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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 269 354 349
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -5
Contract jobs citing LDAP 476 317 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 3.99% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 192 157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 7
Median hourly rate £59.31 £39.59 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.82% -44.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £39.59 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+49.82% -44.24%

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
8772 7949 7641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.24% 13.93% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5364 4556 4058
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 496 440
Median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 +79 448 £425 +6.18% 46
London +69 232 £475 +11.76% 18
South East +52 100 £365 -5.19% 16
City of London +54 44 £506 +15.71% 5
Hampshire +25 36 £370 +2.42% 4
Berkshire +21 36 £275 -29.03% 5
North East -19 31 £350 +33.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 31 £350 +33.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -31 31 £350 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +9 24 £425 +41.66% 2
Newbury +14 23 £275 -
North West +21 20 £500 +56.25%
South West +17 20 £360 -14.28% 2
Wiltshire +10 14 £345 -17.85% 1
Scotland -7 14 £313 -10.71%
Swindon - 14 £345 - 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £550 -
West Yorkshire -3 11 £400 +33.33% 2
Surrey -3 11 £475 -8.87% 5
East of England -6 11 £480 +28.00%
Sheffield - 11 £550 -
Leeds -6 10 £400 +33.33%
Manchester +5 9 £450 +40.62%
Cheshire +7 8 £500 +127.27%
Docklands, London +13 7 £430 -
Edinburgh +3 7 £373 +6.42%
Wales - 7 £338 -
Warrington - 7 £500 -
Winchester - 7 £425 - 1
Farnborough - 7 - - 1

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 359 (43.73%) Linux
2 342 (41.66%) Active Directory
3 254 (30.94%) Unix
4 232 (28.26%) Java
5 217 (26.43%) Oracle
6 208 (25.33%) Windows
7 200 (24.36%) DNS
8 174 (21.19%) Microsoft
9 169 (20.58%) Perl
10 167 (20.34%) VMware
11 165 (20.10%) SQL
12 164 (19.98%) Finance
13 163 (19.85%) Red Hat
14 136 (16.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 134 (16.32%) HTTP
16 133 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
17 129 (15.71%) Apache
18 125 (15.23%) Python
19 122 (14.86%) Firewall
20 119 (14.49%) HTML
20 119 (14.49%) Security Cleared
21 117 (14.25%) DevOps
22 111 (13.52%) ITIL
23 108 (13.15%) Solaris
24 107 (13.03%) JavaScript
25 105 (12.79%) WebLogic
25 105 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
26 103 (12.55%) PKI
27 101 (12.30%) Web Services
28 100 (12.18%) XML

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
1 129 (15.71%) Apache
2 105 (12.79%) WebLogic
3 56 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 51 (6.21%) Tomcat
5 46 (5.60%) JBoss
6 35 (4.26%) Skype for Business
7 30 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 29 (3.53%) OpenStack
9 26 (3.17%) IIS
10 22 (2.68%) Confluence
10 22 (2.68%) MS Exchange
11 18 (2.19%) CMS
11 18 (2.19%) WebLogic Portal
12 17 (2.07%) FileNet
12 17 (2.07%) MQSeries
12 17 (2.07%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.95%) WebSphere Portal
14 12 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 60 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.53%) MS Office
3 14 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.61%) Siebel Analytics
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.41%) Office 365
3 26 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (1.46%) PaaS
6 11 (1.34%) Google Apps
7 10 (1.22%) SaaS
8 6 (0.73%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.73%) Trello
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.61%) IaaS
10 4 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.24%) Heroku
13 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 200 (24.36%) DNS
2 134 (16.32%) HTTP
3 122 (14.86%) Firewall
4 97 (11.81%) TCP/IP
5 76 (9.26%) Kerberos
6 72 (8.77%) SSL
7 64 (7.80%) SAN
8 53 (6.46%) VPN
9 51 (6.21%) WAN
