The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.500
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing X.500 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
285 268 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.76% 14.72% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 118 100
Average daily rate £350 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.37 £32.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
X.500
England

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

X.500
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing X.500 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.500.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MIIS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) WinDbg
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing X.500 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.500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft