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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 225 233 243
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing X.500 28 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£493 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £430 -
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -
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
1841 1606 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.77% 18.29% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 742 621
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
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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 +10 27 £493 -
X.500
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (97.92%) X.400
3 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 33 (68.75%) DV Cleared
4 30 (62.50%) SMTP
5 28 (58.33%) Military
6 27 (56.25%) MS Exchange
7 25 (52.08%) Windows
8 23 (47.92%) PowerShell
9 21 (43.75%) Firewall
10 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
11 19 (39.58%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (37.50%) VBScript
13 17 (35.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 17 (35.42%) Clearswift
14 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
15 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (31.25%) MCSE
16 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
17 11 (22.92%) XML
18 10 (20.83%) MCP
18 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (18.75%) FTP
19 9 (18.75%) HTTP
19 9 (18.75%) IIS
19 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
19 9 (18.75%) Internet
20 7 (14.58%) VMware
20 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 27 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (18.75%) IIS
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Documentum
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 47 (97.92%) X.400
2 30 (62.50%) SMTP
3 21 (43.75%) Firewall
4 9 (18.75%) Internet
4 9 (18.75%) FTP
4 9 (18.75%) HTTP
5 5 (10.42%) S/MIME
6 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) LDAP
8 1 (2.08%) DNS
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MSI
General
1 28 (58.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Build Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Messaging Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 6 (12.50%) PKI
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
2 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
2 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
2 5 (10.42%) Validation
3 3 (6.25%) Document Management
3 3 (6.25%) Release Management
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL
3 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.08%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) PowerShell
2 18 (37.50%) VBScript
3 3 (6.25%) C
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (68.75%) DV Cleared
3 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 15 (31.25%) MCSE
4 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (20.83%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (39.58%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Clearswift
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) ICL
5 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) HP