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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.400
Rank 589 575 553
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing X.400 13 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.042% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.32% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 2
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £304 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +10.93%
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
8170 7207 7312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.21% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4450 3815 3647
Average daily rate £350 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 396 578
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Hampshire -7 13 £400 -9.85%
England -15 13 £400 -11.11%
South East -26 13 £400 -9.85%
Hook 0 9 £400 +25.83%

X.400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) X.500
3 17 (85.00%) Military
3 17 (85.00%) SMTP
4 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (70.00%) DV Cleared
6 13 (65.00%) Integration Testing
7 12 (60.00%) Boundary Protection
7 12 (60.00%) Clearswift
8 11 (55.00%) Firewall
8 11 (55.00%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (45.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (35.00%) Windows
11 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (20.00%) FTP
12 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (20.00%) UNIX
12 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (20.00%) VBScript
12 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
12 4 (20.00%) Ajax
12 4 (20.00%) PKI
12 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (15.00%) F5
13 3 (15.00%) JSON

X.400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) X.500
2 17 (85.00%) SMTP
3 11 (55.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (20.00%) FTP
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (15.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (85.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Integration Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Boundary Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
3 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Clearswift
3 3 (15.00%) ICL
3 3 (15.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Lumension