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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
Rank 566 551 536
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
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£381 £218 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.28% -37.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £118 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £335
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
4100 3553 2971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2488 2051 1609
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 143 207
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.38 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 27 January 2015.

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 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 27 January 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 -17 11 £381 +75.28%
North West - 4 £313 -
London -13 2 £419 +92.52%
Cumbria - - - -
Essex - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
East of England - - - -

MIMEsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) MAILsweeper
2 20 (62.50%) NetApp
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
2 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (59.38%) Windows
4 18 (56.25%) DNS
5 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
5 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (46.88%) Citrix
6 15 (46.88%) SAN
6 15 (46.88%) Websense
7 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 14 (43.75%) SMTP
7 14 (43.75%) VPN
8 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 13 (40.63%) SSL
8 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
9 11 (34.38%) HP
9 11 (34.38%) NFS
9 11 (34.38%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (34.38%) XenApp
9 11 (34.38%) iSCSI
9 11 (34.38%) VMware ESX
9 11 (34.38%) Clustering
9 11 (34.38%) Replication
9 11 (34.38%) Backup Exec
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (31.25%) LAN
10 10 (31.25%) WAN

MIMEsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (53.13%) MS Exchange
1 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (18.75%) Lync
3 5 (15.63%) Apache
4 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) DNS
3 15 (46.88%) SAN
4 14 (43.75%) SMTP
4 14 (43.75%) VPN
5 13 (40.63%) SSL
6 11 (34.38%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (34.38%) iSCSI
7 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (31.25%) LAN
7 10 (31.25%) WAN
8 9 (28.13%) LDAP
8 9 (28.13%) DHCP
9 4 (12.50%) Network Security
9 4 (12.50%) NAS
10 3 (9.38%) VLAN
10 3 (9.38%) Internet
10 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Law
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Integrator
7 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Network Support
8 1 (3.13%) Messaging Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Clustering
1 11 (34.38%) Replication
2 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Solaris
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
2 10 (31.25%) C
3 9 (28.13%) C++
3 9 (28.13%) Perl
3 9 (28.13%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.63%) RHCT
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (15.63%) MCITP
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.63%) RHCE
3 5 (15.63%) CCNA
3 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) NCDA
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (34.38%) NFS
3 11 (34.38%) XenApp
3 11 (34.38%) VMware ESX
4 9 (28.13%) Sendmail
5 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (9.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (62.50%) MAILsweeper
2 11 (34.38%) Backup Exec
3 9 (28.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (12.50%) MOM
4 4 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) NetApp
1 20 (62.50%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Citrix
2 15 (46.88%) Websense
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) HP
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco
5 10 (31.25%) Juniper
6 9 (28.13%) Symantec
6 9 (28.13%) McAfee
6 9 (28.13%) Blue Coat
7 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) SurfControl
9 3 (9.38%) Clearswift
9 3 (9.38%) Sophos
9 3 (9.38%) IBM
10 1 (3.13%) MobileIron