The first table below looks at the demand for MAILsweeper skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MAILsweeper over the 3 months to 24 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 London 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 380 374 420
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +46
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.032% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.82% 0.52% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate £360 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +30.76%
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1584 1351 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.78% 6.24% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 936 965
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 41
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.25 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
MAILsweeper
England

MAILsweeper
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MAILsweeper Jobs Demand Trend in London

MAILsweeper
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MAILsweeper Daily Rate Trend in London

MAILsweeper
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MAILsweeper across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MAILsweeper Daily Rate Histogram in London

MAILsweeper
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MAILsweeper Hourly Rate Trend in London

MAILsweeper
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAILsweeper within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +1 4 £360 -26.15%
Uxbridge - - - -
MAILsweeper
England

MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (97.30%) Active Directory
2 34 (91.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 33 (89.19%) Microsoft
3 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
4 32 (86.49%) Clearswift
5 31 (83.78%) Blackberry
5 31 (83.78%) SMTP
5 31 (83.78%) Windows
6 30 (81.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (81.08%) Symantec
6 30 (81.08%) Open Text
6 30 (81.08%) RightFax
6 30 (81.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (75.68%) MCSE
8 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (70.27%) PowerShell
10 25 (67.57%) DNS
10 25 (67.57%) DHCP
11 24 (64.86%) VMware
12 21 (56.76%) VB
12 21 (56.76%) Server Monitoring
13 20 (54.05%) Websense
14 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (51.35%) vSphere
14 19 (51.35%) VMware ESX
15 17 (45.95%) ISA Server
16 13 (35.14%) Change Control
17 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
18 8 (21.62%) MS Excel

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 34 (91.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.41%) WorkSite
5 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (5.41%) Lync
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) SMTP
2 25 (67.57%) DHCP
2 25 (67.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Consultant
1 23 (62.16%) Messaging Consultant
2 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Messaging Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (83.78%) Blackberry
2 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Server Monitoring
2 13 (35.14%) Change Control
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) PowerShell
2 21 (56.76%) VB
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (75.68%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) RHCE
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) RHCT
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) NCDA
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (97.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (51.35%) VMware ESX
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (51.35%) vSphere
3 17 (45.95%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.41%) NFS
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) XenServer
5 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (81.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.41%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (86.49%) Clearswift
3 30 (81.08%) Open Text
3 30 (81.08%) Symantec
3 30 (81.08%) RightFax
4 24 (64.86%) VMware
5 20 (54.05%) Websense
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix
7 4 (10.81%) Sophos
8 3 (8.11%) HP
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) IBM
9 2 (5.41%) NetApp
9 2 (5.41%) IronPort
9 2 (5.41%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.70%) Adobe
10 1 (2.70%) Compaq
10 1 (2.70%) EMC