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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.500
Rank 587 550 564
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Contract jobs citing X.500 2 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.054% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
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£400 £493 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +43.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £448 £343
% change year-on-year
-5.58% +30.65%
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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015. 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 -42 1 £425 -13.72%
North West - 1 £400 -
X.500
UK

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Military
3 6 (60.00%) X.400
3 6 (60.00%) SMTP
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Boundary Protection
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) LDAP
5 4 (40.00%) Clearswift
6 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) SAML
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) UML
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Automotive
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SMTP
1 6 (60.00%) X.400
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
General
1 6 (60.00%) Military
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) SAML
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Boundary Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) EAI
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (10.00%) ICL
3 1 (10.00%) Lumension
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee