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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.400
Rank 583 578 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing X.400 28 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.009% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 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
8189 7193 8881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.50% 13.46% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4449 3894 4022
Average daily rate £360 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 416 690
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 September 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 +9 28 £493 +23.14%
South East +21 26 £493 -
Hampshire +12 25 £493 -
Hook - 11 £493 -

X.400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (98.08%) Security Cleared
2 47 (90.38%) X.500
3 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
3 35 (67.31%) DV Cleared
4 34 (65.38%) SMTP
5 31 (59.62%) MS Exchange
6 29 (55.77%) Military
7 27 (51.92%) Windows
8 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
8 22 (42.31%) PowerShell
9 20 (38.46%) Firewall
10 18 (34.62%) Forefront TMG
10 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
11 17 (32.69%) Clearswift
11 17 (32.69%) VBScript
12 16 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 14 (26.92%) MCSE
13 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
15 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
15 11 (21.15%) XML
16 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (17.31%) IIS
17 9 (17.31%) MCP
17 9 (17.31%) FTP
17 9 (17.31%) HTTP
17 9 (17.31%) Internet
17 9 (17.31%) VMware
18 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003

X.400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (59.62%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (17.31%) IIS
4 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.77%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 47 (90.38%) X.500
2 34 (65.38%) SMTP
3 20 (38.46%) Firewall
4 9 (17.31%) FTP
4 9 (17.31%) HTTP
4 9 (17.31%) Internet
5 6 (11.54%) S/MIME
6 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.92%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MSI
General
1 29 (55.77%) Military
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Design Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Build Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Designer
4 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Messaging Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 5 (9.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 6 (11.54%) Replication
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) UNIX
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
2 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
3 4 (7.69%) Validation
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (5.77%) Document Management
4 3 (5.77%) Release Management
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 17 (32.69%) VBScript
3 3 (5.77%) C
3 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (98.08%) Security Cleared
2 35 (67.31%) DV Cleared
3 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 14 (26.92%) MCSE
4 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (17.31%) MCP
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) Clearswift
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 6 (11.54%) ICL
5 3 (5.77%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) HP