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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.500
Rank 624 637 602
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Contract jobs citing X.500 14 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.074% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 20
Median daily rate £326 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.41% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £342 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £425 £334
% change year-on-year
-23.41% +27.34%
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
8693 8075 7383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 14.38% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4522 3965
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 488 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +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
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 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 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 1 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
England +7 7 £330 -24.57%
Hampshire +10 5 £330 -22.35%
South East +7 5 £330 -24.57%
Scotland -18 5 £321 -6.27%
Hook +6 4 £332 -21.88%
Renfrewshire -36 4 £317 -7.43%
Erskine -39 4 £317 -7.43%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Blackpool - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -

X.500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (94.44%) LDAP
2 33 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 31 (86.11%) DNS
3 31 (86.11%) PKI
4 30 (83.33%) Replication
4 30 (83.33%) Kerberos
5 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
6 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
9 15 (41.67%) MCP
9 15 (41.67%) MCTS
10 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
11 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 7 (19.44%) Validation
12 7 (19.44%) MCSE
13 5 (13.89%) HP
14 4 (11.11%) Windows
15 3 (8.33%) Migration
16 2 (5.56%) Release Management
16 2 (5.56%) Change Management
16 2 (5.56%) Oracle
16 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
16 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
16 2 (5.56%) SMTP
16 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
16 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
16 2 (5.56%) 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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) LDAP
2 31 (86.11%) DNS
3 30 (83.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) IMAP
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.78%) POP3
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) git-flow
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (5.56%) Architect
2 2 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Identity Management Architect
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
3 1 (2.78%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (2.78%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 31 (86.11%) PKI
2 30 (83.33%) Replication
3 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
2 7 (19.44%) Validation
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) Boundary Protection
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) Functional Programming
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 15 (41.67%) MCP
4 15 (41.67%) MCTS
5 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) MCSE
7 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) COBIT
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) RACF
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.78%) Graylog
2 1 (2.78%) logstash
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) VMware