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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 345 341 329
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing LDAP 307 291 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 3.81% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 156 129
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £39.59 £71.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% +184.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £62.45 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £71.00 £27.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.59 £71.00 £27.65
% change year-on-year
-44.24% +156.78%

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
7831 7646 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.77% 13.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4478 4078 3617
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 416 465
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -4 285 £413 +3.12% 51
London +31 149 £431 +7.81% 18
South East -21 55 £385 -3.75% 9
City of London +12 41 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England +18 32 £382 -14.54% 1
Scotland -4 18 £350 +6.06%
Buckinghamshire -1 15 £350 -12.50%
Berkshire 0 14 £388 +10.71% 5
West Yorkshire -11 14 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -15 14 £300 -17.24% 3
North East -22 14 £263 +1.88% 1
Milton Keynes -7 13 £350 -12.50%
Hampshire -13 13 £361 -16.95% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £375 +31.57% 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £338 -
Leeds -14 11 £300 - 1
Cambridge +1 10 £338 +18.42% 1
Surrey +1 10 £550 +2.32% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 10 £263 +1.88%
Tyne and Wear -26 10 £263 +1.88%
Canary Wharf -3 8 £400 -
Essex -10 8 £413 -7.82%
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £370 -
West Midlands +2 6 £443 +47.50% 2
Docklands, London - 6 - -
Edinburgh -4 5 £350 -33.33%
South West -33 5 £420 +7.69% 14
Slough - 5 £300 -
Staines - 5 - -
Hook -1 4 £325 -7.14%

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 265 (42.33%) Linux
2 220 (35.14%) UNIX
3 218 (34.82%) Active Directory
4 205 (32.75%) Windows
5 190 (30.35%) Java
6 182 (29.07%) Oracle
7 152 (24.28%) DNS
8 146 (23.32%) Microsoft
9 144 (23.00%) Finance
10 135 (21.57%) SQL
10 135 (21.57%) ITIL
11 123 (19.65%) Firewall
12 108 (17.25%) VMware
13 107 (17.09%) Perl
13 107 (17.09%) Red Hat
14 103 (16.45%) SQL Server
15 98 (15.65%) Shell Script
15 98 (15.65%) Security Cleared
16 95 (15.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 95 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
17 89 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 88 (14.06%) XML
19 87 (13.90%) Python
19 87 (13.90%) Service Management
20 86 (13.74%) HTML
21 85 (13.58%) Solaris
22 81 (12.94%) SOAP
23 80 (12.78%) Apache
24 79 (12.62%) Cisco
24 79 (12.62%) PowerShell

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 80 (12.78%) Apache
2 61 (9.74%) IIS
3 57 (9.11%) WebLogic
4 56 (8.95%) Tomcat
5 49 (7.83%) JBoss
6 46 (7.35%) WebSphere
7 45 (7.19%) SharePoint
7 45 (7.19%) MS Exchange
8 26 (4.15%) Lync
9 25 (3.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (3.51%) Confluence
11 19 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (2.88%) nginx
13 14 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
14 13 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (1.76%) AquaLogic
16 10 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 9 (1.44%) MQSeries
17 9 (1.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.95%) MS Office
3 5 (0.80%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.48%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Tridion
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.48%) Eikon
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.44%) Office 365
3 9 (1.44%) IaaS
3 9 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (1.28%) PaaS
5 7 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.12%) SaaS
6 5 (0.80%) Yammer
6 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 152 (24.28%) DNS
2 123 (19.65%) Firewall
3 70 (11.18%) SAN
4 66 (10.54%) SSL
5 63 (10.06%) DHCP
6 60 (9.58%) TCP/IP
7 56 (8.95%) VPN
8 53 (8.47%) LAN
9 50 (7.99%) NAS
10 47 (7.51%) Kerberos
11 38 (6.07%) WAN
12 32 (5.11%) Internet
12 32 (5.11%) SSH
13 26 (4.15%) HTTP
14 24 (3.83%) IPsec
15 21 (3.35%) VLAN
16 20 (3.19%) X.509
16 20 (3.19%) SMTP
17 19 (3.04%) Network Security
18 15 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.66%) MySQL
3 41 (6.55%) Oracle Database
4 40 (6.39%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (3.51%) DB2
7 20 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.24%) DB2 UDB
9 13 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.08%) Big Data
10 10 (1.60%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (7.83%) Jenkins
2 41 (6.55%) Git (software)
3 34 (5.43%) JIRA
4 33 (5.27%) Ant
5 26 (4.15%) Subversion
5 26 (4.15%) Maven
6 13 (2.08%) Hudson
7 12 (1.92%) Introscope
8 11 (1.76%) Toad
9 8 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.12%) JUnit
10 7 (1.12%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.80%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.64%) VisualVM
12 4 (0.64%) JProfiler
12 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.48%) Selenium
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 144 (23.00%) Finance
2 55 (8.79%) Banking
3 26 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.24%) Retail
5 12 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.44%) Marketing
7 6 (0.96%) Front Office
8 5 (0.80%) Back Office
9 3 (0.48%) Automotive
9 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 86 (13.74%) Developer
2 70 (11.18%) Analyst
3 66 (10.54%) Administrator
4 63 (10.06%) Architect
5 49 (7.83%) Consultant
6 47 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
7 40 (6.39%) Java Developer
8 26 (4.15%) Support Analyst
9 23 (3.67%) Security Analyst
10 22 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (2.88%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (2.72%) Technical Support
15 16 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
15 16 (2.56%) UNIX Administrator
15 16 (2.56%) UNIX Engineer
16 15 (2.40%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.06%) XML
2 86 (13.74%) HTML
3 81 (12.94%) SOAP
4 75 (11.98%) Web Services
5 59 (9.42%) .NET
6 42 (6.71%) J2EE
6 42 (6.71%) Middleware
7 41 (6.55%) CSS
8 39 (6.23%) REST
9 36 (5.75%) SAML
10 29 (4.63%) Spring
11 24 (3.83%) Hibernate
12 22 (3.51%) JDBC
12 22 (3.51%) JSP
13 20 (3.19%) SailPoint
14 19 (3.04%) JPA
15 18 (2.88%) Servlets
16 17 (2.72%) Ajax
17 15 (2.40%) Java EE
17 15 (2.40%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.18%) PKI
3 64 (10.22%) Clustering
4 44 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.79%) Data Centre
6 28 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.51%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.88%) Smartcard
9 15 (2.40%) Replication
9 15 (2.40%) CMDB
10 12 (1.92%) DataPower
10 12 (1.92%) HACMP
11 10 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.60%) Wiki
12 9 (1.44%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.44%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.28%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.28%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.12%) NHS
14 7 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 265 (42.33%) Linux
2 220 (35.14%) UNIX
3 205 (32.75%) Windows
4 95 (15.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (13.58%) Solaris
6 46 (7.35%) CentOS
7 44 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (6.23%) AIX
9 38 (6.07%) Ubuntu
10 37 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (3.51%) Windows 7
13 15 (2.40%) Debian
14 11 (1.76%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.76%) HPUX
14 11 (1.76%) Android
15 10 (1.60%) Windows 8
16 9 (1.44%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.96%) VMS
18 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (21.57%) ITIL
2 87 (13.90%) Service Management
3 78 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (9.27%) Identity Management
5 54 (8.63%) Project Management
6 46 (7.35%) Migration
7 43 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (6.71%) DevOps
9 41 (6.55%) Workflow
10 39 (6.23%) Configuration Management
11 37 (5.91%) Change Management
12 33 (5.27%) Information Security
13 32 (5.11%) Load Balancing
14 26 (4.15%) SOA
15 25 (3.99%) Open Source
16 24 (3.83%) Technical Architecture
17 23 (3.67%) Incident Management
17 23 (3.67%) Problem Management
18 22 (3.51%) Data Protection
19 21 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 190 (30.35%) Java
2 135 (21.57%) SQL
3 107 (17.09%) Perl
4 98 (15.65%) Shell Script
5 87 (13.90%) Python
6 79 (12.62%) PowerShell
7 69 (11.02%) JavaScript
8 39 (6.23%) PL/SQL
9 36 (5.75%) C
10 34 (5.43%) Bash Shell
11 28 (4.47%) C++
12 25 (3.99%) PHP
12 25 (3.99%) VB
13 24 (3.83%) Ruby
14 19 (3.04%) C#
15 16 (2.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 14 (2.24%) BeanShell
17 7 (1.12%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.96%) VBScript
18 6 (0.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 98 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 70 (11.18%) Degree
3 68 (10.86%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (4.31%) CISSP
6 20 (3.19%) MCSE
7 19 (3.04%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.92%) CCNA
10 6 (0.96%) CCNP
10 6 (0.96%) RHCE
11 5 (0.80%) ISEB
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.80%) CCSE
12 4 (0.64%) CISM
12 4 (0.64%) CCSA
12 4 (0.64%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.64%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.48%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.71%) SLA
2 15 (2.40%) QA
3 7 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) COBIT
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) COSO
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 218 (34.82%) Active Directory
2 89 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.43%) NFS
4 21 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 19 (3.04%) vSphere
6 17 (2.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 17 (2.72%) Samba
7 14 (2.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 11 (1.76%) iptables
8 11 (1.76%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.60%) Postfix
9 10 (1.60%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (1.44%) Terminal Server
11 8 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.28%) Snort
12 7 (1.12%) KVM
12 7 (1.12%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 49 (7.83%) Puppet
2 39 (6.23%) Tivoli
3 24 (3.83%) CA Single Sign-On
3 24 (3.83%) ZABBIX
4 21 (3.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 20 (3.19%) OpenView
5 20 (3.19%) Nagios
6 18 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
8 12 (1.92%) NetBackup
9 11 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (1.44%) MIMEsweeper
10 9 (1.44%) MAILsweeper
10 9 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (1.44%) CA Wily
10 9 (1.44%) HP UCMDB
10 9 (1.44%) Ansible
11 8 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (1.28%) BladeLogic
12 7 (1.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 182 (29.07%) Oracle
2 146 (23.32%) Microsoft
3 108 (17.25%) VMware
4 107 (17.09%) Red Hat
5 79 (12.62%) Cisco
6 71 (11.34%) HP
7 65 (10.38%) IBM
8 53 (8.47%) Sun
9 37 (5.91%) Splunk
10 36 (5.75%) CA
11 27 (4.31%) Citrix
11 27 (4.31%) Dell
11 27 (4.31%) NetApp
12 26 (4.15%) Informatica
12 26 (4.15%) Cyber-Ark
13 24 (3.83%) Veritas
14 22 (3.51%) EMC
14 22 (3.51%) McAfee
15 21 (3.35%) Juniper
16 20 (3.19%) ForgeRock
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