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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 231 237 248
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing X.500 28 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.024% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
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£493 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 - £438
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
1891 1455 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.51% 17.19% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 674 650
Average daily rate £350 £338 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 103 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 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 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (98.08%) X.400
3 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (69.23%) DV Cleared
5 34 (65.38%) SMTP
6 28 (53.85%) Windows
6 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
7 26 (50.00%) Military
7 26 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 23 (44.23%) Forefront TMG
8 23 (44.23%) Firewall
9 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
10 20 (38.46%) Clearswift
10 20 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (36.54%) MCSE
12 18 (34.62%) VBScript
12 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
13 15 (28.85%) Integration Testing
14 14 (26.92%) MCP
15 13 (25.00%) FTP
15 13 (25.00%) XML
16 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (19.23%) IIS
17 10 (19.23%) HTTP
17 10 (19.23%) Internet
18 9 (17.31%) PKI
19 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
20 7 (13.46%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (19.23%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) Documentum
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (98.08%) X.400
2 34 (65.38%) SMTP
3 23 (44.23%) Firewall
4 13 (25.00%) FTP
5 10 (19.23%) HTTP
5 10 (19.23%) Internet
6 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.62%) S/MIME
8 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
9 2 (3.85%) LDAP
10 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.92%) SAN
10 1 (1.92%) DNS
10 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.92%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MSI
General
1 26 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Architect
2 6 (11.54%) Build Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Designer
5 3 (5.77%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Designer
7 1 (1.92%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) Messaging Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) JSP
3 3 (5.77%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) PKI
2 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
2 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Integration Testing
2 6 (11.54%) Validation
3 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.77%) Release Management
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Document Management
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (34.62%) VBScript
3 3 (5.77%) C
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (69.23%) DV Cleared
3 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (36.54%) MCSE
4 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 14 (26.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Forefront TMG
2 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) Clearswift
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) F5
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) ICL