10 48 (5.85%) Network Security
11 43 (5.24%) DHCP
11 43 (5.24%) IPsec
12 41 (4.99%) LAN
13 40 (4.87%) Internet
14 39 (4.75%) SSH
15 33 (4.02%) HTTPS
15 33 (4.02%) Skype
15 33 (4.02%) X.500
16 29 (3.53%) FTP
17 27 (3.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.01%) Oracle Database
3 49 (5.97%) MySQL
4 20 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.46%) Big Data
8 11 (1.34%) DB2
8 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (1.10%) OLTP
9 9 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.10%) Redis
9 9 (1.10%) VLDB
10 8 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.85%) HBase
11 7 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (0.73%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.73%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 65 (7.92%) Jenkins
2 53 (6.46%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.14%) JIRA
4 27 (3.29%) Maven
5 23 (2.80%) Subversion
6 19 (2.31%) JUnit
7 14 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.58%) ClearCase
9 12 (1.46%) Hudson
9 12 (1.46%) Selenium
10 11 (1.34%) JIRA Agile
11 10 (1.22%) StarTeam
12 9 (1.10%) Protractor
12 9 (1.10%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.97%) Ant
13 8 (0.97%) Artifactory
14 7 (0.85%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.85%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.73%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 164 (19.98%) Finance
2 67 (8.16%) Banking
3 23 (2.80%) Financial Institution
4 22 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.44%) Back Office
6 9 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (0.97%) Front Office
7 8 (0.97%) Retail
8 7 (0.85%) Billing
9 5 (0.61%) Marketing
10 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.49%) Publishing
11 3 (0.37%) French Language
11 3 (0.37%) German Language
11 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.37%) Military
11 3 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 136 (16.57%) Developer
2 100 (12.18%) Consultant
3 92 (11.21%) Architect
4 81 (9.87%) Administrator
5 63 (7.67%) Linux Engineer
6 48 (5.85%) Support Engineer
7 42 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (4.26%) Active Directory Engineer
8 35 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 33 (4.02%) Solaris Administrator
9 33 (4.02%) Unix Engineer
10 29 (3.53%) Security Architect
11 28 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (3.05%) Unix Administrator
13 23 (2.80%) Solaris Engineer
13 23 (2.80%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 23 (2.80%) VMware Engineer
14 22 (2.68%) Network Architect
14 22 (2.68%) VMWare Administrator
15 21 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (14.49%) HTML
2 101 (12.30%) Web Services
3 100 (12.18%) XML
4 89 (10.84%) SAML
5 81 (9.87%) CSS
6 79 (9.62%) REST
7 77 (9.38%) SOAP
8 68 (8.28%) J2EE
9 61 (7.43%) Middleware
10 50 (6.09%) .NET
11 47 (5.72%) OAuth
12 45 (5.48%) Spring
13 33 (4.02%) OpenID
14 30 (3.65%) HTML5
14 30 (3.65%) LAMP
15 29 (3.53%) Ajax
15 29 (3.53%) JSON
16 28 (3.41%) Java EE
16 28 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (3.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.55%) PKI
2 76 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (7.31%) Computer Science
4 48 (5.85%) Clustering
5 38 (4.63%) Data Centre
6 34 (4.14%) DataPower
7 31 (3.78%) Replication
8 27 (3.29%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.80%) YubiKey
10 20 (2.44%) Public Cloud
11 18 (2.19%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.58%) iPad
13 11 (1.34%) CMDB
13 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.34%) IVR
13 11 (1.34%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.10%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.10%) User Experience
15 8 (0.97%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.97%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 359 (43.73%) Linux
2 254 (30.94%) Unix
3 208 (25.33%) Windows
4 136 (16.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 108 (13.15%) Solaris
6 87 (10.60%) Windows Server
7 33 (4.02%) CentOS
8 29 (3.53%) Ubuntu
9 28 (3.41%) AIX
10 27 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (2.19%) Debian
