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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X.25
UK
Rank 581 608 619
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Contract jobs citing X.25 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.027% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.075% 0.19% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Median daily rate £480 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -2.85%
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
6690 7524 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.01% 14.51% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4150 4452 4293
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 315 450
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 February 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 7 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 February 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 +48 5 £480 +37.14%
South East +16 5 £480 +37.14%
Hampshire +10 3 £480 +36.36%
Portsmouth - 3 £480 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Camberley - 1 £500 -
Woking - 1 £350 -

X.25
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) Network Management
3 10 (66.67%) HSRP
3 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 10 (66.67%) 802.1X
3 10 (66.67%) ADSL
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) SSL
3 10 (66.67%) DHCP
3 10 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) SNMP
3 10 (66.67%) MPLS
3 10 (66.67%) ICMP
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) IPsec
4 9 (60.00%) ISDN
4 9 (60.00%) PSTN
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (60.00%) F5
4 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (53.33%) Security Patching
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (66.67%) ADSL
2 10 (66.67%) DHCP
2 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 10 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) HSRP
2 10 (66.67%) ICMP
2 10 (66.67%) IPsec
2 10 (66.67%) MPLS
2 10 (66.67%) SNMP
2 10 (66.67%) SSL
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (60.00%) ISDN
3 9 (60.00%) PSTN
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Driving Licence
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) LPAR
3 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
1 11 (73.33%) Network Management
2 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (53.33%) Information Security
3 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
3 8 (53.33%) Security Patching
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (40.00%) Change Management
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Security
5 6 (40.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
7 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
7 1 (6.67%) SIEM
7 1 (6.67%) UML
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) GCIH
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) Cyberoam
4 3 (20.00%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) VMware