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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 332 312 340
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Contract jobs citing LDAP 319 312 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 4.32% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 158 134
Average daily rate
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£377 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £480 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.91% +198.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.03 £31.25 £21.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.63 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%

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
8325 7230 7275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.89% 13.25% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 3851 3617
Average daily rate £350 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 391 580
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.15 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
England -28 282 £380 - 55
London +32 117 £450 +5.88% 18
South East -57 68 £450 +28.57% 18
East of England +41 34 £370 +5.82% 5
Yorkshire +6 28 £240 -43.52% 1
Scotland +11 26 £337 -3.72% 3
West Yorkshire +15 23 £228 -31.57% 1
Leeds +7 23 £228 +5.81% 1
City of London +10 22 £450 +5.88% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 20 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire +19 17 £360 - 2
Surrey +17 17 £404 -15.00% 4
Milton Keynes -1 16 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 15 £300 +15.38% 1
Tyne and Wear +5 15 £300 +15.38% 1
North East +2 15 £300 +15.38% 2
Hampshire -12 14 £475 +33.33% 4
Camberley +4 13 £400 -15.78% 1
South West -29 13 £228 -39.33% 7
Kent +4 10 £514 -
Essex +3 9 £425 +19.29%
Edinburgh -6 9 £338 +32.35% 1
Devon +7 8 £224 -31.15%
Plymouth +6 8 £224 -31.15%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £325 - 1
Cambridge - 8 £325 - 1
Aberdeen - 8 £230 - 1
Berkshire -50 7 £450 +50.00% 4
Basingstoke - 7 - -
Southend-on-Sea +10 6 £425 +19.29%

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 250 (40.92%) Linux
2 213 (34.86%) UNIX
3 193 (31.59%) Windows
4 181 (29.62%) Active Directory
5 168 (27.50%) DNS
6 161 (26.35%) Java
7 155 (25.37%) Oracle
8 138 (22.59%) ITIL
9 132 (21.60%) Microsoft
10 125 (20.46%) Firewall
11 113 (18.49%) SQL
12 112 (18.33%) Finance
13 111 (18.17%) Red Hat
14 103 (16.86%) Shell Script
14 103 (16.86%) Perl
14 103 (16.86%) VMware
15 100 (16.37%) HTML
16 98 (16.04%) Solaris
17 90 (14.73%) XML
17 90 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 90 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
18 89 (14.57%) Apache
18 89 (14.57%) VPN
19 86 (14.08%) Clustering
19 86 (14.08%) Security Cleared
20 83 (13.58%) SSL
21 82 (13.42%) Service Management
22 78 (12.77%) Web Services
23 76 (12.44%) HP
23 76 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 89 (14.57%) Apache
2 72 (11.78%) IIS
3 67 (10.97%) WebSphere
4 66 (10.80%) WebLogic
5 64 (10.47%) Tomcat
6 56 (9.17%) SharePoint
7 48 (7.86%) JBoss
8 40 (6.55%) MS Exchange
9 31 (5.07%) Lync
10 30 (4.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 27 (4.42%) nginx
12 22 (3.60%) Confluence
13 18 (2.95%) MediaWiki
13 18 (2.95%) Office Communications Server
13 18 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (1.64%) iPlanet
17 8 (1.31%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 67 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.42%) MS Office
3 5 (0.82%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.15%) Tridion
3 6 (0.98%) Primavera
4 5 (0.82%) SAP PS
4 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.33%) Eikon
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.44%) Office 365
3 12 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.80%) IaaS
5 7 (1.15%) SaaS
5 7 (1.15%) PaaS
6 6 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.65%) Heroku
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.16%) Taleo
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 168 (27.50%) DNS
2 125 (20.46%) Firewall
3 89 (14.57%) VPN
4 83 (13.58%) SSL
5 68 (11.13%) TCP/IP
6 65 (10.64%) SAN
7 52 (8.51%) Kerberos
8 50 (8.18%) DHCP
9 49 (8.02%) LAN
10 43 (7.04%) WAN
11 36 (5.89%) NAS
12 34 (5.56%) Internet
13 27 (4.42%) HTTP
14 26 (4.26%) VLAN
15 23 (3.76%) SMTP
15 23 (3.76%) Network Security
16 22 (3.60%) IPsec
17 20 (3.27%) X.509
18 16 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (2.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.35%) MySQL
3 45 (7.36%) Oracle Database
4 32 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.91%) Oracle Reports
6 26 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.27%) DB2
8 17 (2.78%) Big Data
9 13 (2.13%) DB2 UDB
10 12 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.64%) MariaDB
12 9 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.47%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.15%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.82%) OLTP
14 5 (0.82%) TKPROF
15 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.49%) SQLPlus
16 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 45 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 40 (6.55%) Subversion
4 25 (4.09%) JIRA
5 23 (3.76%) Ant
6 18 (2.95%) Hudson
7 12 (1.96%) Maven
8 11 (1.80%) JUnit
8 11 (1.80%) Selenium
9 10 (1.64%) Introscope
10 9 (1.47%) RSpec
11 7 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.98%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.82%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.65%) Grunt
14 4 (0.65%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.65%) Toad
15 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 112 (18.33%) Finance
2 31 (5.07%) Banking
3 25 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 6 (0.98%) Law
6 5 (0.82%) Games
6 5 (0.82%) Military
6 5 (0.82%) Retail
7 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.49%) Legal
8 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.49%) Publishing
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 97 (15.88%) Developer
2 80 (13.09%) Analyst
3 75 (12.27%) Consultant
4 74 (12.11%) Administrator
5 44 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
6 42 (6.87%) Architect
7 33 (5.40%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (4.75%) Technical Consultant
8 29 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (4.09%) Security Analyst
10 24 (3.93%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 23 (3.76%) Support Analyst
12 20 (3.27%) ServiceNow Developer
12 20 (3.27%) Senior Developer
12 20 (3.27%) Technical Specialist
13 19 (3.11%) UNIX Administrator
13 19 (3.11%) ITSM Consultant
13 19 (3.11%) Technical Developer
14 17 (2.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.37%) HTML
2 90 (14.73%) XML
3 78 (12.77%) Web Services
4 62 (10.15%) SOAP
5 58 (9.49%) .NET
6 51 (8.35%) CSS
7 43 (7.04%) J2EE
8 41 (6.71%) Middleware
9 34 (5.56%) REST
10 27 (4.42%) Ajax
11 23 (3.76%) SAML
12 19 (3.11%) Spring
13 18 (2.95%) COM
14 17 (2.78%) JPA
15 16 (2.62%) LAMP
15 16 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails
16 13 (2.13%) Hibernate
17 12 (1.96%) Spring MVC
17 12 (1.96%) OAuth
17 12 (1.96%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (14.08%) Clustering
3 55 (9.00%) PKI
4 37 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.26%) Open Source
6 24 (3.93%) CMDB
7 23 (3.76%) Replication
8 19 (3.11%) Wiki
9 17 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.45%) Smartcard
11 13 (2.13%) HACMP
12 10 (1.64%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.64%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.47%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.47%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.31%) Statistics
14 8 (1.31%) Visualisation
15 7 (1.15%) NHS
15 7 (1.15%) Cryptography
16 6 (0.98%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 250 (40.92%) Linux
2 213 (34.86%) UNIX
3 193 (31.59%) Windows
4 98 (16.04%) Solaris
5 90 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (7.20%) Ubuntu
7 43 (7.04%) CentOS
8 39 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (6.06%) AIX
10 34 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (3.60%) Debian
12 17 (2.78%) Windows 7
13 14 (2.29%) HPUX
14 11 (1.80%) Android
15 9 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (1.31%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.31%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.98%) VMS
18 5 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (22.59%) ITIL
2 82 (13.42%) Service Management
3 73 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (7.20%) DevOps
6 42 (6.87%) Identity Management
7 40 (6.55%) Workflow
8 38 (6.22%) Load Balancing
9 34 (5.56%) Project Management
9 34 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (5.56%) Migration
10 31 (5.07%) Configuration Management
11 30 (4.91%) Information Security
12 28 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
13 27 (4.42%) ITSM
14 25 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (3.93%) Mentoring
15 24 (3.93%) Change Management
16 23 (3.76%) Technical Architecture
17 22 (3.60%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (26.35%) Java
2 113 (18.49%) SQL
3 103 (16.86%) Shell Script
3 103 (16.86%) Perl
4 67 (10.97%) JavaScript
5 58 (9.49%) Python
6 56 (9.17%) PowerShell
7 45 (7.36%) Ruby
8 42 (6.87%) PL/SQL
9 34 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.42%) C
11 23 (3.76%) PHP
12 22 (3.60%) VB
13 21 (3.44%) C#
14 16 (2.62%) C++
15 11 (1.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 9 (1.47%) Jython
17 7 (1.15%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.15%) XPath
18 6 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 86 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 69 (11.29%) Degree
3 60 (9.82%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.44%) CISSP
5 18 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.64%) MCSE
9 8 (1.31%) CCNA
10 6 (0.98%) ISEB
11 5 (0.82%) RHCE
12 4 (0.65%) SCSA
12 4 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.65%) CISM
12 4 (0.65%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.65%) CCNP
13 3 (0.49%) MCP
13 3 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.04%) SLA
2 17 (2.78%) QA
3 8 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) HL7
5 2 (0.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 181 (29.62%) Active Directory
2 76 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.24%) NFS
4 31 (5.07%) vSphere
5 29 (4.75%) Hyper-V
6 27 (4.42%) Samba
7 20 (3.27%) iptables
7 20 (3.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 18 (2.95%) Postfix
9 17 (2.78%) XenServer
10 16 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (2.45%) Sendmail
12 14 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 13 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (1.64%) VMware ESX
15 8 (1.31%) Terminal Services
16 7 (1.15%) Terminal Server
16 7 (1.15%) Oracle Clusterware
16 7 (1.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
17 6 (0.98%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (9.33%) Puppet
2 38 (6.22%) CA Single Sign-On
3 31 (5.07%) Tivoli
4 25 (4.09%) ZABBIX
4 25 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (3.27%) HP UCMDB
6 18 (2.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 17 (2.78%) OpenView
7 17 (2.78%) Nagios
8 16 (2.62%) NetBackup
9 14 (2.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 12 (1.96%) Opsview
10 12 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
10 12 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
11 11 (1.80%) Graphite
11 11 (1.80%) collectd
12 10 (1.64%) Data Guard
12 10 (1.64%) CA Wily
12 10 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (1.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 155 (25.37%) Oracle
2 132 (21.60%) Microsoft
3 111 (18.17%) Red Hat
4 103 (16.86%) VMware
5 76 (12.44%) HP
6 69 (11.29%) Cisco
7 58 (9.49%) IBM
8 57 (9.33%) Sun
9 35 (5.73%) NetApp
9 35 (5.73%) Citrix
10 33 (5.40%) ServiceNow
11 28 (4.58%) CA
12 26 (4.26%) EMC
13 25 (4.09%) Veritas
14 22 (3.60%) Juniper
15 21 (3.44%) Informatica
15 21 (3.44%) McAfee
15 21 (3.44%) ForgeRock
16 20 (3.27%) Splunk
17 19 (3.11%) Dell
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £200 to £265 per day (Negotiable)
Posted: 4 hours ago
United Kingdom
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networking People
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £377.36 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago