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 29 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 329 329 322
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing LDAP 325 304 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 4.19% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 153 133
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £271 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.91% +215.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £71.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +198.94%

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
8020 7256 6943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.30% 13.47% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4516 3919 3521
Average daily rate £354 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 381 524
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

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 29 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 29 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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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 -16 299 £400 +2.62% 37
London +21 146 £425 +6.25% 20
South East -36 71 £438 +20.68% 8
East of England +24 36 £370 +5.82% 2
City of London +7 36 £450 +12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire -4 21 £415 +3.75% 1
Hertfordshire - 21 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -14 18 £300 -17.24% 1
Milton Keynes +1 17 £415 +3.75% 1
West Yorkshire 0 17 £288 +33.72%
Scotland -3 16 £300 -22.58% 3
Hampshire -6 16 £385 -11.49% 1
Leeds -10 14 £288 +33.72%
Surrey +7 13 £400 -25.58% 2
Berkshire -15 13 £388 +10.71% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 13 £263 +1.38% 1
Tyne and Wear -16 13 £263 +1.38% 1
North East -16 13 £263 +1.38% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £370 -
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £369 +29.38% 1
Canary Wharf -4 8 £400 -
Docklands, London - 8 £450 -
Basingstoke - 8 £600 -
Cambridge 0 7 £350 +22.80% 1
Watford - 7 £313 -
Camberley - 7 £400 -
Kent - 7 £550 -
West Midlands -4 6 £310 -33.26%
Essex -8 6 £413 +13.79%
Slough +11 5 £300 +20.00%

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 274 (43.22%) Linux
2 232 (36.59%) UNIX
3 213 (33.60%) Windows
4 203 (32.02%) Active Directory
5 196 (30.91%) Java
6 177 (27.92%) Oracle
7 152 (23.97%) DNS
8 149 (23.50%) Finance
9 144 (22.71%) Microsoft
10 140 (22.08%) ITIL
11 134 (21.14%) SQL
12 132 (20.82%) Firewall
13 122 (19.24%) Perl
14 116 (18.30%) VMware
15 112 (17.67%) SQL Server
15 112 (17.67%) Shell Script
16 108 (17.03%) Red Hat
17 102 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
18 96 (15.14%) Solaris
19 93 (14.67%) Apache
20 92 (14.51%) Python
20 92 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 91 (14.35%) HTML
22 89 (14.04%) XML
23 88 (13.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 87 (13.72%) Security Cleared
25 85 (13.41%) IIS
25 85 (13.41%) Service Management
26 79 (12.46%) Cisco
27 78 (12.30%) Clustering

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 93 (14.67%) Apache
2 85 (13.41%) IIS
3 68 (10.73%) Tomcat
4 59 (9.31%) WebLogic
4 59 (9.31%) SharePoint
4 59 (9.31%) WebSphere
5 55 (8.68%) JBoss
6 45 (7.10%) MS Exchange
7 35 (5.52%) Lync
8 29 (4.57%) Confluence
9 26 (4.10%) nginx
9 26 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (3.00%) Office Communications Server
12 16 (2.52%) MediaWiki
13 13 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (1.58%) AquaLogic
15 9 (1.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 74 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.68%) MS Office
3 5 (0.79%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.47%) MS Project
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Tridion
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.47%) Eikon
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.84%) Office 365
3 16 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.21%) IaaS
5 12 (1.89%) PaaS
6 8 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (0.95%) SaaS
8 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.47%) Yammer
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Taleo
12 1 (0.16%) Heroku
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 152 (23.97%) DNS
2 132 (20.82%) Firewall
3 75 (11.83%) SSL
4 72 (11.36%) VPN
4 72 (11.36%) SAN
5 63 (9.94%) LAN
6 62 (9.78%) TCP/IP
7 55 (8.68%) DHCP
8 50 (7.89%) NAS
9 49 (7.73%) WAN
10 36 (5.68%) Kerberos
11 34 (5.36%) Internet
12 29 (4.57%) SSH
13 27 (4.26%) Network Security
14 26 (4.10%) HTTP
15 23 (3.63%) SMTP
15 23 (3.63%) IPsec
16 22 (3.47%) VLAN
17 20 (3.15%) X.509
18 18 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.99%) MySQL
3 41 (6.47%) Oracle Database
4 39 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 29 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (3.31%) DB2
8 14 (2.21%) DB2 UDB
9 12 (1.89%) Big Data
10 11 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.58%) MariaDB
12 8 (1.26%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.10%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (0.47%) TKPROF
16 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 46 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 38 (5.99%) JIRA
4 36 (5.68%) Subversion
5 29 (4.57%) Ant
6 21 (3.31%) Maven
7 19 (3.00%) Hudson
8 13 (2.05%) Introscope
9 10 (1.58%) Toad
10 9 (1.42%) JUnit
11 8 (1.26%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.95%) Gerrit
12 6 (0.95%) Selenium
13 5 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.63%) RSpec
14 4 (0.63%) JProfiler
14 4 (0.63%) VisualVM
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 149 (23.50%) Finance
2 51 (8.04%) Banking
3 25 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.05%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.74%) Retail
7 9 (1.42%) Marketing
8 6 (0.95%) Front Office
9 4 (0.63%) Back Office
10 3 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 94 (14.83%) Developer
2 74 (11.67%) Analyst
3 71 (11.20%) Administrator
4 62 (9.78%) Architect
5 57 (8.99%) Consultant
6 47 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 41 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.57%) Support Analyst
9 28 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
13 20 (3.15%) Security Analyst
14 17 (2.68%) Senior Developer
14 17 (2.68%) Linux Engineer
15 16 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (2.52%) Technical Support
15 16 (2.52%) Technical Specialist
16 15 (2.37%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.37%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.35%) HTML
2 89 (14.04%) XML
3 75 (11.83%) Web Services
4 70 (11.04%) SOAP
5 66 (10.41%) .NET
6 46 (7.26%) J2EE
7 43 (6.78%) CSS
8 40 (6.31%) Middleware
9 34 (5.36%) REST
10 30 (4.73%) SAML
11 24 (3.79%) Spring
12 20 (3.15%) Ajax
13 19 (3.00%) JPA
13 19 (3.00%) JSP
14 18 (2.84%) Hibernate
15 16 (2.52%) JDBC
15 16 (2.52%) Java EE
16 15 (2.37%) Servlets
16 15 (2.37%) SailPoint
17 14 (2.21%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (12.30%) Clustering
3 61 (9.62%) PKI
4 45 (7.10%) Management Information System
5 39 (6.15%) Data Centre
6 24 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.84%) Wiki
8 18 (2.84%) Smartcard
9 17 (2.68%) CMDB
10 12 (1.89%) HACMP
10 12 (1.89%) Replication
11 10 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.58%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.58%) DataPower
12 9 (1.42%) Cryptography
13 8 (1.26%) NHS
14 7 (1.10%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.10%) CESG
14 7 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 274 (43.22%) Linux
2 232 (36.59%) UNIX
3 213 (33.60%) Windows
4 96 (15.14%) Solaris
5 88 (13.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (8.04%) CentOS
7 40 (6.31%) Ubuntu
8 39 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (5.99%) AIX
10 30 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (3.15%) Debian
13 18 (2.84%) Windows 7
14 12 (1.89%) Android
15 10 (1.58%) HPUX
16 9 (1.42%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.42%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.95%) VMS
18 4 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (22.08%) ITIL
2 85 (13.41%) Service Management
3 76 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (8.20%) Project Management
5 51 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (7.89%) Identity Management
7 48 (7.57%) DevOps
8 42 (6.62%) Migration
9 37 (5.84%) Workflow
10 36 (5.68%) Configuration Management
11 33 (5.21%) Information Security
12 32 (5.05%) Change Management
13 31 (4.89%) Load Balancing
14 28 (4.42%) Open Source
15 26 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (3.94%) SOA
17 24 (3.79%) Incident Management
17 24 (3.79%) Mentoring
18 23 (3.63%) Technical Architecture
19 22 (3.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (30.91%) Java
2 134 (21.14%) SQL
3 122 (19.24%) Perl
4 112 (17.67%) Shell Script
5 92 (14.51%) Python
6 75 (11.83%) PowerShell
7 68 (10.73%) JavaScript
8 41 (6.47%) PL/SQL
9 36 (5.68%) C
9 36 (5.68%) Bash Shell
10 31 (4.89%) Ruby
11 26 (4.10%) C++
12 25 (3.94%) PHP
12 25 (3.94%) VB
13 20 (3.15%) C#
14 14 (2.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 11 (1.74%) BeanShell
16 9 (1.42%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.10%) Korn
17 7 (1.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 87 (13.72%) Security Cleared
2 71 (11.20%) Degree
3 61 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.26%) CISSP
5 23 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 16 (2.52%) MCSE
8 15 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.05%) CCNA
10 9 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.95%) ISEB
11 6 (0.95%) CCNP
11 6 (0.95%) RHCE
11 6 (0.95%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.63%) CISM
14 3 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.47%) MCTS
14 3 (0.47%) OCA
14 3 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.62%) SLA
2 15 (2.37%) QA
3 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) DICOM
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 203 (32.02%) Active Directory
2 92 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.15%) NFS
4 26 (4.10%) Samba
4 26 (4.10%) vSphere
5 25 (3.94%) Hyper-V
6 21 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 18 (2.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 18 (2.84%) iptables
9 16 (2.52%) Postfix
10 14 (2.21%) XenServer
11 13 (2.05%) Sendmail
11 13 (2.05%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 10 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (1.58%) VMware ESX
13 9 (1.42%) Terminal Server
13 9 (1.42%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.95%) Firmware
14 6 (0.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 59 (9.31%) Puppet
2 43 (6.78%) CA Single Sign-On
3 37 (5.84%) Tivoli
4 28 (4.42%) ZABBIX
5 22 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 20 (3.15%) Nagios
7 19 (3.00%) OpenView
8 15 (2.37%) NetBackup
9 13 (2.05%) HP UCMDB
9 13 (2.05%) Oracle ZFS
10 12 (1.89%) MIMEsweeper
10 12 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
11 11 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (1.58%) CA Wily
13 8 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (1.26%) BladeLogic
13 8 (1.26%) Ansible
14 7 (1.10%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 177 (27.92%) Oracle
2 144 (22.71%) Microsoft
3 116 (18.30%) VMware
4 108 (17.03%) Red Hat
5 79 (12.46%) Cisco
6 75 (11.83%) HP
7 63 (9.94%) Sun
8 62 (9.78%) IBM
9 43 (6.78%) CA
10 35 (5.52%) Splunk
11 30 (4.73%) Citrix
12 28 (4.42%) Veritas
13 27 (4.26%) NetApp
14 26 (4.10%) EMC
15 25 (3.94%) Informatica
15 25 (3.94%) McAfee
16 22 (3.47%) Dell
16 22 (3.47%) Cyber-Ark
17 21 (3.31%) ForgeRock
17 21 (3.31%) Juniper
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