The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for LDAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.68% 0.56% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 3.70% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £213 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.54% +13.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.44% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year - +78.26%  

LDAP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 64 54 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.62% 15.08% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 43
Median daily rate £208 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.57% +42.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £625 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 21
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +119.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing LDAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in Cambridge

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LDAP in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in Cambridge

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft