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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
England / North West
Rank 109 144 136
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 19 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 2.29% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 3
Median daily rate £400 £300 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -26.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £395 £365
% change year-on-year +11.07% +8.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £28.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +153.53% -26.28%  

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 374 567 493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.58% 14.78% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 325 231
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 42
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -10.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £40.00 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Manchester +27 14 £425 +6.25% 2
Cheshire +28 3 £295 -1.66%
Lancashire +17 1 £500 +25.00%
Merseyside 0 1 £400 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) ITIL
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) Identity Management
4 14 (34.15%) Oracle
5 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
5 13 (31.71%) Linux
6 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) Workflow
7 11 (26.83%) ServiceNow
8 10 (24.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (24.39%) Web Services
9 9 (21.95%) XML
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
9 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) ITIL V3
9 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
10 8 (19.51%) DevOps
10 8 (19.51%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) Perl
10 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
10 8 (19.51%) Unix
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.07%) DNS
12 6 (14.63%) IIS
12 6 (14.63%) Selenium
12 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (14.63%) ZABBIX

LDAP
Top Related 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 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) nginx
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow Developer
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Officer
7 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 10 (24.39%) Web Services
2 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) Memcached
4 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 4 (9.76%) CSS3
4 4 (9.76%) HTML5
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (7.32%) EJB
5 3 (7.32%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) Middleware
5 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 3 (7.32%) Spring
5 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
5 3 (7.32%) Spring Security
5 3 (7.32%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Web 2.0
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Unix
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.32%) AIX
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 16 (39.02%) Identity Management
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Workflow
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL V3
6 8 (19.51%) DevOps
6 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Release Management
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) Service Management
8 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Change Management
9 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.76%) ITSM
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) CISM
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) vSphere
3 5 (12.20%) iptables
3 5 (12.20%) Postfix
3 5 (12.20%) Squid
3 5 (12.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Satellite
1 6 (14.63%) ZABBIX
2 5 (12.20%) Nagios
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) ServiceNow
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) Twitter
6 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Intel Security