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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 615 - 629
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% - 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £340
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
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 - - 1
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
England - 5 - - 1

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Sendmail
2 4 (66.67%) IMAP
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) MindAlign
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (50.00%) Proofpoint
3 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Postfix
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) XMPP
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) MindAlign
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) IMAP
1 4 (66.67%) SMTP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) Postfix
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Proofpoint
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus