The table below looks at the statistics for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 427 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X.500 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 - -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3197 3098 3429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.23% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2105 2038 2183
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 92 151
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.500 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.500 Jobs Demand Trend in London

X.500
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.500 across the London region.

X.500 Daily Rate Trend in London

X.500
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.500 across the London region.

X.500 Hourly Rate Trend in London

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) Samba
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) X.400
3 2 (50.00%) HPUX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) X.400
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft