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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 116 128 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing LDAP 19 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.52% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 4.41% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 35
Average daily rate £393 £228 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.52% -39.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £216 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
476 363 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.73% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 175 255
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 28
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 10 £423 +12.66%
Dorset - 4 £393 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £440 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Process Improvement
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) Unix
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) Firewall
7 8 (30.77%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) C++
10 5 (19.23%) Apache
10 5 (19.23%) J2EE
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) Perl
11 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) FTP
11 4 (15.38%) HTTP
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 4 (15.38%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) HTTPS

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) FTP
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) IPsec
2 4 (15.38%) NAS
2 4 (15.38%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
3 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.85%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (3.85%) INAP
4 1 (3.85%) ISUP
4 1 (3.85%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Subject Matter Expert
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Core Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Core Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) JMS
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Process Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) BCP
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) System Testing
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Samba
4 3 (11.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) Forcepoint
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.85%) Nokia Networks
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