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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 298 373 352
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -21
Contract jobs citing LDAP 416 317 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 3.99% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 205 192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
Median hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £25.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -40.84%

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
8193 7947 8558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.71% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4557 4739
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 552 480
Median hourly rate £27.09 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +82 390 £425 - 37
London +21 156 £475 +5.55% 22
South East +48 108 £400 -4.76% 10
Hampshire +38 46 £425 +9.67% 2
Berkshire +25 33 £275 -34.52% 1
North East +2 31 £330 +1.53%
Tyne and Wear +2 31 £330 +36.78%
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 30 £330 +36.78%
Yorkshire +27 24 £500 +5.26%
South West +20 24 £358 +30.00%
Scotland +29 23 £340 -14.46%
North West +30 21 £500 +25.00%
West Midlands -2 19 £369 -41.00% 1
City of London +2 18 £506 +12.50% 3
Newbury +17 17 £275 -8.33%
Swindon - 15 £345 -
Wiltshire - 15 £345 -
West Yorkshire +12 12 £385 -18.94%
Oxfordshire +4 12 £400 -
Oxford - 12 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £550 -
Renfrewshire -17 11 £340 -24.44%
Sheffield - 11 £538 -
Cheshire +20 10 £500 +150.00%
Birmingham +3 10 £388 -32.56% 1
Manchester +2 10 £486 +51.95%
East of England -3 10 £403 -12.97% 2
Erskine -18 10 £340 -24.44%
Surrey +12 9 £488 -2.50% 6
Winchester +8 9 £370 -6.03%

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 368 (42.20%) Linux
2 361 (41.40%) Active Directory
3 271 (31.08%) Unix
4 261 (29.93%) Java
5 231 (26.49%) DNS
6 228 (26.15%) Oracle
7 225 (25.80%) Windows
8 194 (22.25%) VMware
9 188 (21.56%) Perl
10 178 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 173 (19.84%) SQL
12 155 (17.78%) Red Hat
13 151 (17.32%) Finance
14 148 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
15 146 (16.74%) Apache
16 132 (15.14%) DevOps
17 131 (15.02%) Security Cleared
18 129 (14.79%) JavaScript
19 125 (14.33%) HTML
19 125 (14.33%) Python
19 125 (14.33%) Firewall
19 125 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 122 (13.99%) HTTP
21 120 (13.76%) ITIL
22 118 (13.53%) Solaris
23 116 (13.30%) WebLogic
24 113 (12.96%) XML
25 109 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 108 (12.39%) PKI
27 103 (11.81%) SC Cleared

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
1 146 (16.74%) Apache
2 116 (13.30%) WebLogic
3 65 (7.45%) WebSphere
4 57 (6.54%) Tomcat
5 47 (5.39%) JBoss
6 46 (5.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 35 (4.01%) Confluence
7 35 (4.01%) Skype for Business
8 33 (3.78%) OpenStack
9 32 (3.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 29 (3.33%) FileNet
11 28 (3.21%) WebSphere Portal
12 23 (2.64%) IIS
12 23 (2.64%) SharePoint
13 18 (2.06%) CMS
13 18 (2.06%) MS Exchange
14 17 (1.95%) MQSeries
15 16 (1.83%) Apache Solr
16 15 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 57 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.06%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 8 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.23%) Primavera
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.11%) assyst
8 1 (0.11%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 76 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (4.36%) Office 365
3 37 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.18%) PaaS
5 12 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (1.38%) IaaS
5 12 (1.38%) SaaS
6 11 (1.26%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.69%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.69%) Trello
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 231 (26.49%) DNS
2 125 (14.33%) Firewall
3 122 (13.99%) HTTP
4 84 (9.63%) Kerberos
4 84 (9.63%) TCP/IP
5 75 (8.60%) SSL
6 67 (7.68%) SAN
7 58 (6.65%) WAN
8 55 (6.31%) DHCP
9 50 (5.73%) Network Security
10 43 (4.93%) VPN
11 42 (4.82%) LAN
12 38 (4.36%) IPsec
13 37 (4.24%) HTTPS
13 37 (4.24%) Internet
14 34 (3.90%) Skype
15 33 (3.78%) X.500
16 28 (3.21%) SSH
17 26 (2.98%) FTP
18 23 (2.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 75 (8.60%) Oracle Database
3 72 (8.26%) MySQL
4 33 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.61%) Big Data
8 11 (1.26%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (1.26%) Redis
9 10 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.03%) DB2
10 9 (1.03%) HBase
10 9 (1.03%) OLTP
10 9 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
10 9 (1.03%) VLDB
11 8 (0.92%) CouchDB
11 8 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 78 (8.94%) Jenkins
2 62 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 47 (5.39%) JIRA
4 26 (2.98%) Subversion
5 23 (2.64%) Maven
6 22 (2.52%) Selenium
7 19 (2.18%) ClearCase
7 19 (2.18%) JIRA Agile
8 18 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.95%) JUnit
10 16 (1.83%) StarTeam
11 13 (1.49%) SoapUI
12 12 (1.38%) Hudson
13 9 (1.03%) Protractor
14 8 (0.92%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.92%) ClearQuest
14 8 (0.92%) Mockito
15 7 (0.80%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 151 (17.32%) Finance
2 64 (7.34%) Banking
3 20 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.26%) Back Office
5 11 (1.26%) Retail
6 7 (0.80%) Billing
7 6 (0.69%) Front Office
7 6 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.69%) Publishing
8 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.57%) Marketing
8 5 (0.57%) Military
9 2 (0.23%) Automotive
9 2 (0.23%) Electronics
9 2 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.11%) Advertising
10 1 (0.11%) Games
10 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (14.22%) Developer
2 110 (12.61%) Architect
3 98 (11.24%) Administrator
4 95 (10.89%) Consultant
5 61 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
6 56 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 43 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (4.59%) Solaris Administrator
9 38 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (4.24%) Active Directory Engineer
10 37 (4.24%) Java Developer
11 35 (4.01%) Security Architect
12 30 (3.44%) Solaris Engineer
12 30 (3.44%) VMware Engineer
13 29 (3.33%) VMWare Administrator
14 27 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
15 26 (2.98%) Solaris Support Engineer
15 26 (2.98%) Unix Engineer
15 26 (2.98%) VMware Support Engineer
16 25 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (14.33%) HTML
2 113 (12.96%) XML
3 99 (11.35%) J2EE
4 89 (10.21%) Web Services
5 85 (9.75%) REST
6 84 (9.63%) SAML
7 71 (8.14%) CSS
8 69 (7.91%) SOAP
9 61 (7.00%) Middleware
10 57 (6.54%) Spring
11 49 (5.62%) OAuth
12 45 (5.16%) OpenID
13 41 (4.70%) LAMP
14 31 (3.56%) .NET
15 29 (3.33%) jQuery
15 29 (3.33%) JSON
16 28 (3.21%) Ajax
16 28 (3.21%) SailPoint
17 27 (3.10%) Hibernate
18 26 (2.98%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (12.39%) PKI
2 88 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.73%) Clustering
4 48 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 43 (4.93%) DataPower
6 41 (4.70%) Replication
7 34 (3.90%) Data Centre
8 31 (3.56%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.64%) Public Cloud
10 22 (2.52%) YubiKey
11 16 (1.83%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.49%) iPad
12 13 (1.49%) IVR
13 12 (1.38%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.38%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.26%) BYOD
14 11 (1.26%) iSeries
15 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.15%) Smartcard
15 10 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 368 (42.20%) Linux
2 271 (31.08%) Unix
3 225 (25.80%) Windows
4 118 (13.53%) Solaris
5 109 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 103 (11.81%) Windows Server
7 45 (5.16%) CentOS
7 45 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (4.93%) Ubuntu
9 32 (3.67%) AIX
10 22 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (2.29%) Debian
13 18 (2.06%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.49%) HPUX
15 9 (1.03%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.03%) VMS
16 8 (0.92%) Mesosphere
16 8 (0.92%) SUSE
17 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (15.14%) DevOps
3 120 (13.76%) ITIL
4 102 (11.70%) Change Management
5 88 (10.09%) High Availability
6 78 (8.94%) Identity Access Management
7 77 (8.83%) Workflow
8 73 (8.37%) Identity Management
9 68 (7.80%) Scrum
10 67 (7.68%) Migration
11 65 (7.45%) Configuration Management
12 53 (6.08%) Load Balancing
13 52 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (5.50%) Service Management
15 46 (5.28%) Project Management
16 45 (5.16%) Incident Management
17 44 (5.05%) Information Security
18 39 (4.47%) ITSM
19 37 (4.24%) ITIL V3
19 37 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 261 (29.93%) Java
2 188 (21.56%) Perl
3 173 (19.84%) SQL
4 129 (14.79%) JavaScript
5 125 (14.33%) Python
6 95 (10.89%) Shell Script
7 89 (10.21%) Bash Shell
8 78 (8.94%) PowerShell
9 55 (6.31%) PHP
10 36 (4.13%) VB
11 32 (3.67%) Korn
12 29 (3.33%) Jython
13 28 (3.21%) C
14 24 (2.75%) Groovy
15 23 (2.64%) Ruby
16 22 (2.52%) Scala
17 20 (2.29%) C#
17 20 (2.29%) C++
17 20 (2.29%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.95%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 131 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 103 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 50 (5.73%) Degree
4 45 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (2.52%) JNCIA
6 22 (2.52%) JNCIS
7 21 (2.41%) CISSP
8 20 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 18 (2.06%) CISA
9 18 (2.06%) CISM
10 16 (1.83%) MCP
10 16 (1.83%) MCTS
11 13 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.26%) MCSE
13 10 (1.15%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.15%) PMP
13 10 (1.15%) RHCE
14 8 (0.92%) HNC
14 8 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.49%) SLA
2 9 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.92%) QA
4 6 (0.69%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.34%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.34%) HL7
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) FISMA
System Software
1 361 (41.40%) Active Directory
2 125 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (5.16%) NFS
4 43 (4.93%) Samba
5 38 (4.36%) Docker
6 26 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (2.87%) Hyper-V
8 24 (2.75%) vSphere
9 19 (2.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 19 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (1.95%) iptables
11 14 (1.61%) KVM
12 13 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (1.49%) Squid
12 13 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 10 (1.15%) NDS
13 10 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (1.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 9 (1.03%) Varnish
15 8 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 102 (11.70%) Puppet
2 62 (7.11%) Ansible
3 42 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (4.59%) Nagios
5 36 (4.13%) Tivoli
6 30 (3.44%) SCCM
7 29 (3.33%) OpenAM
8 27 (3.10%) Oracle ZFS
9 22 (2.52%) NetBackup
9 22 (2.52%) OpenIDM
10 18 (2.06%) SCOM
11 15 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 15 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 14 (1.61%) ZABBIX
13 12 (1.38%) Cacti
13 12 (1.38%) HAProxy
13 12 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
14 11 (1.26%) OpenView
15 10 (1.15%) BladeLogic
15 10 (1.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 228 (26.15%) Oracle
2 194 (22.25%) VMware
3 178 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 155 (17.78%) Red Hat
5 82 (9.40%) IBM
6 80 (9.17%) HP
7 56 (6.42%) Cisco
7 56 (6.42%) Sun
8 50 (5.73%) F5
9 36 (4.13%) ForgeRock
10 33 (3.78%) NetApp
10 33 (3.78%) ServiceNow
11 31 (3.56%) Veritas
12 25 (2.87%) Atlassian
12 25 (2.87%) CheckPoint
13 24 (2.75%) CA
13 24 (2.75%) Citrix
13 24 (2.75%) Juniper
14 22 (2.52%) Aerohive Networks
14 22 (2.52%) Palo Alto
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