The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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 / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 148 150
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 12 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.43% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 2.81% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
Median daily rate £413 £420 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +90.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £330 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +5.12% +5.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 466 569 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.76% 15.14% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 679 744
Median daily rate £375 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 58 108
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing LDAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the North West

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in the North West

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in the North West

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in the North West

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +19 10 £475 +13.09%
Cheshire +21 2 £295 -30.58% 1
LDAP
England

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

1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Perl
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 6 (21.43%) Unix
5 6 (21.43%) Workflow
5 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
6 5 (17.86%) Twitter
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.86%) Clustering
6 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) AIX
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) SAN
6 5 (17.86%) Middleware
7 4 (14.29%) NetIQ
7 4 (14.29%) Nagios
7 4 (14.29%) ISEB

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) SAN
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Lead Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Security Officer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Pega Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) Middleware
4 3 (10.71%) J2EE
4 3 (10.71%) Memcached
5 2 (7.14%) EJB
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
5 2 (7.14%) JSP
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) Servlets
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) CESG
3 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) AIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Workflow
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 4 (14.29%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) Security Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Jython
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) iptables
2 3 (10.71%) Postfix
2 3 (10.71%) Squid
2 3 (10.71%) Varnish
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) SmoothWall
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.57%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 5 (17.86%) Twitter
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) NetIQ
4 3 (10.71%) McAfee
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Pega
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) VMware