The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 April 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 102 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.055% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 0.40% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +5.79% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £44.50 £29.17
% change year-on-year +63.79% +52.55%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 195 252 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 13.90% 13.91% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 133 112
Median daily rate £390 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -26.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.47 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in Manchester

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in Manchester

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

1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Workflow
2 11 (44.00%) ServiceNow
3 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) XML
5 7 (28.00%) Identity Management
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Selenium
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) iptables
7 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) Twitter
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) Memcached
7 5 (20.00%) Varnish
7 5 (20.00%) Postfix
7 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Pega Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Security Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Service Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) Memcached
4 2 (8.00%) EJB
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) JMS
4 2 (8.00%) JSP
4 2 (8.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Workflow
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) Identity Management
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (20.00%) Release Management
8 4 (16.00%) High Availability
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (12.00%) ITSM
9 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) iptables
1 5 (20.00%) Postfix
1 5 (20.00%) Squid
1 5 (20.00%) Varnish
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (20.00%) Twitter
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Pega
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) VMware