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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 328 324 328
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing LDAP 316 278 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.06% 4.04% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 140 131
Average daily rate
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£408 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.91% +198.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +74.76%

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
7777 6875 6687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.51% 13.14% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4358 3724 3295
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 381 527
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.50 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 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
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 2 June 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 +4 286 £413 +5.76% 53
London +43 135 £450 +9.75% 26
South East -21 70 £438 +25.00% 13
East of England +35 39 £350 - 6
City of London +23 29 £475 +11.76% 9
Hertfordshire - 24 £350 - 1
Scotland +4 23 £318 -20.38% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 22 £415 +3.75%
Milton Keynes +5 18 £415 +3.75%
Surrey +20 16 £404 -23.09% 4
Hampshire +1 15 £455 +13.75% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 15 £282 +8.46%
Tyne and Wear -4 15 £282 +8.46%
North East -4 15 £282 +8.46%
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £325 +14.03% 3
Yorkshire -15 11 £240 -25.00% 3
Kent - 11 £513 -
Camberley - 11 £400 - 1
Cambridge +13 10 £325 +14.03% 3
Leeds -5 9 £240 +11.62% 2
West Yorkshire -9 9 £240 +11.62% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £370 -
Aberdeen - 8 £230 -
Canary Wharf -3 7 £475 -
West Midlands -9 7 £343 -26.26%
Watford - 7 £313 -
Tonbridge - 6 £488 -
Basingstoke - 6 - -
Erskine - 6 £348 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £348 -

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 256 (42.67%) Linux
2 220 (36.67%) UNIX
3 204 (34.00%) Windows
4 195 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 169 (28.17%) Java
6 167 (27.83%) Oracle
7 155 (25.83%) DNS
8 139 (23.17%) ITIL
9 136 (22.67%) Finance
10 133 (22.17%) Microsoft
11 127 (21.17%) Firewall
12 122 (20.33%) SQL
13 115 (19.17%) Perl
14 109 (18.17%) Red Hat
15 105 (17.50%) Shell Script
16 102 (17.00%) VMware
17 100 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
18 95 (15.83%) SQL Server
19 94 (15.67%) Solaris
20 90 (15.00%) HTML
21 85 (14.17%) IIS
21 85 (14.17%) Apache
22 84 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 83 (13.83%) Service Management
24 81 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
25 80 (13.33%) Security Cleared
26 79 (13.17%) XML
27 76 (12.67%) Clustering
28 74 (12.33%) Cisco
29 73 (12.17%) MS Excel

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 85 (14.17%) IIS
1 85 (14.17%) Apache
2 67 (11.17%) Tomcat
3 64 (10.67%) WebLogic
3 64 (10.67%) WebSphere
4 59 (9.83%) SharePoint
5 49 (8.17%) JBoss
6 47 (7.83%) MS Exchange
7 30 (5.00%) Lync
7 30 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (4.17%) nginx
8 25 (4.17%) Confluence
9 23 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (2.83%) MediaWiki
10 17 (2.83%) Office Communications Server
10 17 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.83%) iPlanet
13 9 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 73 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.83%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.33%) Tridion
2 7 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.50%) Eikon
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) RMDS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.17%) Office 365
3 16 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.17%) IaaS
5 11 (1.83%) PaaS
6 6 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.67%) Heroku
8 3 (0.50%) SaaS
8 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.33%) Yammer
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 155 (25.83%) DNS
2 127 (21.17%) Firewall
3 72 (12.00%) SSL
4 71 (11.83%) VPN
5 67 (11.17%) SAN
6 58 (9.67%) TCP/IP
7 56 (9.33%) LAN
8 53 (8.83%) DHCP
9 46 (7.67%) NAS
10 45 (7.50%) WAN
10 45 (7.50%) Kerberos
11 34 (5.67%) Internet
12 25 (4.17%) Network Security
13 24 (4.00%) HTTP
13 24 (4.00%) SMTP
13 24 (4.00%) VLAN
14 23 (3.83%) IPsec
15 21 (3.50%) SSH
16 20 (3.33%) X.509
17 18 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.50%) MySQL
3 41 (6.83%) Oracle Database
4 36 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (3.33%) DB2
8 14 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
9 12 (2.00%) Big Data
10 10 (1.67%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.33%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.00%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.67%) OLTP
14 4 (0.67%) TKPROF
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
16 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 40 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.33%) Subversion
4 29 (4.83%) JIRA
5 25 (4.17%) Ant
6 17 (2.83%) Hudson
7 14 (2.33%) Maven
8 13 (2.17%) Introscope
9 9 (1.50%) JUnit
9 9 (1.50%) Toad
10 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.33%) Selenium
11 7 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (1.00%) RSpec
13 5 (0.83%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.67%) Grunt
14 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.67%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 136 (22.67%) Finance
2 44 (7.33%) Banking
3 24 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.33%) Retail
7 7 (1.17%) Marketing
8 6 (1.00%) Front Office
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (15.17%) Developer
2 77 (12.83%) Analyst
3 70 (11.67%) Administrator
4 60 (10.00%) Consultant
5 51 (8.50%) Architect
6 45 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (5.67%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 28 (4.67%) Support Analyst
10 25 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
12 21 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (3.33%) Security Analyst
13 20 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
14 18 (3.00%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.50%) UNIX Administrator
15 15 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
16 14 (2.33%) Support Engineer
16 14 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
16 14 (2.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (15.00%) HTML
2 79 (13.17%) XML
3 72 (12.00%) Web Services
4 62 (10.33%) .NET
5 58 (9.67%) SOAP
6 45 (7.50%) CSS
7 42 (7.00%) J2EE
8 40 (6.67%) Middleware
9 30 (5.00%) REST
10 29 (4.83%) SAML
11 20 (3.33%) Ajax
12 19 (3.17%) Spring
13 17 (2.83%) JPA
14 14 (2.33%) Hibernate
15 13 (2.17%) Java EE
15 13 (2.17%) LAMP
15 13 (2.17%) COM
15 13 (2.17%) JAAS
16 12 (2.00%) JMS
16 12 (2.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 100 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (12.67%) Clustering
3 59 (9.83%) PKI
4 41 (6.83%) Management Information System
5 39 (6.50%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.17%) CMDB
6 19 (3.17%) Wiki
7 18 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.83%) Smartcard
9 14 (2.33%) Replication
9 14 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.00%) HACMP
11 10 (1.67%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.50%) DataPower
12 9 (1.50%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.33%) Statistics
13 8 (1.33%) Cryptography
14 7 (1.17%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.17%) NHS
15 6 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 256 (42.67%) Linux
2 220 (36.67%) UNIX
3 204 (34.00%) Windows
4 94 (15.67%) Solaris
5 84 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (7.67%) CentOS
7 42 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (6.17%) Ubuntu
9 35 (5.83%) AIX
10 34 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (3.50%) Debian
13 17 (2.83%) Windows 7
14 14 (2.33%) HPUX
15 13 (2.17%) Android
16 8 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.33%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.33%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.00%) VMS
17 6 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (23.17%) ITIL
2 83 (13.83%) Service Management
3 73 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (7.67%) Identity Management
4 46 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (7.50%) Project Management
6 41 (6.83%) DevOps
7 39 (6.50%) Workflow
8 34 (5.67%) Configuration Management
8 34 (5.67%) Migration
9 31 (5.17%) Load Balancing
10 29 (4.83%) Information Security
10 29 (4.83%) Open Source
11 28 (4.67%) Change Management
11 28 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
13 23 (3.83%) Incident Management
14 22 (3.67%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 169 (28.17%) Java
2 122 (20.33%) SQL
3 115 (19.17%) Perl
4 105 (17.50%) Shell Script
5 70 (11.67%) Python
5 70 (11.67%) PowerShell
6 60 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 39 (6.50%) PL/SQL
8 34 (5.67%) Ruby
9 33 (5.50%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.83%) C
11 25 (4.17%) PHP
12 23 (3.83%) VB
13 20 (3.33%) C#
14 17 (2.83%) C++
15 13 (2.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 9 (1.50%) Jython
16 9 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.17%) Korn
18 6 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.33%) Degree
3 59 (9.83%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.17%) CISSP
5 19 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.33%) MCSE
6 14 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.83%) CCNA
9 6 (1.00%) CCNP
9 6 (1.00%) ISEB
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.67%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.67%) CISM
12 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.50%) SCSA
12 3 (0.50%) MCTS
12 3 (0.50%) MCP
12 3 (0.50%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.00%) SLA
2 16 (2.67%) QA
3 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 195 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 81 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.00%) NFS
4 27 (4.50%) Samba
5 26 (4.33%) Hyper-V
6 24 (4.00%) vSphere
7 19 (3.17%) iptables
7 19 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 17 (2.83%) Postfix
9 15 (2.50%) XenServer
9 15 (2.50%) Sendmail
10 12 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 11 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (1.50%) VMware ESX
12 9 (1.50%) Terminal Server
13 8 (1.33%) Terminal Services
14 6 (1.00%) Firmware
15 5 (0.83%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 51 (8.50%) Puppet
2 45 (7.50%) CA Single Sign-On
3 38 (6.33%) Tivoli
4 27 (4.50%) ZABBIX
5 22 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 17 (2.83%) OpenView
7 17 (2.83%) NetBackup
8 15 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
8 15 (2.50%) Nagios
9 14 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (2.00%) MIMEsweeper
10 12 (2.00%) MAILsweeper
11 10 (1.67%) CA Wily
12 8 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (1.33%) Data Guard
13 7 (1.17%) Salt
14 6 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (1.00%) Opsview
14 6 (1.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 167 (27.83%) Oracle
2 133 (22.17%) Microsoft
3 109 (18.17%) Red Hat
4 102 (17.00%) VMware
5 74 (12.33%) Cisco
6 71 (11.83%) HP
7 61 (10.17%) Sun
8 58 (9.67%) IBM
9 36 (6.00%) CA
10 30 (5.00%) NetApp
10 30 (5.00%) Citrix
11 27 (4.50%) Splunk
12 25 (4.17%) Veritas
13 24 (4.00%) Informatica
14 23 (3.83%) McAfee
15 22 (3.67%) ServiceNow
16 21 (3.50%) ForgeRock
16 21 (3.50%) Juniper
17 20 (3.33%) EMC
18 18 (3.00%) Dell
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