The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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
Rank 595 618 618
Rank change year-on-year +23 0  
Contract jobs citing X.25 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.061% 0.13% 0.039%
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6543 7794 7756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.63% 14.76% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4026 4640 4230
Median daily rate £400 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +4.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 332 429
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

X.25
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X.25 in the UK

X.25
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for X.25 in the UK

X.25
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England +29 4 £475 +39.70%
South East +11 4 £475 +39.70%
Hampshire +2 3 £480 +41.17%
Portsmouth - 3 £480 -
Woking - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £350 -

X.25
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 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 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