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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 134 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 2.88% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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
477 313 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.49% 13.25% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 156 190
Average daily rate £338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 34 38
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 - 8 £450 - 1
Somerset -7 2 £250 -9.09%
Gloucestershire -20 1 - - 3
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) Perl
2 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
3 22 (57.89%) VMware
4 21 (55.26%) Apache
4 21 (55.26%) CentOS
4 21 (55.26%) Bash Shell
5 19 (50.00%) PHP
5 19 (50.00%) Ruby
6 18 (47.37%) Ubuntu
6 18 (47.37%) Samba
6 18 (47.37%) Firewall
6 18 (47.37%) DevOps
7 17 (44.74%) Citrix
8 16 (42.11%) LAN
8 16 (42.11%) WAN
8 16 (42.11%) LAMP
8 16 (42.11%) Salt
8 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (42.11%) Puppet
8 16 (42.11%) Hudson
8 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
8 16 (42.11%) XenServer
8 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
9 14 (36.84%) Windows
10 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (31.58%) CCNA
11 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (55.26%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Drupal
2 5 (13.16%) nginx
2 5 (13.16%) Confluence
2 5 (13.16%) MediaWiki
3 3 (7.89%) Magnolia
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Moodle
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) LAN
2 16 (42.11%) WAN
3 10 (26.32%) Internet
4 9 (23.68%) DNS
5 5 (13.16%) Network Security
5 5 (13.16%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
5 5 (13.16%) IPsec
5 5 (13.16%) OSPF
5 5 (13.16%) BGP
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) IPv6
5 5 (13.16%) SMTP
6 4 (10.53%) DHCP
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) HTTP
7 3 (7.89%) SNMP
8 2 (5.26%) FTP
8 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.89%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.89%) Aerospike
5 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) Couchbase
5 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) TKPROF
6 1 (2.63%) OLTP
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Hudson
1 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Platform Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Security Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) LAMP
2 6 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) SAML
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (5.26%) XACML
5 2 (5.26%) OAuth
5 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.63%) JPA
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.63%) XSD
6 1 (2.63%) XSLT
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Open Source
1 6 (15.79%) Wiki
2 3 (7.89%) Mashup
2 3 (7.89%) PKI
2 3 (7.89%) Taxonomies
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) VLE
3 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) CentOS
3 18 (47.37%) Ubuntu
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Debian
7 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.53%) UNIX
9 2 (5.26%) Solaris
9 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.26%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.26%) Android
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) DevOps
2 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (13.16%) Build Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Database Theory
6 5 (13.16%) Relational Database Theory
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.89%) Content Management
8 3 (7.89%) Information Security
8 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Perl
2 21 (55.26%) Bash Shell
3 19 (50.00%) PHP
3 19 (50.00%) Ruby
4 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) XPath
9 1 (2.63%) Erlang
9 1 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (31.58%) CCNA
2 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) LPIC
4 2 (5.26%) RHCSA
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Samba
2 16 (42.11%) XenServer
3 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) Postfix
5 5 (13.16%) Squid
5 5 (13.16%) qmail
5 5 (13.16%) NFS
6 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
7 2 (5.26%) KVM
7 2 (5.26%) Kerio MailServer
7 2 (5.26%) UAG
7 2 (5.26%) Sendmail
7 2 (5.26%) Xen
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Salt
1 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (42.11%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) ZABBIX
3 4 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) MIIS
5 2 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
2 22 (57.89%) VMware
3 17 (44.74%) Citrix
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco
7 4 (10.53%) Sun
8 3 (7.89%) ForgeRock
8 3 (7.89%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) SAP
9 2 (5.26%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) Juniper
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (5.26%) Apple
9 2 (5.26%) NEC
9 2 (5.26%) Mitel
9 2 (5.26%) F5
9 2 (5.26%) Kerio
9 2 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL