The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.509
Rank 396 410 405
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing X.509 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.036% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 £420
% change year-on-year
- +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
X.509
England

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
2681 2809 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.62% 13.39% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1823 1696
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 83 73
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Internet
2 14 (87.50%) Perl
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) Python
2 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (87.50%) SSL
2 14 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 14 (87.50%) REST
3 13 (81.25%) 802.1X
3 13 (81.25%) AngularJS
3 13 (81.25%) JSON
3 13 (81.25%) ZigBee
3 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) 802.15
3 13 (81.25%) Bluetooth
3 13 (81.25%) HTTP
3 13 (81.25%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (81.25%) Ajax
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) Internet of Things
5 10 (62.50%) High Availability
6 4 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.25%) Active Directory

X.509
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Internet
1 14 (87.50%) SSL
1 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (81.25%) 802.15
2 13 (81.25%) Bluetooth
2 13 (81.25%) HTTP
2 13 (81.25%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (81.25%) ZigBee
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) REST
2 13 (81.25%) 802.1X
2 13 (81.25%) Ajax
2 13 (81.25%) AngularJS
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.25%) Fluent NHibernate
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
3 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.25%) PKINIT
3 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) Perl
2 14 (87.50%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter