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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 326 324 372
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +48
Contract jobs citing LDAP 283 255 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% 3.95% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 119 89
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£420 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £272 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.12% -

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
7434 6451 6892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.07% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4015 3314 3353
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 366 580
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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
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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 254 £425 +3.03% 65
London +24 129 £450 - 27
Yorkshire +20 32 £300 -25.00% 3
City of London +23 29 £425 - 6
West Yorkshire +16 27 £243 -3.00% 2
South East -46 25 £400 -1.53% 18
Leeds +5 23 £240 -4.00% 2
Scotland -2 19 £400 +54.14% 2
South West -19 19 £228 -37.24% 3
North West -1 18 £408 -
East of England +21 16 £425 +3.03% 7
Edinburgh +1 11 £475 +84.74% 1
Essex +9 9 £425 +3.03% 1
Surrey +1 7 £535 +12.63% 3
Hampshire -10 7 £350 - 3
Bristol -2 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Camberley +6 5 £375 -21.05% 1
Manchester -3 5 - -
Gloucestershire -12 5 £450 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £325 +14.28%
Berkshire -24 4 £450 +50.00% 3
Wales -4 3 £331 +6.82%
Cheltenham -9 3 £400 +6.66%
Brighton - 3 - - 2
Glasgow - 3 £325 -
Cambridge - 3 £325 -
Cardiff - 3 £331 -
South Wales - 3 £331 -
East Sussex - 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +5 2 £413 - 6

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 264 (44.15%) Linux
2 210 (35.12%) UNIX
3 188 (31.44%) Windows
4 180 (30.10%) Java
5 178 (29.77%) Oracle
6 160 (26.76%) DNS
7 159 (26.59%) Active Directory
8 137 (22.91%) SQL
9 121 (20.23%) ITIL
10 114 (19.06%) Firewall
11 107 (17.89%) HTML
12 106 (17.73%) Red Hat
13 104 (17.39%) XML
14 103 (17.22%) Microsoft
15 101 (16.89%) VMware
16 96 (16.05%) Perl
17 94 (15.72%) Security Cleared
18 89 (14.88%) Solaris
19 87 (14.55%) VPN
19 87 (14.55%) Apache
20 85 (14.21%) Finance
21 84 (14.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 79 (13.21%) SSL
23 78 (13.04%) Service Management
24 77 (12.88%) Web Services
24 77 (12.88%) CSS
25 76 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
26 75 (12.54%) HP
27 73 (12.21%) JBoss
27 73 (12.21%) MySQL

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 87 (14.55%) Apache
2 73 (12.21%) JBoss
3 67 (11.20%) IIS
4 62 (10.37%) WebLogic
5 59 (9.87%) Tomcat
6 51 (8.53%) WebSphere
7 45 (7.53%) SharePoint
8 42 (7.02%) MS Exchange
9 28 (4.68%) nginx
10 25 (4.18%) Lync
10 25 (4.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (3.18%) Confluence
13 17 (2.84%) MediaWiki
14 16 (2.68%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (1.34%) iPlanet
18 7 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.01%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) SAP PS
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.33%) Eikon
4 2 (0.33%) Tridion
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.17%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.18%) Office 365
3 10 (1.67%) SaaS
4 9 (1.51%) IaaS
5 5 (0.84%) PaaS
5 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.67%) Heroku
7 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 160 (26.76%) DNS
2 114 (19.06%) Firewall
3 87 (14.55%) VPN
4 79 (13.21%) SSL
5 70 (11.71%) TCP/IP
6 61 (10.20%) SAN
7 52 (8.70%) WAN
8 51 (8.53%) DHCP
9 45 (7.53%) LAN
10 40 (6.69%) HTTP
10 40 (6.69%) Kerberos
11 33 (5.52%) Internet
12 28 (4.68%) NAS
13 26 (4.35%) IPsec
14 25 (4.18%) Network Security
15 24 (4.01%) VLAN
15 24 (4.01%) SMTP
16 23 (3.85%) OSPF
16 23 (3.85%) BGP
17 18 (3.01%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.21%) MySQL
2 66 (11.04%) Relational Database
3 56 (9.36%) SQL Server
4 48 (8.03%) Oracle Database
5 40 (6.69%) MariaDB
6 36 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (3.34%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.01%) Neo4j
10 11 (1.84%) Big Data
11 10 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.84%) TKPROF
13 5 (0.84%) OLTP
13 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.67%) DTS
14 4 (0.67%) DB2
15 3 (0.50%) SQLPlus
15 3 (0.50%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 54 (9.03%) Jenkins
2 47 (7.86%) Git (software)
3 43 (7.19%) Subversion
4 24 (4.01%) Hudson
5 20 (3.34%) JIRA
6 16 (2.68%) Ant
7 12 (2.01%) JUnit
7 12 (2.01%) Selenium
8 9 (1.51%) RSpec
9 8 (1.34%) Maven
10 7 (1.17%) Introscope
11 5 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.84%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.67%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.67%) Grunt
13 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.33%) PVCS
14 2 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 85 (14.21%) Finance
2 24 (4.01%) Banking
3 21 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.51%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.34%) Games
6 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.00%) Law
8 5 (0.84%) Military
8 5 (0.84%) Publishing
8 5 (0.84%) Retail
9 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 105 (17.56%) Developer
2 83 (13.88%) Analyst
3 72 (12.04%) Consultant
4 59 (9.87%) Administrator
5 58 (9.70%) Java Developer
6 41 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 40 (6.69%) Architect
8 28 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
8 28 (4.68%) Support Analyst
9 25 (4.18%) Technical Consultant
9 25 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (4.18%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 20 (3.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.34%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.18%) UNIX Administrator
12 18 (3.01%) Security Analyst
12 18 (3.01%) ServiceNow Developer
13 17 (2.84%) ITSM Consultant
13 17 (2.84%) Technical Developer
14 15 (2.51%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (17.89%) HTML
2 104 (17.39%) XML
3 77 (12.88%) Web Services
3 77 (12.88%) CSS
4 53 (8.86%) Spring
5 47 (7.86%) SOAP
6 44 (7.36%) Hibernate
6 44 (7.36%) JPA
7 43 (7.19%) Spring MVC
7 43 (7.19%) JAAS
8 40 (6.69%) REST
9 38 (6.35%) .NET
10 36 (6.02%) J2EE
11 33 (5.52%) Middleware
12 23 (3.85%) LAMP
13 22 (3.68%) Ajax
14 17 (2.84%) Struts2
14 17 (2.84%) JAX-RPC
14 17 (2.84%) Struts
15 16 (2.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.71%) Clustering
3 44 (7.36%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (6.52%) PKI
5 26 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.85%) Replication
7 22 (3.68%) Open Source
8 21 (3.51%) CMDB
9 20 (3.34%) Wiki
10 19 (3.18%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.84%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.84%) NHS
12 9 (1.51%) Smartcard
13 8 (1.34%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.17%) HACMP
15 6 (1.00%) CESG
15 6 (1.00%) Statistics
15 6 (1.00%) iPad
15 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
16 5 (0.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 264 (44.15%) Linux
2 210 (35.12%) UNIX
3 188 (31.44%) Windows
4 89 (14.88%) Solaris
5 84 (14.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (7.53%) Ubuntu
7 39 (6.52%) CentOS
8 38 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (6.19%) Mac OS X
10 32 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (5.02%) AIX
12 22 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (3.18%) Debian
14 12 (2.01%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.67%) Android
15 10 (1.67%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.34%) HPUX
18 6 (1.00%) SUSE
19 3 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (20.23%) ITIL
2 78 (13.04%) Service Management
3 62 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (9.03%) Configuration Management
5 50 (8.36%) DevOps
6 47 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (7.69%) MVC
8 45 (7.53%) Web Development
9 39 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (6.02%) Workflow
11 34 (5.69%) Mentoring
12 32 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (5.18%) Migration
14 30 (5.02%) Load Balancing
15 28 (4.68%) TDD
16 26 (4.35%) Information Security
16 26 (4.35%) ITSM
16 26 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (4.18%) Microservices
18 24 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 180 (30.10%) Java
2 137 (22.91%) SQL
3 96 (16.05%) Perl
4 70 (11.71%) Shell Script
5 69 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 69 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 54 (9.03%) Ruby
7 43 (7.19%) Python
8 32 (5.35%) PowerShell
9 30 (5.02%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.85%) C
11 26 (4.35%) PHP
12 21 (3.51%) C#
13 14 (2.34%) C++
14 9 (1.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 8 (1.34%) VBScript
16 7 (1.17%) XPath
16 7 (1.17%) Jython
17 5 (0.84%) Korn
17 5 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (15.72%) Security Cleared
2 65 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 54 (9.03%) Degree
4 24 (4.01%) VCP4
5 20 (3.34%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.17%) CCNA
9 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.17%) MCSE
11 6 (1.00%) CISSP
12 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.67%) SCSA
13 4 (0.67%) RHCE
13 4 (0.67%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.67%) CCNP
14 3 (0.50%) CISM
14 3 (0.50%) IIBA
15 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.69%) SLA
2 19 (3.18%) QA
3 8 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) HL7
5 3 (0.50%) DICOM
System Software
1 159 (26.59%) Active Directory
2 70 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.18%) Samba
4 26 (4.35%) vSphere
5 25 (4.18%) NFS
5 25 (4.18%) XenServer
6 20 (3.34%) Hyper-V
7 18 (3.01%) Postfix
7 18 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 16 (2.68%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.34%) VMware Server
10 8 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.17%) vCloud
11 7 (1.17%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (1.00%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.00%) Firmware
13 5 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 70 (11.71%) Puppet
2 32 (5.35%) CA Single Sign-On
3 26 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (4.18%) Nagios
5 20 (3.34%) OpenView
6 19 (3.18%) Tivoli
7 18 (3.01%) HP UCMDB
7 18 (3.01%) Opsview
8 17 (2.84%) Graphite
8 17 (2.84%) collectd
8 17 (2.84%) ZABBIX
9 16 (2.68%) Salt
10 15 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (2.17%) NetBackup
12 12 (2.01%) MIMEsweeper
12 12 (2.01%) MAILsweeper
13 7 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (1.17%) SCOM
13 7 (1.17%) Data Guard
13 7 (1.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 178 (29.77%) Oracle
2 106 (17.73%) Red Hat
3 103 (17.22%) Microsoft
4 101 (16.89%) VMware
5 75 (12.54%) HP
6 63 (10.54%) Cisco
7 51 (8.53%) Sun
8 47 (7.86%) IBM
9 40 (6.69%) Citrix
10 33 (5.52%) NetApp
11 31 (5.18%) Splunk
11 31 (5.18%) ServiceNow
12 29 (4.85%) Veritas
13 27 (4.52%) Juniper
14 26 (4.35%) EMC
15 25 (4.18%) McAfee
16 23 (3.85%) F5
17 21 (3.51%) Dell
18 18 (3.01%) CA
19 17 (2.84%) Akamai
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £25 to £33 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Douglas, Isle of Man
Kensal Technology Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago