The table below looks at the statistics for X.509 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.509 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.509
Rank 634 655 641
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing X.509 23 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.077% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
8297 7834 8460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.69% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 4500 4673
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 416 545 478
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

X.509
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing X.509 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

X.509 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X.509
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.509 within the UK.

X.509 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

X.509
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X.509 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

X.509 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

X.509
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.509 within the UK.

X.509 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

X.509
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.509 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +45 23 £375 +1.35% 5
London +6 16 £375 +5.63% 3
Cambridge - 7 - - 2
East of England - 7 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 - - 2
City of London - 1 £325 -

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing X.509 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.509.

1 27 (72.97%) Perl
2 21 (56.76%) Apache
3 20 (54.05%) Tomcat
3 20 (54.05%) VMware
3 20 (54.05%) Bash Shell
4 19 (51.35%) Puppet
4 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
4 19 (51.35%) Nagios
4 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
4 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 19 (51.35%) PHP
4 19 (51.35%) Virtual Environments
5 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
6 17 (45.95%) Windows
6 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (40.54%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
8 14 (37.84%) Firewall
8 14 (37.84%) Internet
8 14 (37.84%) DNS
9 12 (32.43%) IIS
9 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
10 11 (29.73%) Python
11 10 (27.03%) SSL
11 10 (27.03%) Back Office
11 10 (27.03%) SCOM
11 10 (27.03%) WSUS
12 9 (24.32%) DevOps

X.509
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 21 (56.76%) Apache
2 20 (54.05%) Tomcat
3 12 (32.43%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
1 14 (37.84%) Internet
2 10 (27.03%) SSL
3 8 (21.62%) LDAP
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) 802.15
5 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) S/MIME
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Build Forge
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Administrator
1 19 (51.35%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (43.24%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (43.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Administrator
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 6 (16.22%) Linux Scripter
5 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
5 6 (16.22%) VMWare Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Perl Scripter
7 2 (5.41%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Security Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Web Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
1 8 (21.62%) CSS
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
1 8 (21.62%) JSON
1 8 (21.62%) REST
2 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Commons
3 1 (2.70%) COM
3 1 (2.70%) Guava
3 1 (2.70%) JPA
3 1 (2.70%) OAuth
3 1 (2.70%) SPNEGO
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Internet of Things
1 8 (21.62%) PKI
2 6 (16.22%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
1 19 (51.35%) Virtual Environments
2 15 (40.54%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) Document Management
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) UML
7 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) Perl
2 20 (54.05%) Bash Shell
3 19 (51.35%) PHP
3 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
4 11 (29.73%) Python
5 8 (21.62%) C
5 8 (21.62%) C++
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) AWK
6 3 (8.11%) sed
7 2 (5.41%) Java
7 2 (5.41%) Korn
8 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) Nagios
1 19 (51.35%) Puppet
2 10 (27.03%) SCOM
2 10 (27.03%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.70%) Infor
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
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