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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 69 75 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing LDAP 12 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.16% 0.10% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 0.49% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £450 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £29.17 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.55% -58.91%
LDAP
Berkshire

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
291 203 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.23% 20.44% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 90
Average daily rate £400 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (66.67%) High Availability
2 19 (63.33%) DNS
3 16 (53.33%) SSL
3 16 (53.33%) HTTP
3 16 (53.33%) Web Services
4 14 (46.67%) Apache
4 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 13 (43.33%) JBoss
5 13 (43.33%) SMTP
5 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
5 13 (43.33%) Python
5 13 (43.33%) Perl
5 13 (43.33%) MySQL
5 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
5 13 (43.33%) Nagios
5 13 (43.33%) Configuration Management
5 13 (43.33%) Splunk
5 13 (43.33%) OpenStack
5 13 (43.33%) MCollective
5 13 (43.33%) collectd
5 13 (43.33%) logstash
5 13 (43.33%) ZABBIX
5 13 (43.33%) Cacti
5 13 (43.33%) Ganglia
5 13 (43.33%) qmail
5 13 (43.33%) nginx
5 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (43.33%) Puppet
5 13 (43.33%) LAMP
5 13 (43.33%) VMware

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 13 (43.33%) JBoss
2 13 (43.33%) nginx
2 13 (43.33%) OpenStack
2 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) DNS
2 16 (53.33%) HTTP
2 16 (53.33%) SSL
3 13 (43.33%) SMTP
4 6 (20.00%) 3G
4 6 (20.00%) 4G
4 6 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (20.00%) INAP
4 6 (20.00%) LTE
4 6 (20.00%) MGW
4 6 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
6 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 3 (10.00%) FTP
6 3 (10.00%) SSH
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (6.67%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (6.67%) Skype
8 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (20.00%) Back Office
2 4 (13.33%) Front Office
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) French Language
3 3 (10.00%) German Language
3 3 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (10.00%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Applications Support
4 7 (23.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Linux Support
4 7 (23.33%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 4G Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) OBIEE Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) Web Services
2 13 (43.33%) LAMP
2 13 (43.33%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (43.33%) MCollective
3 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 6 (20.00%) SPML
5 4 (13.33%) OAuth2
5 4 (13.33%) SAML
6 2 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) XMPP
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware
7 1 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) High Availability
2 13 (43.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) B2B
5 4 (13.33%) B2C
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Network Design
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) HNC
2 4 (13.33%) HND
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) qmail
1 13 (43.33%) Squid
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Cacti
1 13 (43.33%) collectd
1 13 (43.33%) Ganglia
1 13 (43.33%) Graphite
1 13 (43.33%) logstash
1 13 (43.33%) Nagios
1 13 (43.33%) Puppet
1 13 (43.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Splunk
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Nokia
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya
4 2 (6.67%) CA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Polycom
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat