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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank - 585 590
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 0 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.027% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £330 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £500
% change year-on-year
- -34.00%
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
7954 8278 7255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 14.70% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4535 4468 3905
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 450 420
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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