The table below looks at the statistics for X.25 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.25 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.25
Rank 583 580 563
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing X.25 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.029% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
X.25
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6821 6982 6122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.42% 15.00% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4092 3904 3244
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 419 359
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

X.25
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.25 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.25 Jobs Demand Trend in England

X.25
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.25 across the England region.

X.25 Daily Rate Trend in England

X.25
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.25 across the England region.

X.25 Hourly Rate Trend in England

X.25
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.25 within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 8 £350 - 1
X.25
UK

X.25
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing X.25 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.25.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) DHCP
1 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (100.00%) SNMP
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) SSL
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) ADSL
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) ICMP
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) IPsec
1 14 (100.00%) HSRP
1 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 14 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 12 (85.71%) F5
3 10 (71.43%) Cyberoam
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (71.43%) Change Management
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (57.14%) Project Management
4 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 8 (57.14%) CCNA
4 8 (57.14%) Internet
4 8 (57.14%) PSTN
4 8 (57.14%) ISDN

X.25
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing X.25 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.25. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) ADSL
1 14 (100.00%) DHCP
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) HSRP
1 14 (100.00%) ICMP
1 14 (100.00%) IPsec
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) SNMP
1 14 (100.00%) SSL
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (57.14%) ISDN
3 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 8 (57.14%) PSTN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Support
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Support
3 5 (35.71%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Security Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 8 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Change Management
3 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
3 8 (57.14%) Computer Security
3 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Security Patching
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) CCIE
4 4 (28.57%) CCDE
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) F5
3 10 (71.43%) Cyberoam
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) IronPort