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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.400
Rank 571 548 534
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Contract jobs citing X.400 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.094% 0.14% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
7429 6513 7064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.37% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3477 3383
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 390 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) X.500
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (94.29%) SMTP
3 27 (77.14%) DV Cleared
4 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
5 21 (60.00%) Boundary Protection
5 21 (60.00%) Military
6 20 (57.14%) Forefront TMG
7 18 (51.43%) Clearswift
7 18 (51.43%) Firewall
8 17 (48.57%) Integration Testing
9 15 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 14 (40.00%) FTP
10 14 (40.00%) Windows
11 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
11 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (28.57%) MCSE
12 10 (28.57%) XML
12 10 (28.57%) MCP
13 9 (25.71%) VBScript
14 8 (22.86%) IIS
14 8 (22.86%) HTTP
14 8 (22.86%) Internet
14 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
15 6 (17.14%) Ajax
15 6 (17.14%) PKI
15 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
15 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP

X.400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) X.500
2 33 (94.29%) SMTP
3 18 (51.43%) Firewall
4 14 (40.00%) FTP
5 8 (22.86%) HTTP
5 8 (22.86%) Internet
6 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
6 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
7 4 (11.43%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) LDAP
General
1 21 (60.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) Ajax
3 4 (11.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) PKI
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Boundary Protection
2 17 (48.57%) Integration Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.71%) VBScript
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (77.14%) DV Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (28.57%) MCSE
3 10 (28.57%) MCP
4 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Clearswift
3 4 (11.43%) F5
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) Lumension
5 1 (2.86%) ICL