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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 648 - 623
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 5 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £323
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
8274 7955 8575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.72% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5051 4583 4747
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 543 484
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 3 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 29 September 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
Birmingham - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
England - 5 - -

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 8 (80.00%) PKI
2 6 (60.00%) IMAP
2 6 (60.00%) Sendmail
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) SMTP
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) Proofpoint
3 5 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) MindAlign
5 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (30.00%) Skype
5 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) IT Audit
6 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS

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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) MindAlign
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) IMAP
1 6 (60.00%) SMTP
2 5 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Skype
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Messaging Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Service Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (20.00%) DRM
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Postfix
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Proofpoint
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus