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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 140 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs citing LDAP 6 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.88% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 5.69% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 2
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £291 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £71.00 £36.39
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +95.13%
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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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 492 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.38% 15.55% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 297 136
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.12 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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
Wiltshire -4 3 £420 -
Bristol -18 2 £538 +30.30% 1
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England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) PKI
5 7 (41.18%) Apache
6 6 (35.29%) X.509
6 6 (35.29%) Service Management
6 6 (35.29%) Identity Management
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
7 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
8 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 4 (23.53%) UNIX
8 4 (23.53%) MATLAB
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) Python
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) JIRA
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) Confluence

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) MediaWiki
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) nginx
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) X.509
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Telnet
3 1 (5.88%) X.500
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Hudson
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Security Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Architect
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) JDBC
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) JFC
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) PKI
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
4 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 3 (17.65%) Wiki
6 1 (5.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Debian
4 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
1 6 (35.29%) Identity Management
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) C++
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
1 4 (23.53%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Postfix
3 3 (17.65%) iptables
3 3 (17.65%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
2 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
3 3 (17.65%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (5.88%) logstash
4 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) BMC
2 1 (5.88%) CA