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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 128 108 130
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing LDAP 12 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.88% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 6.38% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £285 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +3.57%
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% -
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
395 392 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.58% 13.76% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 201 201
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 30
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £29.50 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Bristol +1 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Gloucestershire -14 5 £450 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 18 (69.23%) Firewall
4 17 (65.38%) Perl
4 17 (65.38%) VMware
5 16 (61.54%) Ubuntu
5 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (61.54%) CentOS
5 16 (61.54%) XenServer
5 16 (61.54%) Puppet
5 16 (61.54%) Hudson
5 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
5 16 (61.54%) DevOps
5 16 (61.54%) Apache
5 16 (61.54%) Samba
5 16 (61.54%) Citrix
6 15 (57.69%) LAN
6 15 (57.69%) WAN
6 15 (57.69%) Bash Shell
7 14 (53.85%) PHP
8 13 (50.00%) Ruby
9 12 (46.15%) Salt
9 12 (46.15%) Windows
9 12 (46.15%) LAMP
9 12 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (42.31%) SQL
10 11 (42.31%) CCNA

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (61.54%) Apache
2 9 (34.62%) nginx
2 9 (34.62%) Confluence
2 9 (34.62%) MediaWiki
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) WAN
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
4 8 (30.77%) IPv6
4 8 (30.77%) IPsec
4 8 (30.77%) OSPF
4 8 (30.77%) BGP
4 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 8 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) 3G
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) LTE
7 2 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (7.69%) FTP
7 2 (7.69%) HTTP
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Hudson
1 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 9 (34.62%) Subversion
3 9 (34.62%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Perl Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) LAMP
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Wiki
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) CESG
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Ubuntu
2 16 (61.54%) CentOS
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (38.46%) Debian
6 7 (26.92%) UNIX
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (7.69%) Android
8 2 (7.69%) Solaris
8 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (61.54%) DevOps
2 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (30.77%) Build Automation
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) Database Theory
6 6 (23.08%) Relational Database Theory
7 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
9 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Perl
2 15 (57.69%) Bash Shell
3 14 (53.85%) PHP
4 13 (50.00%) Ruby
5 11 (42.31%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) Python
8 2 (7.69%) Erlang
8 2 (7.69%) C
9 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CCNA
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Samba
1 16 (61.54%) XenServer
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Postfix
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) Kerio MailServer
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) Puppet
2 12 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (46.15%) Salt
3 9 (34.62%) ZABBIX
4 3 (11.54%) Nagios
4 3 (11.54%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) NEC
5 2 (7.69%) Mitel
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 2 (7.69%) Infor
5 2 (7.69%) Kerio
5 2 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Huawei
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco