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 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 122 119
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 7 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.98% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 5.08% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 8
Median daily rate £450 £321 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.18% +21.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +5.12% +5.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.17
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 248 571 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.25% 19.30% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 687 235
Median daily rate £361 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.46% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £257 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 127 40
Median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £19.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 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 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 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
Glasgow +3 5 £450 +7.14%
Edinburgh +3 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
LDAP
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
3 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) DataPower
4 4 (36.36%) CA
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) JDBC
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Artefact Management
4 1 (9.09%) Behavioural Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Release Automation
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C-shell
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Samba
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
2 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) CA
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat