The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 152 166
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 13 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 2.92% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 20
Median daily rate £600 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £336 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £503 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +3.01% +10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £44.50 £29.17
% change year-on-year +63.79% +52.55%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 345 411 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.67% 11.80% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 312 551
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £17.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.30 £19.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in the City of London

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in the City of London

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 16 (50.00%) Linux
1 16 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 12 (37.50%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) Unix
7 8 (25.00%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 8 (25.00%) Open Source
8 7 (21.88%) PaaS
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.88%) SAML
9 6 (18.75%) Kerberos
9 6 (18.75%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
9 6 (18.75%) Office 365
9 6 (18.75%) DevOps
10 5 (15.63%) Ansible
10 5 (15.63%) IaaS
10 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
10 5 (15.63%) Perl
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) SOAP
10 5 (15.63%) LAN

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) PaaS
2 6 (18.75%) Office 365
3 5 (15.63%) IaaS
4 4 (12.50%) SaaS
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.13%) Akamai
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.13%) G Suite
6 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Kerberos
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) SNMP
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) SMTP
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Impala
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.13%) QlikView
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) CyberArk Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Identity Management Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) SAML
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) OpenID
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) JDBC
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) JSP
6 1 (3.13%) Kafka
6 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.13%) OAuth
6 1 (3.13%) SPNEGO
6 1 (3.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) HP Storage
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) STB
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.13%) Fedora
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 8 (25.00%) Open Source
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (12.50%) SIEM
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Privileged Access Management
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) Korn
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) R
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) HDFS
3 2 (6.25%) vCloud
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Shibboleth
4 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.25%) OpenIDM
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (3.13%) Kibana
5 1 (3.13%) Mesos
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.13%) OpenAM
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.13%) Salt
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
1 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
6 3 (9.38%) ForgeRock
6 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
6 3 (9.38%) Sybase
7 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Tableau
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec