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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank - - 208
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 - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £318 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -23.49%
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
435 366 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 10.55% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 279 558
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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