The table below looks at the statistics for X.400 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.400 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.400
Rank 229 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing X.400 27 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.012% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£493 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1887 1515 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.63% 17.52% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 697 634
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 99 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

X.400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X.400 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.400 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

X.400
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.400 across the South East region.

X.400 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

X.400
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.400 across the South East region.

X.400 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

X.400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing X.400 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.400.

1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (98.04%) X.500
3 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 35 (68.63%) DV Cleared
5 34 (66.67%) SMTP
6 29 (56.86%) Windows
6 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
7 26 (50.98%) Military
8 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
9 23 (45.10%) Firewall
10 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
10 22 (43.14%) Forefront TMG
11 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (39.22%) MCSE
12 19 (37.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 19 (37.25%) Clearswift
13 18 (35.29%) VBScript
13 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
14 15 (29.41%) MCP
15 14 (27.45%) Integration Testing
16 13 (25.49%) XML
17 12 (23.53%) FTP
17 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (19.61%) HTTP
18 10 (19.61%) Internet
18 10 (19.61%) IIS
18 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
19 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
20 7 (13.73%) PKI

X.400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing X.400 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.400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (19.61%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) Documentum
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (98.04%) X.500
2 34 (66.67%) SMTP
3 23 (45.10%) Firewall
4 12 (23.53%) FTP
5 10 (19.61%) HTTP
5 10 (19.61%) Internet
6 5 (9.80%) S/MIME
6 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.96%) SSL
8 1 (1.96%) SAN
8 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MSI
General
1 26 (50.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Build Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Messaging Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) JSP
3 2 (3.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
2 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) PKI
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Integration Testing
2 6 (11.76%) Validation
3 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.88%) Document Management
4 3 (5.88%) Release Management
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL
4 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
2 18 (35.29%) VBScript
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (68.63%) DV Cleared
3 20 (39.22%) MCSE
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 15 (29.41%) MCP
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
1 22 (43.14%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Clearswift
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) EMC
4 3 (5.88%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) ICL
5 1 (1.96%) F5