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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank 656 645 593
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -52
Contract jobs citing X.500 5 4 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.057% 0.050% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 15
Median daily rate £330 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £421 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.35% +6.25%
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
8734 7973 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.22% 13.96% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5344 4566 4060
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 494 441
Median hourly rate £29.25 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.71% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 4 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 29 July 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
South East +13 5 £330 -22.35%
Hampshire +4 5 £330 -22.35%
England +2 5 £330 -22.35%
Hook - 4 £332 -

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (94.29%) LDAP
2 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
3 30 (85.71%) DNS
3 30 (85.71%) PKI
4 29 (82.86%) Replication
4 29 (82.86%) Kerberos
5 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
6 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
7 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
9 14 (40.00%) MCP
9 14 (40.00%) MCTS
10 10 (28.57%) Identity Management
11 8 (22.86%) Degree
11 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
12 7 (20.00%) Validation
12 7 (20.00%) MCSE
13 5 (14.29%) HP
14 4 (11.43%) Windows
15 3 (8.57%) Migration
16 2 (5.71%) Release Management
16 2 (5.71%) Change Management
16 2 (5.71%) Oracle
16 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
16 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
16 2 (5.71%) SMTP
16 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
16 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
16 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager

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 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) CICS
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) LDAP
2 30 (85.71%) DNS
3 29 (82.86%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) IMAP
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.86%) POP3
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) git-flow
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (5.71%) Architect
2 2 (5.71%) Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) Identity Management Architect
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (2.86%) Security Specialist
3 1 (2.86%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) LAMP
1 1 (2.86%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 30 (85.71%) PKI
2 29 (82.86%) Replication
3 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 7 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Boundary Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Functional Programming
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Security Management
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 14 (40.00%) MCP
4 14 (40.00%) MCTS
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 7 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) RACF
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.86%) Graylog
2 1 (2.86%) logstash
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) VMware