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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 101 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing LDAP 27 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.76% 3.48% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -38.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £237 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £350 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £58.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-32.75% +0.86%
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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
348 287 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.79% 11.62% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 107 137
Average daily rate £344 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £129 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 2015.

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 March 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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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 +2 11 £413 +60.44% 1
Glasgow - 5 £325 -
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
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LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
3 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (39.47%) Windows
5 14 (36.84%) UNIX
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle
6 13 (34.21%) DNS
7 11 (28.95%) HP
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) EMC
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
9 8 (21.05%) Kerberos
9 8 (21.05%) JBoss
9 8 (21.05%) Solaris
9 8 (21.05%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) VMware
10 7 (18.42%) ITIL
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) MCSE
10 7 (18.42%) DHCP
11 6 (15.79%) Apache
11 6 (15.79%) Perl
11 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.79%) PKI
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
12 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
12 5 (13.16%) Java
12 5 (13.16%) MS Excel

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.89%) ColdFusion
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) Kerberos
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) SAN
5 4 (10.53%) X.500
5 4 (10.53%) SSL
6 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
6 3 (7.89%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (7.89%) Firewall
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.26%) NAS
8 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Administrator
2 10 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Head of Security
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) J2EE
1 2 (5.26%) JSP
1 2 (5.26%) Struts
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
1 2 (5.26%) XML
1 2 (5.26%) JMS
1 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.26%) Ajax
1 2 (5.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) PKI
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) DataPower
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) UNIX
5 8 (21.05%) Solaris
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
3 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) Release Management
3 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Change Control
4 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (5.26%) Data Security
4 2 (5.26%) BCP
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) SEO
5 1 (2.63%) Validation
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) RHCE
5 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.26%) OCP
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.26%) RACF
4 2 (5.26%) Samba
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SELinux
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) HP
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) EMC
5 8 (21.05%) VMware
6 5 (13.16%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) CA
7 4 (10.53%) Sun
8 3 (7.89%) F5
8 3 (7.89%) ForgeRock
8 3 (7.89%) IBM
8 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) Adobe
9 2 (5.26%) CommVault
10 1 (2.63%) Veeam
10 1 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) Veritas
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