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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 549 559 575
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing X.500 31 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.045% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
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£493 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7620 6595 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.71% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4301 3682 3819
Average daily rate £370 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 376 632
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +15 29 £493 -
X.500
UK

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (93.22%) Security Cleared
2 53 (89.83%) X.400
3 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
4 37 (62.71%) DV Cleared
5 34 (57.63%) SMTP
6 33 (55.93%) MS Exchange
7 31 (52.54%) Windows
7 31 (52.54%) Military
8 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
9 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
10 23 (38.98%) Firewall
11 21 (35.59%) Forefront TMG
12 19 (32.20%) Clearswift
12 19 (32.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 19 (32.20%) VBScript
13 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
14 17 (28.81%) MCSE
15 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (22.03%) Integration Testing
16 13 (22.03%) XML
16 13 (22.03%) MCP
17 10 (16.95%) IIS
17 10 (16.95%) FTP
17 10 (16.95%) HTTP
17 10 (16.95%) Internet
17 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (15.25%) VMware
18 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
19 7 (11.86%) UNIX

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (55.93%) MS Exchange
2 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (16.95%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.08%) Documentum
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 53 (89.83%) X.400
2 34 (57.63%) SMTP
3 23 (38.98%) Firewall
4 10 (16.95%) FTP
4 10 (16.95%) HTTP
4 10 (16.95%) Internet
5 6 (10.17%) S/MIME
6 4 (6.78%) LDAP
7 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.39%) LAN
8 2 (3.39%) SDH
8 2 (3.39%) WAN
8 2 (3.39%) DNS
9 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MSI
General
1 31 (52.54%) Military
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Build Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Designer
4 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Designer
7 1 (1.69%) Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.69%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (1.69%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) XML
2 5 (8.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) PKI
2 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.47%) Replication
4 3 (5.08%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) UNIX
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.08%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.39%) HPUX
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Integration Testing
2 5 (8.47%) Validation
2 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
2 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.08%) ITIL
3 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.08%) Document Management
3 3 (5.08%) Release Management
4 2 (3.39%) Time Management
4 2 (3.39%) Migration
5 1 (1.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
2 19 (32.20%) VBScript
3 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) C
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (93.22%) Security Cleared
2 37 (62.71%) DV Cleared
3 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
4 17 (28.81%) MCSE
5 13 (22.03%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) MCTS
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.59%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) Samba
5 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (6.78%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) Clearswift
3 9 (15.25%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) ICL
4 4 (6.78%) EMC
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.39%) Huawei
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Siemens
6 2 (3.39%) Sun
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