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 25 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
Rank 584 552 565
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 9 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.031% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Average daily rate
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£399 £380 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £382 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £342 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.61% +31.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4133 3778 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 7.40% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2125 1942
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 167 177
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%

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
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 5 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 25 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 8 £399 +5.06% 1
London +3 7 £399 +4.59%
South East -15 1 £413 +20.61%
Basingstoke - 1 £413 -
Hampshire - 1 £413 -

MIMEsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (64.71%) Symantec
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (47.06%) HP
5 8 (47.06%) Sophos
6 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
6 7 (41.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (41.18%) SAN
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) Websense
8 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
8 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (23.53%) iPad
9 4 (23.53%) UAG

MIMEsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
1 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (41.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (17.65%) Lync
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
6 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (17.65%) NAS
5 3 (17.65%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) iPhone
2 4 (23.53%) iPad
3 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) NCDA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) RHCE
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) UAG
3 4 (23.53%) NFS
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (23.53%) HP SIM
2 4 (23.53%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
3 3 (17.65%) MOM
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (5.88%) WSUS
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Symantec
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Sophos
4 8 (47.06%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Websense
7 4 (23.53%) NetApp
8 3 (17.65%) Clearswift
9 2 (11.76%) IBM
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) McAfee
10 1 (5.88%) Progress
10 1 (5.88%) Lotus
10 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 1 (5.88%) SurfControl
10 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
10 1 (5.88%) Remedy