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 26 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.25% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £295 £425 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +93.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +5.11% +4.33%  
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 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 100 160 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.67% 17.45% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 111 64
Median daily rate £361 £384 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 20
Median hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.52% +24.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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 26 June 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 - 1 £295 -
LDAP
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Local Government
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) SmoothWall
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM

LDAP
Co-occurring 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
3 3 (60.00%) CESG
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Jython
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
1 3 (60.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) IBM