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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X.25
Rank 644 618 607
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing X.25 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.083% 0.075% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £339 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £550 £319
% change year-on-year
-38.40% +72.54%
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
8480 8003 7116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4435 3863
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 457 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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
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 12 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 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East -3 5 £339 -38.40%
England -9 5 £339 +12.91%
Hampshire +4 2 £337 -38.68%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 £340 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £338 -
Woking - 1 £390 -
Berkshire - 1 £340 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £390 -

X.25
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (95.24%) TCP/IP
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (90.48%) MPLS
3 19 (90.48%) ISDN
3 19 (90.48%) Load Balancing
3 19 (90.48%) HSRP
3 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
4 18 (85.71%) CCNA
4 18 (85.71%) Firewall
5 17 (80.95%) ITIL
6 16 (76.19%) ADSL
6 16 (76.19%) PSTN
6 16 (76.19%) SNMP
6 16 (76.19%) DHCP
6 16 (76.19%) Ethernet
6 16 (76.19%) DNS
6 16 (76.19%) SSL
6 16 (76.19%) IPsec
6 16 (76.19%) ICMP
6 16 (76.19%) 802.1X
6 16 (76.19%) Network Management
7 15 (71.43%) Network Security
7 15 (71.43%) Security Patching
7 15 (71.43%) Change Management
8 14 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (66.67%) Incident Management
8 14 (66.67%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (95.24%) TCP/IP
3 19 (90.48%) HSRP
3 19 (90.48%) ISDN
3 19 (90.48%) MPLS
4 18 (85.71%) Firewall
5 16 (76.19%) ADSL
5 16 (76.19%) DHCP
5 16 (76.19%) DNS
5 16 (76.19%) Ethernet
5 16 (76.19%) ICMP
5 16 (76.19%) IPsec
5 16 (76.19%) PSTN
5 16 (76.19%) SNMP
5 16 (76.19%) SSL
6 15 (71.43%) Network Security
7 14 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Support
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Network Support
4 5 (23.81%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Security Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Data Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 14 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 11 (52.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Load Balancing
2 17 (80.95%) ITIL
3 16 (76.19%) Network Management
4 15 (71.43%) Change Management
4 15 (71.43%) Security Patching
5 14 (66.67%) Capacity Management
5 14 (66.67%) Computer Security
5 14 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 14 (66.67%) Information Security
5 14 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (66.67%) Problem Management
6 9 (42.86%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Network Design
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) CCNA
3 8 (38.10%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) F5
3 9 (42.86%) Cyberoam
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft