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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.500
Rank 120 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing X.500 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
350 333 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.71% 12.67% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 142 145
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
Average hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X.500 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

X.500 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

X.500
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.500 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +2 5 £348 +6.82%
X.500
UK

X.500
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP