Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 185 227
Rank change year-on-year -3 +42 -40
Contract jobs citing LDAP 18 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.63% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 4.19% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 12
North West median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +25.00%
10th Percentile £336 £390 £221
90th Percentile £500 £575 £484
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £40.50
% change year-on-year -41.37% +22.12% +23.66%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 770 1027 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.50% 15.03% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 598 633
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.36 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Manchester 0 9 £500 +17.65% 3
Merseyside +5 6 £425 -
Cheshire -6 3 £350 -30.00%
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) PKI
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) NetIQ
6 4 (22.22%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 3 (16.67%) JDeveloper
7 3 (16.67%) SAML
7 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (16.67%) Law
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) WebLogic

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 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) FTP
5 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JDeveloper
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) HPUX Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) SAML
2 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Replication
5 1 (5.56%) CESG
5 1 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) HPUX
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) SUSE
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Behavioural Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SmoothWall
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
1 4 (22.22%) NetIQ
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat