The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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.

X.500
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 260 258
Contract jobs citing X.500 0 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.34% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £330 £425
% change year-on-year - -22.35%  
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

X.500
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

X.500
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X.500 in the South East

X.500
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for X.500 in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for X.500.

1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Kerberos
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) LDAP
3 11 (73.33%) PKI
3 11 (73.33%) Replication
4 10 (66.67%) MCTS
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (66.67%) MCP
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) HPUX
7 3 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Sun

X.500
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
1 11 (73.33%) Kerberos
1 11 (73.33%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) PKI
1 11 (73.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) HPUX
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) MCP
2 10 (66.67%) MCTS
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Sun