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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank 637 642 594
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -48
Contract jobs citing X.500 18 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 18
Median daily rate £340 £435 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +0.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £435 £415
% change year-on-year
-21.83% +4.81%
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
8319 7836 8554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.70% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5068 4501 4724
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 546 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +10 12 £340 -24.44%
England +20 11 £340 -15.00%
Renfrewshire -18 11 £340 -24.44%
Erskine -23 10 £340 -24.44%
Tyne and Wear - 10 £340 -
North East - 10 £340 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £340 -
South East - 5 £340 -
Hampshire - 5 £340 -
Telford - 4 £340 -
Hook - 4 £340 -
Shropshire - 4 £340 -
West Midlands - 4 £340 -
Glasgow +10 1 - -

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (97.06%) LDAP
2 32 (94.12%) Kerberos
2 32 (94.12%) DNS
2 32 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 32 (94.12%) PKI
3 31 (91.18%) Replication
4 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
5 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
7 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 16 (47.06%) MCTS
8 16 (47.06%) MCP
9 8 (23.53%) Validation
10 7 (20.59%) MCSE
10 7 (20.59%) HP
11 6 (17.65%) Identity Management
12 5 (14.71%) Migration
13 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
13 4 (11.76%) Degree
13 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
14 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
16 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
16 1 (2.94%) Boundary Protection
16 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
16 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
16 1 (2.94%) Network Security
16 1 (2.94%) COBIT
16 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 1 (2.94%) Security Operations

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 1 (2.94%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) LDAP
2 32 (94.12%) DNS
2 32 (94.12%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) SMTP
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) X.400
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Consultant
2 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
3 1 (2.94%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (2.94%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 32 (94.12%) PKI
2 31 (91.18%) Replication
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Validation
2 6 (17.65%) Identity Management
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.94%) Security Management
4 1 (2.94%) Security Operations
4 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (47.06%) MCP
4 16 (47.06%) MCTS
5 7 (20.59%) MCSE
6 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) COBIT
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) HP