The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Communications & Networking 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 583 - 581
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7508 6968 8954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 13.66% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3592 3943
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 472 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing S/MIME within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

S/MIME Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 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 25 July 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
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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 - 10 £415 - 1
South East - 6 £415 -
Hampshire - 5 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
London - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £330 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £330 -
Hook - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Military
3 6 (54.55%) X.400
3 6 (54.55%) X.500
4 5 (45.45%) JSP
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
7 2 (18.18%) Postini
7 2 (18.18%) Google
7 2 (18.18%) PKI
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
7 2 (18.18%) Lync
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) Migration

S/MIME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Lync
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) X.400
1 6 (54.55%) X.500
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (54.55%) Military
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Security
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) ABAP
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Postini
2 1 (9.09%) SAP