Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 293 407
Rank change year-on-year -118 +114 -18
Contract jobs citing LDAP 522 848 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.87% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 5.62% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 543 379
England median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% - -
10th Percentile £280 £305 £275
90th Percentile £641 £588 £600
UK median daily rate £446 £424 £425
% change year-on-year +5.31% -0.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 11
England median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.37% +22.12% +23.66%
10th Percentile £13.21 £40.39 £22.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £59.31 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £37.25
% change year-on-year -41.37% +32.78% -35.78%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13105 15096 14416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.81% 15.41% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8038 9186 8455
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 762 940
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.16
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
% change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -112 257 £500 +5.26% 26
South East -78 107 £400 +9.59% 13
Midlands +48 61 £325 -4.41% 1
North of England -32 58 £363 +3.57% 6
North East +29 35 £350 +2.94%
East Midlands +27 34 £288 -28.21% 1
West Midlands +20 27 £490 +44.12%
East of England -12 22 £475 +22.58% 1
North West -15 17 £425 - 3
South West -8 13 £443 +22.92% 1
Yorkshire -24 6 £394 -10.00% 3
South Coast - 2 - -
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 246 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 242 (46.36%) Windows
3 232 (44.44%) Linux
4 160 (30.65%) Oracle
5 148 (28.35%) Unix
6 141 (27.01%) DNS
7 138 (26.44%) Java
8 126 (24.14%) SQL
9 118 (22.61%) Microsoft
10 115 (22.03%) PowerShell
11 106 (20.31%) Firewall
12 101 (19.35%) Red Hat
13 94 (18.01%) Kerberos
13 94 (18.01%) VMware
13 94 (18.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 89 (17.05%) Finance
14 89 (17.05%) Python
15 83 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (15.13%) ITIL
16 79 (15.13%) Windows Server
17 78 (14.94%) TCP/IP
18 76 (14.56%) Web Services
18 76 (14.56%) Perl
19 75 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 73 (13.98%) Security Cleared
21 71 (13.60%) Apache
22 70 (13.41%) Bash Shell
23 69 (13.22%) DevOps
24 68 (13.03%) JBoss
25 67 (12.84%) DHCP

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 71 (13.60%) Apache
2 68 (13.03%) JBoss
3 64 (12.26%) WebLogic
4 55 (10.54%) Tomcat
5 26 (4.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (4.79%) Confluence
7 23 (4.41%) IIS
8 21 (4.02%) OpenStack
9 20 (3.83%) SharePoint
10 19 (3.64%) MQSeries
11 18 (3.45%) WebSphere
12 16 (3.07%) nginx
13 13 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
14 12 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (2.11%) iPlanet
15 11 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
16 10 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (1.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (3.07%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 11 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.20%) Office 365
2 47 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.30%) SaaS
5 10 (1.92%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.96%) IaaS
6 5 (0.96%) PaaS
7 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.57%) Route 53
7 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.38%) GitHub
8 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 141 (27.01%) DNS
2 106 (20.31%) Firewall
3 94 (18.01%) Kerberos
4 78 (14.94%) TCP/IP
5 67 (12.84%) DHCP
6 53 (10.15%) HTTP
7 50 (9.58%) VPN
8 49 (9.39%) SSH
9 46 (8.81%) SSL
10 38 (7.28%) WAN
11 37 (7.09%) SAN
12 31 (5.94%) IPsec
13 29 (5.56%) Network Security
14 27 (5.17%) LAN
15 25 (4.79%) OpenLDAP
16 24 (4.60%) NAS
17 21 (4.02%) Internet
17 21 (4.02%) SMTP
18 18 (3.45%) FTP
18 18 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.24%) MySQL
3 22 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.87%) DB2
6 12 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.11%) MariaDB
8 10 (1.92%) Big Data
9 9 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.34%) EDRMS
11 7 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.77%) HBase
13 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.57%) Bigtable
14 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.47%) Jenkins
3 34 (6.51%) JIRA
4 9 (1.72%) Artifactory
4 9 (1.72%) JUnit
4 9 (1.72%) Maven
4 9 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.53%) Mockito
6 7 (1.34%) Fiddler
6 7 (1.34%) JDeveloper
6 7 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.34%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.15%) Subversion
8 5 (0.96%) AppScan
8 5 (0.96%) JMeter
8 5 (0.96%) Log4j
8 5 (0.96%) YourKit
9 4 (0.77%) LoadUI
General
1 89 (17.05%) Finance
2 33 (6.32%) Banking
3 20 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.11%) Legal
5 9 (1.72%) Publishing
6 8 (1.53%) Marketing
7 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.96%) Law
9 4 (0.77%) Electronics
9 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) International Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Retail
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (14.18%) Administrator
2 65 (12.45%) Architect
3 60 (11.49%) Developer
4 59 (11.30%) Consultant
5 46 (8.81%) Linux Administrator
5 46 (8.81%) Systems Administrator
6 43 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 36 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
9 31 (5.94%) Analyst
10 24 (4.60%) Active Directory Engineer
10 24 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
11 21 (4.02%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.83%) Security Consultant
13 19 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (3.45%) ServiceNow Developer
15 16 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 14 (2.68%) Active Directory Specialist
17 14 (2.68%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.56%) Web Services
2 61 (11.69%) XML
3 55 (10.54%) SAML
4 51 (9.77%) REST
5 45 (8.62%) J2EE
6 41 (7.85%) HTML
7 40 (7.66%) .NET
7 40 (7.66%) SOAP
8 34 (6.51%) Spring
9 27 (5.17%) Hibernate
10 25 (4.79%) OAuth
11 22 (4.21%) Middleware
11 22 (4.21%) OpenID
12 19 (3.64%) SailPoint
13 18 (3.45%) Node.js
14 14 (2.68%) ODBC
15 13 (2.49%) Elastic Stack
15 13 (2.49%) LAMP
16 12 (2.30%) CSS
16 12 (2.30%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 64 (12.26%) PKI
3 59 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.94%) Clustering
5 25 (4.79%) Replication
6 24 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.64%) CMDB
8 17 (3.26%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.68%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.72%) DataPower
11 9 (1.72%) Grid Computing
11 9 (1.72%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.72%) User Experience
12 7 (1.34%) Spread Betting
13 6 (1.15%) CESG
13 6 (1.15%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.15%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 242 (46.36%) Windows
2 232 (44.44%) Linux
3 148 (28.35%) Unix
4 94 (18.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 79 (15.13%) Windows Server
6 43 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (7.47%) Ubuntu
8 38 (7.28%) Solaris
9 37 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (6.70%) CentOS
11 34 (6.51%) Windows 10
12 32 (6.13%) AIX
13 22 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (4.02%) HPUX
14 21 (4.02%) Windows XP
15 20 (3.83%) Debian
16 17 (3.26%) Windows 7
17 14 (2.68%) SUSE
18 13 (2.49%) Mac OS X
19 6 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.13%) ITIL
3 69 (13.22%) DevOps
4 61 (11.69%) Configuration Management
5 45 (8.62%) Migration
6 38 (7.28%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (7.09%) Identity Access Management
8 36 (6.90%) Information Security
9 34 (6.51%) SOA
10 33 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 32 (6.13%) High Availability
11 32 (6.13%) OO
12 31 (5.94%) Change Management
13 29 (5.56%) Load Balancing
14 28 (5.36%) Problem Management
15 27 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (5.17%) Open Source
15 27 (5.17%) Workflow
16 23 (4.41%) TDD
17 22 (4.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 138 (26.44%) Java
2 126 (24.14%) SQL
3 115 (22.03%) PowerShell
4 89 (17.05%) Python
5 76 (14.56%) Perl
6 70 (13.41%) Bash Shell
7 51 (9.77%) JavaScript
8 45 (8.62%) PL/SQL
9 41 (7.85%) Shell Script
10 35 (6.70%) Korn
11 27 (5.17%) C#
12 23 (4.41%) Ruby
13 14 (2.68%) C
14 13 (2.49%) PHP
15 12 (2.30%) Groovy
16 10 (1.92%) C-shell
17 7 (1.34%) C++
17 7 (1.34%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.15%) VB
19 5 (0.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 73 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 65 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.02%) Degree
4 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.92%) ISEB
7 9 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.53%) CISSP
9 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.96%) GCIH
9 5 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.96%) MCSE
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.77%) GIAC
10 4 (0.77%) RHCE
10 4 (0.77%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.57%) CCIE
11 3 (0.57%) CISM
11 3 (0.57%) OSCP
11 3 (0.57%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 10 (1.92%) SLA
2 9 (1.72%) QA
3 8 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.57%) GDPR
5 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 246 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 75 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.62%) NFS
4 35 (6.70%) Hyper-V
5 31 (5.94%) KVM
5 31 (5.94%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (5.36%) Samba
7 22 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (3.64%) Docker
9 16 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (2.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.53%) iptables
13 7 (1.34%) Firmware
13 7 (1.34%) OpenDJ
14 6 (1.15%) Gluster
15 5 (0.96%) pfSense
16 4 (0.77%) OpenIDM
16 4 (0.77%) Postfix
16 4 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (12.45%) Ansible
2 56 (10.73%) Puppet
3 41 (7.85%) SCCM
4 33 (6.32%) SCOM
5 20 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (3.45%) Nagios
7 16 (3.07%) CA Single Sign-On
8 15 (2.87%) yum
9 13 (2.49%) NetBackup
10 12 (2.30%) OpenView
11 11 (2.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 10 (1.92%) HAProxy
12 10 (1.92%) Kubernetes
12 10 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
14 8 (1.53%) Grafana
14 8 (1.53%) SCOrch
14 8 (1.53%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.34%) Kibana
15 7 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 160 (30.65%) Oracle
2 118 (22.61%) Microsoft
3 101 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 94 (18.01%) VMware
5 57 (10.92%) Cisco
6 47 (9.00%) IBM
7 43 (8.24%) HP
8 35 (6.70%) ServiceNow
9 32 (6.13%) Sun
10 29 (5.56%) Citrix
10 29 (5.56%) Veritas
11 23 (4.41%) ForgeRock
12 20 (3.83%) F5
13 19 (3.64%) McAfee
14 18 (3.45%) BMC
14 18 (3.45%) Dell
14 18 (3.45%) Sybase
15 16 (3.07%) Atlassian
16 14 (2.68%) Remedy
17 13 (2.49%) Splunk