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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 76 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 2 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 11.36% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 6
Median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +11.07% +12.85%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 132 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.33% 8.74% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 45
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) vRealize
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Artifactory

LDAP
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Sun Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware