The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 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)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 128 137
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 12 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% 2.29% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £388 £393 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -6.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £369 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £480 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +3.20% +5.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 433 523 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.81% 17.46% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 1176 579
Median daily rate £370 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 94 56
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing LDAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the South West

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in the South West

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in the South West

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol -1 5 £419 -6.94%
Somerset - 5 £375 -
Wiltshire -4 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle
4 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
4 10 (37.04%) DevOps
5 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (29.63%) Network Security
6 8 (29.63%) Ansible
6 8 (29.63%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (18.52%) Cloudera
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (18.52%) IaaS
9 5 (18.52%) Pegasus
9 5 (18.52%) Unix
9 5 (18.52%) Apache
9 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (18.52%) Apache
1 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) iPlanet
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
1 8 (29.63%) Network Security
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) SSL
4 3 (11.11%) IPsec
4 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) FCoE
6 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.11%) HBase
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Mockito
3 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Project Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Environment Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) IT Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) REST
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.41%) SAML
2 2 (7.41%) Sass
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) CentOS
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
5 4 (14.81%) Kanban
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C-shell
5 1 (3.70%) F#
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) RHCSS
2 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) HDFS
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.41%) Docker
4 2 (7.41%) GFS2
4 2 (7.41%) OCFS2
4 2 (7.41%) Shibboleth
4 2 (7.41%) Xen
5 1 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (3.70%) KVM
5 1 (3.70%) Samba
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) vRealize
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) OpenView
5 1 (3.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
1 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Cloudera
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Pegasus
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) arcserve
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Gemalto
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Opsware
6 1 (3.70%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas