The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK / England
Rank 324 393 349
Rank change year-on-year +69 -44  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 270 228 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 3.18% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 154 161
Median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +11.21% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £72.89 £29.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.34% -25.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £27.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.62 £38.00 £39.40
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6059 7164 7137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.69% 14.72% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 4319 3946
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 305 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in England

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London +65 133 £525 +10.52% 12
South East -26 50 £450 +5.88% 15
North West +28 20 £400 +33.33% 2
East of England +7 18 £424 +14.84% 3
Yorkshire +21 15 £500 - 1
South West -4 12 £440 +13.54% 3
West Midlands - 10 £428 -
East Midlands +1 7 £330 -5.71%
North East -6 3 £450 +60.71%
LDAP
UK

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 322 (50.31%) Linux
2 197 (30.78%) Windows
3 195 (30.47%) Active Directory
4 189 (29.53%) Unix
5 184 (28.75%) DNS
6 168 (26.25%) DevOps
7 160 (25.00%) Oracle
8 154 (24.06%) Java
9 136 (21.25%) VMware
9 136 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (21.09%) Red Hat
11 130 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 126 (19.69%) Puppet
13 124 (19.38%) Python
14 121 (18.91%) JavaScript
15 109 (17.03%) SQL
16 108 (16.88%) Perl
16 108 (16.88%) Kerberos
16 108 (16.88%) Security Cleared
17 106 (16.56%) Finance
18 105 (16.41%) Microsoft
19 104 (16.25%) Bash Shell
20 103 (16.09%) Git (software)
21 94 (14.69%) Firewall
22 93 (14.53%) Jenkins
23 91 (14.22%) ITIL
24 90 (14.06%) SC Cleared
25 84 (13.13%) HTML
26 82 (12.81%) Configuration Management
27 79 (12.34%) XML

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 66 (10.31%) Apache
2 52 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 42 (6.56%) Confluence
4 41 (6.41%) JBoss
5 40 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 39 (6.09%) IIS
7 34 (5.31%) WebSphere
8 33 (5.16%) SharePoint
9 29 (4.53%) nginx
10 19 (2.97%) Apache Spark
11 15 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (2.19%) MS Exchange
13 10 (1.56%) OpenStack
13 10 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.25%) Skype for Business
16 7 (1.09%) Liferay
17 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.50%) MS Office
3 15 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) HipChat
4 3 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Staffware
2 5 (0.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.47%) RMDS
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.25%) SaaS
3 39 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (4.84%) PaaS
5 27 (4.22%) IaaS
6 25 (3.91%) Office 365
7 14 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.19%) GitHub
8 11 (1.72%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.25%) OneDrive
11 7 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.09%) G Suite
12 6 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.94%) Yammer
13 5 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.78%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 184 (28.75%) DNS
2 108 (16.88%) Kerberos
3 94 (14.69%) Firewall
4 76 (11.88%) TCP/IP
5 67 (10.47%) SSL
6 49 (7.66%) SAN
7 48 (7.50%) SMTP
8 42 (6.56%) DHCP
8 42 (6.56%) HTTP
9 29 (4.53%) SSH
10 25 (3.91%) Internet
11 22 (3.44%) LAN
12 21 (3.28%) WAN
13 20 (3.13%) SNMP
14 19 (2.97%) VPN
15 18 (2.81%) Network Security
16 17 (2.66%) NAS
17 15 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (2.34%) X.500
18 14 (2.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.81%) MySQL
3 41 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 33 (5.16%) Hadoop
5 30 (4.69%) Big Data
6 27 (4.22%) Relational Database
7 26 (4.06%) DB2
8 21 (3.28%) Apache Hive
8 21 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 20 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.41%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.94%) HBase
15 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 103 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 93 (14.53%) Jenkins
3 47 (7.34%) JIRA
4 40 (6.25%) Maven
5 28 (4.38%) Selenium
6 26 (4.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (3.75%) JUnit
8 22 (3.44%) Subversion
9 18 (2.81%) Vagrant
10 14 (2.19%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.88%) Mockito
12 11 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.72%) ClearCase
12 11 (1.72%) ClearQuest
13 9 (1.41%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.41%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
15 6 (0.94%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (0.78%) Artifactory
General
1 106 (16.56%) Finance
2 34 (5.31%) Banking
3 17 (2.66%) Marketing
3 17 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.25%) Back Office
5 7 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.63%) Games
6 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.63%) Publishing
6 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.47%) Advertising
7 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.47%) Local Government
8 2 (0.31%) Billing
8 2 (0.31%) Electronics
8 2 (0.31%) Retail
9 1 (0.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Front Office
9 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 99 (15.47%) Administrator
2 88 (13.75%) Architect
3 74 (11.56%) Developer
3 74 (11.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (9.84%) Consultant
5 48 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 44 (6.88%) Analyst
7 41 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
8 36 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
9 26 (4.06%) Java Developer
9 26 (4.06%) Unix Administrator
10 24 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (3.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 22 (3.44%) ServiceNow Developer
13 21 (3.28%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
14 20 (3.13%) Support Engineer
15 18 (2.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 17 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.13%) HTML
2 79 (12.34%) XML
3 67 (10.47%) SAML
4 65 (10.16%) Web Services
5 57 (8.91%) CSS
6 52 (8.13%) SOAP
7 51 (7.97%) REST
8 30 (4.69%) Spring
9 28 (4.38%) OAuth
10 27 (4.22%) .NET
11 21 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (3.13%) Software Packaging
13 19 (2.97%) AngularJS
13 19 (2.97%) jQuery
14 18 (2.81%) Hibernate
15 17 (2.66%) JMS
15 17 (2.66%) Middleware
15 17 (2.66%) Spring MVC
16 16 (2.50%) J2EE
17 13 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.28%) PKI
2 52 (8.13%) Data Centre
3 38 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.69%) Replication
6 25 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
7 24 (3.75%) Clustering
8 21 (3.28%) Computer Science
9 19 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.34%) Credit Risk
10 15 (2.34%) Private Cloud
11 14 (2.19%) Algorithms
12 13 (2.03%) User Experience
13 9 (1.41%) Symmetrix
14 8 (1.25%) DataPower
15 7 (1.09%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.09%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.09%) YubiKey
16 6 (0.94%) CMDB
16 6 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 322 (50.31%) Linux
2 197 (30.78%) Windows
3 189 (29.53%) Unix
4 130 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (9.69%) Solaris
6 55 (8.59%) CentOS
7 51 (7.97%) AIX
8 45 (7.03%) Ubuntu
9 41 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (6.09%) Windows Server
11 29 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (2.03%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.88%) SUSE
13 12 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.56%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.41%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.41%) zOS
16 7 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (1.09%) VMS
16 7 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (26.25%) DevOps
2 136 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (14.22%) ITIL
4 82 (12.81%) Configuration Management
5 79 (12.34%) Identity Management
6 70 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (9.06%) Workflow
8 57 (8.91%) Migration
9 50 (7.81%) Scrum
10 48 (7.50%) Open Source
11 46 (7.19%) Identity Access Management
12 45 (7.03%) Change Management
13 41 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (5.94%) Service Management
15 31 (4.84%) ITSM
16 30 (4.69%) PRINCE2
17 29 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (4.53%) OO
17 29 (4.53%) Project Management
18 26 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 154 (24.06%) Java
2 124 (19.38%) Python
3 121 (18.91%) JavaScript
4 109 (17.03%) SQL
5 108 (16.88%) Perl
6 104 (16.25%) Bash Shell
7 39 (6.09%) Shell Script
8 38 (5.94%) PowerShell
9 31 (4.84%) Ruby
10 29 (4.53%) PHP
11 28 (4.38%) Korn
12 24 (3.75%) C
13 18 (2.81%) C#
14 17 (2.66%) C++
14 17 (2.66%) R
15 16 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.50%) Scala
16 7 (1.09%) VB
17 6 (0.94%) C-shell
17 6 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 90 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.78%) Degree
4 18 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.66%) CISSP
6 12 (1.88%) MCP
6 12 (1.88%) MCTS
7 9 (1.41%) CISA
8 8 (1.25%) CISM
9 6 (0.94%) ISEB
10 5 (0.78%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.63%) MCITP
11 4 (0.63%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.47%) GCIH
12 3 (0.47%) GIAC
12 3 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.06%) QA
2 15 (2.34%) SLA
3 9 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
System Software
1 195 (30.47%) Active Directory
2 64 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (7.66%) NFS
4 39 (6.09%) Docker
5 21 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 20 (3.13%) vCloud
6 20 (3.13%) vSphere
7 19 (2.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (2.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 16 (2.50%) KVM
8 16 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.88%) Samba
10 11 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (1.41%) SRDF
11 9 (1.41%) Veritas File System
11 9 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.25%) HDFS
13 7 (1.09%) iptables
13 7 (1.09%) Squid
14 6 (0.94%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 126 (19.69%) Puppet
2 68 (10.63%) Ansible
3 51 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (3.59%) Nagios
5 22 (3.44%) Red Hat Satellite
6 21 (3.28%) ZABBIX
7 18 (2.81%) Kubernetes
8 15 (2.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (2.34%) Forum Sentry
9 13 (2.03%) Rancher
9 13 (2.03%) SCCM
10 12 (1.88%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.88%) OpenAM
10 12 (1.88%) Terraform
11 11 (1.72%) SCOM
11 11 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 10 (1.56%) FortiGate
12 10 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (1.56%) OpenIDM
13 9 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 160 (25.00%) Oracle
2 136 (21.25%) VMware
3 135 (21.09%) Red Hat
4 105 (16.41%) Microsoft
5 61 (9.53%) IBM
6 59 (9.22%) HP
7 50 (7.81%) ServiceNow
8 44 (6.88%) Sun
9 43 (6.72%) Cisco
10 35 (5.47%) Veritas
11 34 (5.31%) Atlassian
12 28 (4.38%) NetApp
13 26 (4.06%) Splunk
14 22 (3.44%) EMC
15 20 (3.13%) Citrix
16 18 (2.81%) ForgeRock
17 17 (2.66%) CyberArk
18 16 (2.50%) Juniper
19 15 (2.34%) Google
20 14 (2.19%) Symantec
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