The first table below looks at the demand for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Scotland 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 115 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing LDAP 12 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 3.64% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £373 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% +7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £320 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £408 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+156.78% -38.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 220 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.16% 8.95% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 104 117
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Scotland region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Scotland region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 7 £300 -28.57% 1
Edinburgh -19 1 £525 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - -
LDAP
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LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (43.48%) Java
1 10 (43.48%) Kerberos
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) Identity Management
2 9 (39.13%) Subversion
3 8 (34.78%) X.500
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) JBoss
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) PKI
5 6 (26.09%) Maven
5 6 (26.09%) ForgeRock
5 6 (26.09%) JAAS
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) IIS
5 6 (26.09%) Apache
6 5 (21.74%) SSL
6 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
6 5 (21.74%) HTTP
6 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Wireshark

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (26.09%) IIS
1 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Kerberos
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) X.500
4 5 (21.74%) SSL
4 5 (21.74%) HTTP
4 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
5 4 (17.39%) X.509
6 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
3 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 5 (21.74%) Fiddler
4 4 (17.39%) Ant
5 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) JAAS
2 4 (17.39%) Drools
2 4 (17.39%) jBPM
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) XSLT
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) Java EE
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) COM
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Identity Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (21.74%) BPMN
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) MCP
5 3 (13.04%) MCSE
5 3 (13.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) OpenSSO
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) JBoss
3 6 (26.09%) ForgeRock
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) HP