 13 (31.71%) L2TP
5 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
5 13 (31.71%) DTS
5 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
5 13 (31.71%) .NET
5 13 (31.71%) OLAP
5 13 (31.71%) C#
5 13 (31.71%) MS Office
5 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
5 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
6 12 (29.27%) IIS
6 12 (29.27%) Linux
6 12 (29.27%) Change Management
6 12 (29.27%) Juniper
6 12 (29.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
1 13 (31.71%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (29.27%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) L2TP
3 12 (29.27%) GGSN
3 12 (29.27%) SGSN
4 6 (14.63%) SS7
5 5 (12.20%) MGW
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) NAS
7 3 (7.32%) SSL
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.32%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) MPLS
9 1 (2.44%) 4G
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.44%) HTTP
9 1 (2.44%) SNMP
9 1 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) OLAP
2 13 (31.71%) DTS
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (21.95%) IDOL
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.44%) Trac
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
1 13 (31.71%) SharePoint Developer
2 11 (26.83%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Server Support
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
1 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
1 13 (31.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (4.88%) JNDI
4 1 (2.44%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (29.27%) Linux
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Problem Management
2 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
3 12 (29.27%) Change Management
3 12 (29.27%) Fault Management
4 11 (26.83%) Web Development
4 11 (26.83%) Performance Management
5 8 (19.51%) Workflow
5 8 (19.51%) Document Management
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) AWK
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) NLBS
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) WSUS
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Velocent
3 12 (29.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 12 (29.27%) Juniper
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 9 (21.95%) Meridio
5 2 (4.88%) KANA
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Nokia
6 1 (2.44%) Huawei