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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 562 561 540
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing X.500 28 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.031% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
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£493 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 - £438
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
7861 6547 7645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.75% 13.66% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4521 3677 3724
Average daily rate £365 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 419 580
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 54 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 52 (91.23%) X.400
3 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
4 37 (64.91%) DV Cleared
5 34 (59.65%) SMTP
6 32 (56.14%) MS Exchange
7 31 (54.39%) Windows
8 27 (47.37%) Military
9 25 (43.86%) PowerShell
10 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
11 23 (40.35%) Firewall
12 22 (38.60%) Forefront TMG
13 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 19 (33.33%) Clearswift
14 19 (33.33%) MCSE
14 19 (33.33%) VBScript
15 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
16 15 (26.32%) MCP
17 14 (24.56%) Integration Testing
18 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (22.81%) XML
19 12 (21.05%) FTP
20 10 (17.54%) HTTP
20 10 (17.54%) IIS
20 10 (17.54%) Internet
20 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
21 8 (14.04%) PKI
21 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
22 7 (12.28%) Blackberry

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 32 (56.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (17.54%) IIS
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) Documentum
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 52 (91.23%) X.400
2 34 (59.65%) SMTP
3 23 (40.35%) Firewall
4 12 (21.05%) FTP
5 10 (17.54%) HTTP
5 10 (17.54%) Internet
6 6 (10.53%) S/MIME
7 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.02%) LDAP
9 2 (3.51%) LAN
9 2 (3.51%) WAN
9 2 (3.51%) BIG-IP
9 2 (3.51%) DNS
10 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.75%) SSL
10 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.75%) SDH
10 1 (1.75%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MSI
General
1 27 (47.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Build Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Designer
5 3 (5.26%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (1.75%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) XML
2 5 (8.77%) JSP
3 2 (3.51%) Ajax
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) PKI
2 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (3.51%) HPUX
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Integration Testing
2 6 (10.53%) Validation
3 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.26%) Document Management
4 3 (5.26%) Release Management
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL
4 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Migration
5 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) PowerShell
2 19 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (5.26%) C
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 37 (64.91%) DV Cleared
3 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (33.33%) MCSE
5 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 15 (26.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.75%) MCTS
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) Samba
5 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.02%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) EMC
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Sun
7 1 (1.75%) ICL
7 1 (1.75%) Huawei
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Siemens