The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 319 350 235
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -115
Contract jobs citing LDAP 303 199 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.42% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.18% 2.75% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 249
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Average hourly rate £71.00 £26.92 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.76% -7.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £57.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+23.47% +72.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -5 279 £410 -3.52% 53
London -18 108 £425 -5.55% 20
South East +48 86 £375 +36.36% 12
Berkshire +20 42 £300 +20.00% 7
South West +18 42 £394 -4.54% 4
Reading +15 26 £275 +10.00% 3
City of London -27 24 £425 - 6
Buckinghamshire -1 22 - -
Wiltshire - 21 £388 -
Milton Keynes -1 20 - -
Swindon - 18 £425 -
West Midlands -10 16 £420 +1.81% 1
Scotland -8 11 £350 -14.63% 2
East of England -19 11 £356 +1.78% 2
Essex -19 8 £363 -1.69%
Hampshire +10 7 £350 +15.70% 3
Edinburgh -23 7 £255 -32.00% 1
Birmingham -4 6 £420 +5.00%
Gloucestershire +7 5 £375 - 2
Yorkshire -17 5 £394 +50.00% 2
North West -25 5 £310 -20.25% 9
Bristol - 5 £425 -
Devon -3 4 £325 -21.21% 2
Surrey -6 4 £475 +40.74% 1
North East -35 4 £246 -5.38%
Tyne and Wear -36 4 £246 -5.38%
Glasgow +10 3 £400 -2.43% 1
Manchester -17 3 £310 -22.98% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 3 £236 -9.42%
Slough +9 2 £250 - 1

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 250 (41.88%) Linux
2 216 (36.18%) Active Directory
3 206 (34.51%) UNIX
4 202 (33.84%) Oracle
5 197 (33.00%) Java
6 195 (32.66%) Windows
7 145 (24.29%) Microsoft
8 138 (23.12%) DNS
9 136 (22.78%) Web Services
9 136 (22.78%) SQL
10 122 (20.44%) Finance
11 99 (16.58%) Perl
11 99 (16.58%) XML
11 99 (16.58%) Red Hat
12 95 (15.91%) ITIL
13 90 (15.08%) SSL
14 89 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
15 83 (13.90%) Configuration Management
16 82 (13.74%) Apache
16 82 (13.74%) Firewall
17 78 (13.07%) HP
18 76 (12.73%) CSS
18 76 (12.73%) Solaris
19 74 (12.40%) J2EE
19 74 (12.40%) TCP/IP
19 74 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 72 (12.06%) MS Excel
21 70 (11.73%) VMware
21 70 (11.73%) Spring
22 69 (11.56%) HTML

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (13.74%) Apache
2 69 (11.56%) WebLogic
3 66 (11.06%) WebSphere
4 61 (10.22%) IIS
5 47 (7.87%) Tomcat
6 37 (6.20%) SharePoint
7 35 (5.86%) MS Exchange
8 28 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 24 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (3.35%) Confluence
11 13 (2.18%) SAS
11 13 (2.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 12 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (1.84%) WebLogic Portal
13 11 (1.84%) Liferay
14 9 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
17 6 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 72 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.02%) MS Office
3 9 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.67%) MS Project
6 3 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.34%) Exstream
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.35%) SaaS
2 5 (0.84%) Joyent
2 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 138 (23.12%) DNS
2 90 (15.08%) SSL
3 82 (13.74%) Firewall
4 74 (12.40%) TCP/IP
5 65 (10.89%) SAN
6 64 (10.72%) HTTP
7 53 (8.88%) VPN
8 48 (8.04%) Kerberos
9 44 (7.37%) LAN
10 42 (7.04%) WAN
10 42 (7.04%) DHCP
11 35 (5.86%) X.509
12 34 (5.70%) SNMP
13 33 (5.53%) SMTP
14 27 (4.52%) SSH
14 27 (4.52%) NAS
15 26 (4.36%) Internet
16 21 (3.52%) L2TP
16 21 (3.52%) GGSN
16 21 (3.52%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.06%) MySQL
3 51 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 32 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (4.19%) DTS
6 24 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.18%) Pentaho
10 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.84%) DB2
11 11 (1.84%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.51%) OLAP
14 8 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.17%) SQLPlus
15 7 (1.17%) MongoDB
16 6 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.84%) IDOL
17 5 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 57 (9.55%) Subversion
1 57 (9.55%) Jenkins
2 55 (9.21%) Maven
3 37 (6.20%) Eclipse
4 36 (6.03%) Git (software)
5 32 (5.36%) JIRA
6 31 (5.19%) Ant
7 29 (4.86%) JUnit
8 23 (3.85%) Selenium
9 14 (2.35%) ClearCase
10 12 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.84%) Gradle
12 10 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.68%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.51%) Mockito
14 8 (1.34%) RSpec
14 8 (1.34%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.34%) Hudson
14 8 (1.34%) Fiddler
15 6 (1.01%) FitNesse
General
1 122 (20.44%) Finance
2 55 (9.21%) Banking
3 48 (8.04%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.35%) Retail
6 13 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.01%) French Language
7 12 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.84%) Games
9 10 (1.68%) Front Office
10 7 (1.17%) Private Banking
11 6 (1.01%) Dutch Language
11 6 (1.01%) Back Office
12 4 (0.67%) Marketing
12 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.67%) German Language
12 4 (0.67%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.67%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.50%) Advertising
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (17.59%) Developer
2 72 (12.06%) Administrator
3 60 (10.05%) Consultant
3 60 (10.05%) Systems Administrator
4 59 (9.88%) Architect
5 57 (9.55%) Analyst
6 34 (5.70%) Linux Administrator
7 28 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 28 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 28 (4.69%) UNIX Administrator
8 26 (4.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 23 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 22 (3.69%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (3.35%) NOC Engineer
12 19 (3.18%) Technical Consultant
12 19 (3.18%) Designer
12 19 (3.18%) Deployment Analyst
13 14 (2.35%) Platform Engineer
13 14 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (22.78%) Web Services
2 99 (16.58%) XML
3 76 (12.73%) CSS
4 74 (12.40%) J2EE
5 70 (11.73%) Spring
6 69 (11.56%) HTML
7 67 (11.22%) SOAP
8 61 (10.22%) .NET
9 33 (5.53%) Hibernate
9 33 (5.53%) SAML
9 33 (5.53%) Middleware
10 29 (4.86%) REST
10 29 (4.86%) JAX-WS
11 28 (4.69%) OAuth
12 27 (4.52%) jQuery
13 25 (4.19%) WSDL
14 24 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails
15 23 (3.85%) XML Schema
16 22 (3.69%) Ajax
17 18 (3.02%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.88%) PKI
2 31 (5.19%) Clustering
3 29 (4.86%) Open Source
4 21 (3.52%) CMDB
5 20 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.02%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.51%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.68%) Replication
9 9 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.34%) Wiki
10 8 (1.34%) Derivative
11 7 (1.17%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.84%) Online Games
12 5 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.84%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.67%) iPad
13 4 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 250 (41.88%) Linux
2 206 (34.51%) UNIX
3 195 (32.66%) Windows
4 76 (12.73%) Solaris
5 74 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (4.19%) Ubuntu
9 21 (3.52%) AIX
10 20 (3.35%) Windows 7
11 19 (3.18%) CentOS
12 18 (3.02%) Mac OS X
13 16 (2.68%) Debian
14 13 (2.18%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.68%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.17%) Mac OS X Server
17 6 (1.01%) Android
18 4 (0.67%) SUSE
19 3 (0.50%) zOS
19 3 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (15.91%) ITIL
2 89 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (13.90%) Configuration Management
4 58 (9.72%) Workflow
5 53 (8.88%) Identity Management
6 49 (8.21%) Change Management
7 46 (7.71%) Problem Management
8 45 (7.54%) Scrum
9 39 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (5.70%) Load Balancing
11 33 (5.53%) Web Development
12 32 (5.36%) Service Management
13 31 (5.19%) Migration
14 28 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (4.69%) ETL
14 28 (4.69%) Project Management
15 27 (4.52%) MVC
16 26 (4.36%) SOA
17 22 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (3.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 197 (33.00%) Java
2 136 (22.78%) SQL
3 99 (16.58%) Perl
4 68 (11.39%) JavaScript
5 43 (7.20%) Ruby
6 42 (7.04%) PL/SQL
7 40 (6.70%) Shell Script
8 34 (5.70%) Python
9 31 (5.19%) Bash Shell
10 26 (4.36%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.85%) C#
12 22 (3.69%) PHP
13 17 (2.85%) C
14 13 (2.18%) Korn
15 10 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.01%) Bourne shell
16 6 (1.01%) VB
16 6 (1.01%) VBA
16 6 (1.01%) C++
17 5 (0.84%) sed
Qualifications
1 52 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.54%) Degree
3 31 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.85%) CISSP
6 13 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.34%) GIAC
8 8 (1.34%) CISA
9 7 (1.17%) HND
10 5 (0.84%) MCSE
11 4 (0.67%) ISEB
11 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.50%) MCP
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.34%) CCEE
13 2 (0.34%) CCAA
13 2 (0.34%) ACTC
13 2 (0.34%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.86%) SLA
2 13 (2.18%) QA
3 7 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.17%) COBIT
4 6 (1.01%) COSO
5 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) TickIT
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 216 (36.18%) Active Directory
2 53 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.04%) NFS
4 18 (3.02%) Squid
5 15 (2.51%) vSphere
6 13 (2.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (2.01%) Samba
8 11 (1.84%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.84%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (1.51%) Postfix
10 9 (1.51%) XenApp
10 9 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.34%) Xen
11 8 (1.34%) Cronacle
11 8 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.34%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.34%) Veritas File System
12 6 (1.01%) XenServer
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 58 (9.72%) Puppet
2 35 (5.86%) Tivoli
3 21 (3.52%) NetBackup
4 18 (3.02%) Nagios
5 17 (2.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 17 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.85%) BladeLogic
6 15 (2.51%) SCCM
7 14 (2.35%) Cobbler
8 13 (2.18%) WSUS
8 13 (2.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 13 (2.18%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (2.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 10 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (1.51%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (1.17%) YUM
14 5 (0.84%) CA SiteMinder
14 5 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 202 (33.84%) Oracle
2 145 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 99 (16.58%) Red Hat
4 78 (13.07%) HP
5 70 (11.73%) VMware
6 68 (11.39%) JBoss
7 51 (8.54%) Cisco
8 46 (7.71%) IBM
9 39 (6.53%) Sun
10 35 (5.86%) Remedy
11 33 (5.53%) Juniper
11 33 (5.53%) NetApp
12 30 (5.03%) Citrix
13 28 (4.69%) ServiceNow
14 27 (4.52%) EMC
15 26 (4.36%) Veritas
15 26 (4.36%) Sybase
16 25 (4.19%) McAfee
17 22 (3.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 21 (3.52%) F5
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARM Information Security & Communications
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago