The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 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.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 351 273
Rank change year-on-year +74 -78  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 132 88 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 3.07% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 63 83
Median daily rate £525 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +1.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +13.54% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +142.96% -23.07%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2430 2868 2895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.42% 12.78% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1947 1854
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £12.85 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in London

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in London

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in London

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London -1 13 £550 +25.71% 3
Croydon - 8 £469 -
Docklands, London -3 2 £315 -26.74%
Canary Wharf -3 2 £675 +41.36%
Paddington - 2 £350 -
Hammersmith +1 1 £525 +10.52% 1
West End of London - 1 £400 -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 178 (59.33%) Linux
2 96 (32.00%) Unix
3 93 (31.00%) Bash Shell
3 93 (31.00%) Puppet
3 93 (31.00%) DevOps
4 88 (29.33%) VMware
5 87 (29.00%) Python
6 85 (28.33%) Active Directory
7 82 (27.33%) Java
8 77 (25.67%) Windows
8 77 (25.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 75 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 73 (24.33%) Oracle
11 72 (24.00%) Kerberos
12 69 (23.00%) Git (software)
13 60 (20.00%) Finance
14 59 (19.67%) Jenkins
15 55 (18.33%) DNS
16 54 (18.00%) Configuration Management
16 54 (18.00%) Ansible
17 53 (17.67%) Perl
18 51 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
19 50 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
20 49 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 47 (15.67%) CentOS
21 47 (15.67%) JavaScript
21 47 (15.67%) SQL
22 45 (15.00%) Firewall
22 45 (15.00%) Security Cleared
23 41 (13.67%) SC Cleared

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 39 (13.00%) Apache
2 32 (10.67%) Confluence
3 27 (9.00%) Tomcat
4 25 (8.33%) nginx
5 18 (6.00%) Apache Spark
6 16 (5.33%) IIS
7 9 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.33%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.00%) Liferay
10 6 (2.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.67%) JBoss
11 5 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) HipChat
3 3 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) RMDS
1 3 (1.00%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.33%) PaaS
3 16 (5.33%) SaaS
4 15 (5.00%) Office 365
5 14 (4.67%) GitHub
6 10 (3.33%) IaaS
7 6 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.67%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.33%) G Suite
10 2 (0.67%) Akamai
10 2 (0.67%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (24.00%) Kerberos
2 55 (18.33%) DNS
3 45 (15.00%) Firewall
4 29 (9.67%) SAN
5 26 (8.67%) SSL
6 25 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 24 (8.00%) HTTP
8 14 (4.67%) DHCP
9 12 (4.00%) LAN
9 12 (4.00%) SSH
10 11 (3.67%) NAS
11 10 (3.33%) VPN
12 9 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (3.00%) SMTP
12 9 (3.00%) WAN
13 8 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (2.00%) Internet
14 6 (2.00%) X.509
15 5 (1.67%) IMAP
15 5 (1.67%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.67%) Hadoop
2 31 (10.33%) Big Data
3 28 (9.33%) MySQL
4 26 (8.67%) SQL Server
5 20 (6.67%) Apache Hive
6 15 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.00%) Impala
12 5 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.67%) DB2
12 5 (1.67%) HBase
13 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.67%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 69 (23.00%) Git (software)
2 59 (19.67%) Jenkins
3 39 (13.00%) Maven
4 37 (12.33%) JIRA
5 15 (5.00%) Vagrant
6 14 (4.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (3.33%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.67%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.67%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.33%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.33%) ClearQuest
12 3 (1.00%) FishEye
12 3 (1.00%) JUnit
12 3 (1.00%) Selenium
12 3 (1.00%) Subversion
12 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 60 (20.00%) Finance
2 25 (8.33%) Banking
3 16 (5.33%) Marketing
4 7 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.33%) Games
6 3 (1.00%) Advertising
6 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.67%) Front Office
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
7 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (17.67%) Administrator
3 52 (17.33%) Consultant
4 50 (16.67%) Architect
5 39 (13.00%) Systems Administrator
6 31 (10.33%) Linux Administrator
7 23 (7.67%) Linux Engineer
8 22 (7.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 21 (7.00%) Unix Administrator
10 20 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 17 (5.67%) Developer
12 16 (5.33%) Analyst
12 16 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
12 16 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (5.33%) Security Consultant
13 14 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (4.67%) Unix Engineer
14 13 (4.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 11 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
15 11 (3.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.33%) SAML
2 26 (8.67%) REST
3 22 (7.33%) SOAP
4 19 (6.33%) Web Services
5 17 (5.67%) XML
6 16 (5.33%) HTML
7 14 (4.67%) Kafka
8 13 (4.33%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (3.67%) .NET
9 11 (3.67%) OAuth
10 10 (3.33%) OpenID
11 9 (3.00%) Software Packaging
12 7 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (2.33%) Node.js
13 6 (2.00%) JMS
13 6 (2.00%) SailPoint
13 6 (2.00%) Spring
14 5 (1.67%) CSS
14 5 (1.67%) LAMP
14 5 (1.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 15 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (5.00%) PKI
3 14 (4.67%) Algorithms
4 11 (3.67%) Clustering
4 11 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.67%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.33%) Replication
7 7 (2.33%) YubiKey
8 6 (2.00%) User Experience
9 5 (1.67%) RSA SecurID
10 4 (1.33%) Derivative
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.33%) iPad
10 4 (1.33%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 178 (59.33%) Linux
2 96 (32.00%) Unix
3 77 (25.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 77 (25.67%) Windows
4 47 (15.67%) CentOS
5 36 (12.00%) Solaris
6 26 (8.67%) Ubuntu
7 18 (6.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.67%) SUSE
9 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.67%) AIX
10 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.67%) Fedora
11 4 (1.33%) Android
11 4 (1.33%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
11 4 (1.33%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.00%) DevOps
2 54 (18.00%) Configuration Management
3 51 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (13.00%) Identity Access Management
5 39 (13.00%) Identity Management
6 31 (10.33%) Open Source
7 28 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (9.33%) Migration
8 21 (7.00%) Scrum
9 19 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (6.33%) Workflow
10 18 (6.00%) Service Management
11 17 (5.67%) Analytics
12 16 (5.33%) ITIL
12 16 (5.33%) Machine Learning
12 16 (5.33%) Security Operations
13 15 (5.00%) Coaching
13 15 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 15 (5.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.00%) Bash Shell
2 87 (29.00%) Python
3 82 (27.33%) Java
4 53 (17.67%) Perl
5 47 (15.67%) JavaScript
5 47 (15.67%) SQL
6 33 (11.00%) Shell Script
7 25 (8.33%) Ruby
8 19 (6.33%) C
9 17 (5.67%) Korn
9 17 (5.67%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.67%) R
10 16 (5.33%) Scala
11 14 (4.67%) C++
12 11 (3.67%) C#
13 7 (2.33%) PHP
13 7 (2.33%) VB
14 4 (1.33%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.33%) C-shell
14 4 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (13.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.00%) Degree
4 10 (3.33%) CISSP
5 6 (2.00%) CISA
6 5 (1.67%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.33%) CISM
7 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.33%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.00%) ISEB
9 2 (0.67%) IIBA
9 2 (0.67%) RHCE
9 2 (0.67%) RHCT
10 1 (0.33%) CEH
10 1 (0.33%) CHFI
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.00%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.67%) Docker
4 29 (9.67%) NFS
5 17 (5.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 16 (5.33%) KVM
6 16 (5.33%) vCloud
7 14 (4.67%) VMware ESX
8 13 (4.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 13 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.33%) HDFS
10 7 (2.33%) Samba
11 6 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (2.00%) vSphere
12 5 (1.67%) Dovecot
12 5 (1.67%) Hyper-V
13 4 (1.33%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 93 (31.00%) Puppet
2 54 (18.00%) Ansible
3 31 (10.33%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 13 (4.33%) OpenAM
5 13 (4.33%) Rancher
5 13 (4.33%) ZABBIX
6 12 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (3.67%) Terraform
7 11 (3.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 10 (3.33%) Nagios
8 10 (3.33%) OpenIDM
9 9 (3.00%) FortiGate
9 9 (3.00%) Forum Sentry
9 9 (3.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 8 (2.67%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.67%) SCCM
10 8 (2.67%) yum
11 7 (2.33%) BladeLogic
11 7 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 88 (29.33%) VMware
2 75 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 73 (24.33%) Oracle
4 39 (13.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (9.33%) Atlassian
6 26 (8.67%) IBM
7 25 (8.33%) HP
7 25 (8.33%) Veritas
8 24 (8.00%) Cisco
9 23 (7.67%) Sun
10 18 (6.00%) NetApp
11 17 (5.67%) ForgeRock
12 15 (5.00%) Citrix
12 15 (5.00%) CyberArk
13 14 (4.67%) EMC
13 14 (4.67%) Hortonworks
14 13 (4.33%) ServiceNow
15 12 (4.00%) Google
16 10 (3.33%) Palo Alto
17 9 (3.00%) AlienVault