The table below looks at the statistics for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank 570 577 565
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing X.500 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.11% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £330 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
X.500
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6725 6978 6207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.47% 14.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4025 3903 3286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 419 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.500 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.500 Jobs Demand Trend in England

X.500
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

X.500 Daily Rate Trend in England

X.500
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.500 across the England region.

X.500 Hourly Rate Trend in England

X.500
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.500 within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 11 £330 -45.00%
X.500
UK

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing X.500 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.500.

1 15 (93.75%) LDAP
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Replication
3 13 (81.25%) Kerberos
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) PKI
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) MCTS
6 7 (43.75%) MCP
7 6 (37.50%) Degree
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 5 (31.25%) Validation
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) MCSE
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
10 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (6.25%) Samba
11 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
11 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
11 1 (6.25%) Time Management
11 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing X.500 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.500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) LDAP
2 13 (81.25%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) PKI
1 13 (81.25%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) HPUX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) MCP
2 7 (43.75%) MCTS
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Samba
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Sun