The first table below looks at the demand for X.509 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.509 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.509
Rank 403 413 409
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing X.509 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.035% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£338 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% -0.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2894 2826 3628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.33% 11.64% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1791 2113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 173
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
X.509
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X.509
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.509 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.509 Jobs Demand Trend in London

X.509
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.509 across the London region.

X.509 Daily Rate Trend in London

X.509
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.509 across the London region.

X.509 Hourly Rate Trend in London

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing X.509 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.509.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) Axway
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Tumbleweed
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 2 (33.33%) CSS

X.509
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing X.509 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.509. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) FIXML
2 1 (16.67%) JAAS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) OpenSSO
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Axway
1 3 (50.00%) Tumbleweed
2 2 (33.33%) Radianz
3 1 (16.67%) ForgeRock
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss