The first table below looks at the demand for X.509 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.509 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.509
Rank 565 543 584
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +41
Contract jobs citing X.509 22 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.014% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

X.509
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.509 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.509 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -70 18 £448 - 2
South West -9 13 £470 - 1
Scotland - 4 £400 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £400 -
London - 2 £365 -
East of England - 2 £350 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
South East - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing X.509 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.509.

1 35 (87.50%) LDAP
2 32 (80.00%) Java
3 28 (70.00%) SSL
3 28 (70.00%) Subversion
4 22 (55.00%) Spring
4 22 (55.00%) WebLogic
5 21 (52.50%) Ant
6 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 20 (50.00%) IIS
6 20 (50.00%) Maven
6 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 19 (47.50%) Oracle
7 19 (47.50%) UNIX
7 19 (47.50%) Validation
8 18 (45.00%) SAML
8 18 (45.00%) PKI
9 13 (32.50%) CSS
10 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (30.00%) XML
10 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
10 12 (30.00%) MVC
10 12 (30.00%) jQuery
10 12 (30.00%) Spring MVC
11 11 (27.50%) Gradle
11 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
11 11 (27.50%) SAS
11 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
11 11 (27.50%) Linux
11 11 (27.50%) XML Schema
12 10 (25.00%) Web Services

X.509
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing X.509 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.509. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (55.00%) WebLogic
2 20 (50.00%) IIS
3 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (27.50%) SAS
5 8 (20.00%) Apache
5 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (20.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) LDAP
2 28 (70.00%) SSL
3 10 (25.00%) HTTP
4 9 (22.50%) Kerberos
5 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (70.00%) Subversion
2 21 (52.50%) Ant
3 20 (50.00%) Maven
3 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (27.50%) Gradle
4 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
4 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
5 10 (25.00%) JUnit
6 9 (22.50%) Mockito
7 8 (20.00%) Fiddler
7 8 (20.00%) JIRA
8 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Security Designer
3 7 (17.50%) Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior WebLogic Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 5 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) WebLogic Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) SAS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) Spring
2 18 (45.00%) SAML
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 12 (30.00%) XML
4 12 (30.00%) jQuery
4 12 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 11 (27.50%) XML Schema
6 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 10 (25.00%) JAX-WS
7 9 (22.50%) HTML
8 8 (20.00%) WSDL
8 8 (20.00%) Guice
9 6 (15.00%) HTML5
10 5 (12.50%) JAAS
11 2 (5.00%) SOAP
11 2 (5.00%) Java EE
12 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.50%) JSF
12 1 (2.50%) Ajax
12 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) UNIX
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (47.50%) Validation
3 12 (30.00%) MVC
4 8 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (20.00%) Web Development
5 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
5 7 (17.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) B2B
7 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.00%) COSO
2 6 (15.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
1 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.50%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) ForgeRock
3 5 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Software AG
5 1 (2.50%) webMethods
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARM Information Security & Communications
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago