The table below looks at the statistics for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank 575 587 593
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing X.500 42 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.042% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £415 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8244 7164 8815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.41% 13.60% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4569 3904 4038
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 410 686
Average hourly rate £24.18 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.500 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.500 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 31 £493 - 1
South East +15 29 £493 -
Hampshire +16 28 £493 -
Hook - 15 £493 -

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing X.500 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited X.500.

1 72 (91.14%) Security Cleared
2 58 (73.42%) Microsoft
3 53 (67.09%) X.400
4 43 (54.43%) Active Directory
5 38 (48.10%) Windows
6 37 (46.84%) DV Cleared
7 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
7 34 (43.04%) SMTP
8 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
9 31 (39.24%) Military
10 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (31.65%) PowerShell
12 23 (29.11%) Firewall
13 21 (26.58%) Forefront TMG
14 20 (25.32%) MCSE
14 20 (25.32%) MCP
15 19 (24.05%) XML
15 19 (24.05%) VBScript
15 19 (24.05%) Clearswift
15 19 (24.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 18 (22.78%) LDAP
17 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (18.99%) DNS
19 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2007
19 14 (17.72%) PKI
20 13 (16.46%) Replication
20 13 (16.46%) Integration Testing
21 12 (15.19%) Kerberos
21 12 (15.19%) IIS
22 10 (12.66%) Internet

X.500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing X.500 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited X.500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (15.19%) IIS
4 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.80%) Documentum
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.27%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 53 (67.09%) X.400
2 34 (43.04%) SMTP
3 23 (29.11%) Firewall
4 18 (22.78%) LDAP
5 15 (18.99%) DNS
6 12 (15.19%) Kerberos
7 10 (12.66%) Internet
7 10 (12.66%) FTP
7 10 (12.66%) HTTP
8 6 (7.59%) S/MIME
9 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.53%) LAN
10 2 (2.53%) SDH
10 2 (2.53%) WAN
10 2 (2.53%) SAN
11 1 (1.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) MySQL
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MSI
General
1 31 (39.24%) Military
2 1 (1.27%) French Language
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Messaging Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Architect
3 6 (7.59%) Design Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Build Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Designer
4 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.80%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Designer
8 1 (1.27%) Wintel Architect
8 1 (1.27%) Platform Architect
8 1 (1.27%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) XML
2 5 (6.33%) JSP
3 2 (2.53%) COM
4 1 (1.27%) Middleware
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) PKI
2 13 (16.46%) Replication
3 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.80%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) UNIX
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.06%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.53%) HPUX
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Integration Testing
2 9 (11.39%) Validation
3 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (6.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (3.80%) Release Management
5 3 (3.80%) Document Management
5 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.80%) ITIL
6 2 (2.53%) Migration
6 2 (2.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) PowerShell
2 19 (24.05%) VBScript
3 4 (5.06%) C
4 3 (3.80%) SQL
5 2 (2.53%) Perl
5 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (91.14%) Security Cleared
2 37 (46.84%) DV Cleared
3 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
4 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (25.32%) MCSE
5 20 (25.32%) MCP
6 8 (10.13%) MCTS
7 5 (6.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.27%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (54.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.58%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) Samba
5 1 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.27%) vCloud
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (7.59%) MIIS
3 4 (5.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.27%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 58 (73.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.05%) Clearswift
3 10 (12.66%) VMware
4 7 (8.86%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) EMC
6 4 (5.06%) ICL
7 3 (3.80%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle
8 2 (2.53%) Sun
8 2 (2.53%) Siemens
8 2 (2.53%) Huawei
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.27%) Juniper
9 1 (1.27%) JBoss
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