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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.400
Rank 564 539 583
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +44
Contract jobs citing X.400 23 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.069% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -
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
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

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 18 April 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 3 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -69 23 £450 +5.88%
South East +7 22 £444 +10.93%
Hampshire +24 21 £444 +10.93%

X.400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (84.38%) SMTP
3 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
4 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
4 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
5 18 (56.25%) X.500
5 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (53.13%) Military
7 15 (46.88%) Windows
8 13 (40.63%) VMware
8 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
9 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (37.50%) Clearswift
10 11 (34.38%) UNIX
10 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
11 10 (31.25%) Firewall
12 9 (28.13%) FTP
12 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
12 9 (28.13%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (21.88%) Replication
14 7 (21.88%) ICL
14 7 (21.88%) HTTP
14 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
15 6 (18.75%) VBScript
15 6 (18.75%) IIS
15 6 (18.75%) Internet
16 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
16 5 (15.63%) Migration

X.400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (18.75%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP SD
1 2 (6.25%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) SMTP
2 18 (56.25%) X.500
3 10 (31.25%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) FTP
5 7 (21.88%) HTTP
6 6 (18.75%) Internet
7 2 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) DMZ
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) DNS
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (53.13%) Military
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) EDI
2 2 (6.25%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (6.25%) ABAP
3 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.25%) MOM
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) HP NNM
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Clearswift
4 7 (21.88%) ICL
5 2 (6.25%) SEEBURGER
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) HP