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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 320 293 333
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +40
Contract jobs citing LDAP 282 298 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 4.62% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 141 100
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £50.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +284.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -

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
7319 6447 7117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.61% 13.20% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3421 3411
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 378 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.68% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -29 256 £450 +9.09% 54
London +10 135 £500 +11.11% 27
South East -40 36 £400 -3.61% 10
North West -5 20 £408 +1.87% 1
City of London +9 16 £425 -24.44% 11
Yorkshire -3 15 £450 +12.50% 5
Scotland -5 14 £500 +135.29% 1
West Yorkshire +6 13 £450 +80.00% 4
East of England 0 13 £425 +13.33% 2
Cheshire +5 11 £433 +17.88%
Edinburgh -5 10 £500 +135.29% 1
Leeds -5 9 £450 +80.00% 1
East Sussex - 9 - -
Hampshire -37 8 £350 -17.64% 3
South West -22 7 £425 +41.66% 5
Surrey - 7 £535 - 1
West Midlands -7 6 £313 -25.59% 2
Berkshire -14 6 £275 -31.25% 3
Essex +4 5 £425 +3.03%
Manchester -11 5 - - 1
Brighton - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £425 - 4
Reading +4 4 £275 -8.33% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
East Midlands +18 2 £350 - 1
Southampton -16 2 £394 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -19 2 £450 +50.00%
Bradford - 2 £450 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 - 1

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 266 (44.48%) Linux
2 201 (33.61%) UNIX
3 188 (31.44%) Windows
4 183 (30.60%) Oracle
5 181 (30.27%) DNS
6 171 (28.60%) Java
7 160 (26.76%) Active Directory
8 149 (24.92%) SQL
9 108 (18.06%) Firewall
10 106 (17.73%) HTML
10 106 (17.73%) Microsoft
11 105 (17.56%) Red Hat
12 101 (16.89%) ITIL
13 100 (16.72%) Security Cleared
14 99 (16.56%) XML
14 99 (16.56%) VMware
15 92 (15.38%) Perl
16 91 (15.22%) Apache
17 90 (15.05%) MySQL
18 84 (14.05%) JBoss
19 81 (13.55%) Solaris
19 81 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 76 (12.71%) SC Cleared
20 76 (12.71%) Relational Database
21 74 (12.37%) Puppet
21 74 (12.37%) VPN
22 73 (12.21%) TCP/IP
23 72 (12.04%) CSS
23 72 (12.04%) Web Services
23 72 (12.04%) HP

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 91 (15.22%) Apache
2 84 (14.05%) JBoss
3 69 (11.54%) IIS
4 56 (9.36%) Tomcat
5 52 (8.70%) WebLogic
6 45 (7.53%) SharePoint
7 43 (7.19%) WebSphere
8 40 (6.69%) MS Exchange
9 23 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (3.68%) nginx
11 21 (3.51%) Lync
12 19 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (2.68%) Office Communications Server
14 15 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (2.34%) MediaWiki
16 13 (2.17%) Confluence
17 12 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
18 9 (1.51%) IBM HTTP Server
18 9 (1.51%) IBM Notes
19 8 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.84%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (0.84%) SAP PS
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.33%) Eikon
3 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.01%) Office 365
3 10 (1.67%) SaaS
4 8 (1.34%) IaaS
5 7 (1.17%) PaaS
6 6 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.67%) Heroku
8 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 181 (30.27%) DNS
2 108 (18.06%) Firewall
3 74 (12.37%) VPN
4 73 (12.21%) TCP/IP
5 66 (11.04%) DHCP
6 62 (10.37%) SSL
6 62 (10.37%) SAN
7 49 (8.19%) WAN
8 42 (7.02%) LAN
9 38 (6.35%) Internet
9 38 (6.35%) HTTP
9 38 (6.35%) Kerberos
10 29 (4.85%) NAS
11 27 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (4.18%) IPsec
12 25 (4.18%) VLAN
12 25 (4.18%) SMTP
13 24 (4.01%) Network Security
14 19 (3.18%) LTE
14 19 (3.18%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.05%) MySQL
2 76 (12.71%) Relational Database
3 60 (10.03%) SQL Server
4 37 (6.19%) MariaDB
5 35 (5.85%) Oracle Database
6 29 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (4.18%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (2.51%) Neo4j
10 14 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.00%) DB2
14 6 (1.00%) DTS
14 6 (1.00%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.84%) Big Data
16 4 (0.67%) IDOL
16 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (0.50%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 45 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 34 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.69%) Subversion
3 25 (4.18%) Hudson
4 14 (2.34%) JUnit
4 14 (2.34%) Selenium
4 14 (2.34%) JIRA
5 12 (2.01%) RSpec
6 9 (1.51%) Maven
7 7 (1.17%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.00%) Ant
9 5 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.67%) Grunt
10 4 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.50%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.33%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.33%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.33%) GitLab
12 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (12.04%) Finance
2 34 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.35%) Banking
4 13 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.17%) Games
5 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.00%) Law
6 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.84%) Marketing
7 5 (0.84%) Retail
7 5 (0.84%) Publishing
7 5 (0.84%) Military
8 3 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Front Office
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 118 (19.73%) Developer
2 70 (11.71%) Java Developer
3 69 (11.54%) Analyst
3 69 (11.54%) Consultant
4 49 (8.19%) Administrator
5 45 (7.53%) Architect
6 40 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 24 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (4.01%) Technical Consultant
9 22 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (3.68%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 21 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 20 (3.34%) UNIX Administrator
12 18 (3.01%) Designer
13 17 (2.84%) Support Analyst
14 16 (2.68%) Security Analyst
14 16 (2.68%) Technical Specialist
15 15 (2.51%) ServiceNow Developer
15 15 (2.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (17.73%) HTML
2 99 (16.56%) XML
3 72 (12.04%) CSS
3 72 (12.04%) Web Services
4 57 (9.53%) Spring
5 52 (8.70%) JAAS
6 42 (7.02%) Hibernate
6 42 (7.02%) .NET
7 41 (6.86%) SOAP
8 39 (6.52%) Spring MVC
9 36 (6.02%) JPA
10 34 (5.69%) Middleware
11 28 (4.68%) LAMP
11 28 (4.68%) REST
12 24 (4.01%) Struts
13 22 (3.68%) J2EE
13 22 (3.68%) Struts2
14 20 (3.34%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (3.01%) Ajax
16 17 (2.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.70%) Clustering
2 55 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (5.85%) PKI
5 29 (4.85%) Open Source
6 28 (4.68%) Replication
7 20 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.34%) CMDB
8 16 (2.68%) CESG
8 16 (2.68%) Wiki
9 15 (2.51%) Visualisation
10 14 (2.34%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.84%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.51%) RMADS
13 8 (1.34%) iPad
14 7 (1.17%) Statistics
14 7 (1.17%) NHS
14 7 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.00%) HACMP
16 5 (0.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 266 (44.48%) Linux
2 201 (33.61%) UNIX
3 188 (31.44%) Windows
4 81 (13.55%) Solaris
4 81 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (7.19%) Mac OS X
6 36 (6.02%) Ubuntu
6 36 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (5.18%) AIX
8 30 (5.02%) CentOS
9 24 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.34%) Debian
11 11 (1.84%) Android
11 11 (1.84%) VMS
12 10 (1.67%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.51%) HPUX
14 8 (1.34%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.89%) ITIL
2 62 (10.37%) Service Management
3 58 (9.70%) Configuration Management
4 56 (9.36%) Web Development
5 52 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (7.86%) DevOps
7 44 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (7.02%) MVC
9 38 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (5.69%) Mentoring
11 32 (5.35%) Migration
12 30 (5.02%) Workflow
12 30 (5.02%) Information Security
13 29 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (4.68%) Technical Architecture
14 28 (4.68%) Load Balancing
15 27 (4.52%) Incident Management
16 26 (4.35%) TDD
17 24 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
18 23 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 171 (28.60%) Java
2 149 (24.92%) SQL
3 92 (15.38%) Perl
4 69 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 67 (11.20%) JavaScript
6 64 (10.70%) Ruby
7 59 (9.87%) Shell Script
8 43 (7.19%) Python
9 36 (6.02%) PHP
10 34 (5.69%) PowerShell
11 32 (5.35%) C
12 30 (5.02%) Bash Shell
13 25 (4.18%) C#
14 24 (4.01%) C++
15 13 (2.17%) VBScript
16 9 (1.51%) Groovy
16 9 (1.51%) Scala
17 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.17%) VB
19 6 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 100 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 76 (12.71%) SC Cleared
3 43 (7.19%) Degree
4 18 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.84%) CCNA
6 15 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.01%) CISSP
8 10 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.00%) MCSE
11 4 (0.67%) MCP
11 4 (0.67%) RHCE
11 4 (0.67%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.67%) SCSA
11 4 (0.67%) MCTS
12 3 (0.50%) IIBA
13 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.17%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.86%) SLA
2 16 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (2.68%) QA
3 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) HL7
6 2 (0.33%) DICOM
7 1 (0.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 160 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 62 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.68%) Samba
3 28 (4.68%) vSphere
4 25 (4.18%) XenServer
4 25 (4.18%) NFS
5 21 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 20 (3.34%) Hyper-V
7 14 (2.34%) Postfix
8 13 (2.17%) Sendmail
9 12 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.34%) VMware Server
11 7 (1.17%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.17%) Veritas File System
12 6 (1.00%) vCloud
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.84%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 74 (12.37%) Puppet
2 30 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (4.85%) CA SiteMinder
4 24 (4.01%) Nagios
5 20 (3.34%) Tivoli
6 18 (3.01%) Salt
7 16 (2.68%) Opsview
8 15 (2.51%) Graphite
8 15 (2.51%) collectd
8 15 (2.51%) HP UCMDB
8 15 (2.51%) ZABBIX
8 15 (2.51%) OpenView
9 14 (2.34%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (1.51%) MIMEsweeper
11 9 (1.51%) MAILsweeper
12 7 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (1.17%) SCOM
13 5 (0.84%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.84%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 183 (30.60%) Oracle
2 106 (17.73%) Microsoft
3 105 (17.56%) Red Hat
4 99 (16.56%) VMware
5 72 (12.04%) HP
6 61 (10.20%) Cisco
7 53 (8.86%) Sun
8 48 (8.03%) IBM
9 47 (7.86%) Citrix
10 40 (6.69%) Juniper
11 34 (5.69%) Veritas
12 31 (5.18%) NetApp
13 26 (4.35%) ServiceNow
14 22 (3.68%) EMC
15 20 (3.34%) McAfee
15 20 (3.34%) Splunk
16 18 (3.01%) Dell
16 18 (3.01%) F5
17 15 (2.51%) Akamai
17 15 (2.51%) TIBCO
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