Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 317 395
Rank change year-on-year -62 +78 -7
Contract jobs citing LDAP 601 814 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 4.73% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 523 387
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £235
90th Percentile £625 £575 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £393 £356
% change year-on-year +4.46% +10.18% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 7
UK median hourly rate £67.89 £50.73 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.83% +73.91% -58.92%
10th Percentile £39.25 £27.00 £22.80
90th Percentile £74.62 £59.31 £61.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 £59.31 £29.17
% change year-on-year +22.90% +103.33% -10.25%

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13275 17215 16248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.84% 15.65% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7955 10432 9065
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 772 799 926
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.75% +21.95% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -24.00% +19.05% +16.67%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England -47 553 £450 +5.88% 46
UK excluding London -19 326 £410 +4.46% 31
London -55 261 £525 +10.53% 18
South East -43 110 £400 +8.11% 4
North of England +19 66 £361 -11.89% 3
Midlands +52 43 £420 +15.86% 8
East of England +14 41 £424 -11.77% 9
West Midlands +58 33 £490 +47.92% 6
South West -1 29 £435 +10.83% 4
North East +37 27 £375 +7.14%
North West +21 20 £350 -16.67% 1
Northern Ireland -22 20 £488 -
Yorkshire +19 19 £361 -15.00% 2
Scotland -2 13 £450 +21.62% 2
East Midlands -10 10 £320 -16.12% 2
Wales -17 3 £393 -11.80% 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 with a requirement for LDAP.

1 333 (55.41%) Linux
2 228 (37.94%) Active Directory
3 210 (34.94%) Windows
4 191 (31.78%) Java
5 188 (31.28%) Oracle
6 185 (30.78%) Unix
7 162 (26.96%) SQL
8 134 (22.30%) DevOps
9 127 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
10 122 (20.30%) VMware
11 119 (19.80%) Finance
11 119 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 112 (18.64%) Red Hat
13 111 (18.47%) DNS
13 111 (18.47%) Jenkins
14 110 (18.30%) Firewall
15 101 (16.81%) Perl
16 100 (16.64%) Web Services
17 97 (16.14%) SQL Server
18 91 (15.14%) Git (software)
19 90 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
19 90 (14.98%) Python
20 89 (14.81%) Security Cleared
21 88 (14.64%) JavaScript
22 85 (14.14%) XML
23 83 (13.81%) Bash Shell
24 82 (13.64%) SC Cleared
25 81 (13.48%) Microsoft
26 76 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
26 76 (12.65%) Puppet

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 68 (11.31%) JBoss
2 58 (9.65%) Apache
2 58 (9.65%) Tomcat
3 51 (8.49%) WebLogic
4 35 (5.82%) SharePoint
5 30 (4.99%) IIS
6 24 (3.99%) Confluence
7 23 (3.83%) WebSphere
8 21 (3.49%) OpenStack
9 15 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (2.33%) Liferay
10 14 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.83%) MQSeries
12 10 (1.66%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (1.50%) Skype for Business
13 9 (1.50%) WildFly
14 8 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.83%) Oracle Utilities
2 9 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.50%) Staffware
6 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.66%) SaaS
3 13 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.83%) IaaS
5 9 (1.50%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.33%) PaaS
7 7 (1.16%) Office 365
8 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.50%) G Suite
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.33%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (18.47%) DNS
2 110 (18.30%) Firewall
3 70 (11.65%) HTTP
4 68 (11.31%) SSL
5 51 (8.49%) Kerberos
6 50 (8.32%) TCP/IP
7 43 (7.15%) SAN
7 43 (7.15%) VPN
8 36 (5.99%) DHCP
8 36 (5.99%) SSH
9 32 (5.32%) Network Security
10 31 (5.16%) WAN
11 28 (4.66%) SMTP
12 24 (3.99%) NAS
13 22 (3.66%) Internet
13 22 (3.66%) LAN
14 18 (3.00%) IPsec
15 17 (2.83%) Diameter Protocol
15 17 (2.83%) OpenLDAP
16 14 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 73 (12.15%) MySQL
3 42 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 28 (4.66%) MariaDB
6 25 (4.16%) Big Data
7 24 (3.99%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.49%) MongoDB
9 20 (3.33%) DB2
10 19 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.33%) NoSQL
12 13 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.83%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.83%) HBase
15 8 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.33%) Impala
16 7 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 111 (18.47%) Jenkins
2 91 (15.14%) Git (software)
3 37 (6.16%) JIRA
4 33 (5.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 31 (5.16%) TeamCity
6 30 (4.99%) Artifactory
7 28 (4.66%) Maven
8 25 (4.16%) JUnit
9 20 (3.33%) Mockito
10 18 (3.00%) Vagrant
11 16 (2.66%) Selenium
12 12 (2.00%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.83%) AppScan
13 11 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.66%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.66%) Hudson
15 7 (1.16%) Fiddler
15 7 (1.16%) Log4j
15 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.16%) YourKit
General
1 119 (19.80%) Finance
2 57 (9.48%) Banking
3 23 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.83%) Back Office
5 9 (1.50%) Legal
6 7 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.16%) Retail
7 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.00%) Marketing
8 5 (0.83%) Law
9 4 (0.67%) Electronics
9 4 (0.67%) Local Government
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 87 (14.48%) Developer
2 78 (12.98%) Consultant
3 72 (11.98%) Architect
4 69 (11.48%) Administrator
5 63 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 49 (8.15%) Analyst
7 47 (7.82%) Linux Administrator
8 45 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
9 33 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 32 (5.32%) Java Developer
10 32 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
11 27 (4.49%) Security Consultant
12 22 (3.66%) ServiceNow Developer
13 21 (3.49%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 19 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
16 16 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (2.66%) Java Engineer
17 14 (2.33%) Technical Support
17 14 (2.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.64%) Web Services
2 85 (14.14%) XML
3 71 (11.81%) HTML
4 68 (11.31%) REST
5 62 (10.32%) SOAP
6 55 (9.15%) .NET
7 43 (7.15%) Spring
8 37 (6.16%) CSS
8 37 (6.16%) SAML
9 35 (5.82%) Node.js
10 32 (5.32%) Middleware
11 30 (4.99%) Hibernate
11 30 (4.99%) J2EE
12 26 (4.33%) Spring MVC
13 23 (3.83%) JAAS
14 22 (3.66%) JAXB
15 21 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
16 20 (3.33%) EclipseLink
16 20 (3.33%) RESTful
17 19 (3.16%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.65%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.66%) Clustering
4 32 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.99%) PKI
7 18 (3.00%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.83%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.50%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.50%) Replication
10 12 (2.00%) DataPower
10 12 (2.00%) Mainframe
10 12 (2.00%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.83%) YubiKey
12 9 (1.50%) CMDB
13 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.33%) Social Network
14 7 (1.16%) Derivative
15 6 (1.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 333 (55.41%) Linux
2 210 (34.94%) Windows
3 185 (30.78%) Unix
4 119 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (11.48%) CentOS
6 56 (9.32%) Windows Server
7 51 (8.49%) Solaris
8 43 (7.15%) AIX
9 33 (5.49%) Ubuntu
9 33 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (3.49%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.33%) HPUX
12 14 (2.33%) SUSE
13 12 (2.00%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.83%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.16%) Windows 7
17 6 (1.00%) Fedora
17 6 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.30%) DevOps
2 127 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (12.31%) Configuration Management
5 72 (11.98%) ITIL
6 53 (8.82%) Workflow
7 52 (8.65%) Test Automation
8 49 (8.15%) Migration
9 48 (7.99%) Scrum
10 45 (7.49%) Identity Access Management
11 41 (6.82%) Open Source
12 40 (6.66%) Change Management
12 40 (6.66%) Load Balancing
13 38 (6.32%) TDD
14 36 (5.99%) Identity Management
15 35 (5.82%) MVC
16 34 (5.66%) Information Security
17 33 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
17 33 (5.49%) OO
18 25 (4.16%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 191 (31.78%) Java
2 162 (26.96%) SQL
3 101 (16.81%) Perl
4 90 (14.98%) Python
5 88 (14.64%) JavaScript
6 83 (13.81%) Bash Shell
7 64 (10.65%) Shell Script
8 62 (10.32%) PowerShell
9 42 (6.99%) PL/SQL
10 33 (5.49%) Ruby
11 30 (4.99%) Korn
12 27 (4.49%) C#
13 16 (2.66%) Groovy
13 16 (2.66%) PHP
14 11 (1.83%) C
15 10 (1.66%) C-shell
16 7 (1.16%) C++
17 6 (1.00%) F#
17 6 (1.00%) Go
17 6 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 82 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.66%) Degree
4 12 (2.00%) ISEB
5 11 (1.83%) CISSP
5 11 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.83%) JNCIA
7 5 (0.83%) JNCIS
7 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.67%) CISA
8 4 (0.67%) GCIH
8 4 (0.67%) GIAC
8 4 (0.67%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.50%) APMG
9 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.50%) CCNP
9 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.00%) QA
2 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.00%) JSP 440
2 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.83%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 228 (37.94%) Active Directory
2 76 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.15%) VMware ESXi
4 44 (7.32%) NFS
5 37 (6.16%) Docker
6 26 (4.33%) KVM
7 22 (3.66%) Hyper-V
8 19 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (2.83%) vCloud
10 15 (2.50%) OpenDJ
11 14 (2.33%) OpenAM
12 13 (2.16%) OpenIDM
13 12 (2.00%) HDFS
13 12 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 12 (2.00%) XenApp
14 8 (1.33%) vSphere
15 7 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (1.16%) Samba
15 7 (1.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 76 (12.65%) Puppet
2 71 (11.81%) Ansible
3 45 (7.49%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.99%) NetBackup
5 18 (3.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 18 (3.00%) yum
6 17 (2.83%) Nagios
6 17 (2.83%) Tivoli
7 16 (2.66%) Kubernetes
8 14 (2.33%) ZABBIX
9 13 (2.16%) SCCM
9 13 (2.16%) vRealize
10 10 (1.66%) Forum Sentry
10 10 (1.66%) OpenView
10 10 (1.66%) Terraform
11 8 (1.33%) Grafana
11 8 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (1.33%) SCOrch
12 7 (1.16%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 188 (31.28%) Oracle
2 122 (20.30%) VMware
3 112 (18.64%) Red Hat
4 81 (13.48%) Microsoft
5 68 (11.31%) IBM
6 64 (10.65%) Cisco
7 55 (9.15%) HP
8 42 (6.99%) ServiceNow
9 38 (6.32%) Citrix
10 33 (5.49%) F5
10 33 (5.49%) Sun
11 32 (5.32%) Dell
12 28 (4.66%) NetApp
13 27 (4.49%) Veritas
14 24 (3.99%) Juniper
15 19 (3.16%) McAfee
16 18 (3.00%) Palo Alto
17 16 (2.66%) Cloudera
17 16 (2.66%) EMC
18 15 (2.50%) Symantec
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