The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 404 411 395
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.048% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.70% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £324 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +109.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1965 1719 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 6.81% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 1199 955
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £41.72 £48.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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
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 31 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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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
City of London +16 3 £400 +23.45%
MAILsweeper
England

MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
2 12 (92.31%) iSCSI
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (92.31%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (92.31%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (92.31%) Replication
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) VMware ESX
2 12 (92.31%) Backup Exec
2 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (92.31%) NFS
3 11 (84.62%) Clustering
4 9 (69.23%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (38.46%) MCITP
6 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (38.46%) RHCT
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) RHCE
6 5 (38.46%) CCNA

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
1 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) SAN
1 12 (92.31%) iSCSI
1 12 (92.31%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Replication
2 11 (84.62%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (38.46%) MCITP
2 5 (38.46%) RHCE
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) RHCT
3 4 (30.77%) NCDA
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
2 12 (92.31%) NFS
2 12 (92.31%) VMware ESX
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (92.31%) Backup Exec
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk