The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.25
Rank 560 509 565
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +56
Contract jobs citing X.25 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.11% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £319 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6492 6597 8506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 15.34% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3497 3387 4071
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 538 562
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.73 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
X.25
UK

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 2 £319 +15.90%
X.25
UK

X.25
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) ATM
1 4 (66.67%) SNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) FDDI
2 2 (33.33%) SMDS
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
2 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) IGRP
2 2 (33.33%) TELNET
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
2 2 (33.33%) OS/390
2 2 (33.33%) zOS
2 2 (33.33%) MVS
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware

X.25
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) SNA
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) ATM
1 4 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
2 2 (33.33%) ISDN
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) IGRP
2 2 (33.33%) TELNET
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) FDDI
2 2 (33.33%) SMDS
2 2 (33.33%) SONET
2 2 (33.33%) DWDM
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) APPN
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) PPP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) OS/390
1 2 (33.33%) zOS
1 2 (33.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) REXX
1 2 (33.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper