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 25 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 1.06% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 9.27% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £390 £373
% change year-on-year +5.44% +4.64%  
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 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 89 151 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.48% 11.40% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 45
Median daily rate £300 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) vRealize
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
3 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (25.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (25.00%) Artefact Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
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
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
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%) IBM UrbanCode
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
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Security Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server 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 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Artefact Management
2 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
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
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware