The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
Rank 569 564 528
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.054% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£363 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £500 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4133 3693 2926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 7.29% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2047 1655
Average daily rate £419 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 158 178
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.45 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 8 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 4 March 2015. 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 +6 12 £363 -27.50% 2
South East - 6 £363 - 1
Surrey - 5 £375 - 1
Camberley - 5 £375 - 1
London -6 2 £413 -17.50% 1
Essex - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
East of England - - - -

MIMEsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 24 (72.73%) NetApp
1 24 (72.73%) MAILsweeper
1 24 (72.73%) VMware
1 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (66.67%) DNS
3 21 (63.64%) Firewall
4 18 (54.55%) Windows
5 17 (51.52%) VPN
5 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
5 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (48.48%) SMTP
6 16 (48.48%) SSL
6 16 (48.48%) Citrix
7 15 (45.45%) Websense
8 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
8 14 (42.42%) SAN
8 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
9 13 (39.39%) C
10 12 (36.36%) C++
10 12 (36.36%) Perl
10 12 (36.36%) Solaris
10 12 (36.36%) UNIX
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco
10 12 (36.36%) NFS
10 12 (36.36%) LAN
10 12 (36.36%) WAN
10 12 (36.36%) Python
10 12 (36.36%) LDAP
10 12 (36.36%) McAfee
10 12 (36.36%) Juniper

MIMEsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
1 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Lync
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) DNS
2 21 (63.64%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) VPN
4 16 (48.48%) SMTP
4 16 (48.48%) SSL
5 14 (42.42%) SAN
6 12 (36.36%) LAN
6 12 (36.36%) WAN
6 12 (36.36%) LDAP
6 12 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (36.36%) iSCSI
7 10 (30.30%) DHCP
8 4 (12.12%) Network Security
9 3 (9.09%) VLAN
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.06%) Internet
10 2 (6.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Integrator
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Messaging Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Clustering
1 12 (36.36%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Solaris
2 12 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
2 13 (39.39%) C
3 12 (36.36%) C++
3 12 (36.36%) Perl
3 12 (36.36%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.15%) RHCT
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (15.15%) MCITP
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.15%) RHCE
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) NCDA
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (36.36%) NFS
3 12 (36.36%) Sendmail
3 12 (36.36%) XenApp
3 12 (36.36%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.06%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (72.73%) MAILsweeper
2 12 (36.36%) Backup Exec
3 7 (21.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (6.06%) MOM
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) NetApp
1 24 (72.73%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) Citrix
3 15 (45.45%) Websense
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco
4 12 (36.36%) McAfee
4 12 (36.36%) Juniper
4 12 (36.36%) HP
4 12 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) Symantec
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.12%) SurfControl
9 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
9 3 (9.09%) Sophos
9 3 (9.09%) IBM
10 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
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