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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 118 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing LDAP 10 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 2.77% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
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£353 £438 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £44.99 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-70.65% +36.31%
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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
327 289 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.88% 11.40% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 119 142
Average daily rate £324 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £10.73 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 5 £450 -7.69%
Glasgow - 1 £324 -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
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LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (77.27%) DNS
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Kerberos
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) X.500
3 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (36.36%) PKI
7 7 (31.82%) MCTS
7 7 (31.82%) Replication
7 7 (31.82%) MCP
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) UNIX
10 4 (18.18%) HP
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 4 (18.18%) IBM
11 3 (13.64%) SSL
11 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.64%) MCSE
11 3 (13.64%) EMC
11 3 (13.64%) SAN
11 3 (13.64%) Solaris
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Validation
11 3 (13.64%) Veritas

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) Kerberos
2 13 (59.09%) X.500
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) SSH
3 3 (13.64%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Security
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) PKI
2 7 (31.82%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) DataPower
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
2 3 (13.64%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (31.82%) MCTS
4 7 (31.82%) MCP
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) MCSE
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 3 (13.64%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) ForgeRock
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) CA