The table below looks at the statistics for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank 589 610 629
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs citing X.500 38 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.049% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 7
Median daily rate £340 £318 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -23.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £343 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £318 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7611 7835 8312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.32% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4599 4756
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 475 451
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing X.500 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

X.500 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X.500
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.500 within the UK.

X.500 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

X.500
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X.500 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

X.500 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

X.500
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.500 within the UK.

X.500 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

X.500
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.500 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 29 £340 +3.03%
Hampshire +32 20 £340 +1.49%
South East +25 20 £340 +1.49%
Hook +12 15 £340 +1.49%
Scotland +7 15 £333 +7.25%
Renfrewshire -4 14 £333 +8.13%
Erskine -3 13 £340 +10.56%
North East -22 13 £340 +36.00%
Tyne and Wear -26 13 £340 +36.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 12 £340 +36.00%
Shropshire - 6 £340 -
West Midlands - 6 £340 -
Telford - 6 £340 -
Glasgow +2 1 - -

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing X.500 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for X.500.

1 41 (89.13%) LDAP
1 41 (89.13%) Kerberos
1 41 (89.13%) DNS
1 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
2 40 (86.96%) PKI
2 40 (86.96%) Replication
3 37 (80.43%) Security Cleared
3 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
4 29 (63.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (58.70%) MCP
5 27 (58.70%) MCTS
6 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (23.91%) HP
8 9 (19.57%) Validation
9 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
11 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
11 4 (8.70%) Degree
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (8.70%) Unix
11 4 (8.70%) Perl
11 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
12 3 (6.52%) LAN
12 3 (6.52%) WAN
12 3 (6.52%) Sun
12 3 (6.52%) Cisco
12 3 (6.52%) MS Office
12 3 (6.52%) Windows
12 3 (6.52%) HPUX

X.500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (89.13%) DNS
1 41 (89.13%) Kerberos
1 41 (89.13%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) SMTP
3 1 (2.17%) X.400
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (4.35%) Consultant
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (2.17%) Administrator
3 1 (2.17%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (2.17%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 40 (86.96%) PKI
1 40 (86.96%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) HPUX
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Solaris
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Validation
2 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (2.17%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Security Cleared
2 29 (63.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (58.70%) MCP
3 27 (58.70%) MCTS
4 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Degree
7 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Sun