The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X.500 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£328 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £343 -
% change year-on-year
+30.65% -
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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
347 226 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.42% 9.22% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 102 117
Average daily rate £313 £363 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +35.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.66 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (64.71%) DNS
4 11 (64.71%) LDAP
5 9 (52.94%) Kerberos
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) XML
7 6 (35.29%) MCP
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) MIIS
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) MCTS
7 6 (35.29%) PKI
8 5 (29.41%) Replication
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) MCSE
11 2 (11.76%) COM
11 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
12 1 (5.88%) Validation
12 1 (5.88%) IIS

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
1 11 (64.71%) LDAP
2 9 (52.94%) Kerberos
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PKI
2 5 (29.41%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
2 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (35.29%) MCP
4 6 (35.29%) MCTS
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) MIIS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP