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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X.509
UK
Rank 593 616 612
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing X.509 9 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Median daily rate £575 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £475 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
6711 7583 7851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.58% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4187 4469 4290
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 324 451
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017.

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 4 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +35 9 £575 +24.32% 2
London +25 9 £575 +24.32% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
City of London - 1 £550 -

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 16 (45.71%) Perl
3 15 (42.86%) Firewall
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) Linux
6 12 (34.29%) Apache
6 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
6 12 (34.29%) Nagios
6 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
6 12 (34.29%) Puppet
6 12 (34.29%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
7 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 10 (28.57%) PHP
9 8 (22.86%) IIS
9 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (20.00%) SDLC
10 7 (20.00%) Service Design
10 7 (20.00%) WCF

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 12 (34.29%) Apache
1 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.86%) IIS
3 7 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) PaaS
2 6 (17.14%) SaaS
2 6 (17.14%) Yammer
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 15 (42.86%) Firewall
3 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 6 (17.14%) LDAP
6 5 (14.29%) DHCP
6 5 (14.29%) SSL
6 5 (14.29%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) Internet
7 4 (11.43%) LAN
7 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.57%) HTTP
9 2 (5.71%) SSH
10 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.86%) IPsec
10 1 (2.86%) Network Security
10 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Administrator
1 12 (34.29%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (22.86%) Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Architect
5 6 (17.14%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) SAML
1 7 (20.00%) WCF
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
1 7 (20.00%) XML
1 7 (20.00%) XML Messaging
1 7 (20.00%) XSD
2 6 (17.14%) COM
2 6 (17.14%) OAuth
3 5 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.86%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Internet of Things
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Android
3 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.43%) CentOS
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Virtual Environments
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 7 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Service Design
4 7 (20.00%) SOA
4 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.14%) Case Management
5 6 (17.14%) Data Management
5 6 (17.14%) Document Management
5 6 (17.14%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (11.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Perl
2 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
2 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (28.57%) PHP
4 7 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) C
6 4 (11.43%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) AWK
7 2 (5.71%) sed
8 1 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCA
2 1 (2.86%) CCAA
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Nagios
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 6 (17.14%) Infor
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper