The first table below looks at the demand for MIMEsweeper skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MIMEsweeper over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
Rank 588 545 569
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +24
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.19% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £388 £364 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4126 3199 3765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.34% 6.60% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2386 1822 2003
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 163 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +8.10%

MIMEsweeper
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MIMEsweeper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MIMEsweeper
Daily Rate Trend

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

MIMEsweeper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MIMEsweeper
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MIMEsweeper within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MIMEsweeper Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MIMEsweeper
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MIMEsweeper Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MIMEsweeper
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MIMEsweeper within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Wales - 2 £350 -

MIMEsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MIMEsweeper 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 MIMEsweeper.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Asset Management
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Symantec
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Sophos
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) iPad
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (18.75%) Clearswift

MIMEsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MIMEsweeper 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 MIMEsweeper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) iPad
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Asset Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) RHCE
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) NCDA
3 2 (12.50%) RHCT
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (12.50%) UAG
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Symantec
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Sophos
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Clearswift
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) Websense
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) SurfControl
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy