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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 102 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing LDAP 25 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 3.29% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Average daily rate
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£347 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £233 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%
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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
354 334 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.70% 12.64% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 142 146
Average daily rate £328 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
Average hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +3 8 £375 +47.05% 1
Aberdeen - 7 £230 -
Glasgow -1 5 £325 -18.75% 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £348 -
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LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (39.47%) Windows
6 14 (36.84%) DNS
7 13 (34.21%) UNIX
7 13 (34.21%) Oracle
7 13 (34.21%) HP
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
10 8 (21.05%) Kerberos
10 8 (21.05%) JBoss
10 8 (21.05%) PKI
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 7 (18.42%) MCSE
11 7 (18.42%) ITIL
11 7 (18.42%) Solaris
11 7 (18.42%) SQL
11 7 (18.42%) DHCP
11 7 (18.42%) EMC
12 6 (15.79%) X.500
12 6 (15.79%) Perl
12 6 (15.79%) Apache
12 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.79%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) Replication
13 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) Tomcat
1 8 (21.05%) JBoss
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.89%) ColdFusion
6 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
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 AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) Kerberos
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) X.500
5 4 (10.53%) SAN
6 3 (7.89%) Firewall
6 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
6 3 (7.89%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.26%) SSL
8 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) 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 Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems 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%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Server Support
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
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%) J2EE
1 2 (5.26%) JMS
1 2 (5.26%) JPA
1 2 (5.26%) Ajax
1 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) PKI
2 6 (15.79%) 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%) DataPower
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 13 (34.21%) UNIX
5 7 (18.42%) 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 Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
3 3 (7.89%) Release Management
3 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) BCP
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Control
4 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.26%) Data Security
4 2 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (2.63%) SEO
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) RHCE
5 3 (7.89%) MCTS
5 3 (7.89%) MCP
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.26%) OCP
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) Samba
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
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
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 13 (34.21%) HP
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) VMware
5 7 (18.42%) EMC
6 5 (13.16%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) Sun
7 4 (10.53%) CA
8 3 (7.89%) F5
8 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.89%) ForgeRock
9 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) Adobe
9 2 (5.26%) CommVault
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.63%) Veeam