The first table below looks at the demand for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 233 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X.500 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
X.500
England

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

X.500 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

X.500
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

X.500 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

X.500
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X.500 across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

X.500 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

X.500
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.500 across the South East region.

X.500 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

X.500
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 16 £450 -
X.500
England

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (94.44%) X.400
2 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 15 (83.33%) Military
3 15 (83.33%) SMTP
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (44.44%) Clearswift
5 8 (44.44%) UNIX
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) Replication
6 7 (38.89%) ICL
6 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
6 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) Internet
7 6 (33.33%) VBScript
7 6 (33.33%) IIS
7 6 (33.33%) FTP
7 6 (33.33%) HTTP
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Management Information System

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) X.400
2 15 (83.33%) SMTP
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Internet
4 6 (33.33%) FTP
4 6 (33.33%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 15 (83.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Replication
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Clearswift
3 7 (38.89%) ICL
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Sun