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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 569 495 573
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +78
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 21 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 3
Average daily rate £360 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 - £110
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
3755 2861 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 1673 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 153 149
Average hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
MAILsweeper
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MAILsweeper across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MAILsweeper Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -18 13 £360 -10.00%
West Midlands - 4 £353 -
North West - 3 - -
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
MAILsweeper
UK

MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (89.36%) Active Directory
2 39 (82.98%) MS Exchange
3 37 (78.72%) Blackberry
4 36 (76.60%) Windows
4 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
5 34 (72.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 33 (70.21%) Clearswift
6 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (68.09%) PowerShell
8 31 (65.96%) SMTP
9 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (63.83%) Symantec
9 30 (63.83%) Open Text
9 30 (63.83%) RightFax
9 30 (63.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 28 (59.57%) MCSE
11 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (53.19%) DHCP
12 25 (53.19%) DNS
13 24 (51.06%) VMware
14 21 (44.68%) VB
14 21 (44.68%) Server Monitoring
15 20 (42.55%) Websense
16 19 (40.43%) VMware ESX
16 19 (40.43%) vSphere
16 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (36.17%) ISA Server
18 13 (27.66%) Change Control
19 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
20 11 (23.40%) MS Excel

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (82.98%) MS Exchange
2 34 (72.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.26%) Lync
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.26%) WorkSite
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) assyst
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (65.96%) SMTP
2 25 (53.19%) DHCP
2 25 (53.19%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) Network Security
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
4 3 (6.38%) IPsec
4 3 (6.38%) SNMP
4 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.38%) LAN
4 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 3 (6.38%) BGP
4 3 (6.38%) MPLS
4 3 (6.38%) OSPF
4 3 (6.38%) Multicast
4 3 (6.38%) HSRP
5 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Consultant
1 24 (51.06%) Messaging Consultant
2 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Messaging Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (78.72%) Blackberry
2 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Server Monitoring
2 13 (27.66%) Change Control
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) Software Distribution
7 3 (6.38%) Network Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) PowerShell
2 21 (44.68%) VB
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (59.57%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.38%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) NCDA
5 2 (4.26%) RHCE
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCP
5 2 (4.26%) MCITP
5 2 (4.26%) RHCT
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (89.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) VMware ESX
2 19 (40.43%) vSphere
2 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (36.17%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) Xen
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (63.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.26%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 33 (70.21%) Clearswift
3 30 (63.83%) Symantec
3 30 (63.83%) Open Text
3 30 (63.83%) RightFax
4 24 (51.06%) VMware
5 20 (42.55%) Websense
6 8 (17.02%) HP
7 5 (10.64%) Citrix
8 4 (8.51%) Sophos
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco
9 3 (6.38%) Nortel
9 3 (6.38%) Avaya
10 2 (4.26%) Trend Micro
10 2 (4.26%) NetApp
10 2 (4.26%) IBM
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle
10 2 (4.26%) IronPort
11 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
11 1 (2.13%) Adobe