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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 268 385 354
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -31
Contract jobs citing LDAP 485 297 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 3.66% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 194 177
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -61.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.16 £50.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.31% -29.57%

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
8517 8125 8263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.90% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5198 4651 4438
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 510 463
Median hourly rate £32.25 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.82% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +111 461 £425 +1.19% 37
London +44 212 £475 +8.57% 17
South East +61 120 £395 -5.95% 9
Hampshire +36 44 £438 +34.61% 2
Berkshire +25 35 £275 -34.52% 4
City of London +36 34 £525 +16.66% 5
Tyne and Wear -2 31 £340 +29.52% 1
North East -2 31 £340 +29.52% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 31 £340 +29.52% 1
South West +32 26 £360 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire +16 26 £425 +41.66%
Newbury +16 23 £275 -
North West +20 18 £500 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire +22 17 £345 -17.85%
Swindon - 17 £345 -
Surrey 0 14 £450 -14.28% 2
South Yorkshire - 14 £550 -
West Midlands -20 13 £375 -34.78% 2
Sheffield - 13 £538 -
Scotland +12 12 £423 +6.28%
West Yorkshire +3 12 £400 +33.33%
Leeds +9 11 £400 +33.33%
Farnborough - 10 - -
West Sussex +3 9 £365 -2.01%
East of England -3 9 £419 +1.51% 2
Birmingham -4 9 £388 -32.56% 2
Winchester - 9 £425 -
Cheshire +14 8 £525 +138.63%
Oxfordshire +6 8 £400 - 1
Manchester +1 8 £438 +36.71%

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 369 (42.46%) Linux
2 356 (40.97%) Active Directory
3 284 (32.68%) Unix
4 268 (30.84%) Java
5 228 (26.24%) Windows
6 224 (25.78%) Oracle
7 219 (25.20%) DNS
8 195 (22.44%) Perl
9 194 (22.32%) VMware
10 174 (20.02%) Microsoft
11 166 (19.10%) SQL
11 166 (19.10%) Red Hat
12 154 (17.72%) Finance
13 151 (17.38%) Apache
14 137 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
15 134 (15.42%) HTTP
16 132 (15.19%) Python
17 127 (14.61%) Firewall
18 126 (14.50%) Solaris
19 124 (14.27%) HTML
19 124 (14.27%) Security Cleared
19 124 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 124 (14.27%) DevOps
20 123 (14.15%) JavaScript
21 121 (13.92%) ITIL
21 121 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 118 (13.58%) WebLogic
23 107 (12.31%) PKI
24 106 (12.20%) XML
25 104 (11.97%) Puppet

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
1 151 (17.38%) Apache
2 118 (13.58%) WebLogic
3 64 (7.36%) WebSphere
4 60 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 50 (5.75%) JBoss
6 42 (4.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 39 (4.49%) Skype for Business
8 33 (3.80%) OpenStack
9 28 (3.22%) IIS
9 28 (3.22%) WebLogic Portal
10 25 (2.88%) WebSphere Portal
11 24 (2.76%) FileNet
12 23 (2.65%) MS Exchange
13 22 (2.53%) Confluence
14 21 (2.42%) SharePoint
15 19 (2.19%) CMS
16 18 (2.07%) MQSeries
17 15 (1.73%) Apache Solr
18 13 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
19 11 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 63 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.99%) MS Office
3 21 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.46%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.23%) Primavera
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 69 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (4.37%) Office 365
3 16 (1.84%) PaaS
4 15 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (1.27%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.04%) IaaS
6 9 (1.04%) SaaS
7 6 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.69%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.69%) Trello
8 5 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 219 (25.20%) DNS
2 134 (15.42%) HTTP
3 127 (14.61%) Firewall
4 91 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 85 (9.78%) Kerberos
6 73 (8.40%) SSL
7 72 (8.29%) SAN
8 59 (6.79%) WAN
9 51 (5.87%) DHCP
10 49 (5.64%) Network Security
11 45 (5.18%) VPN
12 43 (4.95%) LAN
13 42 (4.83%) Internet
14 41 (4.72%) IPsec
15 38 (4.37%) Skype
16 33 (3.80%) HTTPS
17 30 (3.45%) SSH
18 29 (3.34%) X.500
19 27 (3.11%) FTP
20 24 (2.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 74 (8.52%) Oracle Database
3 66 (7.59%) MySQL
4 23 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.50%) Big Data
8 12 (1.38%) DB2
9 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.15%) Redis
11 9 (1.04%) OLTP
11 9 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (1.04%) VLDB
12 8 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.92%) HBase
13 7 (0.81%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.81%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 71 (8.17%) Jenkins
2 60 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 34 (3.91%) JIRA
4 27 (3.11%) Maven
4 27 (3.11%) Subversion
5 21 (2.42%) Selenium
6 20 (2.30%) ClearCase
7 19 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 19 (2.19%) JUnit
8 16 (1.84%) StarTeam
9 14 (1.61%) Hudson
10 12 (1.38%) SoapUI
11 11 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
12 9 (1.04%) Protractor
13 8 (0.92%) Ant
13 8 (0.92%) Artifactory
13 8 (0.92%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.92%) ClearQuest
13 8 (0.92%) Mockito
14 6 (0.69%) gulp
General
1 154 (17.72%) Finance
2 67 (7.71%) Banking
3 21 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.50%) Back Office
6 10 (1.15%) Retail
7 8 (0.92%) Front Office
7 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.81%) Billing
9 6 (0.69%) Publishing
10 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.58%) Marketing
10 5 (0.58%) Military
11 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.35%) French Language
12 3 (0.35%) German Language
12 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 132 (15.19%) Developer
2 104 (11.97%) Architect
3 103 (11.85%) Consultant
4 94 (10.82%) Administrator
5 64 (7.36%) Linux Engineer
6 53 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 42 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 41 (4.72%) Java Developer
9 37 (4.26%) Solaris Administrator
10 36 (4.14%) Active Directory Engineer
11 33 (3.80%) Security Architect
11 33 (3.80%) Unix Engineer
12 32 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (3.11%) Solaris Engineer
13 27 (3.11%) VMware Engineer
14 26 (2.99%) Unix Administrator
15 25 (2.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
15 25 (2.88%) VMWare Administrator
16 24 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support
17 23 (2.65%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (14.27%) HTML
2 106 (12.20%) XML
3 97 (11.16%) Web Services
4 95 (10.93%) J2EE
5 90 (10.36%) SAML
6 89 (10.24%) REST
7 74 (8.52%) CSS
7 74 (8.52%) SOAP
8 64 (7.36%) Middleware
9 55 (6.33%) OAuth
10 53 (6.10%) Spring
11 45 (5.18%) OpenID
12 40 (4.60%) LAMP
13 35 (4.03%) .NET
14 33 (3.80%) JSON
15 31 (3.57%) Ajax
15 31 (3.57%) jQuery
16 29 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (3.22%) JSP
18 27 (3.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.31%) PKI
2 82 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.87%) Clustering
4 50 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 40 (4.60%) DataPower
6 33 (3.80%) Replication
7 31 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 31 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.53%) Public Cloud
8 22 (2.53%) YubiKey
9 16 (1.84%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.61%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.50%) iPad
11 13 (1.50%) IVR
12 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.15%) CMDB
13 10 (1.15%) Smartcard
14 9 (1.04%) User Experience
15 8 (0.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 369 (42.46%) Linux
2 284 (32.68%) Unix
3 228 (26.24%) Windows
4 126 (14.50%) Solaris
5 121 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (11.51%) Windows Server
7 34 (3.91%) CentOS
8 32 (3.68%) AIX
8 32 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (3.22%) Ubuntu
10 20 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (2.07%) Debian
12 15 (1.73%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.50%) HPUX
14 9 (1.04%) VMS
15 8 (0.92%) SUSE
15 8 (0.92%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.81%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (14.27%) DevOps
3 121 (13.92%) ITIL
4 93 (10.70%) Change Management
5 90 (10.36%) High Availability
6 80 (9.21%) Identity Management
7 73 (8.40%) Identity Access Management
8 70 (8.06%) Workflow
9 66 (7.59%) Configuration Management
10 63 (7.25%) Migration
11 58 (6.67%) Scrum
12 54 (6.21%) Load Balancing
13 52 (5.98%) Project Management
14 49 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (4.95%) Incident Management
15 43 (4.95%) Service Management
16 41 (4.72%) Information Security
17 38 (4.37%) ITSM
17 38 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (4.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 268 (30.84%) Java
2 195 (22.44%) Perl
3 166 (19.10%) SQL
4 132 (15.19%) Python
5 123 (14.15%) JavaScript
6 91 (10.47%) Bash Shell
6 91 (10.47%) Shell Script
7 87 (10.01%) PowerShell
8 56 (6.44%) PHP
9 40 (4.60%) VB
10 31 (3.57%) Korn
11 28 (3.22%) C
12 26 (2.99%) C++
12 26 (2.99%) Jython
12 26 (2.99%) Ruby
13 20 (2.30%) C#
14 18 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.96%) C-shell
15 17 (1.96%) Scala
16 16 (1.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 124 (14.27%) Security Cleared
2 91 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 55 (6.33%) Degree
4 43 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.53%) JNCIA
5 22 (2.53%) JNCIS
6 19 (2.19%) CISSP
7 18 (2.07%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.61%) CISA
8 14 (1.61%) MCP
8 14 (1.61%) MCTS
8 14 (1.61%) RHCE
9 13 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.50%) CISM
10 12 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (1.27%) HND
11 11 (1.27%) MCSE
12 10 (1.15%) HNC
12 10 (1.15%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.73%) SLA
2 7 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (0.81%) QA
3 6 (0.69%) JSP 440
3 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.35%) HL7
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) FISMA
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 356 (40.97%) Active Directory
2 124 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (5.29%) NFS
4 40 (4.60%) Samba
5 35 (4.03%) Docker
6 27 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 23 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 22 (2.53%) vSphere
9 15 (1.73%) iptables
10 13 (1.50%) KVM
11 11 (1.27%) Squid
12 9 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.04%) Varnish
13 8 (0.92%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 8 (0.92%) XenServer
14 7 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 7 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 104 (11.97%) Puppet
2 59 (6.79%) Ansible
3 43 (4.95%) Nagios
4 40 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (3.91%) Tivoli
6 29 (3.34%) OpenAM
7 27 (3.11%) Oracle ZFS
8 26 (2.99%) SCCM
9 25 (2.88%) OpenIDM
10 19 (2.19%) NetBackup
11 17 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 16 (1.84%) Red Hat Satellite
13 15 (1.73%) SCOM
14 14 (1.61%) ZABBIX
15 11 (1.27%) BladeLogic
15 11 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 10 (1.15%) Cacti
16 10 (1.15%) HAProxy
16 10 (1.15%) OpenView
16 10 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 224 (25.78%) Oracle
2 194 (22.32%) VMware
3 174 (20.02%) Microsoft
4 166 (19.10%) Red Hat
5 80 (9.21%) HP
6 77 (8.86%) IBM
7 57 (6.56%) Cisco
8 50 (5.75%) F5
9 49 (5.64%) Sun
10 38 (4.37%) ForgeRock
11 35 (4.03%) ServiceNow
12 34 (3.91%) NetApp
12 34 (3.91%) Veritas
13 25 (2.88%) Citrix
14 24 (2.76%) CheckPoint
14 24 (2.76%) Juniper
15 22 (2.53%) Aerohive Networks
15 22 (2.53%) Palo Alto
15 22 (2.53%) Splunk
16 21 (2.42%) Nokia
Southampton, Hampshire
83Zero
Rate: From £400 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £375 to £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 22 days ago