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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
Rank 276 367 361
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -6
Contract jobs citing LDAP 346 268 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.63% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 172 167
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 7
Median hourly rate £29.61 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.88% +1.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-34.92% +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
6749 7373 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.52% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4286 4243
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 367 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +118 333 £450 +5.88% 43
London +66 165 £475 +10.46% 25
South East -37 34 £450 +23.28% 9
North East +9 31 £334 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 29 £340 -
Tyne and Wear +5 29 £340 -
North West +43 25 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire +29 25 £413 -17.50%
West Midlands +19 21 £525 +10.52% 2
Manchester +33 20 £400 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +34 19 £475 -
City of London -2 19 £525 +23.52% 7
Leeds +22 17 £475 -
East of England +9 15 £235 -43.03% 5
Hampshire +1 13 £400 +21.21% 2
Croydon - 13 £470 -
Birmingham - 11 £450 - 2
Berkshire 0 9 £450 +28.57%
East Midlands - 9 £353 - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £235 -50.52% 3
Cambridge +10 8 £235 -50.52% 2
Salford - 8 £450 -
South West +13 7 £393 -18.22% 1
Scotland -8 7 £365 +10.60% 1
Essex - 7 £273 - 2
Solihull - 7 £563 -
Hammersmith +7 6 £525 +40.00%
Sheffield -2 6 £350 -30.00%
South Yorkshire -6 6 £350 -30.00%
Slough - 6 £450 -

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 351 (47.11%) Linux
2 263 (35.30%) Active Directory
3 251 (33.69%) DNS
4 245 (32.89%) Unix
5 234 (31.41%) Windows
6 198 (26.58%) Java
7 171 (22.95%) Oracle
8 163 (21.88%) DevOps
9 160 (21.48%) VMware
10 157 (21.07%) Microsoft
11 146 (19.60%) Perl
12 145 (19.46%) Red Hat
13 137 (18.39%) Security Cleared
14 136 (18.26%) JavaScript
14 136 (18.26%) Python
15 132 (17.72%) Kerberos
16 129 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
17 128 (17.18%) SQL
18 126 (16.91%) Puppet
19 118 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 116 (15.57%) Finance
21 112 (15.03%) Bash Shell
22 108 (14.50%) SC Cleared
23 103 (13.83%) Apache
23 103 (13.83%) ITIL
24 95 (12.75%) HTML
24 95 (12.75%) Firewall
24 95 (12.75%) PKI
25 94 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
26 89 (11.95%) Jenkins

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
1 103 (13.83%) Apache
2 60 (8.05%) Tomcat
2 60 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 56 (7.52%) WebSphere
4 45 (6.04%) JBoss
5 42 (5.64%) Confluence
6 37 (4.97%) IIS
7 33 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 32 (4.30%) nginx
9 21 (2.82%) Apache Spark
10 19 (2.55%) SharePoint
11 18 (2.42%) FileNet
12 16 (2.15%) MS Exchange
12 16 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
13 14 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (1.74%) OpenStack
14 13 (1.74%) Skype for Business
15 12 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
16 10 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 39 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.42%) MS Office
3 15 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.40%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.54%) Staffware
4 3 (0.40%) RMDS
4 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.27%) Primavera
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (5.50%) Office 365
4 36 (4.83%) PaaS
5 35 (4.70%) SaaS
6 33 (4.43%) IaaS
7 14 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.88%) GitHub
8 13 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.07%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.07%) OneDrive
10 8 (1.07%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.81%) Yammer
12 5 (0.67%) G Suite
13 4 (0.54%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 251 (33.69%) DNS
2 132 (17.72%) Kerberos
3 95 (12.75%) Firewall
4 85 (11.41%) TCP/IP
5 74 (9.93%) SSL
6 61 (8.19%) DHCP
7 50 (6.71%) SMTP
8 46 (6.17%) SAN
9 40 (5.37%) HTTP
10 37 (4.97%) X.500
11 32 (4.30%) SSH
12 26 (3.49%) WAN
13 23 (3.09%) Network Security
14 22 (2.95%) Internet
14 22 (2.95%) SNMP
15 20 (2.68%) LAN
15 20 (2.68%) VPN
16 19 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (2.28%) FTP
18 16 (2.15%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.58%) MySQL
3 38 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.22%) Hadoop
5 23 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.95%) Big Data
6 22 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (2.68%) DB2
9 16 (2.15%) Apache Hive
9 16 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.81%) HBase
14 6 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 89 (11.95%) Jenkins
2 87 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 48 (6.44%) JIRA
4 37 (4.97%) Maven
5 29 (3.89%) Subversion
6 28 (3.76%) Selenium
7 21 (2.82%) JUnit
8 18 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (2.28%) ClearCase
10 15 (2.01%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.48%) ClearQuest
14 10 (1.34%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.21%) Apache Ivy
15 9 (1.21%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.21%) JIRA Agile
15 9 (1.21%) Mockito
15 9 (1.21%) Vagrant
16 6 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 116 (15.57%) Finance
2 35 (4.70%) Banking
3 17 (2.28%) Marketing
4 8 (1.07%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.07%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.67%) Games
5 5 (0.67%) Publishing
6 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.54%) Retail
6 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.40%) Advertising
7 3 (0.40%) Billing
7 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.27%) Automotive
8 2 (0.27%) Back Office
8 2 (0.27%) Electronics
8 2 (0.27%) German Language
8 2 (0.27%) Military
9 1 (0.13%) Front Office
9 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 114 (15.30%) Administrator
2 97 (13.02%) Architect
3 80 (10.74%) Developer
4 65 (8.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 59 (7.92%) Consultant
5 59 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
6 45 (6.04%) Linux Engineer
7 38 (5.10%) Active Directory Engineer
8 34 (4.56%) Support Engineer
9 32 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 29 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.76%) Analyst
11 28 (3.76%) Linux Administrator
12 27 (3.62%) Unix Administrator
13 23 (3.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 21 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
14 21 (2.82%) VMWare Administrator
15 20 (2.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 19 (2.55%) Designer
16 19 (2.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (12.75%) HTML
2 80 (10.74%) XML
3 69 (9.26%) SAML
4 58 (7.79%) J2EE
4 58 (7.79%) Web Services
5 55 (7.38%) CSS
6 52 (6.98%) REST
7 50 (6.71%) SOAP
8 41 (5.50%) Spring
9 38 (5.10%) OAuth
10 31 (4.16%) jQuery
11 28 (3.76%) Middleware
12 26 (3.49%) Hibernate
13 22 (2.95%) OpenID
14 21 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (2.68%) .NET
15 20 (2.68%) JMS
16 19 (2.55%) Ajax
16 19 (2.55%) LAMP
17 18 (2.42%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.75%) PKI
2 56 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.85%) Replication
4 47 (6.31%) Data Centre
5 41 (5.50%) Management Information System
6 31 (4.16%) Clustering
7 28 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 28 (3.76%) DataPower
8 18 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.01%) Credit Risk
10 15 (2.01%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.48%) BYOD
12 10 (1.34%) User Experience
13 9 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.07%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.94%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.94%) Symmetrix
16 5 (0.67%) Cryptography
16 5 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 351 (47.11%) Linux
2 245 (32.89%) Unix
3 234 (31.41%) Windows
4 118 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 83 (11.14%) Solaris
6 60 (8.05%) Windows Server
7 53 (7.11%) AIX
8 49 (6.58%) CentOS
8 49 (6.58%) Ubuntu
9 46 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.88%) Mac OS
11 14 (1.88%) Mac OS X
12 13 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.61%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.48%) SUSE
15 8 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.94%) VMS
16 7 (0.94%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (21.88%) DevOps
2 129 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (13.83%) ITIL
4 83 (11.14%) Identity Management
5 73 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 68 (9.13%) Migration
7 62 (8.32%) Workflow
8 61 (8.19%) Identity Access Management
9 60 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (7.65%) Change Management
11 48 (6.44%) Scrum
12 47 (6.31%) Service Management
13 43 (5.77%) Open Source
14 37 (4.97%) Information Security
15 36 (4.83%) OO
16 35 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (4.70%) High Availability
17 32 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
18 31 (4.16%) ITSM
19 29 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 198 (26.58%) Java
2 146 (19.60%) Perl
3 136 (18.26%) JavaScript
3 136 (18.26%) Python
4 128 (17.18%) SQL
5 112 (15.03%) Bash Shell
6 67 (8.99%) Shell Script
7 59 (7.92%) PowerShell
8 37 (4.97%) C
8 37 (4.97%) Korn
9 36 (4.83%) PHP
10 33 (4.43%) Ruby
11 29 (3.89%) Scala
12 26 (3.49%) C++
13 20 (2.68%) C#
14 16 (2.15%) R
15 14 (1.88%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.74%) Jython
17 12 (1.61%) C-shell
18 10 (1.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 137 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 108 (14.50%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (4.43%) Degree
5 25 (3.36%) MCP
5 25 (3.36%) MCTS
6 20 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (2.55%) CISSP
8 14 (1.88%) CISM
9 12 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.48%) CISA
11 8 (1.07%) BC Cleared
12 7 (0.94%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.94%) GCIH
12 7 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.94%) RHCSA
13 5 (0.67%) CCNP
13 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.67%) MCSE
13 5 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.55%) QA
2 14 (1.88%) SLA
3 11 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.40%) HL7
7 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
System Software
1 263 (35.30%) Active Directory
2 94 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (6.98%) NFS
4 47 (6.31%) Docker
5 26 (3.49%) vSphere
6 25 (3.36%) Samba
7 22 (2.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 20 (2.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 18 (2.42%) KVM
10 16 (2.15%) Hyper-V
10 16 (2.15%) VMware ESX
11 12 (1.61%) iptables
11 12 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 11 (1.48%) Squid
12 11 (1.48%) vCloud
13 10 (1.34%) Dovecot
13 10 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 126 (16.91%) Puppet
2 67 (8.99%) Ansible
3 62 (8.32%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (3.62%) Nagios
4 27 (3.62%) Red Hat Satellite
5 26 (3.49%) SCCM
6 22 (2.95%) OpenAM
6 22 (2.95%) SCOM
7 21 (2.82%) Tivoli
8 18 (2.42%) ZABBIX
9 17 (2.28%) Kubernetes
9 17 (2.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 15 (2.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 13 (1.74%) Rancher
12 12 (1.61%) NetBackup
13 11 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 10 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (1.21%) BladeLogic
15 9 (1.21%) OpenIDM
15 9 (1.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 171 (22.95%) Oracle
2 160 (21.48%) VMware
3 157 (21.07%) Microsoft
4 145 (19.46%) Red Hat
5 81 (10.87%) IBM
6 66 (8.86%) HP
7 62 (8.32%) Sun
8 41 (5.50%) ServiceNow
9 39 (5.23%) Veritas
10 38 (5.10%) Atlassian
11 34 (4.56%) Cisco
12 29 (3.89%) ForgeRock
13 28 (3.76%) NetApp
13 28 (3.76%) Splunk
14 23 (3.09%) CA
15 22 (2.95%) EMC
16 21 (2.82%) Cyber-Ark
17 20 (2.68%) Sybase
18 15 (2.01%) Symantec
19 14 (1.88%) F5
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