The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.400
Rank 567 566 583
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing X.400 27 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.057% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£419 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7595 6980 8978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.88% 13.65% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4048 3621 3969
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 460 702
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X.400 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

X.400 Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 -3 27 £419 +4.68% 1
South East +15 24 £419 - 1
Hampshire +13 24 £419 - 1
Hook - 6 £425 - 1

X.400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (93.62%) Security Cleared
2 39 (82.98%) X.500
3 31 (65.96%) MS Exchange
4 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
4 30 (63.83%) SMTP
5 26 (55.32%) Windows
5 26 (55.32%) Military
6 25 (53.19%) DV Cleared
7 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
8 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
9 17 (36.17%) PowerShell
10 16 (34.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 15 (31.91%) Firewall
12 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (29.79%) VBScript
13 13 (27.66%) Clearswift
13 13 (27.66%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (23.40%) VMware
15 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
15 11 (23.40%) UNIX
16 10 (21.28%) MCSE
16 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
18 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
18 7 (14.89%) Internet
18 7 (14.89%) FTP

X.400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (65.96%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (14.89%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (82.98%) X.500
2 30 (63.83%) SMTP
3 15 (31.91%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) FTP
4 7 (14.89%) HTTP
4 7 (14.89%) Internet
5 6 (12.77%) S/MIME
6 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MSI
General
1 26 (55.32%) Military
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Design Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Designer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Designer
4 3 (6.38%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Replication
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) PKI
4 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.38%) CLARiiON
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) UNIX
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
2 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Document Management
5 3 (6.38%) Release Management
5 3 (6.38%) Validation
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) PowerShell
2 14 (29.79%) VBScript
3 3 (6.38%) C
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (93.62%) Security Cleared
2 25 (53.19%) DV Cleared
3 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) MCSE
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.64%) MCP
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (8.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Clearswift
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) ICL
5 3 (6.38%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) HP
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £492.59 per day
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