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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 118 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing LDAP 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.20% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 1.14% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£575 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £71.00 £36.39
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +95.13%
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
272 439 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.85% 17.31% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 226 150
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £461 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 31
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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
Birmingham - 1 £575 - 1
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Lync
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Eikon
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (37.50%) Yahoo!
3 3 (37.50%) E-Discovery
3 3 (37.50%) Reuters
3 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (50.00%) Lync
2 3 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Extranet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) E-Discovery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Reuters
1 3 (37.50%) Yahoo!
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco