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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 117 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing LDAP 25 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.18% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 1.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-70.66% +38.46%
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
507 274 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 12.51% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 147 183
Average daily rate £338 £289 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 59
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 October 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 31 October 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 - 18 £450 - 1
Somerset - 3 £250 -
Dorset - 1 £225 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 7
Wiltshire - - - - 1
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 46 (85.19%) Linux
2 38 (70.37%) Perl
3 32 (59.26%) Red Hat
4 29 (53.70%) VMware
5 28 (51.85%) Apache
6 27 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 26 (48.15%) CentOS
8 25 (46.30%) Ruby
8 25 (46.30%) PHP
9 24 (44.44%) Samba
9 24 (44.44%) DevOps
10 23 (42.59%) Ubuntu
10 23 (42.59%) Firewall
11 22 (40.74%) Citrix
12 21 (38.89%) LAN
12 21 (38.89%) WAN
12 21 (38.89%) LAMP
12 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
12 21 (38.89%) XenServer
12 21 (38.89%) Puppet
12 21 (38.89%) Hudson
13 20 (37.04%) Windows
14 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (31.48%) Internet
14 17 (31.48%) SQL
14 17 (31.48%) MySQL
14 17 (31.48%) DNS
15 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (27.78%) Salt

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (51.85%) Apache
2 10 (18.52%) nginx
2 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 10 (18.52%) MediaWiki
3 6 (11.11%) Drupal
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) Moodle
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Magnolia
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Documentum
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.85%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.85%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) Firewall
2 21 (38.89%) LAN
2 21 (38.89%) WAN
3 17 (31.48%) DNS
3 17 (31.48%) Internet
4 13 (24.07%) SMTP
5 10 (18.52%) HTTP
5 10 (18.52%) VPN
5 10 (18.52%) OSPF
5 10 (18.52%) BGP
5 10 (18.52%) EIGRP
5 10 (18.52%) IPv6
5 10 (18.52%) IPsec
5 10 (18.52%) Network Security
6 9 (16.67%) SSL
7 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.26%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (7.41%) SNMP
8 4 (7.41%) DHCP
9 2 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) MySQL
2 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.56%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) Aerospike
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) OLTP
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.85%) ReportNet
6 1 (1.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Hudson
1 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.37%) Subversion
2 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Administrator
1 18 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (27.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (25.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Network Manager
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Perl Developer
8 1 (1.85%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) LAMP
2 7 (12.96%) XML
3 6 (11.11%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) .NET
5 3 (5.56%) SOAP
5 3 (5.56%) SAML
5 3 (5.56%) JSON
5 3 (5.56%) WCF
5 3 (5.56%) OAuth
5 3 (5.56%) XACML
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (3.70%) Middleware
7 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.85%) JPA
7 1 (1.85%) HTML
7 1 (1.85%) XSD
7 1 (1.85%) XSLT
7 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Wiki
2 6 (11.11%) Open Source
3 4 (7.41%) PKI
4 3 (5.56%) Taxonomies
4 3 (5.56%) Mashup
4 3 (5.56%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) VLE
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) CESG
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) CentOS
3 23 (42.59%) Ubuntu
4 20 (37.04%) Windows
5 14 (25.93%) Debian
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.41%) UNIX
9 3 (5.56%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (3.70%) Android
10 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.70%) Solaris
10 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) DevOps
2 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (25.93%) Data Modelling
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 10 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) ETL
8 4 (7.41%) Identity Management
8 4 (7.41%) Computer Security
8 4 (7.41%) Build Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Content Management
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security
10 2 (3.70%) Software Licensing
10 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Time Management
11 1 (1.85%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) Perl
2 27 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 25 (46.30%) PHP
3 25 (46.30%) Ruby
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 15 (27.78%) Java
6 10 (18.52%) Python
7 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) C
9 1 (1.85%) C#
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) XPath
9 1 (1.85%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) CCNA
1 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) CCENT
3 9 (16.67%) LPIC
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) Samba
2 21 (38.89%) XenServer
3 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (24.07%) Squid
4 13 (24.07%) Postfix
5 9 (16.67%) qmail
6 7 (12.96%) NFS
7 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
8 3 (5.56%) Xen
8 3 (5.56%) Sendmail
8 3 (5.56%) UAG
8 3 (5.56%) KVM
9 2 (3.70%) Kerio MailServer
10 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) Puppet
2 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (27.78%) Salt
3 10 (18.52%) ZABBIX
4 9 (16.67%) Zenoss
5 5 (9.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Nagios
6 3 (5.56%) MIIS
7 2 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Red Hat
2 29 (53.70%) VMware
3 22 (40.74%) Citrix
4 14 (25.93%) Cisco
5 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.67%) Juniper
6 9 (16.67%) F5
7 8 (14.81%) Oracle
8 4 (7.41%) Sun
8 4 (7.41%) NetApp
9 3 (5.56%) SAP
9 3 (5.56%) ForgeRock
10 2 (3.70%) Mitel
10 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.70%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.70%) Infor
10 2 (3.70%) Kerio
10 2 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (3.70%) HP
10 2 (3.70%) IBM