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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 123 120 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing LDAP 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 3.19% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£398 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £345 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £71.00 £36.39
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +95.13%
LDAP
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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
303 345 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.24% 12.60% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 - 4 £363 -
Renfrewshire +9 3 £450 +36.36%
Glasgow -1 2 £350 +12.22% 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (45.95%) MCSE
3 17 (45.95%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) DNS
5 13 (35.14%) PKI
6 12 (32.43%) HP
7 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
7 11 (29.73%) X.500
7 11 (29.73%) Replication
7 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
7 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (27.03%) Kerberos
8 10 (27.03%) Linux
8 10 (27.03%) UNIX
9 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
9 8 (21.62%) Migration
9 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
9 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (13.51%) IBM
11 5 (13.51%) Degree
11 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
12 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
12 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (10.81%) DataPower

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) X.500
3 10 (27.03%) Kerberos
4 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
5 3 (8.11%) SSL
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Ant
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Server Support
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) JMS
2 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.41%) Ajax
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
2 2 (5.41%) Struts
2 2 (5.41%) JPA
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) PKI
2 11 (29.73%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) DataPower
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
1 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
2 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Data Transformation
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) EAI
4 1 (2.70%) SOA
4 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (45.95%) MCSE
3 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) MCP
6 3 (8.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (8.11%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) HP
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 4 (10.81%) CA
6 3 (8.11%) EMC
6 3 (8.11%) Veritas
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) Adobe
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) TIBCO