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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
Rank 596 546 580
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +34
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £364 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £345 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £383 £318
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
4210 3199 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.32% 6.58% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 1841 2005
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 157 159 158
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%

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 16 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 16 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 16 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%) Asset Management
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Symantec
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Sophos
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Clearswift
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MIMEsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
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 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) RHCT
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) NCDA
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%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (12.50%) UAG
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Symantec
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Sophos
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Clearswift
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Websense
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) SurfControl
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint