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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 116 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 4.37% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £373 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +49.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.39 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+95.13% -36.72%
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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
340 229 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.41% 9.26% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 105 120
Average daily rate £316 £361 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% +34.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.66 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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
Glasgow - 6 £312 - 1
Stirling - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (65.00%) Kerberos
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) X.500
3 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) PKI
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) IIS
7 6 (30.00%) MCP
7 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (30.00%) MCTS
7 6 (30.00%) ForgeRock
8 5 (25.00%) Fiddler
8 5 (25.00%) Replication
8 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (25.00%) Subversion
8 5 (25.00%) Apache
8 5 (25.00%) HTTP
8 5 (25.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Ant
9 4 (20.00%) Maven

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Kerberos
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 11 (55.00%) X.500
4 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (25.00%) HTTP
4 5 (25.00%) SSL
5 4 (20.00%) X.509
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
1 5 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Designer
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) JAAS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) COM
4 1 (5.00%) jBPM
4 1 (5.00%) Drools
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) PKI
2 5 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) DataPower
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) BPMN
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (30.00%) MCTS
4 6 (30.00%) MCP
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) OpenSSO
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) ForgeRock
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) CA