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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 106 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing LDAP 14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.48% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 4.25% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £213 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £186 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £249 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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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
351 259 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.30% 11.35% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 91 139
Average daily rate £349 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.90 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.70 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -5 10 £500 +135.29% 2
West Lothian - 2 - -
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LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) DNS
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (33.33%) EMC
5 8 (33.33%) Kerberos
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) Apache
7 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) X.500
7 6 (25.00%) Replication
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) PKI
8 5 (20.83%) SAN
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Sun
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.67%) RHCE
9 4 (16.67%) MCP
9 4 (16.67%) JBoss
9 4 (16.67%) Perl
9 4 (16.67%) Finance

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) ColdFusion
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 6 (25.00%) X.500
4 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (12.50%) Firewall
6 3 (12.50%) SSH
6 3 (12.50%) BIG-IP
6 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (8.33%) SSL
8 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Security
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
1 6 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) Solaris
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Data Security
3 2 (8.33%) BCP
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
2 4 (16.67%) MCP
2 4 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) RACF
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (4.17%) SELinux
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 8 (33.33%) EMC
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Sun
6 3 (12.50%) F5
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
6 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) Veritas
7 2 (8.33%) CA
7 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
8 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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