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 27 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)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 279 355
Rank change year-on-year -73 +76  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 263 429 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.87% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 5.44% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 289 176
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
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 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 5971 7879 7392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.81% 15.89% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4865 4238
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 364 431
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 -73 131 £525 +10.52% 25
South East -43 47 £350 -4.10% 5
West Midlands +42 24 £490 +63.33%
East of England +8 20 £434 -9.68% 4
South West +4 12 £388 -1.27% 2
Yorkshire +27 10 £360 -10.00% 1
North West +14 10 £350 -16.66% 1
North East +43 6 £445 +22.67% 2
South Coast - 2 - -
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 281 (52.72%) Linux
2 176 (33.02%) Active Directory
3 167 (31.33%) Windows
4 155 (29.08%) Java
5 140 (26.27%) Oracle
6 137 (25.70%) Unix
7 120 (22.51%) VMware
7 120 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (21.76%) DevOps
9 112 (21.01%) SQL
10 102 (19.14%) DNS
11 100 (18.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 97 (18.20%) Finance
13 95 (17.82%) Red Hat
14 94 (17.64%) Web Services
15 89 (16.70%) Firewall
15 89 (16.70%) Security Cleared
16 87 (16.32%) Git (software)
16 87 (16.32%) Bash Shell
17 83 (15.57%) SC Cleared
18 82 (15.38%) Jenkins
19 77 (14.45%) SQL Server
20 76 (14.26%) Perl
20 76 (14.26%) XML
21 75 (14.07%) CentOS
22 74 (13.88%) Puppet
22 74 (13.88%) Microsoft
23 73 (13.70%) Python
24 72 (13.51%) ITIL
25 71 (13.32%) HTML

LDAP
Co-occurring 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 50 (9.38%) Apache
1 50 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 44 (8.26%) JBoss
3 31 (5.82%) SharePoint
4 29 (5.44%) IIS
4 29 (5.44%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.94%) Confluence
6 17 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 16 (3.00%) OpenStack
8 13 (2.44%) Liferay
8 13 (2.44%) MS Exchange
9 11 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.88%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.69%) WildFly
12 8 (1.50%) MQSeries
13 7 (1.31%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.56%) Staffware
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.13%) SaaS
3 15 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.63%) PaaS
5 12 (2.25%) IaaS
6 10 (1.88%) OpenShift
7 9 (1.69%) Office 365
8 5 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.56%) G Suite
10 3 (0.56%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.19%) GitHub
12 1 (0.19%) Route 53
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (19.14%) DNS
2 89 (16.70%) Firewall
3 66 (12.38%) HTTP
4 49 (9.19%) Kerberos
5 48 (9.01%) SSL
6 42 (7.88%) SAN
7 37 (6.94%) TCP/IP
8 34 (6.38%) DHCP
9 31 (5.82%) SMTP
10 30 (5.63%) VPN
11 22 (4.13%) WAN
12 21 (3.94%) LAN
12 21 (3.94%) NAS
12 21 (3.94%) SSH
13 20 (3.75%) Network Security
14 19 (3.56%) Internet
15 16 (3.00%) Diameter Protocol
16 15 (2.81%) VLAN
17 14 (2.63%) IMAP
18 13 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 71 (13.32%) MySQL
3 34 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.63%) Hadoop
5 25 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.50%) Big Data
6 24 (4.50%) MariaDB
7 16 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.81%) DB2
9 13 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.06%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.88%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.69%) HBase
12 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.31%) Impala
15 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 87 (16.32%) Git (software)
2 82 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 38 (7.13%) JIRA
4 28 (5.25%) Maven
5 22 (4.13%) JUnit
6 18 (3.38%) Mockito
7 15 (2.81%) Selenium
7 15 (2.81%) Vagrant
8 13 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (2.25%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.88%) Artifactory
11 10 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.88%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.69%) AppScan
13 7 (1.31%) Fiddler
13 7 (1.31%) Hudson
13 7 (1.31%) JMeter
13 7 (1.31%) Log4j
13 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (18.20%) Finance
2 41 (7.69%) Banking
3 22 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.06%) Back Office
5 7 (1.31%) Legal
5 7 (1.31%) Retail
6 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Electronics
8 4 (0.75%) Local Government
8 4 (0.75%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 78 (14.63%) Developer
2 76 (14.26%) Architect
3 69 (12.95%) Administrator
4 60 (11.26%) Consultant
5 54 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 51 (9.57%) Analyst
7 49 (9.19%) Linux Administrator
8 44 (8.26%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 33 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 30 (5.63%) Java Developer
12 21 (3.94%) Security Consultant
13 18 (3.38%) ServiceNow Developer
14 16 (3.00%) AWS DevOps
14 16 (3.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (3.00%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 16 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (2.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (17.64%) Web Services
2 76 (14.26%) XML
3 71 (13.32%) HTML
4 65 (12.20%) REST
5 58 (10.88%) SOAP
6 42 (7.88%) Spring
7 41 (7.69%) SAML
8 39 (7.32%) CSS
9 33 (6.19%) .NET
10 27 (5.07%) Hibernate
10 27 (5.07%) Middleware
11 25 (4.69%) Spring MVC
12 22 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
13 21 (3.94%) J2EE
13 21 (3.94%) Kafka
14 20 (3.75%) JAAS
14 20 (3.75%) RESTful
15 19 (3.56%) JAXB
15 19 (3.56%) OAuth
15 19 (3.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.75%) Clustering
3 24 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.75%) PKI
6 18 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.19%) Client/Server
7 17 (3.19%) Replication
8 14 (2.63%) Private Cloud
9 12 (2.25%) YubiKey
10 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.50%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.50%) User Experience
11 7 (1.31%) CMDB
12 6 (1.13%) Derivative
12 6 (1.13%) Spread Betting
13 5 (0.94%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 281 (52.72%) Linux
2 167 (31.33%) Windows
3 137 (25.70%) Unix
4 100 (18.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (14.07%) CentOS
6 51 (9.57%) Windows Server
7 49 (9.19%) Solaris
8 34 (6.38%) Ubuntu
9 33 (6.19%) AIX
9 33 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (3.19%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (2.25%) SUSE
14 11 (2.06%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (1.88%) HPUX
16 6 (1.13%) Fedora
16 6 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (21.76%) DevOps
3 72 (13.51%) ITIL
4 67 (12.57%) Configuration Management
4 67 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (9.76%) Test Automation
6 51 (9.57%) Workflow
7 47 (8.82%) Migration
8 43 (8.07%) Identity Management
9 42 (7.88%) Scrum
10 39 (7.32%) Change Management
11 37 (6.94%) Open Source
12 36 (6.75%) Identity Access Management
13 35 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
14 31 (5.82%) Load Balancing
15 30 (5.63%) MVC
15 30 (5.63%) Service Management
15 30 (5.63%) TDD
16 25 (4.69%) ITSM
17 24 (4.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 155 (29.08%) Java
2 112 (21.01%) SQL
3 87 (16.32%) Bash Shell
4 76 (14.26%) Perl
5 73 (13.70%) Python
6 69 (12.95%) JavaScript
7 55 (10.32%) Shell Script
8 51 (9.57%) PowerShell
9 33 (6.19%) Ruby
10 26 (4.88%) PL/SQL
11 23 (4.32%) PHP
12 17 (3.19%) C#
13 15 (2.81%) Groovy
13 15 (2.81%) Korn
14 10 (1.88%) C
15 8 (1.50%) VB
16 5 (0.94%) C++
16 5 (0.94%) F#
16 5 (0.94%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (16.70%) Security Cleared
2 83 (15.57%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.00%) Degree
4 11 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.06%) ISEB
5 9 (1.69%) CISSP
6 6 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.94%) JNCIA
7 5 (0.94%) JNCIS
8 4 (0.75%) CISA
8 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.75%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.56%) APMG
9 3 (0.56%) GCIH
9 3 (0.56%) GIAC
9 3 (0.56%) RHCE
10 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.38%) RHCSS
10 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.56%) QA
2 8 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.13%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.13%) SLA
4 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 176 (33.02%) Active Directory
2 71 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (9.94%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (4.69%) Docker
4 25 (4.69%) KVM
5 23 (4.32%) NFS
6 20 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (3.38%) vCloud
8 15 (2.81%) Hyper-V
8 15 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (2.06%) XenApp
10 10 (1.88%) HDFS
11 9 (1.69%) iptables
11 9 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (1.50%) vSphere
13 7 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.94%) Postfix
15 5 (0.94%) Shibboleth
15 5 (0.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 74 (13.88%) Puppet
2 60 (11.26%) Ansible
3 28 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (4.50%) NetBackup
5 22 (4.13%) Nagios
6 20 (3.75%) yum
7 17 (3.19%) Kubernetes
8 15 (2.81%) OpenAM
8 15 (2.81%) ZABBIX
9 14 (2.63%) vRealize
10 12 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (2.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 11 (2.06%) OpenIDM
11 11 (2.06%) SCCM
12 9 (1.69%) Terraform
12 9 (1.69%) Tivoli
13 8 (1.50%) Grafana
13 8 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 140 (26.27%) Oracle
2 120 (22.51%) VMware
3 95 (17.82%) Red Hat
4 74 (13.88%) Microsoft
5 55 (10.32%) Cisco
5 55 (10.32%) IBM
6 47 (8.82%) HP
7 43 (8.07%) ServiceNow
8 32 (6.00%) Citrix
9 29 (5.44%) NetApp
10 28 (5.25%) Veritas
11 26 (4.88%) Sun
12 25 (4.69%) F5
13 24 (4.50%) Dell
13 24 (4.50%) McAfee
14 19 (3.56%) Symantec
15 18 (3.38%) Juniper
16 15 (2.81%) Atlassian
16 15 (2.81%) EMC
17 14 (2.63%) Cloudera
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