The first table below looks at the demand for MAILsweeper skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MAILsweeper over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 562 536 564
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 2 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.026% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.053% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
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£394 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3744 3434 3501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.58% 7.39% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2201 1968 1828
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 157 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.39 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.76 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
MAILsweeper
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MAILsweeper
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MAILsweeper across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

MAILsweeper Jobs Demand Trend in England

MAILsweeper
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MAILsweeper across the England region.

MAILsweeper Daily Rate Trend in England

MAILsweeper
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MAILsweeper Hourly Rate Trend in England

MAILsweeper
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAILsweeper within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 2 £394 +21.15%
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
MAILsweeper
UK

MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MAILsweeper 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 MAILsweeper.

1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (60.87%) Blackberry
4 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
5 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (56.52%) DHCP
5 13 (56.52%) DNS
5 13 (56.52%) MCSE
6 12 (52.17%) Symantec
6 12 (52.17%) Clearswift
6 12 (52.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (47.83%) RightFax
7 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
7 11 (47.83%) Open Text
7 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (47.83%) SMTP
8 9 (39.13%) Websense
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (34.78%) Server Monitoring
9 8 (34.78%) VB
10 7 (30.43%) HP
10 7 (30.43%) ISA Server
10 7 (30.43%) vSphere
11 6 (26.09%) Firewall
11 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MAILsweeper 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 MAILsweeper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
2 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DHCP
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 11 (47.83%) SMTP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 3 (13.04%) SNMP
5 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 3 (13.04%) OSPF
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) HSRP
5 3 (13.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Messaging Consultant
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Messaging Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Replication
4 3 (13.04%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Change Control
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
2 8 (34.78%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (56.52%) MCSE
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) NCDA
4 2 (8.70%) RHCT
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) RHCE
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) ISA Server
3 7 (30.43%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 4 (17.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 4 (17.39%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Symantec
3 12 (52.17%) Clearswift
4 11 (47.83%) RightFax
4 11 (47.83%) Open Text
5 9 (39.13%) Websense
6 7 (30.43%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) NetApp
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) Nortel
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) Avaya
9 2 (8.70%) Sophos
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle
9 2 (8.70%) IBM