The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 332 350 333
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing LDAP 316 257 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 3.60% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 129 160
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £58.00 £27.65 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.76% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £22.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £44.99 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.39 £45.25
% change year-on-year
+95.13% -19.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP within the UK.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LDAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP within the UK.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LDAP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LDAP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

LDAP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England +14 288 £400 +6.66% 48
London -6 122 £425 +11.47% 22
South East +10 41 £475 +11.76% 7
East of England +9 40 £444 +31.48% 2
Essex +20 35 £440 +25.71% 1
City of London +14 29 £400 +3.22% 6
South West -18 27 £425 - 4
East Midlands +1 17 £325 +15.04% 1
Southend-on-Sea -2 17 £425 +21.42%
Berkshire +2 15 £285 -32.94% 2
Bristol - 15 £450 - 1
Leicestershire -2 12 £325 +18.18%
Scotland -7 12 £337 -15.87% 1
Yorkshire +6 10 £313 - 7
North West -8 10 £320 +2.40% 5
Hampshire -10 9 £413 +26.92% 2
West Yorkshire +9 8 £263 - 5
Surrey - 7 £544 - 3
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £400 -
Glasgow - 6 £312 -
West Midlands -21 5 £300 -27.27%
Derbyshire +7 4 £325 +8.33%
Cheshire +6 4 £320 +4.06%
Leicester +5 4 - -
Derby 0 4 £325 +8.33%
Crawley - 4 £266 -
West Sussex - 4 £266 -
Reading +4 3 - -
Bracknell +2 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £263 - 3

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 304 (49.59%) Linux
2 226 (36.87%) Windows
3 212 (34.58%) Java
4 208 (33.93%) UNIX
5 198 (32.30%) SQL
5 198 (32.30%) Active Directory
6 196 (31.97%) Oracle
7 174 (28.38%) DNS
8 144 (23.49%) Perl
9 135 (22.02%) Red Hat
10 124 (20.23%) Microsoft
11 121 (19.74%) Security Cleared
12 116 (18.92%) Apache
13 114 (18.60%) MySQL
14 110 (17.94%) VMware
15 105 (17.13%) Firewall
16 101 (16.48%) ITIL
17 98 (15.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 96 (15.66%) XML
19 94 (15.33%) SQL Server
19 94 (15.33%) SC Cleared
20 93 (15.17%) HTML
21 92 (15.01%) Web Services
22 84 (13.70%) Finance
23 83 (13.54%) .NET
24 80 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure
24 80 (13.05%) Web Development
25 79 (12.89%) Cisco
26 78 (12.72%) PL/SQL
26 78 (12.72%) JBoss

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 116 (18.92%) Apache
2 69 (11.26%) IIS
3 60 (9.79%) Tomcat
4 58 (9.46%) WebLogic
5 46 (7.50%) WebSphere
6 45 (7.34%) SharePoint
7 29 (4.73%) MS Exchange
8 21 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (2.77%) Confluence
10 16 (2.61%) nginx
11 15 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (2.28%) MediaWiki
12 14 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
13 13 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (1.47%) Lync
16 8 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (1.31%) Drupal
16 8 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.92%) MS Office
3 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.49%) Staffware
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.49%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.31%) Office 365
2 6 (0.98%) PaaS
2 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.82%) SaaS
4 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.65%) Joyent
5 3 (0.49%) IaaS
5 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 174 (28.38%) DNS
2 105 (17.13%) Firewall
3 69 (11.26%) SSL
4 67 (10.93%) HTTP
5 56 (9.14%) TCP/IP
6 53 (8.65%) Kerberos
7 50 (8.16%) SAN
8 47 (7.67%) DHCP
9 44 (7.18%) Internet
10 41 (6.69%) WAN
11 38 (6.20%) SMTP
12 37 (6.04%) LAN
13 34 (5.55%) VPN
14 28 (4.57%) IPsec
14 28 (4.57%) Network Security
15 25 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
16 21 (3.43%) NAS
17 20 (3.26%) SSH
18 19 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
19 18 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (18.60%) MySQL
2 94 (15.33%) SQL Server
3 64 (10.44%) Relational Database
4 41 (6.69%) Oracle Database
5 27 (4.40%) DTS
6 26 (4.24%) MariaDB
7 25 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.45%) OLAP
9 15 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.63%) DB2
13 8 (1.31%) IDOL
13 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (0.98%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 45 (7.34%) Subversion
2 39 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 31 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.57%) Hudson
5 25 (4.08%) Maven
6 24 (3.92%) JUnit
6 24 (3.92%) Selenium
7 21 (3.43%) JIRA
8 18 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 17 (2.77%) Ant
10 15 (2.45%) RSpec
11 10 (1.63%) Fiddler
12 7 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.98%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.65%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.49%) Apache Ivy
15 3 (0.49%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 84 (13.70%) Finance
2 47 (7.67%) Banking
3 36 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.22%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.28%) Games
6 11 (1.79%) Private Banking
7 10 (1.63%) Front Office
8 7 (1.14%) Retail
8 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.98%) Marketing
9 6 (0.98%) Military
9 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.65%) French Language
10 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.65%) Electronics
10 4 (0.65%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (21.53%) Developer
2 72 (11.75%) Administrator
3 65 (10.60%) Java Developer
4 57 (9.30%) Architect
4 57 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 56 (9.14%) Analyst
6 43 (7.01%) Linux Administrator
7 42 (6.85%) Consultant
8 39 (6.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 35 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (3.92%) Support Engineer
12 21 (3.43%) Technical Architect
13 20 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (2.61%) Designer
16 15 (2.45%) Senior Developer
16 15 (2.45%) SharePoint Developer
16 15 (2.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 14 (2.28%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.66%) XML
2 93 (15.17%) HTML
3 92 (15.01%) Web Services
4 83 (13.54%) .NET
5 69 (11.26%) CSS
6 57 (9.30%) Spring
7 47 (7.67%) JAAS
8 46 (7.50%) LAMP
9 44 (7.18%) Middleware
10 33 (5.38%) Hibernate
11 31 (5.06%) Spring MVC
12 30 (4.89%) SOAP
13 28 (4.57%) J2EE
14 27 (4.40%) JPA
15 24 (3.92%) ASP.NET
16 23 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
17 22 (3.59%) REST
18 19 (3.10%) Struts
18 19 (3.10%) JSON
19 18 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.50%) PKI
2 44 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.36%) Clustering
4 38 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (6.04%) Open Source
6 28 (4.57%) Computer Science
7 26 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 24 (3.92%) Replication
9 16 (2.61%) Wiki
10 14 (2.28%) CESG
11 13 (2.12%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.96%) Online Games
12 12 (1.96%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
14 9 (1.47%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.47%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.47%) RMADS
15 7 (1.14%) CMDB
16 6 (0.98%) User Experience
16 6 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 304 (49.59%) Linux
2 226 (36.87%) Windows
3 208 (33.93%) UNIX
4 98 (15.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (11.91%) Solaris
6 70 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (7.67%) CentOS
9 41 (6.69%) Ubuntu
10 35 (5.71%) Mac OS X
11 26 (4.24%) AIX
12 22 (3.59%) Debian
13 18 (2.94%) Windows XP
14 14 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (1.79%) VMS
16 10 (1.63%) SUSE
17 8 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (1.14%) HPUX
18 7 (1.14%) Android
19 6 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.48%) ITIL
2 80 (13.05%) Web Development
3 63 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (8.65%) Load Balancing
4 53 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (8.48%) Configuration Management
6 50 (8.16%) Workflow
6 50 (8.16%) Migration
7 48 (7.83%) DevOps
8 40 (6.53%) MVC
9 37 (6.04%) Incident Management
10 34 (5.55%) Identity Management
10 34 (5.55%) Service Management
10 34 (5.55%) Capacity Planning
11 31 (5.06%) TDD
11 31 (5.06%) Change Management
11 31 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (4.57%) Scrum
14 27 (4.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (34.58%) Java
2 198 (32.30%) SQL
3 144 (23.49%) Perl
4 78 (12.72%) PL/SQL
5 67 (10.93%) Shell Script
6 66 (10.77%) PHP
7 65 (10.60%) Ruby
7 65 (10.60%) JavaScript
8 55 (8.97%) Bash Shell
9 48 (7.83%) Python
10 44 (7.18%) PowerShell
11 35 (5.71%) C#
12 29 (4.73%) C
13 20 (3.26%) Korn
13 20 (3.26%) T-SQL
14 18 (2.94%) C++
15 16 (2.61%) VBScript
16 10 (1.63%) Groovy
16 10 (1.63%) VB
17 8 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 94 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 53 (8.65%) Degree
4 20 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 20 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.45%) CCNA
5 15 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.28%) CCENT
6 14 (2.28%) LPIC
6 14 (2.28%) CISSP
7 12 (1.96%) MCSE
8 9 (1.47%) MCP
9 8 (1.31%) MCTS
10 5 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.65%) OCP
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.33%) CISM
12 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.33%) CCNP
13 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.36%) SLA
2 18 (2.94%) QA
3 17 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) TickIT
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) BS25999
6 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 198 (32.30%) Active Directory
2 80 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.18%) NFS
4 36 (5.87%) Squid
5 25 (4.08%) Postfix
6 24 (3.92%) Samba
7 23 (3.75%) XenServer
8 22 (3.59%) vSphere
9 20 (3.26%) qmail
10 18 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 17 (2.77%) Sendmail
12 13 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (2.12%) Hyper-V
13 12 (1.96%) Xen
14 10 (1.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (0.98%) KVM
18 5 (0.82%) OCFS2
18 5 (0.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 66 (10.77%) Puppet
2 25 (4.08%) Nagios
3 22 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.59%) Tivoli
4 20 (3.26%) ZABBIX
5 18 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 17 (2.77%) CA SiteMinder
7 15 (2.45%) Zenoss
8 13 (2.12%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.96%) WSUS
9 12 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 11 (1.79%) Opsview
11 10 (1.63%) SCOM
11 10 (1.63%) BladeLogic
11 10 (1.63%) Salt
11 10 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (1.47%) Control-M
12 9 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (1.31%) Data Guard
13 8 (1.31%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 196 (31.97%) Oracle
2 135 (22.02%) Red Hat
3 124 (20.23%) Microsoft
4 110 (17.94%) VMware
5 79 (12.89%) Cisco
6 78 (12.72%) JBoss
7 68 (11.09%) HP
8 58 (9.46%) Sun
9 53 (8.65%) Citrix
10 50 (8.16%) Juniper
11 42 (6.85%) NetApp
12 37 (6.04%) IBM
13 34 (5.55%) Veritas
14 21 (3.43%) CA
14 21 (3.43%) F5
15 20 (3.26%) Dell
16 19 (3.10%) EMC
17 16 (2.61%) SAP
18 14 (2.28%) ForgeRock
19 13 (2.12%) Sybase
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