The first table below looks at the demand for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 106 75 108
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Contract jobs citing LDAP 10 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.51% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 9.79% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £406 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
333 286 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.10% 15.43% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 125 125
Average daily rate £313 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £144 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
LDAP
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LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the West Midlands region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the West Midlands region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Birmingham -5 4 - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) OAuth
3 11 (42.31%) OAuth2
3 11 (42.31%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (38.46%) MySQL
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) CA SiteMinder
6 7 (26.92%) DDNS
6 7 (26.92%) Workflow
6 7 (26.92%) Migration
6 7 (26.92%) CA
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (26.92%) JMS
6 7 (26.92%) EAI
6 7 (26.92%) SOA
6 7 (26.92%) SSL
6 7 (26.92%) IBM
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) SOAP
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 7 (26.92%) J2EE

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SSL
1 7 (26.92%) DDNS
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) IPv4
3 3 (11.54%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) DB2
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
1 10 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Web Services
1 12 (46.15%) OAuth
2 11 (42.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (42.31%) OAuth2
3 7 (26.92%) JMS
3 7 (26.92%) SOAP
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) OpenID
5 4 (15.38%) COM+
5 4 (15.38%) DCOM
6 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) SUSE
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 3 (11.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) EAI
1 7 (26.92%) SOA
1 7 (26.92%) Workflow
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
1 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 4 (15.38%) Web Development
2 4 (15.38%) Wealth Management
2 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Document Management
3 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Ruby
3 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Business Objects
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) Sun
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
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