The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.57% 0.62% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 3.11% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £295 £300 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -30.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +11.21% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £28.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +153.53% -26.28%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 65 193 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.29% 19.82% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 120 68
Median daily rate £338 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.41% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.05 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.85% +50.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in Cheshire

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Chester - 2 £295 -
LDAP
North West

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Local Government
4 3 (42.86%) PKI
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (42.86%) nginx
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Management

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) SmoothWall
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security