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 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.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 106 99
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 4 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 1.08% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 7.41% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 14
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £310 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +13.54% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +142.96% -23.07%  

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 202 378 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.48% 14.58% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 200 166
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.00 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Edinburgh +9 3 £450 -5.26% 2
Renfrewshire +9 1 £340 +3.03%
LDAP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Unix
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) X.500
5 6 (33.33%) Replication
5 6 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 6 (33.33%) PKI
6 5 (27.78%) CA
7 4 (22.22%) SSL
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 3 (16.67%) DataPower
8 3 (16.67%) Symantec
8 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
8 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 6 (33.33%) X.500
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) Skype
6 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Sun Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) Servlets
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PKI
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) DataPower
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Behavioural Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C-shell
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
3 3 (16.67%) MCTS
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Samba
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) CA
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) ForgeRock
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter