Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

X.25
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 884 884
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -19
Contract jobs citing X.25 1 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 7
UK median daily rate £325 £362 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.22% -19.56% +63.64%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £406
90th Percentile £338 £410 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £362 £450
% change year-on-year -10.22% -19.56% +63.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

X.25 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14146 16349 15656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.51% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8603 9874 9060
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 1012
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.84% +19.23% +4.84%

X.25
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing X.25 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing X.25.

Contractor hourly rate trend for X.25 in the UK

X.25
Top 3 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +23 1 £325 -10.22% 1
England +5 1 £325 -10.22% 1
South East +4 1 £325 -10.22% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3

X.25
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel