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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 289 358 350
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -8
Contract jobs citing LDAP 388 315 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 4.02% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 198 199
Median daily rate £400 £420 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £46.96 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.63 £23.91 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £45.90 £66.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.70% +13.75%

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
7730 7836 8196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.19% 14.32% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4659 4601 4680
Median daily rate £400 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 475 442
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +78 367 £400 -5.88% 35
London +19 161 £450 +5.88% 16
South East +33 82 £340 -13.65% 6
Hampshire +40 44 £340 +0.74% 3
North East -5 37 £329 +31.46%
Tyne and Wear -3 35 £330 +32.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 34 £329 +31.73%
Yorkshire +24 31 £438 -7.89% 3
West Yorkshire +27 24 £456 +25.86% 3
North West +18 24 £408 -9.44% 2
Scotland -16 23 £340 -2.85%
Leeds +27 21 £456 +30.35% 3
West Midlands -11 21 £367 -28.68%
Berkshire +15 19 £275 -31.25% 1
Croydon - 19 £545 -
City of London +2 16 £450 +5.88% 3
Hook +12 15 £340 +1.49%
East of England +10 15 £293 -21.47% 5
Manchester +18 14 £390 -22.00% 2
Renfrewshire -6 14 £333 +7.25%
Erskine -4 13 £340 +9.67%
Newbury +19 10 £275 -8.33%
Portsmouth +5 9 - -
Oxfordshire +4 8 £500 -
Birmingham - 8 £450 -
Oxford -1 7 £504 -
South Yorkshire -5 7 £350 -30.00%
Sheffield -7 7 £350 -30.00%
Solihull - 7 £563 -
Cheshire +19 6 £425 -

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 376 (44.44%) Linux
2 340 (40.19%) Active Directory
3 277 (32.74%) DNS
4 269 (31.80%) Unix
5 251 (29.67%) Java
6 243 (28.72%) Windows
7 194 (22.93%) Oracle
8 192 (22.70%) VMware
9 171 (20.21%) Microsoft
10 169 (19.98%) Perl
11 166 (19.62%) DevOps
12 162 (19.15%) SQL
13 154 (18.20%) JavaScript
14 148 (17.49%) Security Cleared
15 144 (17.02%) Red Hat
16 143 (16.90%) Apache
17 142 (16.78%) Python
18 140 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
19 135 (15.96%) Finance
20 128 (15.13%) Kerberos
20 128 (15.13%) Puppet
21 116 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 115 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
22 115 (13.59%) HTML
23 110 (13.00%) Solaris
24 109 (12.88%) SC Cleared
25 104 (12.29%) XML
26 103 (12.17%) PKI
27 98 (11.58%) Bash Shell
28 97 (11.47%) Firewall

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
1 143 (16.90%) Apache
2 92 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 70 (8.27%) WebSphere
4 69 (8.16%) Tomcat
5 53 (6.26%) Confluence
6 49 (5.79%) JBoss
7 47 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 37 (4.37%) IIS
9 32 (3.78%) SharePoint
10 31 (3.66%) FileNet
11 30 (3.55%) nginx
11 30 (3.55%) WebLogic Portal
12 29 (3.43%) Apache Spark
13 28 (3.31%) Skype for Business
14 27 (3.19%) WebSphere Portal
15 21 (2.48%) OpenStack
16 17 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (1.65%) CMS
17 14 (1.65%) MS Exchange
18 13 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 37 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.72%) MS Office
3 20 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.47%) Staffware
4 3 (0.35%) RMDS
4 3 (0.35%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.24%) Primavera
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (5.91%) Office 365
4 17 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (2.01%) PaaS
5 16 (1.89%) IaaS
6 14 (1.65%) GitHub
6 14 (1.65%) OneDrive
6 14 (1.65%) SaaS
7 12 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.06%) G Suite
11 8 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.71%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.71%) Trello
12 6 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 277 (32.74%) DNS
2 128 (15.13%) Kerberos
3 97 (11.47%) Firewall
4 91 (10.76%) TCP/IP
5 75 (8.87%) SSL
6 60 (7.09%) DHCP
6 60 (7.09%) HTTP
7 56 (6.62%) SAN
8 46 (5.44%) SMTP
9 41 (4.85%) X.500
10 39 (4.61%) WAN
11 31 (3.66%) Skype
12 30 (3.55%) Network Security
12 30 (3.55%) SSH
13 29 (3.43%) VPN
14 27 (3.19%) Internet
15 25 (2.96%) VoIP
16 24 (2.84%) SNMP
17 23 (2.72%) LAN
18 22 (2.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.57%) MySQL
3 43 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 34 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.66%) Big Data
6 27 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.84%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.36%) Apache Hive
9 19 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (1.42%) Redis
12 11 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.30%) HBase
12 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.06%) DB2
14 8 (0.95%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.95%) Neo4j
14 8 (0.95%) Parquet
14 8 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 95 (11.23%) Jenkins
2 91 (10.76%) Git (software)
3 59 (6.97%) JIRA
4 36 (4.26%) Maven
5 32 (3.78%) Subversion
6 30 (3.55%) Selenium
7 25 (2.96%) JUnit
8 24 (2.84%) ClearCase
9 20 (2.36%) JIRA Agile
10 18 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.65%) StarTeam
13 13 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.54%) ClearQuest
13 13 (1.54%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.30%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
15 10 (1.18%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.18%) Mockito
16 9 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 135 (15.96%) Finance
2 58 (6.86%) Banking
3 15 (1.77%) Marketing
4 10 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.83%) Retail
7 5 (0.59%) Billing
8 4 (0.47%) Games
8 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.47%) Publishing
8 4 (0.47%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.35%) Automotive
9 3 (0.35%) Military
10 2 (0.24%) Advertising
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
10 2 (0.24%) German Language
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Front Office
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (14.07%) Administrator
2 108 (12.77%) Developer
3 87 (10.28%) Architect
4 84 (9.93%) Consultant
5 59 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 56 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
7 47 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 44 (5.20%) Active Directory Engineer
9 38 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 37 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
11 33 (3.90%) Solaris Administrator
12 32 (3.78%) VMWare Administrator
13 31 (3.66%) VMware Engineer
14 28 (3.31%) Solaris Engineer
14 28 (3.31%) Unix Administrator
15 26 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
15 26 (3.07%) Designer
16 25 (2.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 25 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 24 (2.84%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (13.59%) HTML
2 104 (12.29%) XML
3 80 (9.46%) J2EE
4 74 (8.75%) CSS
5 70 (8.27%) SAML
6 67 (7.92%) REST
7 61 (7.21%) Web Services
8 58 (6.86%) SOAP
9 53 (6.26%) OAuth
10 52 (6.15%) Spring
11 43 (5.08%) Middleware
12 40 (4.73%) OpenID
13 36 (4.26%) jQuery
14 32 (3.78%) LAMP
15 30 (3.55%) .NET
16 27 (3.19%) Hibernate
17 26 (3.07%) Ajax
18 25 (2.96%) HTML5
19 23 (2.72%) AngularJS
19 23 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.17%) PKI
2 65 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.15%) Replication
4 42 (4.96%) Data Centre
5 39 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 39 (4.61%) DataPower
6 31 (3.66%) Clustering
6 31 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.77%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.42%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.30%) BYOD
11 11 (1.30%) iSeries
12 10 (1.18%) User Experience
12 10 (1.18%) YubiKey
13 9 (1.06%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.95%) IVR
14 8 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 376 (44.44%) Linux
2 269 (31.80%) Unix
3 243 (28.72%) Windows
4 116 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 110 (13.00%) Solaris
6 77 (9.10%) Windows Server
7 61 (7.21%) Ubuntu
8 58 (6.86%) CentOS
9 49 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (5.08%) AIX
11 40 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (1.77%) Mac OS X
14 14 (1.65%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.65%) Mac OS
15 12 (1.42%) VMS
16 9 (1.06%) Debian
16 9 (1.06%) HPUX
17 8 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.95%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (19.62%) DevOps
2 140 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (10.52%) ITIL
4 80 (9.46%) Change Management
5 79 (9.34%) Configuration Management
6 77 (9.10%) Identity Management
7 75 (8.87%) Workflow
8 71 (8.39%) Scrum
9 68 (8.04%) Migration
10 67 (7.92%) Identity Access Management
11 61 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (6.03%) Service Management
13 47 (5.56%) Information Security
14 46 (5.44%) High Availability
15 41 (4.85%) Performance Monitoring
16 40 (4.73%) Incident Management
17 38 (4.49%) Change Control
18 35 (4.14%) Use Case
19 33 (3.90%) ITSM
20 32 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 251 (29.67%) Java
2 169 (19.98%) Perl
3 162 (19.15%) SQL
4 154 (18.20%) JavaScript
5 142 (16.78%) Python
6 98 (11.58%) Bash Shell
7 72 (8.51%) Shell Script
8 67 (7.92%) PowerShell
9 45 (5.32%) PHP
10 42 (4.96%) C
10 42 (4.96%) Korn
11 36 (4.26%) Scala
12 31 (3.66%) C#
13 30 (3.55%) Ruby
14 28 (3.31%) C++
15 27 (3.19%) Jython
16 21 (2.48%) C-shell
16 21 (2.48%) Groovy
17 20 (2.36%) VB
18 19 (2.25%) R
Qualifications
1 148 (17.49%) Security Cleared
2 109 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 43 (5.08%) Degree
4 40 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.19%) MCP
5 27 (3.19%) MCTS
6 26 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (2.13%) CISSP
8 15 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.65%) CISM
10 12 (1.42%) CISA
10 12 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.18%) JNCIA
11 10 (1.18%) JNCIS
12 9 (1.06%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.95%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.71%) CCNP
14 6 (0.71%) GCIH
14 6 (0.71%) MCSE
14 6 (0.71%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.06%) PCI DSS
1 9 (1.06%) QA
2 8 (0.95%) SLA
3 7 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.35%) HL7
6 2 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.12%) FISMA
System Software
1 340 (40.19%) Active Directory
2 115 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.03%) NFS
4 50 (5.91%) Docker
5 36 (4.26%) Samba
6 28 (3.31%) vSphere
7 24 (2.84%) Hyper-V
8 19 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (2.01%) KVM
10 14 (1.65%) iptables
10 14 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 14 (1.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.18%) NDS
12 10 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (1.06%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 9 (1.06%) vCloud
13 9 (1.06%) VMware ESX
13 9 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 128 (15.13%) Puppet
2 78 (9.22%) Ansible
3 72 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (3.78%) Tivoli
5 30 (3.55%) OpenAM
5 30 (3.55%) SCCM
6 26 (3.07%) Nagios
7 23 (2.72%) SCOM
8 22 (2.60%) Oracle ZFS
9 21 (2.48%) Kubernetes
10 19 (2.25%) OpenIDM
10 19 (2.25%) ZABBIX
11 18 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
12 17 (2.01%) NetBackup
13 15 (1.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 13 (1.54%) HAProxy
14 13 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 11 (1.30%) Rancher
16 10 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 8 (0.95%) SELinux
Vendors
1 194 (22.93%) Oracle
2 192 (22.70%) VMware
3 171 (20.21%) Microsoft
4 144 (17.02%) Red Hat
5 85 (10.05%) IBM
6 71 (8.39%) HP
7 70 (8.27%) Sun
8 47 (5.56%) Atlassian
9 38 (4.49%) ForgeRock
10 37 (4.37%) Cisco
11 34 (4.02%) Veritas
12 31 (3.66%) ServiceNow
12 31 (3.66%) Splunk
13 26 (3.07%) CA
14 25 (2.96%) NetApp
15 24 (2.84%) F5
16 23 (2.72%) Cyber-Ark
16 23 (2.72%) EMC
17 19 (2.25%) Sybase
18 17 (2.01%) Hortonworks
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Vadis People
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £375 to £385 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £450
Posted: 27 days ago