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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.500
Rank 551 535 511
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing X.500 13 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.024% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.18% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (96.88%) X.400
2 31 (96.88%) Security Cleared
3 28 (87.50%) SMTP
4 23 (71.88%) DV Cleared
5 19 (59.38%) PowerShell
5 19 (59.38%) Military
6 17 (53.13%) Forefront TMG
6 17 (53.13%) Boundary Protection
7 16 (50.00%) Clearswift
8 15 (46.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 15 (46.88%) Firewall
9 14 (43.75%) Integration Testing
9 14 (43.75%) Windows
10 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
10 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
10 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
11 10 (31.25%) FTP
12 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (28.13%) MCSE
12 9 (28.13%) MCP
13 7 (21.88%) XML
14 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 6 (18.75%) Ajax
14 6 (18.75%) PKI
14 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
15 5 (15.63%) Validation
15 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
15 5 (15.63%) VBScript

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) X.400
2 28 (87.50%) SMTP
3 15 (46.88%) Firewall
4 10 (31.25%) FTP
5 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
5 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 4 (12.50%) Internet
6 4 (12.50%) HTTP
7 2 (6.25%) LDAP
General
1 19 (59.38%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Build Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Messaging Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) Ajax
3 4 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) SAML
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) PKI
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Boundary Protection
2 14 (43.75%) Integration Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) UML
5 1 (3.13%) EAI
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) VBScript
4 3 (9.38%) C
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (71.88%) DV Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) MCP
4 9 (28.13%) MCSE
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) VCP4
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Forefront TMG
2 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 4 (12.50%) F5
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) ICL
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Lumension