The table below looks at the statistics for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank - - 202
Contract jobs citing X.500 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £423 £448
% change year-on-year
-21.89% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
X.500
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
550 717 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.66% 13.53% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 524 520
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing X.500 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

X.500 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

X.500
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.500 across the City of London region.

X.500 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London