The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 6 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 1.17% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 4.10% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +8.03% +7.06%  
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 154 293 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 23.26% 28.53% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 160 75
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% +37.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in Reading

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

1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) INAP
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (57.14%) SPML
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) IMAP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) SMPP
3 2 (28.57%) CORBA
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) GitLab
4 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) INAP
2 4 (57.14%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (28.57%) IMAP
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) SMPP
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Core Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) SPML
3 2 (28.57%) CORBA
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Design
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware