Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 148 139
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing LDAP 27 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.88% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 5.27% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 32
Scotland median daily rate £388 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% -0.71%
10th Percentile £283 £305 £285
90th Percentile £534 £439 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £29.17
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £37.25
% change year-on-year -41.37% +32.78% -35.78%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 605 721 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.00% 16.64% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 433 306
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £150 £208 £167
90th Percentile £541 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.40 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing LDAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in Scotland

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in Scotland

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in Scotland

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in Scotland

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh +3 18 £375 -23.08%
Glasgow -9 7 £463 +9.47%
Renfrewshire +20 1 £320 -5.88%
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 - -
LDAP
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) Unix
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) PKI
5 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 9 (33.33%) Citrix
6 9 (33.33%) JBoss
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Change Control
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) XML
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) IBM
7 8 (29.63%) Internet
7 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
7 8 (29.63%) Banking
8 7 (25.93%) BIG-IP
8 7 (25.93%) Java EE
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) XSLT
8 7 (25.93%) SOAP
8 7 (25.93%) IIS
8 7 (25.93%) Apache
8 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (33.33%) JBoss
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
3 7 (25.93%) Apache
3 7 (25.93%) IIS
4 4 (14.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) IaaS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) Internet
3 7 (25.93%) BIG-IP
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) NetScaler
4 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) Intranet
7 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.41%) DHCP
8 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security
8 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (7.41%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (7.41%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Ant
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Publishing
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Platform Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) Java EE
2 7 (25.93%) RESTful
2 7 (25.93%) SOAP
2 7 (25.93%) XSLT
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
3 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) EJB
4 4 (14.81%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (14.81%) JPA
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) Apache CXF
5 3 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) HTML
7 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) PKI
2 5 (18.52%) DataPower
3 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) CMDB
5 2 (7.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Unix
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Change Control
3 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Information Security
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Runbook
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.70%) Postfix
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) EnCase
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) F5
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
5 4 (14.81%) Adobe
6 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Imperva
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Perforce
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) CommVault