Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for LDAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LDAP over the 6 months to 20 November 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 121 125
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing LDAP 18 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 2.14% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £488 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +34.48% -19.44%
10th Percentile £263 £466 £288
90th Percentile £538 £499 £443
Scotland median daily rate £388 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £29.17

LDAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 275 281 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.45% 13.34% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 149 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £205 £214
90th Percentile £545 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +34.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.12 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing LDAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in Edinburgh

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in Edinburgh

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) JBoss
3 9 (50.00%) PKI
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Change Control
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
4 8 (44.44%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) Unix
5 7 (38.89%) XSLT
5 7 (38.89%) SOAP
5 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) Java EE
5 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) F5
5 7 (38.89%) NetScaler
6 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) DNS

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (50.00%) JBoss
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 6 (33.33%) Apache
4 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 4 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
2 7 (38.89%) NetScaler
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) Intranet
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
7 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (11.11%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) Java EE
2 7 (38.89%) SOAP
2 7 (38.89%) XSLT
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) Ajax
4 4 (22.22%) EJB
4 4 (22.22%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (22.22%) JPA
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) JSF
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) Servlets
7 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (22.22%) DataPower
2 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) CMDB
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Change Control
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Runbook
6 3 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (16.67%) BPR
6 3 (16.67%) Content Management
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
3 1 (5.56%) Samba
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
5 4 (22.22%) Adobe
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 3 (16.67%) Imperva
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (5.56%) CommVault
8 1 (5.56%) NetApp