The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
Rank 317 399 351
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -48
Contract jobs citing LDAP 308 244 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 3.29% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 163 169
Median daily rate £470 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Median hourly rate £72.89 £29.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.34% -26.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £19.04 £26.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.62 £51.75 £56.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+82.22% +1.26%

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
6828 7412 7690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.00% 14.47% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4256 4362 4197
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 322 443
Median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.19 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 293 £475 +18.75% 38
London +92 157 £525 +21.73% 21
South East -33 36 £435 +2.35% 13
North West +31 20 £400 +33.33%
Manchester +23 18 £400 -
City of London +6 18 £563 +28.57% 6
Hampshire 0 17 £405 +20.89% 4
East of England +8 16 £435 +33.69% 1
Yorkshire +26 15 £575 +15.00%
North East +2 15 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 15 £350 -
Berkshire +14 14 £450 +30.43% 3
West Midlands +17 13 £575 +21.05%
West Yorkshire - 13 £575 -
South West -4 12 £393 +4.66% 3
Croydon - 12 £470 -
Leeds - 11 £575 -
Birmingham - 10 £428 -
Essex - 9 £469 - 1
Salford - 9 £425 -
East Midlands +12 8 £330 -
Wiltshire +5 8 £393 -18.22% 1
Scotland +3 6 £365 -
Hammersmith +2 6 £525 +10.52%
Farnborough -2 6 - -
Slough - 6 £450 -
Cambridge - 6 £268 -
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £490 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £268 -

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LDAP.

1 341 (48.71%) Linux
2 231 (33.00%) Active Directory
3 223 (31.86%) DNS
4 205 (29.29%) Windows
5 204 (29.14%) Unix
6 172 (24.57%) DevOps
7 167 (23.86%) Oracle
8 160 (22.86%) Java
9 142 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
10 141 (20.14%) Microsoft
11 140 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 138 (19.71%) VMware
13 136 (19.43%) Security Cleared
14 133 (19.00%) JavaScript
15 132 (18.86%) Kerberos
16 127 (18.14%) Python
16 127 (18.14%) Puppet
17 125 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 125 (17.86%) SQL
18 116 (16.57%) Perl
19 115 (16.43%) Finance
20 112 (16.00%) SC Cleared
21 104 (14.86%) Bash Shell
22 103 (14.71%) Git (software)
23 95 (13.57%) Jenkins
24 92 (13.14%) HTML
25 90 (12.86%) Firewall
26 87 (12.43%) ITIL
27 86 (12.29%) PKI
28 84 (12.00%) Configuration Management

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (10.14%) Apache
2 53 (7.57%) Confluence
3 51 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 48 (6.86%) WebLogic
5 47 (6.71%) JBoss
6 42 (6.00%) WebSphere
7 33 (4.71%) IIS
8 32 (4.57%) nginx
9 24 (3.43%) SharePoint
10 21 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (2.86%) Apache Spark
12 14 (2.00%) MS Exchange
12 14 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (1.71%) OpenStack
15 11 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (1.57%) FileNet
16 10 (1.43%) Skype for Business
17 6 (0.86%) Liferay
18 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.43%) MS Office
3 16 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.43%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.57%) Staffware
4 3 (0.43%) RMDS
4 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.43%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.00%) SaaS
4 35 (5.00%) PaaS
5 33 (4.71%) Office 365
6 31 (4.43%) IaaS
7 14 (2.00%) GitHub
8 13 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.43%) OpenShift
11 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.14%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.86%) G Suite
13 6 (0.86%) Yammer
14 4 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 223 (31.86%) DNS
2 132 (18.86%) Kerberos
3 90 (12.86%) Firewall
4 79 (11.29%) SSL
4 79 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 50 (7.14%) SMTP
6 47 (6.71%) HTTP
7 45 (6.43%) DHCP
8 39 (5.57%) SAN
9 37 (5.29%) X.500
10 34 (4.86%) SSH
11 23 (3.29%) Internet
12 22 (3.14%) SNMP
13 21 (3.00%) Network Security
14 18 (2.57%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (2.29%) FTP
15 16 (2.29%) LAN
15 16 (2.29%) VPN
15 16 (2.29%) WAN
16 15 (2.14%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.71%) MySQL
3 34 (4.86%) Oracle Database
4 30 (4.29%) Big Data
4 30 (4.29%) Hadoop
5 27 (3.86%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.14%) DB2
8 20 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (2.71%) Apache Hive
10 18 (2.57%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.29%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.00%) HBase
14 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.71%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 103 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 95 (13.57%) Jenkins
3 58 (8.29%) JIRA
4 39 (5.57%) Maven
5 26 (3.71%) JUnit
5 26 (3.71%) Selenium
5 26 (3.71%) Subversion
6 21 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (2.57%) Vagrant
8 14 (2.00%) Mockito
9 13 (1.86%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.57%) ClearCase
10 11 (1.57%) ClearQuest
10 11 (1.57%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.29%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.29%) JIRA Agile
13 8 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
13 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 115 (16.43%) Finance
2 31 (4.43%) Banking
3 17 (2.43%) Marketing
4 16 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.71%) Games
6 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.57%) Back Office
7 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.43%) Advertising
8 3 (0.43%) Publishing
9 2 (0.29%) Billing
9 2 (0.29%) Electronics
9 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.14%) Front Office
10 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (15.14%) Administrator
2 92 (13.14%) Architect
3 81 (11.57%) Developer
4 74 (10.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 67 (9.57%) Consultant
6 56 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 42 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
8 41 (5.86%) Active Directory Engineer
9 34 (4.86%) Analyst
9 34 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
10 28 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 28 (4.00%) Unix Administrator
11 26 (3.71%) Support Engineer
12 25 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.29%) ServiceNow Developer
13 23 (3.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 22 (3.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 20 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
16 19 (2.71%) VMWare Administrator
17 18 (2.57%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.14%) HTML
2 82 (11.71%) XML
3 65 (9.29%) SAML
3 65 (9.29%) Web Services
4 61 (8.71%) CSS
5 50 (7.14%) SOAP
6 48 (6.86%) REST
7 39 (5.57%) Spring
8 33 (4.71%) OAuth
9 30 (4.29%) J2EE
10 26 (3.71%) Hibernate
11 23 (3.29%) .NET
12 22 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (3.00%) Software Packaging
14 20 (2.86%) jQuery
14 20 (2.86%) Middleware
15 19 (2.71%) Spring MVC
16 18 (2.57%) JMS
17 17 (2.43%) AngularJS
18 13 (1.86%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.29%) PKI
2 52 (7.43%) Replication
3 51 (7.29%) Data Centre
4 45 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.14%) Management Information System
6 32 (4.57%) Linux Command Line
7 26 (3.71%) Computer Science
8 22 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (3.00%) Clustering
10 18 (2.57%) DataPower
11 15 (2.14%) Algorithms
11 15 (2.14%) Credit Risk
12 14 (2.00%) Private Cloud
12 14 (2.00%) User Experience
13 9 (1.29%) Symmetrix
14 8 (1.14%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
17 5 (0.71%) Web 2.0
17 5 (0.71%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 341 (48.71%) Linux
2 205 (29.29%) Windows
3 204 (29.14%) Unix
4 125 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (8.86%) Solaris
6 59 (8.43%) Ubuntu
7 56 (8.00%) CentOS
8 50 (7.14%) AIX
9 42 (6.00%) Windows Server
10 38 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (2.14%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.86%) Mac OS
13 13 (1.86%) SUSE
14 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (1.00%) VMS
17 7 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (24.57%) DevOps
2 142 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (12.43%) ITIL
4 84 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 83 (11.86%) Identity Management
6 71 (10.14%) Workflow
7 70 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
9 55 (7.86%) Migration
10 53 (7.57%) Scrum
11 52 (7.43%) Change Management
12 46 (6.57%) Open Source
13 41 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (5.43%) Service Management
15 36 (5.14%) OO
16 33 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (4.43%) Information Security
18 27 (3.86%) ITSM
18 27 (3.86%) PRINCE2
18 27 (3.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (22.86%) Java
2 133 (19.00%) JavaScript
3 127 (18.14%) Python
4 125 (17.86%) SQL
5 116 (16.57%) Perl
6 104 (14.86%) Bash Shell
7 50 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 48 (6.86%) PowerShell
9 29 (4.14%) C
9 29 (4.14%) Korn
10 27 (3.86%) Ruby
11 26 (3.71%) PHP
12 22 (3.14%) C#
12 22 (3.14%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.86%) Scala
14 17 (2.43%) C++
14 17 (2.43%) R
15 12 (1.71%) Groovy
16 7 (1.00%) C-shell
16 7 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 136 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 112 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.29%) Degree
4 32 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (3.57%) MCP
5 25 (3.57%) MCTS
6 18 (2.57%) CISSP
7 14 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (1.71%) CISM
9 10 (1.43%) CISA
10 8 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.86%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.86%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.86%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.57%) GCIH
12 4 (0.57%) ISEB
12 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.57%) MCITP
12 4 (0.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.86%) QA
2 14 (2.00%) SLA
3 9 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.43%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.14%) ISO27005
System Software
1 231 (33.00%) Active Directory
2 72 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (7.14%) NFS
4 44 (6.29%) Docker
5 22 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 22 (3.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 21 (3.00%) vSphere
7 20 (2.86%) vCloud
8 19 (2.71%) VMware ESX
9 18 (2.57%) KVM
10 17 (2.43%) Samba
11 12 (1.71%) iptables
11 12 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (1.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 10 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (1.29%) Squid
14 9 (1.29%) SRDF
14 9 (1.29%) Veritas File System
15 8 (1.14%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 127 (18.14%) Puppet
2 66 (9.43%) Ansible
3 52 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.43%) Red Hat Satellite
5 22 (3.14%) Nagios
6 20 (2.86%) ZABBIX
7 18 (2.57%) Kubernetes
7 18 (2.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 17 (2.43%) Tivoli
9 16 (2.29%) Forum Sentry
9 16 (2.29%) SCCM
10 15 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 14 (2.00%) OpenAM
12 13 (1.86%) Rancher
13 12 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (1.71%) SCOM
14 11 (1.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 10 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
15 10 (1.43%) OpenIDM
15 10 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 167 (23.86%) Oracle
2 141 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 140 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 138 (19.71%) VMware
5 76 (10.86%) IBM
6 58 (8.29%) HP
7 54 (7.71%) Sun
8 50 (7.14%) ServiceNow
9 44 (6.29%) Atlassian
10 37 (5.29%) Veritas
11 34 (4.86%) Cisco
12 28 (4.00%) Splunk
13 23 (3.29%) EMC
13 23 (3.29%) ForgeRock
13 23 (3.29%) NetApp
14 20 (2.86%) CyberArk
15 17 (2.43%) CA
15 17 (2.43%) Citrix
16 16 (2.29%) Symantec
17 15 (2.14%) Sybase
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