The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X.500
UK / Scotland
Rank - 120 125
Contract jobs citing X.500 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.39% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.66% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £370 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £330 £450
% change year-on-year - -26.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

X.500 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 201 376 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.45% 14.53% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 197 160
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £30.40 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

X.500
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing X.500 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for X.500 in Scotland

X.500
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X.500 in Scotland

X.500
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for X.500.

1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

X.500
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft