Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for X.500 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited X.500 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

X.500
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 838 859
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21 -63
Contract jobs citing X.500 8 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.036% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.23% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 46 5
England median daily rate £390 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -15.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £355 £305 £295
90th Percentile £424 £371 £505
UK median daily rate £390 £340 £353
% change year-on-year +14.71% -3.55% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

X.500 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13002 15144 14754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.85% 15.43% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7972 9217 8640
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 675 768 952
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

X.500
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing X.500 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for X.500 in England

X.500
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing X.500 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for X.500 in England

X.500
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.500 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for X.500 in England

X.500
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.500 within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 5 £410 -
West Midlands +33 3 £360 +5.88%
Midlands +23 3 £360 +5.88%
X.500
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing X.500 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for X.500.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Samba
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 5 (62.50%) HPUX
4 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Sun
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Time Management
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (12.50%) Identity Management

X.500
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2000
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Sun Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Scripting Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (62.50%) HPUX
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft