The table below looks at the statistics for X.25 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.25 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X.25
UK
Rank 585 610 590
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing X.25 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.087% 0.11% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £371 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.39% -8.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.56% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

X.25
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing X.25 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

X.25 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X.25
Daily Rate Trend

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

X.25 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

X.25
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X.25 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

X.25 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

X.25
Hourly Rate Trend

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

X.25 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

X.25
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.25 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 6 £371 +16.39% 1
South East +20 4 £371 +16.39% 1
Surrey - 3 £380 - 1
Woking - 2 £365 - 1
Hampshire +15 1 £362 +2.84%
City of London - 1 £450 -
Camberley - 1 £500 -
London - 1 £450 -

X.25
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing X.25 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for X.25.

1 13 (92.86%) WAN
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
1 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) ISDN
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) MPLS
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) HSRP
2 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
3 10 (71.43%) 802.1X
3 10 (71.43%) IPsec
3 10 (71.43%) ICMP
3 10 (71.43%) ADSL
3 10 (71.43%) DHCP
3 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 10 (71.43%) SNMP
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) SSL
4 9 (64.29%) PSTN
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing
4 9 (64.29%) F5
5 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (57.14%) Network Management
5 8 (57.14%) Security Patching
5 8 (57.14%) CCNP
5 8 (57.14%) Information Security

X.25
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
1 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
1 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) HSRP
2 11 (78.57%) ISDN
2 11 (78.57%) MPLS
3 10 (71.43%) ADSL
3 10 (71.43%) DHCP
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 10 (71.43%) ICMP
3 10 (71.43%) IPsec
3 10 (71.43%) SNMP
3 10 (71.43%) SSL
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (64.29%) PSTN
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (42.86%) Network Security
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (7.14%) JDBC
2 1 (7.14%) ODBC
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 8 (57.14%) Security Patching
4 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 6 (42.86%) Change Management
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Security
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
1 1 (7.14%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) GCIH
5 1 (7.14%) GIAC
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Cyberoam
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) VMware