The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.509
Rank 611 580 588
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Contract jobs citing X.509 1 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.084% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £448 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £368 -
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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 11 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 19 September 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 -13 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South East - - - -

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) IIS
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
1 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
1 11 (78.57%) LDAP
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
2 10 (71.43%) HTTP
2 10 (71.43%) PKI
3 9 (64.29%) Apache
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (57.14%) Fiddler
4 8 (57.14%) Puppet
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) Ant
4 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 8 (57.14%) Kerberos
4 8 (57.14%) Maven
4 8 (57.14%) Subversion
4 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
5 7 (50.00%) ForgeRock
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) OpenSSO
7 5 (35.71%) JAAS
7 5 (35.71%) Sun
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Cryptography

X.509
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (78.57%) IIS
1 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (64.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LDAP
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
2 10 (71.43%) HTTP
3 8 (57.14%) Kerberos
3 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) SSH
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Fiddler
1 8 (57.14%) Ant
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
1 8 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) JAAS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) FIXML
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) OpenSSO
3 2 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 5 (35.71%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Axway
3 3 (21.43%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (14.29%) Radianz
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss