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 23 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank 602 575 598
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.080% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.35 - £20.00
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
4433 3750 3752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.67% 7.11% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2208 1972
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 155 181
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £13.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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 17 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 23 September 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 -10 12 £400 +23.07% 2
London +23 11 £400 +23.07%
City of London +20 3 £400 +23.07%
Coventry - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Bristol - - - -
East of England - - - -
Leeds - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

MAILsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) HP
3 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Citrix
3 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (68.42%) XenApp
4 12 (63.16%) iSCSI
4 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (63.16%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (63.16%) Replication
4 12 (63.16%) Backup Exec
4 12 (63.16%) NFS
4 12 (63.16%) VMware ESX
4 12 (63.16%) SAN
4 12 (63.16%) NetApp
4 12 (63.16%) MIMEsweeper
5 11 (57.89%) Clustering
6 9 (47.37%) DNS
6 9 (47.37%) DHCP
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) CCNA
8 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
8 7 (36.84%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (31.58%) MCSE
9 6 (31.58%) ITIL
9 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
1 12 (63.16%) iSCSI
1 12 (63.16%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (47.37%) DHCP
2 9 (47.37%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) IPsec
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) HSRP
4 3 (15.79%) Multicast
4 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
4 3 (15.79%) SNMP
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) OSPF
4 3 (15.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Messaging Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Replication
2 11 (57.89%) Clustering
3 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNA
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (26.32%) MCITP
3 5 (26.32%) RHCT
3 5 (26.32%) RHCE
4 4 (21.05%) NCDA
5 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.26%) MCP
6 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (68.42%) XenApp
3 12 (63.16%) VMware ESX
3 12 (63.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (63.16%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) HP
2 13 (68.42%) Citrix
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) NetApp
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Nortel
5 3 (15.79%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) Dell