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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.500
Rank - - 93
Contract jobs citing X.500 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.53% -4.64%
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
408 296 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.97% 12.81% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 120 102
Average daily rate £340 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 38
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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