Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 June 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 140 200
Rank change year-on-year -41 +60 -32
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 33 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.76% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 3.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +46.67% -12.41%
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.75 £67.89 £46.98
% change year-on-year -66.49% +44.51% +20.46%

LDAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,460 1,058 1,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.78% 24.51% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 704 899
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £508
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.25 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.81% +15.56% -23.59%
10th Percentile £11.63 £21.00 £17.39
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.18 £39.50
England median hourly rate £42.38 £41.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.75% +8.55% +8.57%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the West Midlands

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LDAP in the West Midlands

LDAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LDAP in the West Midlands

LDAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LDAP in the West Midlands

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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
Birmingham -27 6 £500 +6.38%
Coventry - 3 £410 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £310 -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LDAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 6 (54.55%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Samba
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Squid
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (27.27%) Semantic Layer
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) LAMP
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
5 2 (18.18%) NFS
5 2 (18.18%) CGI
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Semantic Layer
3 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) CGI
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Memcached
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Wiki
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Debian
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Operations
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Samba
1 4 (36.36%) Squid
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) iptables
3 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 2 (18.18%) Postfix
3 2 (18.18%) Varnish
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) WMI
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (9.09%) Nessus
3 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) WSO2
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NEC
3 1 (9.09%) SAP