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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 281 353 352
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -1
Contract jobs citing LDAP 458 327 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.27% 4.05% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 192 154
Median daily rate £424 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £266 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Median hourly rate £55.66 £29.17 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.79% -58.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.66 £29.17 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+90.79% -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
8693 8075 7383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 14.38% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4522 3965
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 488 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +81 417 £425 +6.11% 47
London +58 224 £461 +8.52% 19
South East +36 102 £365 -16.57% 10
City of London +35 43 £475 +5.55% 8
Berkshire +23 37 £275 -29.03% 4
North East -38 32 £375 +42.85% 2
Tyne and Wear -39 32 £375 +42.85% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 31 £389 +48.19% 2
Hampshire +20 29 £360 -6.49% 3
Scotland -10 27 £321 +7.00%
Newbury +13 21 £275 -
North West +10 18 £420 +90.90% 1
Surrey -2 13 £450 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -3 13 £400 +39.13% 3
South West +9 12 £393 -6.54% 2
Edinburgh +7 11 £370 +13.84%
East of England -15 10 £480 +29.60% 7
Renfrewshire -31 10 £300 -12.40%
Erskine -34 10 £300 -12.40%
West Yorkshire -4 9 £400 +45.45% 1
Leeds -9 8 £400 +45.45%
West Sussex - 8 £365 -
Docklands, London +9 7 £430 -4.44%
Leatherhead +7 7 £450 -25.00%
Manchester +5 7 £420 -
Lancashire - 7 £345 -
Gatwick - 7 £365 -
Wales +20 6 £338 -31.81%
Wiltshire -1 6 £350 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £416 +0.18%

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 358 (47.29%) Linux
2 326 (43.06%) Active Directory
3 247 (32.63%) Unix
4 223 (29.46%) DNS
5 201 (26.55%) Windows
5 201 (26.55%) Java
6 196 (25.89%) Oracle
7 178 (23.51%) Perl
8 176 (23.25%) Microsoft
9 170 (22.46%) VMware
10 167 (22.06%) Red Hat
11 160 (21.14%) Finance
12 155 (20.48%) SQL
13 144 (19.02%) Python
13 144 (19.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 130 (17.17%) HTTP
15 125 (16.51%) Apache
16 116 (15.32%) Firewall
17 114 (15.06%) Puppet
18 109 (14.40%) DevOps
18 109 (14.40%) TCP/IP
19 108 (14.27%) Security Cleared
20 107 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 107 (14.13%) ITIL
21 101 (13.34%) Web Services
22 100 (13.21%) HTML
23 99 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
24 98 (12.95%) PKI
25 96 (12.68%) WebLogic
25 96 (12.68%) Solaris

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
1 125 (16.51%) Apache
2 96 (12.68%) WebLogic
3 56 (7.40%) Tomcat
4 53 (7.00%) JBoss
5 44 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 34 (4.49%) OpenStack
7 32 (4.23%) IIS
8 29 (3.83%) Skype for Business
9 21 (2.77%) MS Exchange
10 20 (2.64%) nginx
11 15 (1.98%) CMS
11 15 (1.98%) MQSeries
11 15 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (1.45%) Confluence
13 11 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (1.19%) SharePoint
16 8 (1.06%) FileNet
16 8 (1.06%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 66 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.96%) MS Office
3 10 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 7 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.66%) Siebel Analytics
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.17%) Office 365
3 14 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (1.59%) SaaS
5 11 (1.45%) PaaS
6 5 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.53%) IaaS
7 4 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.26%) Heroku
10 1 (0.13%) Taleo
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 223 (29.46%) DNS
2 130 (17.17%) HTTP
3 116 (15.32%) Firewall
4 109 (14.40%) TCP/IP
5 75 (9.91%) SSL
6 74 (9.78%) Kerberos
7 70 (9.25%) SAN
8 64 (8.45%) DHCP
9 51 (6.74%) VPN
10 48 (6.34%) WAN
11 41 (5.42%) Network Security
12 39 (5.15%) Internet
12 39 (5.15%) LAN
12 39 (5.15%) SMTP
13 38 (5.02%) SSH
14 36 (4.76%) IPsec
15 34 (4.49%) X.500
16 33 (4.36%) FTP
17 26 (3.43%) HTTPS
18 24 (3.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.51%) Oracle Database
3 51 (6.74%) MySQL
4 19 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (1.19%) DB2
8 9 (1.19%) OLTP
8 9 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.19%) VLDB
9 8 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (0.92%) Redis
11 6 (0.79%) Big Data
11 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (8.32%) Jenkins
2 53 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.77%) Maven
4 20 (2.64%) JIRA
5 19 (2.51%) Subversion
6 13 (1.72%) Hudson
6 13 (1.72%) JUnit
7 11 (1.45%) ClearCase
8 10 (1.32%) Artifactory
9 9 (1.19%) Protractor
9 9 (1.19%) Selenium
9 9 (1.19%) SoapUI
9 9 (1.19%) StarTeam
10 8 (1.06%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.92%) Ant
11 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.92%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.79%) gulp
13 5 (0.66%) Gradle
14 4 (0.53%) git-flow
General
1 160 (21.14%) Finance
2 54 (7.13%) Banking
3 23 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.64%) Back Office
5 19 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.06%) Front Office
7 8 (1.06%) Retail
8 6 (0.79%) Billing
9 5 (0.66%) Marketing
9 5 (0.66%) Publishing
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 117 (15.46%) Developer
2 87 (11.49%) Consultant
3 83 (10.96%) Administrator
4 76 (10.04%) Linux Engineer
5 75 (9.91%) Architect
6 54 (7.13%) Support Engineer
7 43 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (4.89%) Active Directory Engineer
8 37 (4.89%) Unix Engineer
9 36 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (3.83%) Solaris Administrator
10 29 (3.83%) Unix Administrator
11 28 (3.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 25 (3.30%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.17%) Analyst
13 24 (3.17%) VMware Engineer
14 23 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (2.77%) Linux Administrator
15 21 (2.77%) Security Architect
15 21 (2.77%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.34%) Web Services
2 100 (13.21%) HTML
3 83 (10.96%) XML
4 78 (10.30%) SAML
5 74 (9.78%) SOAP
6 70 (9.25%) CSS
7 66 (8.72%) REST
8 54 (7.13%) .NET
9 52 (6.87%) J2EE
10 51 (6.74%) Middleware
11 38 (5.02%) OAuth
12 35 (4.62%) LAMP
13 29 (3.83%) Java EE
14 28 (3.70%) AngularJS
14 28 (3.70%) HTML5
15 26 (3.43%) Ajax
15 26 (3.43%) Spring
15 26 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (3.17%) OpenID
17 22 (2.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.95%) PKI
2 72 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 45 (5.94%) Clustering
5 39 (5.15%) Data Centre
6 34 (4.49%) Replication
7 29 (3.83%) DataPower
7 29 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.25%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.98%) Private Cloud
9 15 (1.98%) YubiKey
10 14 (1.85%) HACMP
10 14 (1.85%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.72%) CMDB
12 12 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.59%) iPad
13 11 (1.45%) IVR
14 10 (1.32%) Cryptography
15 9 (1.19%) Mainframe
16 8 (1.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 358 (47.29%) Linux
2 247 (32.63%) Unix
3 201 (26.55%) Windows
4 144 (19.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 96 (12.68%) Solaris
6 88 (11.62%) Windows Server
7 29 (3.83%) AIX
8 28 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (3.43%) CentOS
10 21 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (2.51%) Ubuntu
12 18 (2.38%) Debian
12 18 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.45%) Mac OS X
13 11 (1.45%) zOS
14 9 (1.19%) SUSE
15 8 (1.06%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.92%) Android
16 7 (0.92%) HPUX
17 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (14.40%) DevOps
2 107 (14.13%) ITIL
3 99 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (10.70%) Identity Management
5 77 (10.17%) High Availability
6 74 (9.78%) Change Management
7 70 (9.25%) Configuration Management
8 62 (8.19%) Identity Access Management
9 58 (7.66%) Project Management
10 55 (7.27%) Workflow
11 53 (7.00%) Load Balancing
11 53 (7.00%) Migration
12 38 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (5.02%) Incident Management
12 38 (5.02%) Information Security
13 36 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (4.23%) Integration Testing
15 31 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (3.96%) ITIL V3
16 30 (3.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (26.55%) Java
2 178 (23.51%) Perl
3 155 (20.48%) SQL
4 144 (19.02%) Python
5 88 (11.62%) JavaScript
6 85 (11.23%) PowerShell
7 76 (10.04%) Shell Script
8 71 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 50 (6.61%) PHP
10 42 (5.55%) C#
11 37 (4.89%) VB
12 23 (3.04%) Korn
13 20 (2.64%) Ruby
14 18 (2.38%) PL/SQL
15 17 (2.25%) C
15 17 (2.25%) C++
16 10 (1.32%) C-shell
17 8 (1.06%) Lua
18 7 (0.92%) Jython
18 7 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (14.27%) Security Cleared
2 82 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 59 (7.79%) Degree
4 49 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.57%) CISSP
6 15 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.98%) JNCIA
6 15 (1.98%) JNCIS
6 15 (1.98%) MCP
6 15 (1.98%) MCSE
6 15 (1.98%) MCTS
7 14 (1.85%) CCNA
7 14 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.59%) CISA
8 12 (1.59%) CISM
8 12 (1.59%) RHCE
9 11 (1.45%) HND
10 10 (1.32%) HNC
11 8 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.72%) SLA
2 12 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.06%) QA
4 7 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.53%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 326 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 107 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.61%) NFS
4 37 (4.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 29 (3.83%) Samba
6 26 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (3.17%) Docker
9 20 (2.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 20 (2.64%) vSphere
10 18 (2.38%) Squid
11 14 (1.85%) iptables
12 11 (1.45%) XenServer
13 9 (1.19%) KVM
13 9 (1.19%) vCloud
13 9 (1.19%) VirtualBox
13 9 (1.19%) VMware ESX
14 8 (1.06%) Firmware
14 8 (1.06%) Oracle Clusterware
14 8 (1.06%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 114 (15.06%) Puppet
2 53 (7.00%) Ansible
3 50 (6.61%) Nagios
4 34 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (3.17%) ZABBIX
6 22 (2.91%) Oracle ZFS
6 22 (2.91%) Tivoli
7 19 (2.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 18 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
8 18 (2.38%) SCCM
9 17 (2.25%) Cacti
9 17 (2.25%) logstash
9 17 (2.25%) NetBackup
10 15 (1.98%) OpenAM
10 15 (1.98%) OpenIDM
11 13 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 13 (1.72%) SCOM
12 10 (1.32%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.06%) Casper Suite
13 8 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 196 (25.89%) Oracle
2 176 (23.25%) Microsoft
3 170 (22.46%) VMware
4 167 (22.06%) Red Hat
5 76 (10.04%) HP
6 64 (8.45%) Cisco
7 63 (8.32%) IBM
8 48 (6.34%) Veritas
9 42 (5.55%) F5
10 32 (4.23%) Citrix
10 32 (4.23%) Sun
11 30 (3.96%) NetApp
12 28 (3.70%) ServiceNow
13 27 (3.57%) Splunk
14 24 (3.17%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.91%) ForgeRock
16 20 (2.64%) Dell
17 18 (2.38%) EMC
17 18 (2.38%) Juniper
17 18 (2.38%) Nokia
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Huxley
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield
Huxley
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Morson International (IT)
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago