The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.500
Rank 244 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing X.500 15 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £444 -
% change year-on-year
-4.22% -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2018 1715 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.05% 17.72% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 762 667
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 130 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.01% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) X.400
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (72.73%) Military
3 16 (72.73%) SMTP
4 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
5 14 (63.64%) DV Cleared
6 13 (59.09%) Integration Testing
7 12 (54.55%) Clearswift
7 12 (54.55%) Boundary Protection
8 11 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (50.00%) Firewall
9 9 (40.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
11 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
12 5 (22.73%) Windows
13 4 (18.18%) Middleware
13 4 (18.18%) LDAP
13 4 (18.18%) SOA
13 4 (18.18%) UML
13 4 (18.18%) FTP
13 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 4 (18.18%) VBScript
13 4 (18.18%) SOAP
13 4 (18.18%) Web Services
13 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 4 (18.18%) UNIX
13 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
13 4 (18.18%) SAML
13 4 (18.18%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) X.400
2 16 (72.73%) SMTP
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 4 (18.18%) LDAP
4 4 (18.18%) FTP
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
General
1 16 (72.73%) Military
2 3 (13.64%) Automotive
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) SAML
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
1 4 (18.18%) Ajax
1 4 (18.18%) SOAP
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Integration Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Boundary Protection
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) UML
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) EAI
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) C
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Clearswift
3 3 (13.64%) ICL
3 3 (13.64%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Lumension