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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
Rank 629 598 572
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 4 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.021% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.084% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
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£350 £382 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +0.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 -
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -
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
4752 4415 3928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.90% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2927 2607 2275
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 160 154
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 September 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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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 -11 4 £350 -8.25% 1
North West - 2 £350 -
Manchester - 2 £350 -
City of London +6 1 £300 -20.00%
London -1 1 £300 -21.36% 1
South West - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

MIMEsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Websense
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (63.64%) SMTP
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 7 (63.64%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (54.55%) Juniper
5 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
5 6 (54.55%) McAfee
5 6 (54.55%) Python
5 6 (54.55%) LDAP
5 6 (54.55%) C
5 6 (54.55%) C++
5 6 (54.55%) Perl
5 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 6 (54.55%) SSL
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Sendmail
5 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
6 4 (36.36%) Solaris
6 4 (36.36%) Linux

MIMEsweeper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) SMTP
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) SSL
3 6 (54.55%) LDAP
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) CESG
1 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) Sendmail
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (9.09%) vMotion
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Websense
4 7 (63.64%) NetApp
5 6 (54.55%) Juniper
5 6 (54.55%) McAfee
5 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
8 1 (9.09%) Toshiba
8 1 (9.09%) OpenText
8 1 (9.09%) Symantec
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) IBM
8 1 (9.09%) Avaya
8 1 (9.09%) Nortel
8 1 (9.09%) LANDesk