The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for X.25 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited X.25 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X.25
UK / England
Rank 573 602 588
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14  
Contract jobs citing X.25 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.066% 0.14% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.70% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £340 -
% change year-on-year +39.70% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

X.25 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6059 7164 7137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.69% 14.72% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 4319 3946
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 305 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

X.25
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing X.25 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for X.25 in England

X.25
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing X.25 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for X.25 in England

X.25
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X.25 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for X.25 in England

X.25
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.25 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +11 4 £475 +39.70%
X.25
UK

X.25
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing X.25 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for X.25.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) Network Management
3 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) ADSL
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) SSL
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) ICMP
4 6 (54.55%) SNMP
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) 802.1X
4 6 (54.55%) HSRP
4 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
5 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (45.45%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
5 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
5 5 (45.45%) Information Security
5 5 (45.45%) ISDN
5 5 (45.45%) PSTN
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification

X.25
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) ADSL
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) HSRP
2 6 (54.55%) ICMP
2 6 (54.55%) IPsec
2 6 (54.55%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) SNMP
2 6 (54.55%) SSL
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) ISDN
3 5 (45.45%) PSTN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) FTP
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) LPAR
4 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Network Management
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 5 (45.45%) Information Security
4 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
5 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Security
6 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
6 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
8 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 1 (9.09%) SIEM
8 1 (9.09%) UML
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) GCIH
3 1 (9.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) CA
3 3 (27.27%) Cyberoam
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) VMware