The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 128 124 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing LDAP 15 11 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.36% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 3.06% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 39
Median daily rate £423 £225 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.77% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £215 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £29.17 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.55% -58.91%
LDAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
510 359 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.14% 11.86% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 203 217
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the South West region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the South West region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +3 6 £450 +20.00%
Dorset - 6 £393 -
Wiltshire - 3 £440 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) Unix
5 11 (39.29%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Process Improvement
6 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Python
6 10 (35.71%) Firewall
7 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
8 7 (25.00%) J2EE
9 6 (21.43%) Perl
9 6 (21.43%) MQSeries
9 6 (21.43%) FTP
9 6 (21.43%) HTTP
9 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 6 (21.43%) VPN
9 6 (21.43%) HTTPS
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) Nagios
9 6 (21.43%) NetApp
9 6 (21.43%) Samba
9 6 (21.43%) IPsec
9 6 (21.43%) Network Security
9 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
9 6 (21.43%) Computer Science

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) FTP
2 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 6 (21.43%) HTTPS
2 6 (21.43%) IPsec
2 6 (21.43%) NAS
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) VPN
3 5 (17.86%) tcpdump
3 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (3.57%) INAP
5 1 (3.57%) ISUP
5 1 (3.57%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Subject Matter Expert
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) JMS
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Process Improvement
3 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.57%) BCP
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
7 1 (3.57%) System Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.57%) UML
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
4 6 (21.43%) Perl
5 5 (17.86%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HND
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (21.43%) Samba
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Nagios
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) F5
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) NetApp
4 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia Networks