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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 64 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing LDAP 16 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 0.23% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 1.09% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+14.46% -11.66%
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
271 184 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 21.45% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 18 (78.26%) Web Services
1 18 (78.26%) HTTP
1 18 (78.26%) SSL
2 15 (65.22%) DNS
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Apache
3 14 (60.87%) High Availability
4 13 (56.52%) Splunk
4 13 (56.52%) Puppet
4 13 (56.52%) OpenStack
4 13 (56.52%) MCollective
4 13 (56.52%) collectd
4 13 (56.52%) logstash
4 13 (56.52%) ZABBIX
4 13 (56.52%) Cacti
4 13 (56.52%) Ganglia
4 13 (56.52%) qmail
4 13 (56.52%) nginx
4 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (56.52%) Graphite
4 13 (56.52%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
4 13 (56.52%) Python
4 13 (56.52%) Perl
4 13 (56.52%) MySQL
4 13 (56.52%) WebLogic
4 13 (56.52%) JBoss
4 13 (56.52%) SMTP
4 13 (56.52%) Nagios
4 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (60.87%) Apache
2 13 (56.52%) JBoss
2 13 (56.52%) nginx
2 13 (56.52%) OpenStack
2 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
2 13 (56.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Lync
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) HTTP
1 18 (78.26%) SSL
2 15 (65.22%) DNS
3 13 (56.52%) SMTP
4 5 (21.74%) FTP
4 5 (21.74%) SSH
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (8.70%) Skype
7 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Support Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Support Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Applications Support
3 7 (30.43%) Applications Support Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Linux Support
3 7 (30.43%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) Web Services
2 13 (56.52%) LAMP
2 13 (56.52%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (56.52%) MCollective
3 4 (17.39%) JMS
3 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 4 (17.39%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) SOAP
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (8.70%) XMPP
5 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 4 (17.39%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) High Availability
2 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Perl
1 13 (56.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) qmail
1 13 (56.52%) Squid
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Cacti
1 13 (56.52%) collectd
1 13 (56.52%) Ganglia
1 13 (56.52%) Graphite
1 13 (56.52%) logstash
1 13 (56.52%) Nagios
1 13 (56.52%) Puppet
1 13 (56.52%) ZABBIX
2 4 (17.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Splunk
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) CA
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Polycom
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat