The table below looks at the statistics for MAILsweeper skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MAILsweeper over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 591 574 594
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.093% 0.10% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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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 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4290 3919 3854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.35% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2244 2003
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 149 180
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 £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.57 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

MAILsweeper
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MAILsweeper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MAILsweeper
Daily Rate Trend

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

MAILsweeper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MAILsweeper
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MAILsweeper Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MAILsweeper
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAILsweeper within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England -26 4 £394 +21.15%
London +14 3 £394 +21.15%
Runcorn - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -

MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Blackberry
5 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
6 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (44.44%) VMware ESX
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (44.44%) HP
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) DHCP
7 8 (44.44%) MCSE
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (38.89%) Symantec
8 7 (38.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (33.33%) Firewall
10 5 (27.78%) Open Text
10 5 (27.78%) RightFax
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (27.78%) XenApp
10 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) SMTP
10 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (27.78%) Websense
10 5 (27.78%) Clearswift

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
1 8 (44.44%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) SMTP
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (16.67%) Multicast
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) HSRP
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) SNMP
5 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) BGP
5 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Messaging Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Network Management
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (44.44%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (16.67%) NCDA
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) RHCE
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) RHCT
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 5 (27.78%) XenApp
5 4 (22.22%) ISA Server
5 4 (22.22%) NFS
5 4 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (22.22%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) Symantec
5 5 (27.78%) Open Text
5 5 (27.78%) RightFax
5 5 (27.78%) Websense
5 5 (27.78%) Clearswift
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) NetApp
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Nortel
7 3 (16.67%) Avaya
8 2 (11.11%) Sophos
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
9 1 (5.56%) Dell
9 1 (5.56%) McAfee