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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 547 565 568
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing X.500 31 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.061% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
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£493 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £430 -
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
X.500
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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
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X.500 across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

X.500 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 +32 29 £493 - 2
X.500
UK

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 50 (89.29%) X.400
3 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 35 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 32 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 32 (57.14%) SMTP
6 29 (51.79%) Windows
6 29 (51.79%) Military
7 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
7 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
8 21 (37.50%) Firewall
9 19 (33.93%) VBScript
9 19 (33.93%) Forefront TMG
10 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
10 17 (30.36%) Clearswift
10 17 (30.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (28.57%) MCSE
12 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (23.21%) Integration Testing
14 12 (21.43%) MCP
15 11 (19.64%) XML
16 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (16.07%) VMware
17 9 (16.07%) IIS
17 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
17 9 (16.07%) FTP
17 9 (16.07%) HTTP
17 9 (16.07%) Internet
18 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (16.07%) IIS
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Documentum
5 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 50 (89.29%) X.400
2 32 (57.14%) SMTP
3 21 (37.50%) Firewall
4 9 (16.07%) FTP
4 9 (16.07%) HTTP
4 9 (16.07%) Internet
5 6 (10.71%) S/MIME
6 4 (7.14%) LDAP
7 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.57%) LAN
8 2 (3.57%) SDH
8 2 (3.57%) WAN
8 2 (3.57%) DNS
9 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.79%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MSI
General
1 29 (51.79%) Military
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Build Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Designer
4 4 (7.14%) Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Designer
7 1 (1.79%) Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.79%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (1.79%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) PKI
2 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) UNIX
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.36%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.57%) HPUX
6 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Integration Testing
2 5 (8.93%) Validation
2 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
2 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL
3 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.36%) Document Management
3 3 (5.36%) Release Management
4 2 (3.57%) Time Management
4 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (1.79%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
2 19 (33.93%) VBScript
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) C
4 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 35 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
3 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (28.57%) MCSE
5 12 (21.43%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.93%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Samba
5 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) Clearswift
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) ICL
4 4 (7.14%) EMC
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.57%) Huawei
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Siemens
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
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