The table below looks at the statistics for S/MIME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S/MIME over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 624 611 583
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -28
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% 0.013% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £484
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 Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

S/MIME
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

S/MIME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

S/MIME
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing S/MIME within the UK.

S/MIME Daily Rate Trend in the UK

S/MIME
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME within the UK.

S/MIME Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

S/MIME
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S/MIME within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 2 - -
Malvern - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing S/MIME 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 S/MIME.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware

S/MIME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing S/MIME 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 S/MIME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle