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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 311 338 351
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +13
Contract jobs citing LDAP 400 328 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.60% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 4.07% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 188 142
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £230 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £44.50 £29.17 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.55% -58.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £29.17 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+52.55% -58.91%

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
8648 8054 7036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.86% 14.80% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5245 4486 3835
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 469 398
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 349 £430 +7.50% 66
London +26 172 £455 +1.11% 39
South East +4 88 £390 -10.85% 17
Scotland -4 39 £340 +6.75% 1
Berkshire +27 38 £350 - 6
City of London +34 27 £475 +5.55% 20
North East -33 24 £351 +20.44%
Tyne and Wear -38 23 £377 +29.46%
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 22 £403 +38.48%
Hampshire +2 20 £325 -28.57% 2
East of England -12 19 £480 +37.14%
Erskine -29 17 £313 -10.05%
Renfrewshire -30 17 £313 -10.05%
Edinburgh +8 16 £375 - 1
South West -4 15 £423 +87.77% 4
North West 0 14 £423 - 3
Surrey -12 12 £475 +18.75% 7
Reading +7 11 £406 - 5
Docklands, London +12 9 £430 -4.44%
Kent -14 9 £438 -14.63%
Yorkshire +6 8 £413 +71.87% 1
Lancashire - 8 £358 -
Newbury - 8 £275 -
Leatherhead - 7 £500 - 1
Bristol +3 6 £450 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -3 6 £425 +77.08%
Buckinghamshire -5 6 - -
Milton Keynes -7 6 - -
Basingstoke -13 6 - - 1
Norwich - 6 £600 -

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 325 (50.47%) Linux
2 283 (43.94%) Active Directory
3 225 (34.94%) Unix
4 210 (32.61%) DNS
5 176 (27.33%) Windows
6 169 (26.24%) Java
7 159 (24.69%) VMware
8 158 (24.53%) Perl
9 157 (24.38%) Oracle
10 151 (23.45%) Red Hat
11 147 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 143 (22.20%) Microsoft
13 138 (21.43%) Python
14 135 (20.96%) Finance
15 119 (18.48%) HTTP
16 115 (17.86%) Firewall
17 114 (17.70%) Apache
18 110 (17.08%) Puppet
19 109 (16.93%) SQL
20 108 (16.77%) TCP/IP
21 100 (15.53%) Security Cleared
22 96 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 96 (14.91%) Web Services
22 96 (14.91%) PKI
23 95 (14.75%) DevOps
24 90 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
25 87 (13.51%) ITIL
26 86 (13.35%) WebLogic
27 82 (12.73%) HTML
28 79 (12.27%) SSL

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
1 114 (17.70%) Apache
2 86 (13.35%) WebLogic
3 56 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 54 (8.39%) JBoss
5 44 (6.83%) WebSphere
6 34 (5.28%) IIS
7 31 (4.81%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.73%) MS Exchange
9 23 (3.57%) nginx
10 18 (2.80%) Skype for Business
11 15 (2.33%) MQSeries
12 14 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.24%) Confluence
14 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (1.24%) LiveCycle
14 8 (1.24%) Node.js
15 7 (1.09%) CMS
15 7 (1.09%) FileNet
15 7 (1.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 48 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.66%) MS Office
3 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Maple
4 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (0.78%) Siebel Analytics
3 4 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.95%) Office 365
3 18 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (1.55%) SaaS
5 6 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.93%) PaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.62%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.31%) GitHub
8 2 (0.31%) Heroku
8 2 (0.31%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 210 (32.61%) DNS
2 119 (18.48%) HTTP
3 115 (17.86%) Firewall
4 108 (16.77%) TCP/IP
5 79 (12.27%) SSL
6 68 (10.56%) Kerberos
7 64 (9.94%) DHCP
8 61 (9.47%) SAN
9 55 (8.54%) VPN
10 43 (6.68%) SMTP
11 38 (5.90%) WAN
11 38 (5.90%) X.500
12 37 (5.75%) FTP
12 37 (5.75%) Internet
12 37 (5.75%) SSH
13 36 (5.59%) LAN
13 36 (5.59%) Network Security
14 34 (5.28%) IPsec
15 26 (4.04%) HTTPS
16 22 (3.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 35 (5.43%) MySQL
4 13 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.55%) DB2
6 10 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.93%) OLTP
9 6 (0.93%) VLDB
10 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 54 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 37 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.11%) Maven
4 14 (2.17%) JIRA
4 14 (2.17%) JUnit
4 14 (2.17%) Subversion
5 10 (1.55%) Artifactory
5 10 (1.55%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.24%) Hudson
7 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.93%) gulp
9 5 (0.78%) Ant
9 5 (0.78%) Selenium
10 4 (0.62%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.62%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.62%) Gradle
10 4 (0.62%) Grunt
10 4 (0.62%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.62%) VisualVM
General
1 135 (20.96%) Finance
2 39 (6.06%) Banking
3 22 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.11%) Back Office
5 15 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.24%) Front Office
8 5 (0.78%) Marketing
8 5 (0.78%) Publishing
9 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) French Language
10 3 (0.47%) German Language
10 3 (0.47%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.47%) Retail
10 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (14.91%) Developer
2 73 (11.34%) Linux Engineer
3 68 (10.56%) Consultant
4 66 (10.25%) Administrator
5 64 (9.94%) Architect
6 52 (8.07%) Support Engineer
7 44 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 39 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
9 32 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
9 32 (4.97%) Unix Engineer
10 26 (4.04%) Unix Administrator
10 26 (4.04%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 25 (3.88%) Analyst
12 24 (3.73%) Java Developer
13 23 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
13 23 (3.57%) Security Engineer
14 22 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (3.26%) Applications Support
15 21 (3.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 20 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (14.91%) Web Services
2 82 (12.73%) HTML
3 69 (10.71%) SOAP
4 63 (9.78%) XML
5 57 (8.85%) SAML
6 53 (8.23%) CSS
7 46 (7.14%) .NET
8 45 (6.99%) J2EE
9 42 (6.52%) Middleware
9 42 (6.52%) REST
10 28 (4.35%) LAMP
11 24 (3.73%) Ajax
11 24 (3.73%) Java EE
12 23 (3.57%) Spring
13 21 (3.26%) jQuery
13 21 (3.26%) OAuth
14 20 (3.11%) HTML5
15 18 (2.80%) .NET Framework
15 18 (2.80%) AngularJS
15 18 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.91%) PKI
2 60 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 45 (6.99%) Clustering
5 38 (5.90%) Replication
6 37 (5.75%) Data Centre
7 31 (4.81%) DataPower
8 22 (3.42%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.64%) Private Cloud
10 16 (2.48%) Public Cloud
11 14 (2.17%) HACMP
12 13 (2.02%) YubiKey
13 12 (1.86%) iPad
14 10 (1.55%) CMDB
14 10 (1.55%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.55%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.40%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.40%) Mainframe
16 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 325 (50.47%) Linux
2 225 (34.94%) Unix
3 176 (27.33%) Windows
4 147 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (11.02%) Solaris
6 69 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 33 (5.12%) AIX
8 25 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.64%) CentOS
11 14 (2.17%) Debian
12 12 (1.86%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.71%) zOS
14 10 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.40%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.40%) SUSE
15 9 (1.40%) Windows 7
16 8 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.93%) HPUX
18 5 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.75%) DevOps
2 90 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (13.51%) ITIL
4 73 (11.34%) High Availability
5 68 (10.56%) Identity Management
6 63 (9.78%) Configuration Management
7 59 (9.16%) Project Management
8 57 (8.85%) Change Management
9 53 (8.23%) Load Balancing
9 53 (8.23%) Migration
10 46 (7.14%) Workflow
11 39 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
12 33 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (4.66%) ITIL V3
14 29 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (4.50%) OO
15 28 (4.35%) Integration Testing
15 28 (4.35%) Validation
16 27 (4.19%) Incident Management
16 27 (4.19%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 169 (26.24%) Java
2 158 (24.53%) Perl
3 138 (21.43%) Python
4 109 (16.93%) SQL
5 78 (12.11%) Shell Script
6 71 (11.02%) JavaScript
7 68 (10.56%) PowerShell
8 57 (8.85%) Bash Shell
9 37 (5.75%) PHP
10 34 (5.28%) C#
11 25 (3.88%) VB
12 21 (3.26%) C++
13 18 (2.80%) C
14 17 (2.64%) PL/SQL
14 17 (2.64%) Ruby
15 16 (2.48%) Korn
16 8 (1.24%) Tcl
17 6 (0.93%) Groovy
17 6 (0.93%) Jython
17 6 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 72 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 53 (8.23%) Degree
4 49 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.95%) MCP
5 19 (2.95%) MCTS
6 17 (2.64%) CISSP
7 15 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.33%) MCSE
8 13 (2.02%) JNCIA
8 13 (2.02%) JNCIS
9 12 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.86%) RHCE
10 11 (1.71%) CCNA
10 11 (1.71%) HND
11 10 (1.55%) HNC
12 9 (1.40%) RHCSA
13 8 (1.24%) RHCA
14 7 (1.09%) GIAC
14 7 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.40%) SLA
3 8 (1.24%) QA
4 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.62%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 283 (43.94%) Active Directory
2 96 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (8.54%) NFS
4 35 (5.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 24 (3.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 23 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (3.57%) vSphere
7 22 (3.42%) Squid
8 19 (2.95%) Samba
9 18 (2.80%) Docker
10 15 (2.33%) VMware ESX
11 13 (2.02%) qmail
12 9 (1.40%) Firmware
12 9 (1.40%) vCloud
12 9 (1.40%) Veritas File System
13 8 (1.24%) KVM
13 8 (1.24%) Oracle Clusterware
13 8 (1.24%) XenApp
14 7 (1.09%) XenServer
15 6 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 110 (17.08%) Puppet
2 51 (7.92%) Nagios
3 43 (6.68%) Ansible
4 28 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (3.73%) ZABBIX
6 23 (3.57%) Cacti
7 20 (3.11%) logstash
7 20 (3.11%) Tivoli
8 18 (2.80%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (2.17%) Graphite
9 14 (2.17%) NetBackup
9 14 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
9 14 (2.17%) SCOM
9 14 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 13 (2.02%) collectd
10 13 (2.02%) Ganglia
10 13 (2.02%) SCCM
11 9 (1.40%) WSUS
12 7 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (1.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 159 (24.69%) VMware
2 157 (24.38%) Oracle
3 151 (23.45%) Red Hat
4 143 (22.20%) Microsoft
5 64 (9.94%) HP
6 60 (9.32%) IBM
7 57 (8.85%) Cisco
8 46 (7.14%) F5
8 46 (7.14%) Veritas
9 37 (5.75%) NetApp
10 30 (4.66%) Splunk
11 26 (4.04%) Sun
12 25 (3.88%) Citrix
13 21 (3.26%) Juniper
14 20 (3.11%) Dell
14 20 (3.11%) ServiceNow
15 18 (2.80%) EMC
16 17 (2.64%) CheckPoint
17 15 (2.33%) Nokia
18 14 (2.17%) TOWER Software
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