The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 112 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing LDAP 12 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.37% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 3.25% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £188 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +16.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
354 277 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.84% 11.35% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Edinburgh -9 11 £500 +33.33% 3
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Kerberos
3 11 (45.83%) X.500
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (29.17%) Replication
6 7 (29.17%) PKI
7 6 (25.00%) EMC
7 6 (25.00%) Apache
7 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (25.00%) Solaris
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) MCP
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) MCTS
9 4 (16.67%) Perl
9 4 (16.67%) JBoss
9 4 (16.67%) RHCE
9 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
9 4 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) ColdFusion
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) Kerberos
2 11 (45.83%) X.500
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) SSH
3 3 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Security
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
1 7 (29.17%) PKI
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
1 4 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.83%) MCP
3 5 (20.83%) MCTS
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) RHCE
5 3 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) EMC
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) F5
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) Veritas
6 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock