The table below looks at the statistics for S/MIME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S/MIME over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 640 - 608
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8750 7936 7216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 4471 3865
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 469 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

S/MIME
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing S/MIME as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S/MIME within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 6 £450 - 1
London - 3 £450 -
Birmingham - 2 £444 -
West Midlands - 2 £444 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
South East - 1 £475 -

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for S/MIME.

1 10 (71.43%) PKI
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (50.00%) Skype
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) LDAP
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) DRM
5 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
5 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) SMTP
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (14.29%) Sendmail
8 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) SIEM

S/MIME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Skype
2 6 (42.86%) LDAP
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) SMTP
5 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) FTP
6 2 (14.29%) HTTP
6 2 (14.29%) IMAP
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) IPsec
7 1 (7.14%) SSH
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Burp Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Product Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Service Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) PKI
2 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DRM
1 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
1 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) IT Audit
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Proofpoint
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle