The first table below looks at the demand for X.509 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.509 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.509
Rank 193 218 223
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Contract jobs citing X.509 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£331 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.06% -0.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
711 796 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.33% 11.24% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 529 650
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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X.509
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.509 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.509 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

X.509
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.509 across the City of London region.

X.509 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing X.509 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited X.509.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (100.00%) Radianz
1 2 (100.00%) FIXML
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere

X.509
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing X.509 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited X.509. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Radianz
1 2 (100.00%) Axway
1 2 (100.00%) Tumbleweed