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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank 623 597 581
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs citing X.500 20 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.024% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.16% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 17
Median daily rate £335 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £345 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +27.53%
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
8536 7954 7149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 14.67% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4459 3882
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 462 409
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 8 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 31 May 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
Scotland -3 16 £335 -3.73%
Renfrewshire -29 13 £328 -5.89%
Erskine -30 13 £328 -5.89%
England -14 2 - -
Blackpool - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 38 (97.44%) LDAP
2 37 (94.87%) Active Directory
3 35 (89.74%) DNS
3 35 (89.74%) PKI
4 34 (87.18%) Replication
4 34 (87.18%) Kerberos
5 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
6 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
7 19 (48.72%) MCP
7 19 (48.72%) MCTS
8 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.64%) Validation
9 10 (25.64%) Identity Management
10 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
11 8 (20.51%) MCSE
12 4 (10.26%) Windows
12 4 (10.26%) HP
13 3 (7.69%) Migration
14 2 (5.13%) Release Management
14 2 (5.13%) Change Management
14 2 (5.13%) Oracle
14 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
14 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
14 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
14 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (5.13%) Mentoring

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 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) CICS
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (97.44%) LDAP
2 35 (89.74%) DNS
3 34 (87.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) IMAP
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.56%) POP3
4 1 (2.56%) SMTP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) git-flow
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (5.13%) Architect
2 2 (5.13%) Consultant
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Identity Management Architect
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (2.56%) Security Specialist
3 1 (2.56%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
1 1 (2.56%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 35 (89.74%) PKI
2 34 (87.18%) Replication
3 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Identity Management
1 10 (25.64%) Validation
2 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.13%) Release Management
4 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.56%) DevOps
4 1 (2.56%) Functional Programming
4 1 (2.56%) Information Security
4 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.56%) Security Management
4 1 (2.56%) Security Operations
4 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) Python
1 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (48.72%) MCP
2 19 (48.72%) MCTS
3 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Degree
5 8 (20.51%) MCSE
6 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) COBIT
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (94.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) RACF
2 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.56%) Graylog
2 1 (2.56%) logstash
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) VMware