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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
Rank 589 580 558
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 15 7 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.013% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.19% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 22
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£400 £365 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +43.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 - £260
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
4492 3753 3713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.74% 7.11% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2203 1945
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £312
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 158 192
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.60 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +18.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 30 September 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 9 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 30 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 15 £400 +9.58%
London +21 13 £400 +9.58%
South East -11 2 £331 -
Cambridge - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North West - - - -

MIMEsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) SAN
4 16 (66.67%) VMware
4 16 (66.67%) HP
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (54.17%) Citrix
6 12 (50.00%) NFS
6 12 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 12 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
6 12 (50.00%) NetApp
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (50.00%) Symantec
6 12 (50.00%) XenApp
6 12 (50.00%) Backup Exec
6 12 (50.00%) Replication
6 12 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (45.83%) Clustering
7 11 (45.83%) DNS
8 10 (41.67%) DHCP
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
9 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (33.33%) ITIL
9 8 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) Finance

MIMEsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 20 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.83%) Lync
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) DHCP
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) NAS
7 4 (16.67%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.17%) SMTP
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Replication
2 11 (45.83%) Clustering
3 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (16.67%) iPad
4 4 (16.67%) iPhone
5 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (20.83%) MCITP
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
2 5 (20.83%) RHCT
2 5 (20.83%) RHCE
3 4 (16.67%) NCDA
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (50.00%) XenApp
3 12 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 12 (50.00%) NFS
4 3 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
1 12 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (20.83%) MOM
3 5 (20.83%) SCOM
4 4 (16.67%) HP SIM
4 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) HP
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Citrix
3 12 (50.00%) NetApp
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Symantec
4 7 (29.17%) Sophos
5 6 (25.00%) Websense
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Progress
8 1 (4.17%) Lotus
8 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint