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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 63 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing LDAP 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.90% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 3.90% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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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
180 231 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.61% 23.08% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1014.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) SMPP
2 4 (50.00%) Megaco
2 4 (50.00%) TCAP
2 4 (50.00%) SCCP
2 4 (50.00%) INAP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 4 (50.00%) MGW
2 4 (50.00%) SCTP
2 4 (50.00%) XCAP
2 4 (50.00%) 4G
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) M3UA
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows SharePoint Services

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) SMPP
2 4 (50.00%) Megaco
2 4 (50.00%) TCAP
2 4 (50.00%) SCCP
2 4 (50.00%) INAP
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 4 (50.00%) MGW
2 4 (50.00%) SCTP
2 4 (50.00%) XCAP
2 4 (50.00%) 4G
2 4 (50.00%) M3UA
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) DTS
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Meridio
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp