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 3 months to 23 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 134 116
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18  
Contract jobs citing LDAP 23 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.066% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.42% 0.50% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £470 £300 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.66% -12.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £300 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +8.24% +4.33%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 310 401 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.26% 13.32% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 216 209
Median daily rate £400 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 32
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £29.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham - 9 £524 -
Warwickshire - 8 £455 -
Wolverhampton - 6 £419 -
LDAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LDAP.

1 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
4 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle
5 8 (24.24%) AIX
5 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
5 8 (24.24%) AppScan
5 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Liferay
5 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle Utilities
5 8 (24.24%) Server Hardening
5 8 (24.24%) Black Duck
6 7 (21.21%) ServiceNow
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) McAfee
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) CSS
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) SNMP
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management

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 8 (24.24%) Liferay
2 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Skype
1 5 (15.15%) SNMP
2 3 (9.09%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) CTI
3 2 (6.06%) H.323
3 2 (6.06%) PBX
3 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) EDRMS
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) AppScan
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Communications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Developer
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Service Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Lync Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Server Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) REST
3 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.06%) JDBC
4 2 (6.06%) Lucene
4 2 (6.06%) ODBC
4 2 (6.06%) SAML
4 2 (6.06%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) XMPP
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) JSON
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) CMDB
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) IVR
1 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) AIX
3 4 (12.12%) Solaris
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) HPUX
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Server Hardening
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 5 (15.15%) MVC
5 5 (15.15%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (12.12%) ITSM
6 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) E-Discovery
8 2 (6.06%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
8 2 (6.06%) Information Security
9 1 (3.03%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.03%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (3.03%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.03%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.03%) FTK
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) IBM
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Black Duck
3 7 (21.21%) ServiceNow
4 6 (18.18%) McAfee
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Sun
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) Nuix
8 1 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) VMware