The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 571 548 543
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +109.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.35 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4280 3367 3263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 7.14% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2619 2086 1754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 151 187
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 11 £400 +23.07%
South East - 4 £475 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (94.44%) VMware
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) MIMEsweeper
2 16 (88.89%) NetApp
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
4 13 (72.22%) DNS
4 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) HP
4 13 (72.22%) Citrix
4 13 (72.22%) XenApp
5 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (66.67%) iSCSI
5 12 (66.67%) NFS
5 12 (66.67%) SAN
5 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
5 12 (66.67%) Replication
5 12 (66.67%) Backup Exec
6 11 (61.11%) Clustering
7 9 (50.00%) DHCP
8 8 (44.44%) Firewall
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (33.33%) MCSE
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (27.78%) MCITP
10 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
10 5 (27.78%) RHCT
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) C

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) DNS
2 12 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 12 (66.67%) SAN
3 9 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) LDAP
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) SMTP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
8 1 (5.56%) Network Security
8 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Replication
2 11 (61.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) RHCT
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) RHCE
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) NCDA
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) XenApp
3 12 (66.67%) NFS
3 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) NetApp
3 13 (72.22%) HP
3 13 (72.22%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) Websense
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Sophos
7 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (5.56%) Dell