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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 567 547 528
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing X.500 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.063% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
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£445 £460 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £460 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +31.42%
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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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 44 (97.78%) Security Cleared
2 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
2 43 (95.56%) X.400
3 38 (84.44%) SMTP
4 28 (62.22%) DV Cleared
5 24 (53.33%) PowerShell
6 23 (51.11%) Military
7 22 (48.89%) Boundary Protection
7 22 (48.89%) Forefront TMG
8 20 (44.44%) Firewall
8 20 (44.44%) Windows
8 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
9 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
10 18 (40.00%) Clearswift
10 18 (40.00%) Integration Testing
11 17 (37.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (33.33%) MCP
12 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
13 14 (31.11%) FTP
13 14 (31.11%) MCSE
14 12 (26.67%) XML
14 12 (26.67%) VBScript
15 9 (20.00%) IIS
15 9 (20.00%) HTTP
15 9 (20.00%) Internet
16 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
17 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 6 (13.33%) PKI
17 6 (13.33%) Management Information System

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) X.400
2 38 (84.44%) SMTP
3 20 (44.44%) Firewall
4 14 (31.11%) FTP
5 9 (20.00%) HTTP
5 9 (20.00%) Internet
6 5 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
7 3 (6.67%) SSL
7 3 (6.67%) LDAP
8 2 (4.44%) DNS
9 1 (2.22%) S/MIME
9 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
General
1 23 (51.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Build Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) XML
2 5 (11.11%) Ajax
3 3 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Boundary Protection
2 18 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.67%) Validation
4 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.67%) VBScript
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (97.78%) Security Cleared
2 28 (62.22%) DV Cleared
3 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (33.33%) MCP
3 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (31.11%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCTS
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Forefront TMG
2 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) Clearswift
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Lumension
5 1 (2.22%) ICL
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee
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