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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 47 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing LDAP 27 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.53% 1.01% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 4.02% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+74.76% -9.72%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 199 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.98% 25.16% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 76 114
Average daily rate £290 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £21.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
LDAP
Berkshire

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 23 April 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 20 (58.82%) Configuration Management
2 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) DNS
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) L2TP
3 16 (47.06%) Velocent
4 15 (44.12%) GGSN
4 15 (44.12%) SGSN
4 15 (44.12%) Problem Management
4 15 (44.12%) Fault Management
4 15 (44.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 15 (44.12%) Juniper
4 15 (44.12%) Change Management
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 12 (35.29%) Performance Management
7 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (26.47%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (26.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
9 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
9 9 (26.47%) C#
9 9 (26.47%) OLAP
9 9 (26.47%) MS Office
9 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 9 (26.47%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) DNS
2 16 (47.06%) L2TP
3 15 (44.12%) GGSN
3 15 (44.12%) SGSN
4 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 8 (23.53%) SS7
5 7 (20.59%) DHCP
5 7 (20.59%) MGW
6 5 (14.71%) Firewall
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
7 4 (11.76%) LAN
8 3 (8.82%) MPLS
8 3 (8.82%) SAN
8 3 (8.82%) NAS
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.88%) 4G
9 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.94%) SDH
10 1 (2.94%) ATM
10 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (26.47%) OLAP
2 9 (26.47%) DTS
3 6 (17.65%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 4 (11.76%) Maven
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) NOC Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Network Support
3 3 (8.82%) Server Support
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Configuration Management
2 15 (44.12%) Problem Management
2 15 (44.12%) Fault Management
2 15 (44.12%) Change Management
3 12 (35.29%) Performance Management
4 7 (20.59%) Web Development
5 6 (17.65%) Document Management
5 6 (17.65%) Workflow
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
8 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) NLBS
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Velocent
2 15 (44.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 15 (44.12%) Juniper
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Meridio
5 4 (11.76%) Sybase
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) JBoss
5 4 (11.76%) Remedy
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Huawei
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Nokia
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint