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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.400
Rank 564 552 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing X.400 12 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.028% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
7686 6595 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.12% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3354 3398
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 378 605
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 31 (100.00%) X.500
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (90.32%) SMTP
3 23 (74.19%) DV Cleared
4 19 (61.29%) PowerShell
4 19 (61.29%) Military
5 17 (54.84%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (54.84%) Boundary Protection
6 16 (51.61%) Clearswift
7 15 (48.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 15 (48.39%) Firewall
8 14 (45.16%) Windows
8 14 (45.16%) Integration Testing
9 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
9 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
9 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
10 10 (32.26%) FTP
11 9 (29.03%) MCSE
11 9 (29.03%) MCP
11 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (22.58%) XML
13 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
13 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 6 (19.35%) Ajax
13 6 (19.35%) PKI
13 6 (19.35%) BIG-IP
14 5 (16.13%) Validation
14 5 (16.13%) VBScript
15 4 (12.90%) IIS

X.400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) X.500
2 28 (90.32%) SMTP
3 15 (48.39%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) FTP
5 6 (19.35%) BIG-IP
5 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
6 4 (12.90%) SSL
6 4 (12.90%) Internet
6 4 (12.90%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
General
1 19 (61.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Build Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Messaging Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) Ajax
3 4 (12.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Boundary Protection
2 14 (45.16%) Integration Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) VBScript
4 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (74.19%) DV Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) MCP
4 9 (29.03%) MCSE
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.68%) VCP4
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Forefront TMG
2 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Clearswift
3 4 (12.90%) F5
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) ICL
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Lumension