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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 70 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing LDAP 7 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.81% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 2.93% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £71.00 £36.39
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +95.13%
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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
207 239 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.62% 27.69% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 83
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (50.00%) JMS
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) CA
1 4 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) SSH
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 4 (50.00%) DataPower
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SAML
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Yammer
4 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) ISUP
2 1 (12.50%) INAP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) JMS
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 4 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (50.00%) DataPower
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VMS
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) CA
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks