The first table below looks at the demand for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Scotland 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X.500 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£327 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.78% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
364 214 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.45% 8.65% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 106 113
Average daily rate £340 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.20 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
X.500
UK

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

X.500 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

X.500
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

X.500 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

X.500
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) LDAP
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) Kerberos
6 6 (42.86%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) MIIS
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
8 3 (21.43%) MCP
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE
8 3 (21.43%) MCTS
8 3 (21.43%) PKI
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (14.29%) COM
9 2 (14.29%) Replication
10 1 (7.14%) IIS
10 1 (7.14%) HP

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
1 8 (57.14%) LDAP
2 6 (42.86%) Kerberos
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) MCP
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MCTS
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) MIIS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP