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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift MAILsweeper
Rank - 604 590
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.088% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
4827 4524 4047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 8.00% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2975 2679 2347
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 161 158
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £45.00 £40.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) NetApp
1 7 (87.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Sendmail
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) McAfee
2 6 (75.00%) Websense
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) LDAP
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MAILsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) LDAP
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) SMTP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Integrator
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (12.50%) DameWare
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) NetApp
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) McAfee
2 6 (75.00%) Websense
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) HP