The table below looks at the statistics for X.500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.500 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.500
Rank - - 100
Contract jobs citing X.500 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
312 239 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.77% 10.81% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 107 92
Average daily rate £280 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 11 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.50 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.58 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

X.500
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.500 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.500 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

X.500
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.500 across the West Midlands region.

X.500 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands