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 23 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 220 277
Rank change year-on-year -74 +57  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 128 227 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 1.05% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 7.56% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 168 93
Median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £386 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +8.24% +4.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 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 2266 3002 3122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.96% 13.88% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 2050 2014
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 97
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 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
City of London -28 14 £563 +18.42% 3
Croydon -1 10 £463 +17.83%
Hammersmith +1 8 £555 +5.71%
Canary Wharf -2 2 £800 +89.34%
Docklands, London -7 1 £490 +13.95%
LDAP
England

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

1 153 (58.62%) Linux
2 90 (34.48%) Windows
3 86 (32.95%) Java
4 79 (30.27%) Active Directory
5 73 (27.97%) Bash Shell
6 72 (27.59%) DevOps
7 67 (25.67%) VMware
8 66 (25.29%) Oracle
9 65 (24.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (23.37%) Git (software)
11 59 (22.61%) Unix
12 58 (22.22%) Python
12 58 (22.22%) Puppet
13 57 (21.84%) CentOS
14 53 (20.31%) Configuration Management
15 52 (19.92%) SQL
16 48 (18.39%) DNS
16 48 (18.39%) Finance
17 47 (18.01%) Firewall
18 46 (17.62%) HTTP
18 46 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
19 45 (17.24%) Red Hat
19 45 (17.24%) Perl
20 43 (16.48%) Security Cleared
21 41 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
22 40 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
22 40 (15.33%) SC Cleared
22 40 (15.33%) Jenkins
23 38 (14.56%) Kerberos
24 37 (14.18%) MySQL

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 32 (12.26%) Apache
2 30 (11.49%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.51%) Confluence
4 10 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.07%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.07%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.68%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.53%) JBoss
9 4 (1.53%) nginx
10 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.15%) Liferay
10 3 (1.15%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.77%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.36%) PaaS
3 13 (4.98%) SaaS
4 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.83%) Office 365
5 9 (3.45%) OpenShift
6 6 (2.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.77%) G Suite
7 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.38%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) Route 53
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.39%) DNS
2 47 (18.01%) Firewall
3 46 (17.62%) HTTP
4 38 (14.56%) Kerberos
5 26 (9.96%) SSL
6 24 (9.20%) VPN
7 23 (8.81%) SAN
7 23 (8.81%) TCP/IP
8 19 (7.28%) SMTP
9 15 (5.75%) LAN
10 13 (4.98%) DHCP
10 13 (4.98%) WAN
11 11 (4.21%) IMAP
11 11 (4.21%) NAS
12 10 (3.83%) NetScaler
13 9 (3.45%) VLAN
13 9 (3.45%) X.509
14 8 (3.07%) Internet
14 8 (3.07%) SSH
15 6 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.18%) MySQL
2 29 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 25 (9.58%) Hadoop
4 24 (9.20%) Big Data
5 12 (4.60%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.68%) Apache Hive
7 7 (2.68%) Impala
7 7 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.30%) HBase
8 6 (2.30%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.92%) DB2
10 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.77%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 61 (23.37%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.33%) Jenkins
3 32 (12.26%) JIRA
4 26 (9.96%) Maven
5 10 (3.83%) Artifactory
5 10 (3.83%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.83%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.68%) Fiddler
8 7 (2.68%) Hudson
8 7 (2.68%) JMeter
8 7 (2.68%) Log4j
8 7 (2.68%) YourKit
9 6 (2.30%) Gatling
9 6 (2.30%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.30%) LoadUI
10 5 (1.92%) Gradle
10 5 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 48 (18.39%) Finance
2 22 (8.43%) Banking
3 4 (1.53%) Investment Banking
3 4 (1.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.77%) Advertising
5 2 (0.77%) Legal
5 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Front Office
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (18.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (16.48%) Architect
3 40 (15.33%) Administrator
4 36 (13.79%) Consultant
5 34 (13.03%) Linux Administrator
6 28 (10.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 27 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (7.66%) Developer
10 16 (6.13%) Analyst
10 16 (6.13%) AWS DevOps
10 16 (6.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 16 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
10 16 (6.13%) Java Engineer
11 13 (4.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (4.60%) Security Consultant
12 12 (4.60%) VMWare Administrator
13 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.18%) Web Services
2 33 (12.64%) REST
3 30 (11.49%) SAML
3 30 (11.49%) SOAP
4 22 (8.43%) Elastic Stack
5 21 (8.05%) HTML
5 21 (8.05%) Kafka
6 18 (6.90%) XML
7 16 (6.13%) RESTful
8 15 (5.75%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (5.36%) Spring
10 11 (4.21%) OAuth
10 11 (4.21%) Sensu
11 9 (3.45%) .NET
11 9 (3.45%) ODBC
12 8 (3.07%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.07%) LAMP
13 7 (2.68%) CSS
13 7 (2.68%) J2EE
13 7 (2.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.66%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (4.98%) Replication
4 12 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.60%) YubiKey
5 11 (4.21%) Clustering
5 11 (4.21%) PKI
6 10 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.83%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.68%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.30%) Derivative
9 6 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.30%) Spread Betting
10 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.53%) User Experience
11 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.15%) Symmetrix
12 2 (0.77%) CMDB
12 2 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 153 (58.62%) Linux
2 90 (34.48%) Windows
3 65 (24.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 59 (22.61%) Unix
5 57 (21.84%) CentOS
6 31 (11.88%) Ubuntu
7 27 (10.34%) Solaris
8 24 (9.20%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.30%) Fedora
10 5 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.53%) AIX
11 4 (1.53%) HPUX
11 4 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.15%) SUSE
12 3 (1.15%) VMS
13 2 (0.77%) Android
13 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.59%) DevOps
2 53 (20.31%) Configuration Management
3 46 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (11.49%) Identity Access Management
5 30 (11.49%) Open Source
6 26 (9.96%) Test Automation
6 26 (9.96%) Workflow
7 25 (9.58%) Identity Management
8 24 (9.20%) Change Management
8 24 (9.20%) ITIL
9 22 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (7.28%) OO
11 18 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 17 (6.51%) Scrum
13 16 (6.13%) Service Management
14 15 (5.75%) Load Balancing
15 14 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (5.36%) Migration
16 13 (4.98%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (32.95%) Java
2 73 (27.97%) Bash Shell
3 58 (22.22%) Python
4 52 (19.92%) SQL
5 45 (17.24%) Perl
6 33 (12.64%) Shell Script
7 30 (11.49%) JavaScript
8 27 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 27 (10.34%) Ruby
9 15 (5.75%) Groovy
10 11 (4.21%) Korn
11 10 (3.83%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.07%) VB
13 5 (1.92%) C
13 5 (1.92%) C#
13 5 (1.92%) C++
14 3 (1.15%) Scala
15 2 (0.77%) Go
15 2 (0.77%) PHP
15 2 (0.77%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.98%) Degree
4 6 (2.30%) CISSP
4 6 (2.30%) ISEB
5 5 (1.92%) JNCIA
5 5 (1.92%) JNCIS
6 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.77%) CISA
8 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.77%) IIBA
8 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CEH
9 1 (0.38%) CHFI
9 1 (0.38%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (30.27%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.73%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (8.81%) Docker
5 19 (7.28%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (6.90%) KVM
6 18 (6.90%) NFS
7 14 (5.36%) vCloud
8 7 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (2.68%) HDFS
8 7 (2.68%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (1.53%) iptables
10 4 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.15%) SRDF
11 3 (1.15%) Veritas File System
11 3 (1.15%) vSphere
11 3 (1.15%) XenApp
12 2 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (22.22%) Puppet
2 36 (13.79%) Ansible
3 23 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.51%) Kubernetes
5 16 (6.13%) yum
6 15 (5.75%) OpenAM
7 14 (5.36%) Nagios
7 14 (5.36%) ZABBIX
8 11 (4.21%) OpenIDM
9 10 (3.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 8 (3.07%) Grafana
10 8 (3.07%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (3.07%) NetBackup
10 8 (3.07%) Terraform
11 7 (2.68%) Graphite
11 7 (2.68%) HP SiteScope
11 7 (2.68%) Kibana
11 7 (2.68%) Mesos
12 6 (2.30%) FortiGate
12 6 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 67 (25.67%) VMware
2 66 (25.29%) Oracle
3 45 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 30 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 27 (10.34%) Cisco
6 21 (8.05%) IBM
7 19 (7.28%) Citrix
7 19 (7.28%) ServiceNow
8 17 (6.51%) HP
9 15 (5.75%) Atlassian
10 13 (4.98%) ForgeRock
10 13 (4.98%) Sun
11 12 (4.60%) NetApp
12 11 (4.21%) Juniper
12 11 (4.21%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.83%) Sybase
13 10 (3.83%) Veritas
14 9 (3.45%) Cloudera
14 9 (3.45%) EMC
14 9 (3.45%) Google
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