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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X.500
UK
Rank 581 595 584
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing X.500 10 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.045% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 0
Median daily rate £350 £316 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 -
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -
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
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 10 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +37 8 £365 +10.60%
South East +18 7 £368 +11.36%
Hampshire +12 7 £368 +11.36%
Hook +5 5 £368 +11.36%
Scotland +18 2 £330 +6.45%
Renfrewshire +16 2 £330 +6.45%
Erskine +16 2 £330 +6.45%
North East -12 1 £350 +40.00%
Tyne and Wear -16 1 £350 +40.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 1 £350 +40.00%

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 37 (90.24%) LDAP
1 37 (90.24%) Kerberos
1 37 (90.24%) DNS
1 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
2 36 (87.80%) Replication
2 36 (87.80%) PKI
3 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
4 33 (80.49%) Security Cleared
5 27 (65.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (60.98%) MCTS
6 25 (60.98%) MCP
7 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) HP
9 7 (17.07%) Validation
9 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
11 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (9.76%) Migration
11 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
11 4 (9.76%) Unix
11 4 (9.76%) Perl
12 3 (7.32%) MS Office
12 3 (7.32%) Windows
12 3 (7.32%) HPUX
12 3 (7.32%) Solaris
12 3 (7.32%) Linux
12 3 (7.32%) LAN
12 3 (7.32%) WAN
12 3 (7.32%) Cisco
12 3 (7.32%) Sun

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 (9.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (90.24%) DNS
1 37 (90.24%) Kerberos
1 37 (90.24%) LDAP
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (4.88%) Consultant
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (2.44%) Administrator
3 1 (2.44%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 36 (87.80%) PKI
1 36 (87.80%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) HPUX
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Solaris
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Validation
2 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (80.49%) Security Cleared
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (60.98%) MCP
3 25 (60.98%) MCTS
4 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Samba
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Sun