The table below looks at the statistics for X.400 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X.400 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.400
Rank 591 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing X.400 32 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.010% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.071% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£493 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+23.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8347 7085 8666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.63% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4622 3865 3984
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 404 673
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% +1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

X.400
Jobs Demand Trend

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

X.400 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X.400
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X.400 within the UK.

X.400 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

X.400
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.400 within the UK.

X.400 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

X.400
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.400 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 32 £493 +23.14% 1
South East +21 29 £493 -
Hampshire +13 28 £493 -
Hook - 14 £493 -

X.400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 57 (98.28%) Security Cleared
2 54 (93.10%) X.500
3 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
4 39 (67.24%) SMTP
4 39 (67.24%) DV Cleared
5 34 (58.62%) MS Exchange
6 32 (55.17%) Windows
7 31 (53.45%) Military
8 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
8 25 (43.10%) PowerShell
9 23 (39.66%) Firewall
10 21 (36.21%) Forefront TMG
11 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
11 19 (32.76%) Clearswift
11 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (32.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (32.76%) MCSE
12 18 (31.03%) VBScript
13 14 (24.14%) MCP
13 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (22.41%) Integration Testing
14 13 (22.41%) XML
15 10 (17.24%) IIS
15 10 (17.24%) Internet
15 10 (17.24%) FTP
15 10 (17.24%) HTTP
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
17 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
17 8 (13.79%) VMware

X.400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (58.62%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (17.24%) IIS
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 54 (93.10%) X.500
2 39 (67.24%) SMTP
3 23 (39.66%) Firewall
4 10 (17.24%) Internet
4 10 (17.24%) FTP
4 10 (17.24%) HTTP
5 6 (10.34%) S/MIME
6 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.45%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MSI
General
1 31 (53.45%) Military
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Build Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Designer
4 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Messaging Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.72%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (1.72%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) PKI
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Replication
5 3 (5.17%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Integration Testing
2 6 (10.34%) Validation
3 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
3 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Document Management
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL
5 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.17%) Release Management
6 1 (1.72%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) PowerShell
2 18 (31.03%) VBScript
3 3 (5.17%) C
3 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (98.28%) Security Cleared
2 39 (67.24%) DV Cleared
3 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
3 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (32.76%) MCSE
4 14 (24.14%) MCP
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) Clearswift
3 8 (13.79%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) ICL
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) EMC
5 3 (5.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.72%) HP
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