The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 104 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing LDAP 39 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 0.93% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 8.06% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 5
Median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £29.09 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.99% -59.03%
LDAP
UK

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
577 335 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.83% 11.54% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 151 168
Median daily rate £330 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 17 £413 +10.00%
Renfrewshire -31 16 £317 -8.90%
Glasgow +4 2 - -
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) DNS
3 26 (43.33%) PKI
4 23 (38.33%) Windows
5 22 (36.67%) Linux
6 21 (35.00%) Unix
6 21 (35.00%) Kerberos
7 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (30.00%) X.500
7 18 (30.00%) Replication
8 17 (28.33%) Finance
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.00%) DHCP
11 12 (20.00%) Solaris
11 12 (20.00%) Java
11 12 (20.00%) Oracle
11 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 11 (18.33%) Identity Management
12 11 (18.33%) Perl
13 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.67%) VMware
13 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.00%) Nagios
14 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 8 (13.33%) MCP
15 8 (13.33%) Veritas
15 8 (13.33%) Clustering

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.33%) Apache
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) lighttpd
3 3 (5.00%) nginx
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) DNS
2 21 (35.00%) Kerberos
3 18 (30.00%) X.500
4 12 (20.00%) DHCP
5 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) Firewall
6 7 (11.67%) SSL
7 5 (8.33%) HTTP
8 4 (6.67%) Network Security
8 4 (6.67%) SAN
9 3 (5.00%) FTP
9 3 (5.00%) Internet
9 3 (5.00%) IPv4
9 3 (5.00%) IPv6
9 3 (5.00%) SMTP
9 3 (5.00%) SNMP
9 3 (5.00%) SSH
9 3 (5.00%) WAN
10 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
10 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) DB2
5 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) Informix
7 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.33%) Ant
2 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Gradle
2 2 (3.33%) Grunt
2 2 (3.33%) gulp
2 2 (3.33%) Hudson
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Maven
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Consultant
3 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Developer
3 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Administrator
5 2 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) Identity Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) LAMP
1 6 (10.00%) OAuth
1 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) HTML
2 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 5 (8.33%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) Servlets
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) Django
4 3 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (5.00%) Laravel
4 3 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.33%) J2EE
5 2 (3.33%) Java EE
5 2 (3.33%) JDBC
5 2 (3.33%) JSF
5 2 (3.33%) JSP
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) PKI
2 18 (30.00%) Replication
3 8 (13.33%) Clustering
4 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
5 6 (10.00%) Hedge funds
5 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
6 5 (8.33%) DataPower
6 5 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Linux
3 21 (35.00%) Unix
4 12 (20.00%) Solaris
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (5.00%) Debian
9 3 (5.00%) SUSE
10 2 (3.33%) AIX
10 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Identity Management
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) RAD
4 4 (6.67%) DevOps
5 3 (5.00%) High Availability
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL
5 3 (5.00%) Network Design
5 3 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.33%) Data Security
6 2 (3.33%) Information Security
6 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.33%) SOA
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
6 2 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) Perl
3 8 (13.33%) Ruby
4 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.00%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) VBA
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.33%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) C-shell
8 2 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) MCP
4 8 (13.33%) MCTS
5 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) COBIT
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (13.33%) Veritas File System
2 8 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.33%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Docker
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.33%) Samba
6 2 (3.33%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.67%) RACF
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.67%) vSphere
7 1 (1.67%) XenApp
7 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Nagios
2 7 (11.67%) Tivoli
3 6 (10.00%) TADDM
4 5 (8.33%) SCOM
4 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Cacti
5 3 (5.00%) Munin
5 3 (5.00%) SCCM
6 2 (3.33%) Ansible
6 2 (3.33%) CA Wily
6 2 (3.33%) logstash
6 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.33%) Puppet
6 2 (3.33%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Veritas
5 6 (10.00%) Citrix
5 6 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) CA
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco
6 5 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.33%) Google
8 2 (3.33%) Imperva
8 2 (3.33%) Splunk
8 2 (3.33%) Sybase
9 1 (1.67%) Sun