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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 404 414 410
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1824 1539 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.76% 6.34% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 993 1018
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £16.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £85.88 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
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
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 30 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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MAILsweeper
England

MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (86.67%) MCSE
3 13 (86.67%) DHCP
3 13 (86.67%) DNS
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
4 12 (80.00%) Symantec
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (80.00%) Windows
4 12 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 11 (73.33%) RightFax
5 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (73.33%) SMTP
5 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
5 11 (73.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (73.33%) Clearswift
5 11 (73.33%) Open Text
6 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
6 10 (66.67%) PowerShell
7 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (60.00%) Websense
8 8 (53.33%) VB
8 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (53.33%) Server Monitoring
9 7 (46.67%) vSphere
9 7 (46.67%) ISA Server
10 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 5 (33.33%) Change Control
11 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (73.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) DHCP
1 13 (86.67%) DNS
2 11 (73.33%) SMTP
3 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Messaging Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) Replication
4 3 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (53.33%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) MCSE
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) NCDA
3 2 (13.33%) RHCT
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) RHCE
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
3 7 (46.67%) ISA Server
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (26.67%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Symantec
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) RightFax
3 11 (73.33%) Clearswift
3 11 (73.33%) Open Text
4 9 (60.00%) Websense
5 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Sophos