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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 116 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing LDAP 29 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 1.12% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.39 £45.25
% change year-on-year
+95.13% -19.59%
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
504 269 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.50% 11.96% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 137 201
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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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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 - 15 £419 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £390 -
Wiltshire -5 3 - - 1
Dorset -2 1 £225 -45.78%
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 39 (59.09%) Perl
3 30 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 28 (42.42%) Apache
4 28 (42.42%) Red Hat
4 28 (42.42%) VMware
5 26 (39.39%) Subversion
6 25 (37.88%) Ruby
7 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (34.85%) SQL
7 23 (34.85%) Java
8 22 (33.33%) DNS
8 22 (33.33%) CentOS
8 22 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 21 (31.82%) DevOps
9 21 (31.82%) Squid
9 21 (31.82%) SMTP
9 21 (31.82%) Cisco
9 21 (31.82%) PHP
9 21 (31.82%) Samba
10 20 (30.30%) Windows
10 20 (30.30%) Ubuntu
11 19 (28.79%) MySQL
11 19 (28.79%) SSL
11 19 (28.79%) Citrix
12 18 (27.27%) Internet
12 18 (27.27%) LAMP
12 18 (27.27%) Firewall
12 18 (27.27%) LAN
12 18 (27.27%) WAN

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 28 (42.42%) Apache
2 18 (27.27%) Confluence
3 13 (19.70%) MediaWiki
3 13 (19.70%) nginx
4 8 (12.12%) IIS
5 6 (9.09%) Drupal
6 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.55%) Moodle
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.55%) Magnolia
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.52%) Documentum
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.52%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) DNS
2 21 (31.82%) SMTP
3 19 (28.79%) SSL
4 18 (27.27%) LAN
4 18 (27.27%) WAN
4 18 (27.27%) Internet
4 18 (27.27%) Firewall
5 14 (21.21%) HTTP
5 14 (21.21%) VPN
6 13 (19.70%) IPv6
6 13 (19.70%) IPsec
6 13 (19.70%) Network Security
6 13 (19.70%) OSPF
6 13 (19.70%) BGP
6 13 (19.70%) EIGRP
7 7 (10.61%) SNMP
7 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.06%) X.509
9 3 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) MySQL
2 16 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.55%) Couchbase
6 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.52%) ReportNet
7 1 (1.52%) TKPROF
7 1 (1.52%) OLTP
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 26 (39.39%) Subversion
3 18 (27.27%) JIRA
3 18 (27.27%) Hudson
4 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
5 8 (12.12%) Selenium
5 8 (12.12%) Maven
5 8 (12.12%) Ant
5 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
5 8 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Linux Administrator
2 26 (39.39%) Administrator
3 23 (34.85%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (34.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (19.70%) Developer
5 11 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) UI Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Designer
9 4 (6.06%) Security Designer
9 4 (6.06%) WebLogic Developer
9 4 (6.06%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) LAMP
2 16 (24.24%) XML
3 12 (18.18%) Spring
3 12 (18.18%) JAX-WS
4 9 (13.64%) XML Schema
4 9 (13.64%) Web Services
4 9 (13.64%) CSS
5 8 (12.12%) JSF
5 8 (12.12%) jQuery
5 8 (12.12%) CSS3
6 7 (10.61%) SAML
7 5 (7.58%) .NET
7 5 (7.58%) WSDL
8 4 (6.06%) SOAP
9 3 (4.55%) JSON
9 3 (4.55%) WCF
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 3 (4.55%) OAuth
9 3 (4.55%) XACML
10 2 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Wiki
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Mashup
3 3 (4.55%) VLE
3 3 (4.55%) PKI
3 3 (4.55%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 22 (33.33%) CentOS
3 20 (30.30%) Windows
3 20 (30.30%) Ubuntu
4 16 (24.24%) Debian
5 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (13.64%) UNIX
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Solaris
9 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) DevOps
2 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (25.76%) Data Modelling
4 16 (24.24%) Load Balancing
5 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (19.70%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (16.67%) ITIL
7 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) Validation
9 4 (6.06%) Computer Security
9 4 (6.06%) ETL
9 4 (6.06%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.55%) Information Security
10 3 (4.55%) Content Management
10 3 (4.55%) Build Automation
11 2 (3.03%) Time Management
12 1 (1.52%) Dimensional Modelling
12 1 (1.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Perl
2 25 (37.88%) Ruby
3 23 (34.85%) Java
3 23 (34.85%) SQL
4 22 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 21 (31.82%) PHP
6 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
8 6 (9.09%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) C#
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) LPIC
1 14 (21.21%) CCENT
2 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) Degree
3 7 (10.61%) CCNA
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (31.82%) Samba
2 21 (31.82%) Squid
3 18 (27.27%) XenServer
4 17 (25.76%) qmail
5 16 (24.24%) Postfix
6 10 (15.15%) NFS
6 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
7 3 (4.55%) Sendmail
7 3 (4.55%) UAG
7 3 (4.55%) KVM
7 3 (4.55%) Xen
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Puppet
2 14 (21.21%) Zenoss
3 13 (19.70%) ZABBIX
4 8 (12.12%) Salt
4 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.55%) MIIS
7 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Red Hat
1 28 (42.42%) VMware
2 21 (31.82%) Cisco
3 19 (28.79%) Citrix
4 17 (25.76%) Oracle
5 14 (21.21%) Juniper
5 14 (21.21%) F5
6 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.61%) NetApp
8 3 (4.55%) ForgeRock
8 3 (4.55%) Sun
9 1 (1.52%) Informatica
9 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.52%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Cognos
9 1 (1.52%) Siebel
9 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.52%) Teradata
9 1 (1.52%) webMethods