The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 110 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing LDAP 21 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 1.47% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 7
Median daily rate £367 £515 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.68% +58.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £475 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £611 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.98% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.70% +13.75%
LDAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
360 339 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.10% 13.27% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 162 188
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Median hourly rate £15.71 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.86 £29.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LDAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

LDAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Birmingham - 8 £450 -
Solihull - 7 £563 -
Shropshire - 6 £340 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) DNS
3 14 (38.89%) Skype
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Kerberos
4 13 (36.11%) Migration
4 13 (36.11%) Skype for Business
5 12 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 12 (33.33%) PKI
5 12 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
7 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (25.00%) Selenium
8 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (22.22%) Ansible
9 8 (22.22%) DevOps
9 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (22.22%) ClearCase
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.22%) JUnit
9 8 (22.22%) AIX

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (36.11%) Skype for Business
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
1 7 (19.44%) OneDrive
2 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) DNS
2 14 (38.89%) Skype
3 13 (36.11%) Kerberos
4 12 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 7 (19.44%) DHCP
7 6 (16.67%) H.323
7 6 (16.67%) PBX
7 6 (16.67%) VoIP
7 6 (16.67%) X.500
8 1 (2.78%) Firewall
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.78%) DataStage
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 8 (22.22%) ClearQuest
2 8 (22.22%) JUnit
2 8 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Lync Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Azure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XMPP
2 3 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) JMS
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) Servlets
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) PKI
2 6 (16.67%) Replication
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) AIX
3 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) Identity Management
5 6 (16.67%) Email Filtering
5 6 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (16.67%) Patch Management
6 5 (13.89%) E-Discovery
6 5 (13.89%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (13.89%) Use Case
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.33%) ERP
9 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) PLM
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) MCITP
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (5.56%) MCTS
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (22.22%) Ansible
2 8 (22.22%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) SCOM
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (16.67%) Nagios
5 4 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.78%) Genesys
5 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) KANA
5 1 (2.78%) Netezza
5 1 (2.78%) Sun