13 16 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (1.10%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.97%) SUSE
15 8 (0.97%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.97%) zOS
16 7 (0.85%) HPUX
16 7 (0.85%) VMS
17 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (14.25%) DevOps
3 111 (13.52%) ITIL
4 97 (11.81%) Change Management
5 81 (9.87%) Identity Management
6 76 (9.26%) High Availability
7 68 (8.28%) Identity Access Management
8 66 (8.04%) Workflow
9 58 (7.06%) Configuration Management
10 57 (6.94%) Migration
11 56 (6.82%) Load Balancing
12 53 (6.46%) Project Management
13 48 (5.85%) Scrum
14 41 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (4.87%) Incident Management
16 39 (4.75%) Information Security
16 39 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (4.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
18 36 (4.38%) Network Design
19 35 (4.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 232 (28.26%) Java
2 169 (20.58%) Perl
3 165 (20.10%) SQL
4 125 (15.23%) Python
5 107 (13.03%) JavaScript
6 77 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 75 (9.14%) Shell Script
8 70 (8.53%) Bash Shell
9 52 (6.33%) PHP
10 43 (5.24%) C#
11 42 (5.12%) VB
12 22 (2.68%) Korn
12 22 (2.68%) Ruby
13 20 (2.44%) C++
14 19 (2.31%) C
14 19 (2.31%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.95%) Groovy
15 16 (1.95%) Jython
16 14 (1.71%) Lua
17 11 (1.34%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 119 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 86 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 57 (6.94%) Degree
4 48 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (3.05%) CISSP
6 23 (2.80%) JNCIA
6 23 (2.80%) JNCIS
7 18 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.95%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.95%) MCSE
9 14 (1.71%) CCNA
9 14 (1.71%) MCP
9 14 (1.71%) MCTS
10 12 (1.46%) CISA
10 12 (1.46%) CISM
10 12 (1.46%) RHCE
11 11 (1.34%) HND
12 10 (1.22%) HNC
12 10 (1.22%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.71%) SLA
2 11 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.85%) QA
4 5 (0.61%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) FISMA
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 342 (41.66%) Active Directory
2 105 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.12%) NFS
4 32 (3.90%) Samba
5 29 (3.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 27 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (3.17%) Docker
8 23 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (2.44%) vSphere
10 15 (1.83%) iptables
11 14 (1.71%) Hyper-V
11 14 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 12 (1.46%) KVM
13 11 (1.34%) Squid
14 9 (1.10%) Varnish
14 9 (1.10%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.97%) Firmware
15 8 (0.97%) Veritas File System
15 8 (0.97%) XenServer
16 6 (0.73%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 98 (11.94%) Puppet
2 54 (6.58%) Ansible
3 44 (5.36%) Nagios
4 32 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (3.65%) Tivoli
6 27 (3.29%) Oracle ZFS
7 18 (2.19%) OpenAM
8 17 (2.07%) OpenIDM
8 17 (2.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 16 (1.95%) NetBackup
9 16 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
10 15 (1.83%) ZABBIX
11 13 (1.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 13 (1.58%) SCCM
12 10 (1.22%) Cacti
13 9 (1.10%) BladeLogic
14 8 (0.97%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.97%) Kubernetes
14 8 (0.97%) logstash
15 7 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 217 (26.43%) Oracle
2 174 (21.19%) Microsoft
3 167 (20.34%) VMware
4 163 (19.85%) Red Hat
5 79 (9.62%) HP
6 74 (9.01%) IBM
7 61 (7.43%) Cisco
8 50 (6.09%) F5
9 39 (4.75%) Sun
10 38 (4.63%) Veritas
11 29 (3.53%) ServiceNow
12 28 (3.41%) NetApp
13 25 (3.05%) CheckPoint
14 24 (2.92%) Citrix
15 23 (2.80%) Aerohive Networks
15 23 (2.80%) ForgeRock
15 23 (2.80%) Juniper
15 23 (2.80%) Palo Alto
16 21 (2.56%) Splunk
17 20 (2.44%) Nokia
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
World First
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago