Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 300 390
Rank change year-on-year -75 +90 +2
Contract jobs citing LDAP 559 841 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 5.46% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 546 389
England median daily rate £425 £423 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.35% +6.00%
10th Percentile £284 £303 £275
90th Percentile £643 £588 £594
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 6
England median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.37% +70.55% -
10th Percentile £13.21 £41.96 £22.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £59.31 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £29.00
% change year-on-year -41.37% +70.55% -35.56%

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 12680 15402 14767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.88% 15.65% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7767 9460 8568
England median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 754 967
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +14.59% +2.56%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.68 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.95% +18.75% +0.23%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -66 272 £513 +7.89% 16
South East -61 119 £393 +12.14% 17
Midlands +77 67 £328 -3.68% 1
North of England -15 61 £375 -5.06% 4
West Midlands +39 39 £435 +27.94% 1
North East +41 35 £350 +2.94%
East Midlands +28 28 £288 -32.39%
East of England -17 23 £475 +7.95% 6
North West -8 15 £450 +5.88%
South West 0 14 £443 +19.59% 3
Yorkshire -2 11 £438 - 4
South Coast - 2 - -
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 266 (47.58%) Linux
2 249 (44.54%) Windows
3 236 (42.22%) Active Directory
4 169 (30.23%) Unix
5 168 (30.05%) Oracle
6 163 (29.16%) Java
7 146 (26.12%) DNS
8 142 (25.40%) SQL
9 122 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 114 (20.39%) PowerShell
11 111 (19.86%) Firewall
12 107 (19.14%) VMware
13 100 (17.89%) Python
14 99 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 97 (17.35%) Red Hat
15 97 (17.35%) Finance
16 95 (16.99%) Kerberos
17 92 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
18 91 (16.28%) Web Services
19 88 (15.74%) Perl
20 85 (15.21%) ITIL
21 82 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 79 (14.13%) DevOps
23 78 (13.95%) Windows Server
24 76 (13.60%) Bash Shell
25 75 (13.42%) Security Cleared
25 75 (13.42%) JBoss
26 72 (12.88%) Apache
26 72 (12.88%) Ansible
27 71 (12.70%) TCP/IP

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 75 (13.42%) JBoss
2 72 (12.88%) Apache
3 62 (11.09%) Tomcat
3 62 (11.09%) WebLogic
4 30 (5.37%) IIS
5 27 (4.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (4.11%) Confluence
7 22 (3.94%) OpenStack
7 22 (3.94%) WebSphere
8 21 (3.76%) SharePoint
9 18 (3.22%) MQSeries
10 14 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (2.33%) WildFly
12 12 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (2.15%) Liferay
12 12 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
13 11 (1.97%) iPlanet
13 11 (1.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 11 (1.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (2.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 11 (1.97%) Oracle Utilities
4 6 (1.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (7.51%) Office 365
3 24 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.33%) OpenShift
5 11 (1.97%) SaaS
6 6 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.89%) IaaS
7 5 (0.89%) PaaS
8 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.72%) Route 53
8 4 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.54%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 146 (26.12%) DNS
2 111 (19.86%) Firewall
3 95 (16.99%) Kerberos
4 71 (12.70%) TCP/IP
5 69 (12.34%) DHCP
6 58 (10.38%) HTTP
7 52 (9.30%) SSL
8 49 (8.77%) SSH
9 45 (8.05%) VPN
10 34 (6.08%) SAN
10 34 (6.08%) WAN
11 28 (5.01%) NAS
11 28 (5.01%) Network Security
12 26 (4.65%) IPsec
13 25 (4.47%) OpenLDAP
13 25 (4.47%) SMTP
14 24 (4.29%) LAN
15 20 (3.58%) Internet
16 19 (3.40%) FTP
17 17 (3.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.59%) MySQL
3 25 (4.47%) Hadoop
3 25 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.40%) DB2
5 14 (2.50%) MariaDB
6 12 (2.15%) Big Data
7 11 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.25%) EDRMS
9 7 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.89%) HBase
10 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.54%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 70 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.66%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.90%) JIRA
4 15 (2.68%) Maven
5 13 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 11 (1.97%) AppScan
7 10 (1.79%) JUnit
8 9 (1.61%) Fiddler
8 9 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.43%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.25%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.25%) JDeveloper
10 7 (1.25%) JMeter
10 7 (1.25%) Log4j
10 7 (1.25%) Mockito
10 7 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.25%) YourKit
11 6 (1.07%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 97 (17.35%) Finance
2 43 (7.69%) Banking
3 18 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.33%) Legal
5 9 (1.61%) Publishing
6 8 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Marketing
8 5 (0.89%) Law
8 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Retail
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) International Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (15.21%) Administrator
2 66 (11.81%) Architect
3 65 (11.63%) Consultant
4 60 (10.73%) Developer
5 52 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
6 49 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
7 46 (8.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 45 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 38 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
10 33 (5.90%) Analyst
11 26 (4.65%) Security Consultant
12 23 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
13 21 (3.76%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.58%) Active Directory Engineer
15 19 (3.40%) Windows Engineer
16 17 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
16 17 (3.04%) Unix Engineer
17 16 (2.86%) ServiceNow Developer
18 14 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 14 (2.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.28%) Web Services
2 62 (11.09%) XML
3 57 (10.20%) SAML
4 55 (9.84%) REST
5 47 (8.41%) J2EE
6 45 (8.05%) HTML
6 45 (8.05%) SOAP
7 41 (7.33%) .NET
8 36 (6.44%) Spring
9 28 (5.01%) Middleware
10 27 (4.83%) Hibernate
11 22 (3.94%) OAuth
12 21 (3.76%) Node.js
12 21 (3.76%) ODBC
12 21 (3.76%) OpenID
13 19 (3.40%) Elastic Stack
13 19 (3.40%) RESTful
13 19 (3.40%) SailPoint
14 14 (2.50%) CSS
15 13 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 61 (10.91%) PKI
3 57 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.26%) Clustering
5 26 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.29%) Client/Server
7 19 (3.40%) Replication
8 18 (3.22%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.97%) CMDB
12 10 (1.79%) DataPower
13 9 (1.61%) Grid Computing
13 9 (1.61%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.43%) IVR
14 8 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 7 (1.25%) Spread Betting
16 6 (1.07%) CESG
16 6 (1.07%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 266 (47.58%) Linux
2 249 (44.54%) Windows
3 169 (30.23%) Unix
4 99 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (13.95%) Windows Server
6 45 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (7.51%) CentOS
7 42 (7.51%) Solaris
8 39 (6.98%) AIX
8 39 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (6.44%) Ubuntu
10 34 (6.08%) Windows 10
11 21 (3.76%) Windows XP
12 20 (3.58%) HPUX
13 19 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (2.86%) Debian
15 15 (2.68%) Windows 7
16 14 (2.50%) SUSE
17 12 (2.15%) Mac OS X
18 6 (1.07%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (15.21%) ITIL
3 79 (14.13%) DevOps
4 65 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 44 (7.87%) Change Management
6 43 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (7.16%) Load Balancing
7 40 (7.16%) Migration
8 38 (6.80%) OO
9 36 (6.44%) Identity Access Management
10 35 (6.26%) SOA
11 34 (6.08%) Open Source
12 33 (5.90%) High Availability
12 33 (5.90%) Information Security
13 32 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (5.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (5.19%) Problem Management
15 29 (5.19%) Workflow
16 24 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
16 24 (4.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 163 (29.16%) Java
2 142 (25.40%) SQL
3 114 (20.39%) PowerShell
4 100 (17.89%) Python
5 88 (15.74%) Perl
6 76 (13.60%) Bash Shell
7 57 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 55 (9.84%) Shell Script
9 45 (8.05%) PL/SQL
10 37 (6.62%) Korn
11 28 (5.01%) Ruby
12 24 (4.29%) C#
13 16 (2.86%) Groovy
14 14 (2.50%) C
15 10 (1.79%) C-shell
16 7 (1.25%) C++
16 7 (1.25%) PHP
17 6 (1.07%) VB
17 6 (1.07%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 75 (13.42%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.47%) Degree
4 11 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.97%) ISEB
4 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.43%) CISSP
7 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.89%) GCIH
8 5 (0.89%) GIAC
8 5 (0.89%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.89%) JNCIS
8 5 (0.89%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.72%) MCSE
9 4 (0.72%) RHCE
10 3 (0.54%) CCIE
10 3 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.79%) SLA
2 8 (1.43%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.36%) GDPR
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 236 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 82 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.23%) NFS
4 39 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (5.90%) Hyper-V
5 33 (5.90%) KVM
6 28 (5.01%) Samba
7 24 (4.29%) Docker
8 22 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (3.22%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 13 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.61%) iptables
13 7 (1.25%) Firmware
13 7 (1.25%) OpenDJ
14 6 (1.07%) Gluster
14 6 (1.07%) OpenAM
14 6 (1.07%) XenApp
15 5 (0.89%) pfSense
16 4 (0.72%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 72 (12.88%) Ansible
2 65 (11.63%) Puppet
3 41 (7.33%) SCCM
4 34 (6.08%) SCOM
5 31 (5.55%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.58%) Nagios
6 20 (3.58%) NetBackup
7 17 (3.04%) yum
8 15 (2.68%) Kubernetes
9 12 (2.15%) OpenView
10 11 (1.97%) CA Single Sign-On
11 10 (1.79%) Grafana
11 10 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 9 (1.61%) Kibana
12 9 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (1.61%) SCOrch
12 9 (1.61%) Tivoli
13 8 (1.43%) ZABBIX
14 7 (1.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 168 (30.05%) Oracle
2 122 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 107 (19.14%) VMware
4 97 (17.35%) Red Hat
5 62 (11.09%) IBM
6 58 (10.38%) Cisco
7 50 (8.94%) HP
8 34 (6.08%) Sun
8 34 (6.08%) Veritas
9 31 (5.55%) ServiceNow
10 30 (5.37%) F5
10 30 (5.37%) McAfee
11 28 (5.01%) Citrix
12 23 (4.11%) ForgeRock
13 22 (3.94%) NetApp
14 19 (3.40%) BMC
14 19 (3.40%) Dell
14 19 (3.40%) Sybase
15 18 (3.22%) Symantec
16 16 (2.86%) Remedy