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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 115 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing LDAP 36 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 6.94% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 7
Average daily rate £393 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.87% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £230 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.09 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £29.17 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.55% -58.91%
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
558 360 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.67% 11.86% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 171 150
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 17 £475 +26.66% 4
Renfrewshire -24 13 £325 -6.60% 1
Glasgow +4 2 - -
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
2 35 (52.24%) DNS
3 27 (40.30%) PKI
4 25 (37.31%) Unix
5 22 (32.84%) Windows
5 22 (32.84%) X.500
6 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
6 21 (31.34%) Kerberos
6 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (29.85%) Finance
7 20 (29.85%) Replication
8 17 (25.37%) Linux
8 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
9 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
10 13 (19.40%) Solaris
10 13 (19.40%) Oracle
11 12 (17.91%) MCP
11 12 (17.91%) Tivoli
11 12 (17.91%) Identity Management
11 12 (17.91%) MCTS
12 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (16.42%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
12 11 (16.42%) DHCP
12 11 (16.42%) IBM
12 11 (16.42%) Java
13 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
13 10 (14.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 10 (14.93%) CA
13 10 (14.93%) VMware

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 35 (52.24%) DNS
2 22 (32.84%) X.500
3 21 (31.34%) Kerberos
4 11 (16.42%) DHCP
5 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.94%) SSL
7 6 (8.96%) HTTPS
7 6 (8.96%) SAN
8 5 (7.46%) Firewall
9 3 (4.48%) Internet
9 3 (4.48%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (4.48%) WAN
10 2 (2.99%) HTTP
10 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (1.49%) BGP
11 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.49%) LAN
11 1 (1.49%) OSPF
11 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) Informix
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Ant
3 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.99%) Gradle
3 2 (2.99%) Grunt
3 2 (2.99%) gulp
3 2 (2.99%) Hudson
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Maven
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Consultant
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
3 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Specialist
3 4 (5.97%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (4.48%) Administrator
4 3 (4.48%) Identity Management Specialist
4 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) Developer
5 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (2.99%) Security Consultant
5 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (2.99%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (2.99%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 6 (8.96%) J2EE
2 6 (8.96%) OAuth
2 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) LAMP
4 3 (4.48%) Servlets
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) Java EE
5 2 (2.99%) JDBC
5 2 (2.99%) JSP
5 2 (2.99%) SOAP
5 2 (2.99%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.49%) JSF
6 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) PKI
2 20 (29.85%) Replication
3 10 (14.93%) DataPower
4 8 (11.94%) Clustering
5 7 (10.45%) Mainframe
5 7 (10.45%) Private Cloud
6 6 (8.96%) Hedge funds
6 6 (8.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
7 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.49%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Unix
2 22 (32.84%) Windows
3 17 (25.37%) Linux
4 13 (19.40%) Solaris
5 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
8 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
10 4 (5.97%) AIX
11 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Identity Management
2 11 (16.42%) Identity Access Management
3 10 (14.93%) Migration
4 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.96%) RAD
6 5 (7.46%) DevOps
6 5 (7.46%) Information Security
7 4 (5.97%) Validation
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.48%) Kanban
8 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (2.99%) Data Security
9 2 (2.99%) Database Security
9 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Java
1 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
2 9 (13.43%) Perl
3 8 (11.94%) Ruby
4 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
4 6 (8.96%) VBA
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) C-shell
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) Korn
6 2 (2.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
3 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) MCP
4 12 (17.91%) MCTS
5 5 (7.46%) Degree
6 4 (5.97%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 8 (11.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (11.94%) Veritas File System
3 8 (11.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.99%) Docker
7 2 (2.99%) Samba
7 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.49%) RACF
8 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Tivoli
2 10 (14.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Nagios
3 6 (8.96%) TADDM
4 5 (7.46%) SCOM
5 3 (4.48%) Puppet
5 3 (4.48%) SCCM
6 2 (2.99%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.99%) logstash
6 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.99%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 11 (16.42%) IBM
4 10 (14.93%) CA
4 10 (14.93%) VMware
5 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.43%) Veritas
6 6 (8.96%) Cisco
6 6 (8.96%) Citrix
7 5 (7.46%) HP
8 4 (5.97%) EMC
9 3 (4.48%) SAP
10 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.99%) F5
10 2 (2.99%) ForgeRock
10 2 (2.99%) Google
10 2 (2.99%) Imperva
10 2 (2.99%) Splunk
10 2 (2.99%) Sun
10 2 (2.99%) Sybase
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