Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 178 172
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing LDAP 29 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.54% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 3.93% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 4
West Midlands median daily rate £455 £340 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.82% -37.61% +81.67%
10th Percentile £344 £320 £508
90th Percentile £534 £483 £665
England median daily rate £441 £424 £425
% change year-on-year +4.13% -0.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £49.46 £40.50
% change year-on-year -41.37% +22.12% +23.66%

LDAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 781 840 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.26% 13.71% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 435 300
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £161 £193 £212
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.38 £10.81
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.55 £39.82
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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
Birmingham +9 17 £415 -2.41%
Warwickshire - 8 £490 - 1
Wolverhampton 0 2 - -
Coventry +17 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) PBX
2 9 (31.03%) VoIP
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
4 7 (24.14%) AppScan
4 7 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Liferay
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) AIX
4 7 (24.14%) IBM
4 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle Utilities
4 7 (24.14%) Server Hardening
4 7 (24.14%) Black Duck
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Legal
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) IVR
6 5 (17.24%) XMPP
6 5 (17.24%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.24%) H.323
6 5 (17.24%) Avaya

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 7 (24.14%) Liferay
2 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) PBX
1 9 (31.03%) VoIP
2 5 (17.24%) CTI
2 5 (17.24%) H.323
2 5 (17.24%) Skype
2 5 (17.24%) Unified Communications
3 4 (13.79%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) FTP
3 4 (13.79%) GSM
3 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 4 (13.79%) Kerberos
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) MPLS
3 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 4 (13.79%) PABX
3 4 (13.79%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) EDRMS
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) AppScan
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (20.69%) Legal
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Communications Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) ICT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Lync Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Support Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ICT Officer
7 1 (3.45%) ICT Support Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XMPP
2 4 (13.79%) LAMP
2 4 (13.79%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) Lucene
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) IVR
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) AIX
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Server Hardening
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Line Management
4 5 (17.24%) Runbook
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security Management
6 3 (10.34%) Security Management
7 2 (6.90%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) ES6
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) iptables
2 4 (13.79%) Postfix
2 4 (13.79%) Samba
2 4 (13.79%) Squid
3 1 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (13.79%) Nessus
1 4 (13.79%) Nmap
2 1 (3.45%) FTK
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) Black Duck
3 7 (24.14%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) Avaya
5 4 (13.79%) NEC
5 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
7 2 (6.90%) Lotus
8 1 (3.45%) Nuix