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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 246 227 236
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing X.500 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.012% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.071% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£445 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £460 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +31.42%
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
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
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 24 December 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 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (97.67%) X.400
3 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
4 37 (86.05%) SMTP
5 27 (62.79%) DV Cleared
6 24 (55.81%) PowerShell
7 23 (53.49%) Military
8 22 (51.16%) Boundary Protection
8 22 (51.16%) Forefront TMG
9 20 (46.51%) Firewall
10 19 (44.19%) Windows
11 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
11 18 (41.86%) Clearswift
11 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
11 18 (41.86%) Integration Testing
12 17 (39.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
14 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (32.56%) MCSE
14 14 (32.56%) MCP
14 14 (32.56%) FTP
15 12 (27.91%) XML
16 11 (25.58%) VBScript
17 9 (20.93%) IIS
17 9 (20.93%) HTTP
17 9 (20.93%) Internet
18 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
19 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
19 6 (13.95%) PKI
19 6 (13.95%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) X.400
2 37 (86.05%) SMTP
3 20 (46.51%) Firewall
4 14 (32.56%) FTP
5 9 (20.93%) HTTP
5 9 (20.93%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) BIG-IP
6 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
7 3 (6.98%) SSL
8 1 (2.33%) S/MIME
8 1 (2.33%) DNS
8 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.33%) LDAP
General
1 23 (53.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Build Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 5 (11.63%) Ajax
3 3 (6.98%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Boundary Protection
2 18 (41.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Validation
4 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.58%) VBScript
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (62.79%) DV Cleared
3 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
4 14 (32.56%) MCP
4 14 (32.56%) MCSE
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Forefront TMG
2 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) Clearswift
3 3 (6.98%) F5
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) ICL
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) Lumension
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